Valley National Bank Appoints Scott Balzano To Huntington Station, New York Home Loan Consultant

WAYNE, N.J. - Monday, September 25, 2017 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Balzano to Home Loan Consultant for the Long Island and New York City region.

Mr. Balzano is seasoned mortgage veteran bringing over 18 years of financial consulting experience to Valley. As a Home Loan Consultant, he 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 are excited to have someone of Scott’s experience and expertise join our residential lending group,” remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "He has extensive relationships with top producing realtors in his market and is known for a focus on service and dedication to his clients."

Mr. Balzano can be reached at 631-553-0019 or by email at sbalzano@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.