SOURCE: North Jersey Community Bank

January 16, 2007 09:16 ET

North Jersey Community Bank Wins Forbes Enterprise Award

Fastest Growing Bank in New Jersey Honored for Visionary Business Practices and Achievements

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 16, 2007 -- North Jersey Community Bank (NJCB), the fastest growing bank in New Jersey, today announced that, from a field of more than 1,000 entries, it is a winner of the Forbes Enterprise Awards. Selected by a judging panel of business experts, the Forbes Enterprise Awards are 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 companies' marketing activities, customer service, employee relations, community service and new product/service offerings. Forbes will present the awards at a luncheon ceremony at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Allen Hall on February 5, 2007.

"As we celebrate our second anniversary, it is a tremendous honor to be selected as a winner of the Forbes Enterprise Awards," said Frank Sorrentino III, Chairman of North Jersey Community Bank. "Our success is a direct result of our talented and passionate employees, as well as our loyal customer base, both of which 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

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. 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

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