SOURCE: North Jersey Community Bank

March 26, 2008 09:00 ET

North Jersey Community Bank Surpasses $250 Million in Deposits

Remarkable Growth Story Continues as Fastest Growing Bank in New Jersey Outshines Competition

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ--(Marketwire - March 26, 2008) - North Jersey Community Bank (NJCB) today announced that it has exceeded $250 million in deposits, and is quickly approaching $300 million in total assets. NJCB is the community bank of choice for New Jersey residents and businesses for its dedication to unparalleled personalized customer service, high quality products and the latest in advanced technology. In 2008, NJCB introduced mobile banking services to its customers and expanded its courier service to include two hybrid trucks and two full-time couriers. Most recently, the bank was named to NJBIZ's list of New Jersey's top commercial banks.

"Our employees understand that it's the little things that matter, so we provide a level of service that people cannot find at our competitors' branches," said Frank Sorrentino III, chairman and CEO of North Jersey Community Bank. "We are committed to developing lasting relationships with our customers that will continue to make us the bank of choice within the communities where we do business."

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. Its Simply Better Money Market Account, with one of the highest rates in the area, 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 TVs and internet connections. Each of the five branches also feature 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, Cliffside/Fort Lee and Hackensack locations offer 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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