Financial Institutions, Inc. to Participate in the KBW Community Bank Investor Conference on July 28

WARSAW, N.Y., July 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Financial Institutions, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:FISI), the parent company of Five Star Bank and Scott Danahy Naylon Insurance, announced its participation in the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2015 Community Bank Investor Conference in New York City on July 28, 2015.

In attendance from the Company will be President and Chief Executive Officer Martin K. Birmingham, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Kevin B. Klotzbach and Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer William L. Kreienberg. Management will present on July 28 at 1:30 pm eastern time in Empire Ballroom V and will be conducting one-on-one meetings with institutional investors and analysts throughout the day to discuss the Company’s growth strategies and recent financial performance. In addition, management will be hosting a lunch table at the conference.

Conference participation is by invitation only and registration is mandatory. For more information on the conference, or to schedule a one-on-one meeting, please contact your KBW representative. The investor slideshow presentation to be used at the conference can be accessed through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at on July 28.

About Financial Institutions, Inc.

Financial Institutions, Inc. provides diversified financial services through its subsidiaries, Five Star Bank and Scott Danahy Naylon. Five Star Bank provides a wide range of consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, municipalities and businesses through a network of over 50 offices and more than 60 ATMs throughout Western and Central New York State. Scott Danahy Naylon provides a broad range of insurance services to personal and business clients across 44 states. Financial Institutions, Inc. and its subsidiaries employ approximately 650 individuals. The Company’s stock is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol FISI and is a member of the NASDAQ OMX ABA Community Bank Index. Additional information is available at the Company’s website:

Safe Harbor Statement

This news release may contain “forward-looking statements,” within the meaning of federal securities laws that involve significant risks and uncertainties. Statements herein are based on certain assumptions and analyses by the Company and are factors it believes are appropriate in the circumstances. Actual results could differ materially from those contained in or implied by such statements for a variety of reasons including, but not limited to: changes in interest rates; changes in accounting principles, policies, or guidelines; changes in the Company’s dividend policy; significant changes in the economic scenario: significant changes in regulatory requirements; and significant changes in securities markets. Consequently, all forward-looking statements made herein are qualified by these cautionary statements and the cautionary language in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other documents filed with the SEC. Except as required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to revise these statements following the date of this news release.

For additional information contact: Kevin B. Klotzbach Executive VP, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer Phone: 585.786.1130 Email: Jordan Darrow Darrow Associates Phone: 631.367.1866 Email:

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