Valley National Bank Appoints Bob McKenna as Commercial Loan Officer for New York and Long Island

WAYNE, N.J. – Friday, March 16, 2018-  Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob McKenna as Commercial Loan Officer for New York and Long Island.

McKenna joins Valley with over 30 years of banking and management experience. As a Commercial Loan Officer, he will be responsible developing new commercial and industrial client relationships for the Bank and managing a portfolio of existing client relationships.

“Bob has the experience, the drive and the business acumen to be a successful commercial lender at Valley," remarked Joseph Burns, Senior Vice President of Commercial Loans. "Our clients will benefit from his ability to develop personalized lending solutions that are designed to help them achieve their business objectives."

McKenna graduated from Hofstra University with a Masters of Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance, Banking and Investments. He can be reached at 561-495-5122 or by email at rmckenna@valleynationalbank.com .

Valley National Bancorp is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey with over $29 billion in assets. Its principal subsidiary, Valley National Bank, currently operates over 230 branch locations in northern and central New Jersey, the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, Florida and Alabama. Valley National Bank is one of the largest commercial banks headquartered in New Jersey and is committed to providing the most convenient service, the latest in product innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable staff with a high priority on friendly customer service. For more information about Valley National Bank and its products and services, please visit www.valleynationalbank.com or call our Customer Service Center at 800-522-4100.