Valley National Bank Appoints Christine Puleo To Long Island and New York City, Home Loan Assistant

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 Christine Puleo to Home Loan Assistant for the Long Island and New York City region.

Ms. Puleo brings over 12 years of residential lending experience to Valley. Her responsibilities include providing administrative and operational support for the Bank’s team of Home Loan Consultants as they expand their network of referral partners to generate residential purchase and refinance mortgage business.

“Christine’s vast experience in lending and processing will serve her well in her new role at Valley," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "She will be instrumental in supporting the Home Loan Consultant team as we position Valley as a household name in home financing solutions."

Ms. Puleo received her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from Purchase College and is an affiliate of the nonprofit organization Pinktie 1000. She can be reached at 631-461-2246 or by email at cpuleo@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.