Valley National Bank Appoints James Garvey To Long Island and New York City, Home Loan Consultant

WAYNE, N.J. - Thursday, October 5, 2017 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of James Garvey as Home Loan Consultant for the Long Island and New York City region.

Mr. Garvey is a seasoned residential lending professional who brings over 14 years of experience to his new position at Valley. As a Home Loan Consultant, he will be responsible for originating residential mortgages with specialties in jumbo products, first time home buyers and government programs.

"We are excited to have someone of James’ experience and expertise join our residential lending group," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "He is passionate about helping clients attain their dream of homeownership and understands the importance of supporting them throughout the entire home buying process from application to closing."

James is involved in the Half Hollows Hills Community and the Newport, East Newport communities where he grew up. He can be reached at 631-521-4566 or by email at jgarvey@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.