Valley National Bank Appoints Christine Curiale To South Hampton, New York Branch Sales Manager

WAYNE, N.J. - Wednesday, September 19, 2017 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine Curiale as Vice President, Branch Sales Manager for the New York region.

With over 23 years of residential lending experience, Ms. Curiale is responsible for growing the Bank’s residential lending portfolio by partnering with an extensive network of referral partners throughout the region.

"Christine is acknowledged as an accomplished and experienced lending professional who consistently delivers results," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "We are confident she will continue her successful career and further advance our growth as a premier provider of home lending solutions throughout this important market."

Ms. Curiale is a licensed New York real estate instructor and has been an active member of Long Island’s East End Business and Social Community for over 23 years. She has won numerous awards for her leadership, customer service and community involvement. She can be reached at 631-255-5888 or by email at ccuriale@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.