Northfield Bank Promotes William R. Jacobs 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 that William R. Jacobs, Chief Financial Officer, was promoted to Executive Vice President. Mr. Jacobs will continue to have primary responsibility for the accounting and financial reporting functions of the Company, as well as its treasury functions.

Mr. Jacobs joined Northfield Bank in 2006 as Vice President and Controller and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2010 and Chief Financial Officer in 2013. Prior to joining Northfield, Bill was an audit manager with an international accounting and auditing firm. He served a wide variety of banking clients in the more than 5 years with the firm.

“Bill’s credentials and expertise in accounting, financial reporting and operational process and controls, as well as his proven leadership, will be a strong benefit to the executive management team as we continue to execute upon our strategic plan,” stated Alexander.

Mr. Jacobs is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New Jersey and an active member of the New Jersey Bankers Association and the American Bankers Association.

Mr. Jacobs earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Georgian Court University.

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.