Valley National Bank Appoints Michael Pascucci as Wayne, New Jersey Branch Sales Manager

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 Michael Pascucci as Branch Sales Manager for the Northern New Jersey region.

With over 15 years of lending experience, Mr. Pascucci will work extensively overseeing sales, administration, staff and overall loan operations management. He is also responsible for developing and supporting sales goals for his team as well as strengthening the Bank’s ties with businesses in the local area.

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

Mr. Pascucci is a board member on the Totowa Board of Recreation. He can be reached at 973-686-5091 or by email at mpascucci@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.