Valley National Bank Appoints Cherylyn Hynes To Long Island and New York City, Home Loan Consultant

WAYNE, N.J. - Thursday, August 31, 2017 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of Cherylyn Hynes to Home Loan Consultant for the Long Island and New York City region.

Ms. Hynes brings over 29 years of residential lending experience to Valley, specializing in construction lending for over 20 years, and an extensive background in FHA, FNMA, and VA lending. In this role, she will establish a vast network of referral partners including real estate professionals, financial planners and construction professionals who will work exclusively with Valley to provide home lending solutions to their valued clients.

“Cherlyn brings an extraordinary track record of delivering meaningful results to Valley," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "With her vast experience, we are confident that she will be a very beneficial addition to our Home Loan Consultant team."

Ms. Hynes is a committee and Pinktie 1000 member, a non-profit organization in the real estate community who raises funds for cancer research in local communities in Long Island. She can be reached at 631-495-6331 or by email at chynes@valleynationalbank.com.

Valley National Bancorp is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey with approximately $23 billion in assets. Its principal subsidiary, Valley National Bank, currently operates over 200 branch locations in northern and central New Jersey, the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, and Florida. Valley National Bank is one of the largest commercial banks headquartered in New Jersey with Executive Offices in Manhattan and West Palm Beach. Helping communities grow and prosper is the heart of Valley’s corporate citizenship philosophy. For more information about Valley National Bank and its products and services, please visit a convenient branch location, www.valleynationalbank.com or call our Customer Service Team at 800-522-4100.