WSFS Named Top Bank in Delaware by Readers of The News Journal

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WSFS Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced that it has been named "Top Bank" in Delaware by the readers of The News Journal and Delaware Online in their annual Readers' Choice Awards for 2012.

"We are honored to be recognized by The News Journal and its readers as Delaware's favorite bank," said Mark A. Turner, WSFS President and CEO. "As Delaware's largest and oldest bank and trust company, this award is especially meaningful as it speaks to our 180 year old journey of helping grow the communities we serve every day. We will continue to work hard to earn the right to serve our Customers who trust WSFS with their financial needs."

Each year, The News Journal and Delaware Online readers vote on their favorite Delaware businesses and establishments in a variety of categories and sub-categories including Entertainment, Food & Spirits, Shopping and Professional Services. This marks the second year that WSFS Bank has claimed the top spot in the banking category.

The award announcement was made in a special Readers' Choice supplement in the Sunday, November 18, 2012 edition of The News Journal.

About WSFS Financial Corporation

WSFS Financial Corporation is a multi-billion dollar financial services company. Its primary subsidiary, WSFS Bank, is the oldest, locally-managed bank and trust company headquartered in Delaware with $4.3 billion in assets on its balance sheet and $15.8 billion in fiduciary assets, including approximately $1.1 billion in assets under management. WSFS operates from 51 offices located in Delaware (42), Pennsylvania (7), Virginia (1) and Nevada (1) and provides comprehensive financial services including commercial banking, retail banking and trust and wealth management. Other subsidiaries or divisions include Christiana Trust, WSFS Investment Group, Inc., Cypress Capital Management, LLC and Cash Connect®. Serving the Delaware Valley since 1832, WSFS is the seventh oldest bank in the United States continuously operating under the same name. For more information, please visit

CONTACT: Stephanie A. Heist (302) 571-5259 sheist@wsfsbank.comSource:WSFS Financial Corporation