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    Date Posted Type Headline
    01/23/2014
     

    First Niagara Enhances Small Business Offerings

    BUFFALO, N.Y., January 23, 2014 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) today introduced redesigned Small Business Lending products and services focused on the evolving needs of its small business customers. ... more

    01/14/2014
     

    First Niagara Financial Group to Announce Fourth Quarter 2013 Results on Jan 24 2014

    Buffalo, N.Y. – January 14, 2014 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNFG), today announced that it will release 2013 fourth quarter results before the market opens on Friday, January 24, 2014. The Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. In his initial investor call as President and Chief Executive Officer, Gary M. Crosby will discuss First Niagara’s strategic priorities under his leadership. Chief Financial Officer Gregory W. Norwood will also discuss the Company’s financial performance, which will be followed by a question-and-answer session. ... more

    01/10/2014
     

    First Niagara Announces Changes to Executive Management Team

    BUFFALO, N.Y., January 10, 2014 – First Niagara Financial Group (Nasdaq: FNFG) President and Chief Executive Officer Gary M. Crosby today announced changes to his executive leadership team. ... more

    01/08/2014
     

    First Niagara Tailoring Retail Banking Experience to Match Evolving Customer Preferences

    BUFFALO, N.Y., January 8, 2014 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNFG) today announced steps that the company is taking to further tailor its retail banking staffing and in-branch experience to match evolving customer preferences. Across the financial services industry, in-branch traffic is declining as individuals opt for alternative delivery channels such as online and mobile banking. More than 140,000 users signed up for First Niagara’s mobile banking application in its first year, more than 40 percent of the company’s approximately one million customers are registered online banking users, and usage of telephone banking services and ATM networks continues to grow. ... more

    12/19/2013
     

    First Niagara Names Gary M. Crosby to Serve as President and Chief Executive Officer

    BUFFALO, N.Y., December 19, 2013 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNFG) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Gary M. Crosby as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He also joins the company’s Board. Mr. Crosby, 60, has served as First Niagara’s interim President and CEO since March 2013. ... more

    12/09/2013
     

    First Niagara Risk Management Promotes Kim McGillicuddy to Senior Vice President

    BUFFALO, N.Y.- December 9, 2013 First Niagara Risk Management, Inc. (FNRM), the wholly owned insurance subsidiary of First Niagara Bank and its parent company, First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNFG), announced today the promotion of Kim McGillicuddy, CPCU to senior vice president. She serves as enterprise sales leader and is responsible for developing, leading, directing and managing the sales processes, functions and strategies. ... more

    12/09/2013
     

    First Niagara Risk Management Promotes Bill Hartz to Senior Vice President

    BUFFALO, N.Y., - First Niagara Risk Management, Inc. (FNRM), the wholly owned insurance subsidiary of First Niagara Bank and its parent, First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG), announced today the promotion of Bill Hartz to senior vice president. He leads the company’s health and welfare practice. “Bill’s experience and extensive industry knowledge are a tremendous combination,” said Kirk Jensen, managing director, FNRM. ... more

    12/04/2013
     

    FIRST NIAGARA PROVIDES $13.3 MILLION TO FINANCE 88 LUXURY APARTMENTS IN SIMSBURY

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – December 4, 2013 – First Niagara Financial Group (Nasdaq: FNFG) today announced it has completed a $13.3 million dollar construction and permanent mortgage to Mill Commons LLC, of Farmington, CT. Mill Commons is a recently completed, 88-unit, award-winning luxury apartment community located in Simsbury, CT. ... more

    12/04/2013
     

    $20,000 Grant from First Niagara Foundation Supports Historic Hudson Valley’s Educational Programs

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY (December 2013) – First Niagara Foundation is helping bring history to life for some 20,000 schoolchildren, many from underserved communities. Each year, thousands of children visit Historic Hudson Valley’s (HHV) National Historic Landmark sites to participate in hands-on, curriculum-based workshops. As the first corporate sponsor of these school programs, First Niagara today presented HHV with a $20,000 grant to help support education at Philipsburg Manor and Van Cortlandt Manor. ... more

