LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flushing Financial Corporation (the "Company") (Nasdaq:FFIC), the parent holding company for Flushing Bank (the "Bank"), announced that the Bank has added a new Manhattan-based Business Banking Team and opened a new Park Avenue location. The announcement was made by John R. Buran, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Buran stated: "Manhattan is an attractive market for corporate and business banking. Our original Manhattan-based Business Banking team led by Mary Ellen Bianco was assembled back in 2011 when we opened our office at 225 Park Avenue South. We are quite pleased with the success of this venture and have decided to expand our Manhattan presence by adding an additional team of experienced and well-regarded Business Bankers who each come with over 20 years of experience. Our new Manhattan team will consist of George Bader as the Team Leader along with Greg Misciagna, Denis Healy, and Louis Matti as Business Bankers. To accommodate this expansion, we have opened a new office at 99 Park Avenue and plan to open a new branch location at this same address in the summer of 2015."
About Flushing Financial Corporation
Flushing Financial Corporation is the holding company for Flushing Bank, a New York State-chartered commercial bank insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The Bank serves consumers, businesses, and public entities by offering a full complement of deposit, loan, and cash management services through its 17 banking offices located in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Nassau County. The Bank also operates an online banking division, iGObanking.com®, which offers competitively priced deposit products to consumers nationwide.
Additional information on Flushing Bank and Flushing Financial Corporation may be obtained by visiting the Company's website at http://www.flushingbank.com.
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CONTACT: Maria A. Grasso Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer Flushing Bank 718-961-5400Source:Flushing Financial Corporation