SOURCE: North Jersey Community Bank

February 21, 2007 09:00 ET

North Jersey Community Bank Continues Expansion With Addition of New Full-Service Location in Hackensack, N.J.

Award-Winning Bank Opens Fourth Branch in Bergen County

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2007 -- North Jersey Community Bank (NJCB), the fastest growing bank in New Jersey, today announced the opening of its Hackensack branch, its fourth in Bergen County. The bank, located at the intersection of John and Essex Streets, will feature NJCB's signature amenities, including a free coffee bar, customer lounge and business center complete with plasma screen TV and internet connections. The branch will also offer NJCB's exclusive free "Coin Toss" coin counting machine. The new location builds on NJCB's overwhelming success since its inception in January of 2005. NJCB has become North Jersey's fastest growing bank with close to $200 million in assets.

"We are thrilled at the opportunity to become a part of the Hackensack community, and we look forward to providing residents and businesses with our unparalleled level of personalized service," said Frank Sorrentino III, Chairman and CEO of North Jersey Community Bank. "Following in the footsteps of our full-service locations in Englewood Cliffs, Fort Lee and Cresskill, the new branch will offer customers access to our bank's top decision-makers, as well as technological innovations that help make NJCB 'A Better Place to Be.'"

NJCB offers a complete range of financial services for both personal and business customers, backed by advanced technology. The bank provides a full line of banking products and services, including mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, as well as a wide selection of commercial services. It also recently announced a Simply Better Money Market Account that has the highest interest rate in the nation at 4.75%APY, and is available for both business and personal accounts and includes free checking and free online bill pay. The bank features signature amenities including a free coffee bar, customer lounge and business center complete with plasma screen TV and internet connections. Each branch also features NJCB's exclusive "Coin Toss" free coin counting machine as well as extended lobby hours from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday. In addition, the Cresskill location offers a drive-thru window with extended hours from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. NJCB also provides 24-hour ATM service and free online banking at www.njcb.com.

About North Jersey Community Bank:

North Jersey Community Bank was founded by local community and business leaders to provide the highest level of personalized community banking services to Northern New Jersey. With a strong commitment to the communities it serves, the bank offers a variety of innovative deposit and loan products.

In 2006, North Jersey Community Bank was a recipient of the Forbes Enterprise Awards -- the most esteemed and sought after small-business awards in the United States. The Forbes Enterprise Awards honor the visionary practices and exemplary achievements of a select few small businesses, based on a rigorous evaluation of the companies' marketing activities, customer service, employee relations, community service and new product/service offerings.

NJCB is an Equal Housing and Equal Opportunity Lender, and a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. For more information, call 201-816-8900, or visit the bank's web site at www.njcb.com.

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