Northfield Bank Promotes Robin Lefkowitz to Executive Vice President

WOODBRIDGE, N.J., Feb. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- John W. Alexander, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Northfield Bank (Nasdaq:NFBK), announced today, the promotion of Robin Lefkowitz to Executive Vice President. Ms. Lefkowitz will have primary responsibility for leading Northfield’s branch network and business development teams.

Ms. Lefkowitz joined Northfield Bank in 2006 as Director of Business Development and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2010. Prior to joining Northfield, she served in leadership roles at Independence Community Bank in Brooklyn, NY; SI Bank & Trust in Staten Island, NY and GreenPoint Bank in New York, NY.

“Robin has been instrumental in the ongoing development of our branch network, serving both the retail and commercial customers of our communities. Robin has exceptional skills in mentoring, sales and branch operations. Robin’s leadership qualities, combined with her deep banking knowledge, continue to make Northfield’s branch network and business development successful,” stated Alexander.

Ms. Lefkowitz is an active member of many community groups including the: Staten Island Chamber of Commerce, Staten Island Mental Health Society, Richmond University Medical Center Foundation; Wagner College Chai Society, Woodbridge Township Economic Development Corporation, Executive Women’s Council; and Business Ambassador for the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation.

Ms. Lefkowitz holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with a minor in Economics, from Brooklyn College and a Master of Business Administration Degree from Wagner College.

About Northfield Bank
Northfield Bank, founded in 1887, is a $3.6 billion financial institution which operates 39 full service banking offices in Western and Central New Jersey, Staten Island, and Brooklyn. For more information about Northfield Bank, please visit

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Source:Northfield Bancorp, Inc.