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WAYNE, N.J. - Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), announced today the promotion of Lynn Borelli to First Senior Vice President - Operations Coordinator.

Ms. Borelli joined Valley in 1980. She currently manages the operational functions of seven districts with over 100 branches throughout Valley’s network. Her responsibilities include improving operational efficiency and customer service at the branch level. She is also in charge of staffing and development of branch personnel through training and coaching efforts designed to elevate branch performance, as well as actions to help Valley meet bank and regulatory requirements and objectives. Ms. Borelli plays a pivotal role in Valley’s acquisition efforts by providing hands-on branch support during the conversion process as well.

"Lynn has been a talented and reliable member of the Valley management group for the past 30 years," remarked Executive Vice President Andrea Onorato. "Her depth of knowledge and expertise has served Valley well and she has made significant contributions to the growth and success of our branch system. She is a vital member of the Retail Banking team and this promotion is well deserved."

Ms. Borelli can be reached at 973-686-5402 or by email 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.