VNB Appoints Norman Tomasello to Home Loan Consultant for the Southern New Jersey and Jersey Shore

WAYNE, N.J. - Thursday, August 31, 2017 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of Norman Tomasello to Home Loan Consultant for the Southern New Jersey and Jersey Shore region.

As a professional mortgage lender with more than 14 years of experience, Mr. Tomasello joins Valley as one of its newest Home Loan Consultants. In this role, he will provide professional home lending solutions to Valley’s clients by working with an extensive network of referral partners in the Cherry Hill region.

“Norman is acknowledged as an accomplished lending professional who consistently delivers results," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "We expect him to build upon that success and to further advance our growth as a premier provider of home lending solutions throughout this important market."

Mr. Tomasello can be reached by telephone at 609-230-1614 or by email at ntomasello@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.