    11/21/2013
     

    First Niagara Bank Recognized for Consumer-Friendly Banking

    BUFFALO, NY – November 21, 2013 - First Niagara Bank (NASDAQ: FNFG) has been recognized by personal finance website NerdWallet for its consumer-friendly products and services. First Niagara Bank was selected as a “best bank” for Online/Mobile Banking and Branch/ATM access ... more

    11/20/2013
     

    First Niagara’s Building Renovation Shows Commitment to Niagara County and Efficiency Initiatives

    BUFFALO, N.Y., November 7, 2013 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) today announced the completion of the renovation and efficiency upgrades to its Administrative Center at 6950 S. Transit Road in Lockport, New York. The project covered over 66,000 thousand square feet of space, took a year to complete and improved the efficiency and utilization of the building by 30 percent. The project diverted more than 150 tons of debris from area landfills through recycling and reuse. One-third of the construction products used in the building contained recycled materials, and most of the materials used for the project were manufactured within a 500 mile radius. ... more

    11/18/2013
     

    First Niagara Names John Kenefick, Senior Vice President, Central Underwriting Credit Manager

    BUFFALO, N.Y. November 18, 2013 –First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNFG) announced today it has named John Kenefick, a 25-year financial services veteran, as Senior Vice President, Central Underwriting Credit Manager ... more

    11/14/2013
     

    First Niagara Names Alexander Gress Treasurer

    BUFFALO, N.Y., November 14, 2013 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FNFG) named Alexander Gress, an executive with broad financial services experience at multiple top-tier companies, to serve as its Senior Vice President and Treasurer. ... more

    10/30/2013
     

    First Niagara Teammates to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness Among The “Irreplaceable” Women in Their Lives

    BUFFALO, N.Y., October 30, 2013 – As part of October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) designated October 30th as Project Irreplaceable Day for its 5,800 teammates, after learning of the important efforts of one of its employees to raise awareness about breast cancer. ... more

    10/27/2013
     

    First Niagara Foundation Donates $1.0 Million to Support Youth Mentoring

    BUFFALO, N.Y., October 28, 2013 – The First Niagara Foundation is donating $1.0 million to fund youth mentoring programs designed to help close the achievement gap, help children improve school attendance and performance, prevent substance abuse and behavioral problems, and give at risk youth a chance to reach their full potential. ... more

    10/23/2013
     

    First Niagara Promotes John Golding to Senior Director of Small Business Banking

    BUFFALO, NY - October 21, 2013 – First Niagara Financial Group has promoted John Golding to senior director of small business banking. Golding joined First Niagara in December 2012 as retail banking director for the company’s Tri-State Region. In his new role, Golding will develop and implement First Niagara’s small business strategy across its four-state footprint and will maintain the day to day operations of the company’s small business organization, serving customers with revenues up to $2MM. Golding will lead a team of 50 small busines ... more

    10/23/2013
     

    First Niagara Provides $22.8 Million Loan for Construction of New WESTMED Medical Group Building

    PURCHASE , NY (October 2013) -- First Niagara's Commercial Real Estate Group has announced closing on a $22.8 million construction loan for the development of a new 85,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art medical office building in Purchase, NY. ... more

    10/23/2013
     

    First Niagara Expands Commercial Banking Team With Addition of Senior Credit Manager

    NEW HAVEN, C.T. October 10, 2013 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNFG), today announced the addition of Senior Credit Manager Laurentia (Laurie) Price to its Commercial Banking team. Price will lead a team of underwriters and two regional credit managers, who are responsible for ensuring the credit quality of First Niagara’s middle market and business banking portfolios, and for overseeing underwriting activities for the Tri-State and New England Regions. ... more

    10/22/2013
     

    First Niagara Presents Music for Youth with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

    BUFFALO, N.Y., October 22, 2013 – The First Niagara Foundation and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra are pleased to present the Music for Youth concert series. Nearly 40,000 students from across Western New York in grades K-12 will participate in the program over the course of the season. ... more

    10/18/2013
     

    First Niagara Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results

    First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) today reported net income available to common shareholders of $71.6 million or $0.20 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2013, highlighted by strong balance sheet growth, consistent credit quality and positive operating leverage. ... more

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