Valley National Bank Appoints Michelle Spronck As New York Home Loan Consultant

WAYNE, N.J. - Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE: VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Spronck as Home Loan Consultant for the New York Metropolitan region.

Ms. Spronck is a professional mortgage lender with more than 16 years of lending and sales experience. As a Home Loan Consultant, she will be responsible for growing the Bank’s mortgage lending portfolio throughout the region by leveraging Valley’s robust line of residential lending products, local underwriting and personalized service.

“We have high expectations for Michelle and are excited to have her join our residential lending team," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "She is an experienced and highly successful professional, and we are confident she will flourish in her new role.”

Ms. Spronck received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She can be reached at 631-860-4860 or by email at mspronck@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.