WSFS Voted #1 Bank in Delaware Fourth Year in a Row

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 29, 2014 (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 2014. This is the fourth consecutive year that WSFS was presented with this award.

"We are honored to be chosen as the best bank in Delaware for the fourth year in a row by our Customers and Community friends," said Mark A. Turner, WSFS President and Chief Executive Officer. "This recognition, combined with recent news of being named a Top Workplace for the ninth consecutive year, as well as instituting a stock buyback program and a twenty-five percent increase to our third quarter dividend, demonstrates the successful execution of our strategy for Associates, Customers and Shareholders."

Each year, The News Journal and encourage their readers to nominate and vote on their favorite businesses in a variety of categories, including Entertainment, Dining & Nightlife, Shopping and Professional Services. WSFS was the winner of 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 $4.9 billion in assets on its balance sheet and $10.6 billion in fiduciary assets, including approximately $1.2 billion in assets under management. WSFS operates from 55 offices located in Delaware (45), 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®, Array Financial and Arrow Land Transfer. 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: Stephanie A. Heist (302) 571-5259 sheist@wsfsbank.comSource:WSFS Financial Corporation