Frank Korzekwinski Honored as Corporate Partner of the Year by Queensborough Community College

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., May 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flushing Financial Corporation (the "Company") (Nasdaq:FFIC), the parent holding company for Flushing Bank (the "Bank"), announced today that Frank Korzekwinski, Senior Executive Vice President was honored as the Corporate Partner of the Year at the Queensborough Community College Annual Gala. The announcement was made by John R. Buran, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Buran stated: "As a community bank, with several locations in the heart of Queens, we have established a strong relationship with the communities and organizations that make Queens a unique and vibrant cultural epicenter. As Chief of Real Estate Lending, Frank plays an active role within the communities we serve and we are proud that Frank has been recognized as Corporate Partner of the Year by Queensborough Community College. Frank has been a member of the Queensborough Community College Business Advisory Council for a number of years. Through this relationship, Flushing Bank has had an opportunity to offer student internships to provide exposure to corporate work experiences and familiarity with an employer's expectation for success."

About Flushing Financial Corporation

Flushing Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:FFIC), 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,®, which offers competitively priced deposit products to consumers nationwide.

Additional information on the Bank and Flushing Financial Corporation may be obtained by visiting the Company's website at

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this Press Release that are not descriptions of historical facts may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking information is inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors, which include, but are not limited to, risk factors discussed in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014 and in other documents filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time. Forward-looking statements may be identified by terms such as "may", "will", "should", "could", "expects", "plans", "intends", "anticipates", "believes", "estimates", "predicts", "forecasts", "potential" or "continue" or similar terms or the negative of these terms. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. The Company has no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Maria A. Grasso Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer Flushing Financial Corporation 718-961-5400Source:Flushing Financial Corporation