Valley National Bank Appoints Michael D. Jacobs As Home Loan Consultant

WAYNE, N.J. - Thusday, December 7, 2017 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael D. Jacobs as Home Loan Consultant for Long Island, New York City, New Jersey and Florida.

Jacobs joins Valley with over 15 years of residential lending experience. As a Home Loan Consultant, he will be responsible for originating residential first mortgages and home equity loans/lines of credit. He is also a specialist in new home construction loans, renovation loans, condominium and co-op mortgage loans.

“Michael’s vast experience and proven track record will add value to our residential lending line of business," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "We are confident that he will be an essential part of our sales efforts in this important region."

Jacobs graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. He is a member of the Westhampton Beach Volunteer Fire Department, Member and Ex-Chief of the Westhampton Ambulance, President of the Friend of the 106th Rescue Wing (NYANG) and Rotary Club. He can be reached at 917-701-5122 or by email at mjacobs@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, visit www.valleynationalbank.com or call Customer Service at 800-522-4100.