First Niagara Financial Group to Reschedule Third Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FNFG), today announced that it has rescheduled the timing of its October 24th third quarter earnings release conference call to 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time from 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, during which President and Chief Executive Officer Gary M. Crosby and Chief Financial Officer Gregory W. Norwood will discuss the Company's financial performance, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Those wishing to participate in the call may dial toll-free 1-800-857-5166, Passcode: FNFG. A replay of the call will be available until December 1, 2014 by dialing 1-800-925-4513, Passcode: 1024.

About First Niagara

First Niagara, through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Niagara Bank, N.A., is a multi-state community-oriented bank with approximately 410 branches, $39 billion in assets, $27 billion in deposits, and approximately 5,900 employees providing financial services to individuals, families and businesses across New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts. For additional information on First Niagara, visit us at, follow us on Twitter @FirstNiagara, or like us on Facebook at FirstNiagaraBank.

CONTACT: First Niagara Contacts Investors: Ram Shankar Senior Vice President, Investor Relations (716) 270-8623 News Media: David Lanzillo Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications (716) 819-5780

Source:First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.