Valley National Bank Appoints Robert Carroll To New York City Home Loan Consultant

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 Robert Carroll as Home Loan Consultant for the Long Island and New York City region.

Mr. Carroll is a professional mortgage lender with more than 12 years of experience specializing in Jumbo and VA Loans. As one of Valley’s newest Home Loan Consultants, he will work with an extensive network of referral partners in the New York Metropolitan region to increase the Bank’s residential lending purchase and refinance lines of business.

"Robert is a proven leader who has an outstanding history of driving results," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "Our clients will benefit from his extensive residential lending experience, which will both broaden and deepen their relationship with Valley."

Mr. Carroll received his Bachelors of Fine Arts from SUNY New Paltz. He can be reached at 631-338-3362 or by email at rcarroll@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.