SOURCE: Dime Community Bancshares, Inc.

Dime Community Bancshares, Inc.

April 22, 2010 16:05 ET

Dime Community Bancshares Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

BROOKLYN, NY--(Marketwire - April 22, 2010) -  Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCOM) (the "Company"), the parent company of The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh ("Dime"), announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share, payable on May 10, 2010, to all stockholders of record as of May 3, 2010. This dividend is the 52nd consecutive quarterly cash dividend paid by the Company.

ABOUT DIME COMMUNITY BANCSHARES
The Company (NASDAQ: DCOM) had $3.95 billion in consolidated assets as of December 31, 2009, and is the parent company of Dime. Dime was founded in 1864, is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, and currently has twenty-three branches located throughout Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Nassau County, New York. More information on the Company and Dime can be found on the Dime's Internet website at www.dime.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Kenneth Ceonzo
    Director of Investor Relations
    718-782-6200 extension 8279