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    Date Posted Type Headline
    10/16/2014
     

    First Niagara Announces Final $100,000 Grant Recipient for Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Business Development Fund

    BUFFALO, N.Y., October 15, 2014 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNFG) today announced The Foundry in Buffalo is the final $100,000 grant recipient of $500,000 made available for start-up businesses and community redevelopment initiatives on or near the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC). ... more

    01/08/2013
     

    First Niagara Announces Liam Brickley as Chief Credit Officer

    04/23/2014
     

    First Niagara Announces Michael Kelly as Managing Director, Enterprise Program Management Office

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – April 23, 2014 - First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) announced the appointment of Michael Kelly as Managing Director, Enterprise Program Management Office. The company’s Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) is a centralized, enterprise-wide function which oversees the approval and implementation of new products and services, business initiatives and project portfolios. It is a key resource to enable First Niagara to manage and execute its strategic business investments focused on building products and services, features and functionality to better serve customers. ... more

    06/26/2014
     

    First Niagara Announces Paul Cronin as Sr. Managing Director of Capital Markets

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – June 26, 2014 - First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) today announced the appointment of Paul Cronin as Senior Vice President, Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets. ... more

    07/23/2014
     

    First Niagara Announces Simple Checking

    BUFFALO, N.Y., July 23, 2014 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) today introduced First Niagara Simple Checking. First Niagara Simple Checking is designed for customers who don’t want to worry about maintaining a minimum average balance or doing a certain number of transactions every month in order to avoid fees. ... more

    05/21/2013
     

    First Niagara Announces the Release of Community First

    The First Niagara Foundation is releasing Community First, a report highlighting First Niagara’s community commitment and the impact the organization made during 2012. ... more

    04/28/2014
     

    First Niagara Annual Meeting of Shareholders Conference Call Available April 30, 2014

    Buffalo, N.Y. – April 28, 2014 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNFG), today announced that investors will have an opportunity to listen to the company’s annual meeting of shareholders on Wednesday April 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Those wishing to listen to the meeting may dial toll-free 1-888-989-4492, Passcode: 3927454. A replay of the meeting will be available until May 30, 2014 by dialing 1-888-325-4186, passcode: 2975. Please note that those participating over the phone will be placed in listen only mode. ... more

    03/25/2013
     

    First Niagara Appoints Gary Crosby as Interim Chief Executive Officer

    First Niagara Financial Group appointes Gary M. Crosby, 59, to serve as interim President and Chief Executive Officer. ... more

    09/26/2013
     

    First Niagara Appoints Tom Faughnan to Lead Mortgage Banking

    First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) today announced the promotion of Tom Faughnan to Senior Director of Residential Mortgage. Faughnan will be responsible for developing and executing on the company’s overall strategy and financial goals as well as managing day-to-day operations for the company’s residential mortgage business. He joined First Niagara in 2010 as Senior Vice President of Residential Lending. ... more

    12/13/2012
     

    First Niagara Awards a Total of $150,000 to Seven Eastern New York Non-Profits Dedicated to Mentoring Efforts

    Local High Schoolers Trade the Classroom for the Boardroom to Kick Off “Day of Mentoring” Celebration ... more

    12/19/2012
     

    First Niagara Awards a Total of $200,000 to 10 Western New York Non-Profits Dedicated to Mentoring Efforts

    Local High Schoolers Trade the Classroom for the Boardroom to Kick Off “Day of Mentoring” Celebration ... more

    08/14/2012
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    First Niagara Bank Introduces Student Checking Option

    07/10/2015
     

    First Niagara Bank Provides Syracuse Housing Authority with Energy Conservation Funding

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. - June 3, 2015 – First Niagara announced today the completion of a $5 million conservation equipment financing deal for the Syracuse Housing Authority (SHA). The funding will be used to purchase energy saving appliances and materials for 13 Syracuse housing sites throughout the city and will also create opportunities for residents to become more self-sufficient and economically independent. Improvements will include new lighting, insulation, water conservation measures, temperature controls, weather stripping, and other enhancements. Energy and water savings are expected to total $7.5 million over the 16-year contract term. ... 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

    10/16/2014
     

    First Niagara Benefits Consulting Establishes Benefits Exchange for Connecticut Market

    New Haven, Conn., October 16, 2014 – First Niagara Benefits Consulting (FNBC), a division of First Niagara Risk Management, Inc., has launched the First Niagara Benefits Exchange, a private health care exchange for Connecticut businesses. ... more

    04/21/2011
     

    First Niagara Carries Earnings Momentum into 2011

    01/23/2013
     

    First Niagara Celebrates National Mentoring Month

    Mentoring Matters Initiative Supports Various Organizations in the Hudson Valley Region ... more

    02/27/2014
     

    First Niagara Commercial Finance Continues Expansion of Asset Based Lending Team

    DEDHAM, MA. February 27, 2014 – First Niagara Commercial Finance (FNCF), the asset-based lending arm of First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNFG), recently announced the addition of two senior-level underwriting professionals. Peter Drooff has joined FNCF as First Vice President and Director of Underwriting, and Rod Landis serves as Vice President of Underwriting reporting to Peter. Drooff and Landis are based out of FNCF headquarters in Dedham, Massachusetts and will work closely with the National Director of New Business Development Keith Broyles and his team to support business growth. ... more

    10/15/2013
     

    First Niagara Commercial Finance Names National Director of New Business Development

    BUFFALO, N.Y. October 15, 2013 – First Niagara Commercial Finance, the asset-based lending arm of First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNFG), recently welcomed Keith Broyles as National Director of New Business Development. In his new role, Broyles will lead a team of new business development officers in building the bank’s asset-based lending (ABL) portfolio; identifying growth opportunities; and screening and closing out ABL transactions. Broyles will work out of First Niagara Commercial Finance (FNCF) headquarters in Dedham, Massachusetts and will report directly to FNCF President Larry Favre. ... more

    01/20/2012
     

    First Niagara Completes Divestitures Related to its HSBC-Branch Acquisition

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