Valley National Bank Appoints John T. Donahue as Boca Raton, Florida Home Loan Consultant

WAYNE, N.J. - Thursday, November 2, 2017 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE: VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of John T. Donahue as Home Loan Consultant for Boca Raton, Florida.

Mr. Donahue brings 25 years of retail banking and mortgage lending experience to Valley. As a Home Loan Consultant, he will be responsible for originating mortgages in Florida specializing in primary purchases, second homes, and investment properties.

"We have high expectations for John in his new position at Valley," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "With his vast experience and proven track record, we are confident that he will be a very beneficial addition to our Home Loan Consultant team."

Mr. Donahue can be reached at 561-362-3400 or by email at jdonahue@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.