First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. Annual Meeting of Shareholders Conference Call Available April 29, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FNFG) today announced that investors will have an opportunity to listen to the company's annual meeting of shareholders on Wednesday April 29, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Those wishing to listen to the meeting may dial toll-free 1-800-619-2736. A replay of the meeting will be available until May 29, 2015 by dialing 1-800-633-8284, passcode: 21766178. Please note that those participating over the phone will be placed in listen-only mode. Presentation slides will be available the day of the meeting on the Investor Relations section of the company's homepage at

About First Niagara

First Niagara, through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Niagara Bank, N.A., is a multi-state community-oriented bank with approximately 390 branches, $39 billion in assets, $28 billion in deposits, and approximately 5,300 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

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