WSFS Voted #1 Bank in Delaware by Readers of The News Journal

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WSFS Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced that it has been named the "Top Bank" in Delaware by the readers of The News Journal and in their annual Readers' Choice Awards for 2013. This is the third consecutive year that WSFS was honored with this award.

"We are humbled by the repeat performance and extend a very special thank you to our Customers and Community friends for voting WSFS Bank the best bank in Delaware," said Mark A. Turner, WSFS President and Chief Executive Officer. "This unsolicited recognition is further affirmation that our service-based brand resonates throughout the communities we serve."

Each year, The News Journal and encourage their readers to nominate and vote on their favorite Delaware businesses in a variety of categories and sub-categories, including Entertainment, Food & Spirits, Shopping and Professional Services. WSFS was the winner in the Professional Services – Bank category.

About WSFS Financial Corporation

WSFS Financial Corporation is a multi-billion dollar financial services company. Its primary subsidiary, WSFS Bank, is the oldest, locally-managed bank and trust company headquartered in Delaware with $4.4 billion in assets on its balance sheet and $17.1 billion in fiduciary assets, including approximately $1.1 billion in assets under management. WSFS operates from 51 offices located in Delaware (41), Pennsylvania (8), Virginia (1) and Nevada (1) and provides comprehensive financial services including commercial banking, retail banking and trust and wealth management. Other subsidiaries or divisions include Christiana Trust, WSFS Investment Group, Inc., Cypress Capital Management, LLC, Cash Connect® and Array Financial. Serving the Delaware Valley since 1832, WSFS Bank is the seventh oldest bank in the United States continuously operating under the same name. For more information, please visit

CONTACT: Media Contact: Stephanie Heist (302) 571-5259 sheist@wsfsbank.comSource:WSFS Financial Corporation