Valley National Bank Appoints David DeBonis as Home Loan Consultant for New Jersey

WAYNE, N.J. – Monday, January 29, 2018 – Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of David DeBonis as Home Loan Consultant for the New Jersey shore region.  

DeBonis joins Valley with nearly 20 years of professional lending experience. As a Home Loan Consultant, he will be responsible for originating and managing mortgages along the New Jersey coast with a focus on new residential construction lending. His specialties include condominium and coop lending, relocation and construction to permanent financing.  

“David’s drive and expertise is a fantastic addition to our team of Home Loan Consultants," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "We have high expectations for him, and I’m confident that he will be essential to the team’s success.”

DeBonis received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from The Citadel, the military college of South Carolina located in Charleston. After graduation he served as a Naval Nuclear Submarine Officer. He is also the Treasurer and President of the New Jersey Association of Energy Engineers and a member of the Metropolitan Builders Sales and Marketing Council. He can be reached at 973-207-6500 or by email at ddebonis@valleynationalbank.com.

Valley National Bancorp is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey with approximately $28 billion in assets, reflecting the recent acquisition of USAB. 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.