Valley National Bank Promotes Suzanne R. Donadio To Vice President, Consumer Credit Manager

WAYNE, N.J. - Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), is pleased to announce the promotion of Suzanne R. Donadio to Vice President, Consumer Credit Manager.

Donadio joined Valley in 2014. Prior to joining the Bank, she served in Dealer Financial Services for a prominent financial institution and has nearly 20 years of experience in underwriting and banking. As Vice President and Consumer Credit Manager, Donadio will be responsible for the development and training of consumer lending underwriting and supporting the staff. She also is responsible for the implementation and monitoring of underwriting decisions for all indirect Auto, Credit Cards, Personal Loans, Preferred Checking and Cash Value Lines of Credit.

"Suzanne is a knowledgeable and talented banking professional,” remarked First Senior Vice President Thomas Sparkes. "She is a proven leader and we are proud to recognize her contributions with this well-earned promotion.”

Ms. Donadio attended Montclair State University and Rutgers Center for Government Services, Principles of Municipal Tax Collection and is a member of the Tax Collectors and Treasurers Association of New Jersey. She can be reached at 973-305-8800 extension 3404 or by email at sdonadio@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.