Valley National Bank Appoints Joy Manchester to Southwest Florida Residential Mortgage Branch Sales Manager

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 Joy Manchester as Residential Mortgage Branch Sales Manager for the Southwest Florida region.

Ms. Manchester brings over 24 years of banking and mortgage lending experience to Valley. As a Mortgage Branch Sales Manager, she is responsible for providing educated and informed choices to the community for Retail Mortgage options in the Southwest Florida region, while building a team of Home Loan Consultants known for excellence and community support.

“We are proud to add Joy to our residential mortgage lending team,” remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. “We believe with her experience and passion, she will become an important asset to our growth and expansion throughout the region.”

Joy is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Southwest Florida. She can be reached at 239- 404-3724 or by email at jmanchester@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.