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WAYNE, N.J. - Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), announced today the promotion of Nestor J. Roldan to Vice President – Long Island District Sales Manager.

Mr. Roldan joined Valley in 2004 and brings 15 years of banking experience to his position. Prior to his promotion, he served as the Branch Sales Manager of the Shrewsbury branch located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. As a District Sales Manager, Mr. Roldan will work extensively to strengthen the Bank’s ties with businesses throughout Long Island. His team will focus on developing and expanding financial relationships by offering an extensive line of convenient products with exceptional, personalized service.

"Nestor has proven to be an effective leader with an exceptional record of producing results," remarked Maureen Zegler, First Senior Vice President and New York Division Manager. "He possesses the expertise and understanding of today’s business banking market and we are confident that our Long Island branches will flourish under his guidance."

Mr. Roldan received a Bachelor’s Degree from Seton Hall University and a Master’s Degree from Monmouth University. He serves on the Board of the Red Bank Regional Source Foundation; a non-profit New Jersey School-Based Youth Services Program that provides recreational opportunities, academic support and individual and group counseling services to students enrolled at Red Bank Regional High School. In addition, he is an online instructor for the Center for Financial Training (CFT); the banking industry’s leader in training and developing bank professionals for over 100 years. He can be reached at 973-897-3087 or by e-mail at

Valley National Bancorp is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey with $16 billion in assets. Its principal subsidiary, Valley National Bank, currently operates 204 branches in 144 communities serving 16 counties throughout northern and central New Jersey, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island. Valley National Bank is one of the largest commercial banks headquartered in New Jersey and is committed to providing the most convenient service, the latest in product innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable staff with a high priority on friendly customer service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information about Valley National Bank and its products and services, please visit or call Customer Service, 24/7 at 800-522-4100.