Valley National Bank Appoints Scott Bulmer As Wayne, New Jersey Mortgage Support Specialist

WAYNE, N.J. - Thursday, December 7, 2017 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Bulmer as Mortgage Support Specialist for Valley’s Residential Mortgage footprint.

Bulmer joins Valley with over 16 years of experience specializing in mortgage training, development and operations. As a Mortgage Support Specialist, he will be responsible for providing support to all Residential Mortgage Sales Managers, Loan Consultants and the Operations team. He is also a subject matter expert on loan origination, database and marketing systems.

“We are excited to add someone of Scott’s caliber to our Residential Mortgage team," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "With his vast experience and expertise, we are confident that he will flourish and be a very beneficial addition to the Bank.”

Bulmer received his Bachelor Degree in History from Ithaca College and is the former President of the Rotary Club in Rocky Point, New York. He can be reached at 631-903-4131 or by email at sbulmer@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.