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Flushing Bank Provided Financing For Manhattan Country School New Location

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Oct. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flushing Financial Corporation (the “Company”) (Nasdaq:FFIC), the parent holding company for Flushing Bank (the “Bank”), announced that the Bank has provided a twenty-two million dollar Build NYC Resource Corporation Tax Exempt Bond to finance the acquisition and renovation of the new 150 West 85th Street, Manhattan facility for the Manhattan Country School. The announcement was made by John R. Buran, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Buran stated: “We are pleased that we could provide a financing solution for the Manhattan Country School. This institution has been providing students with a progressive education since 1966. This new location will allow the school to expand its enrollment from 200 to 400, adding a second class to every grade level. This new facility also provides on-site gym facilities, larger auditorium, more classrooms and better teacher facilities. As a community bank, we recognize the importance of supporting local institutions that provide essential services and contribute to the economic development of the community.”

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, professionals, corporate clients, and public entities by offering a full complement of deposit, loan, and cash management services through its 19 banking offices located in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Nassau County. As a leader in real estate lending, the Bank’s experienced lending team creates mortgage solutions for real estate owners and property managers both within and outside the New York City metropolitan area. The Bank also operates an online banking division, iGObanking.com®, which offers competitively priced deposit products to consumers nationwide. Additional information on Flushing Bank and Flushing Financial Corporation may be obtained by visiting the Company’s website at http://www.flushingbank.com.

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Contact: Maria A. Grasso Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer Flushing Bank 718-961-5400

Source:Flushing Financial Corporation