Valley National Bank Supports The New Jersey Tree Foundation’s Renaissance Tree Program in Paterson, New Jersey

WAYNE, N.J. - Monday, May 1, 2017 - Valley National Bank partnered with the New Jersey Tree Foundation to plant trees on April 8th in Paterson, New Jersey. Volunteers dug holes, planted trees and mulched to help support this worthwhile event. The event was part of the Renaissance Tree Program (RTP) which was developed to help improve the environment in Paterson by planting 15 trees that will improve air quality, provide shade and wildlife habitat, and beautify the Westside Park at the JFK Spirit Garden.

“As a community-focused organization, we feel it is our responsibility to help local neighborhoods in any capacity we can,” remarked Bernadette Mueller, Executive Vice President and Senior Community Reinvestment Act Officer. “We are proud to partner with the NJ Tree Foundation in their efforts to improve the environment in some of the state’s most underserved neighborhoods.”

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, or call our 24/7 Customer Service Team at 800-522-4100.