First Niagara Financial Group to Announce Fourth Quarter 2013 Results on January 24, 2014

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BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FNFG), today announced that it will release 2013 fourth quarter results before the market opens on Friday, January 24, 2014. The Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. In his initial investor call as President and Chief Executive Officer, Gary M. Crosby will discuss First Niagara's strategic priorities under his leadership. Chief Financial Officer Gregory W. Norwood will also discuss the Company's financial performance, which will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

Those wishing to participate in the call may dial toll-free 1-800-369-2136, Passcode: FNFG. A replay of the call will be available until February 7, 2014 by dialing 1-888-562-4451, Passcode: 6712.

About First Niagara

First Niagara, through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Niagara Bank, N.A., is a multi-state community-oriented bank with approximately 420 branches, $37 billion in assets, $27 billion in deposits, and 6,000 employees providing financial services to individuals, families and businesses across New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.firstniagara.com.

CONTACT: First Niagara Contacts Investors: Ram Shankar Senior Vice President, Investor Relations (716) 270-8623 ram.shankar@fnfg.com News Media: David Lanzillo Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications (716) 819-5780 david.lanzillo@fnfg.com

Source:First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.