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    Date Posted Type Headline
    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

    05/22/2012
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    First Niagara Completes HSBC Branch Acquisition

    10/17/2014
     

    First Niagara Continues to Optimize Branch Network as Customer Banking Preferences Evolve

    BUFFALO, NY, October 17, 2014 – First Niagara Financial Group (Nasdaq: FNFG) today announced that the company will consolidate 17 branches and two off premise drive-thru locations across its four-state footprint in January 2015, as the company continues to evaluate its branch network. First Niagara has continued to invest in mobile and online banking technologies, which are now used by more than 200,000 and 500,000 of its customers, respectively. Following these changes, the company will continue to operate more than 390 branch locations across its four-state footprint. ... more

    06/03/2015
     

    First Niagara Contributes More Than $10 Million in 2014 to Enhance Communities

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – June 2, 2015 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:FNFG) support of programs in community development, as well as youth and education, included 26,000 employee volunteer hours and more than $10 million in charitable giving last year. ... more

    11/02/2012
     

    First Niagara Donates $100,000 to Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund

    Funds to be dispersed in New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania ... more

    05/07/2013
     

    First Niagara Donates $7,500 to Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany (NABA)

    First Niagara today announced its donation of $7,500 to Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany (NABA). The grant will be used to help NABA continue to offer its teen summer program for legally blind children, ages 13 to 17. The teen summer program has a large pre-vocational component during which teens complete skills interest inventories and visit with blind adult mentors and role models who talk with them about safe meal instruction, orientation and mobility training and recreational, social opportunities. ... more

    02/11/2014
     

    First Niagara Earns Honors in Greenwich Associates Annual Awards

    BUFFALO, N.Y. , February 11, 2014 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) racked up four national awards and several regional honors in the 2013 Greenwich Excellence Awards for Small Business and Middle Market Banking. Greenwich Associates, a Connecticut-based global consulting firm, surveyed representatives from nearly 13,500 national businesses with sales of $1.0 to $10.0 million. Company representatives cast their votes for high performers in 14 categories, ranging from website performance to accuracy of treasury operations and overall customer satisfaction. ... more

    02/13/2012
     

    First Niagara Earns Top Honors in Greenwich Associates Annual Awards

    07/16/2012
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    First Niagara Emphasizes Focus on Customer by Adding Veteran Banker

    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

    03/28/2012
     

    First Niagara Establishes Indirect Auto Lending Business

    07/14/2014
     

    First Niagara Expands Commercial Banking Team in Hudson Valley

    NYACK, N.Y. – July 14, 2014 – Tri-State Regional President for First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. Cathie A. Schaffer, announced today the addition of three commercial lenders to First Niagara’s middle market and business banking teams serving the Westchester, Connecticut, Hudson Valley, and metro New York markets. ... 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

    09/28/2015
     

    First Niagara Extends and Expands Sponsorship as Official Retail Bank of the Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise

    PITTSBURGH, September 25, 2015 – The Pittsburgh Penguins® of the National Hockey League have finalized an extension and expansion of a five-year sponsorship agreement with First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG). First Niagara expands its sponsorship as the “official retail bank of the Pittsburgh Penguins” and becomes the newest and 10th founding partner of the team, its top-tier sponsorship designation. ... more

    03/19/2014
     

    FIRST NIAGARA FINANCES $27.6 M BROADLEAF APARTMENT COMPLEX

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – March 13, 2014 – First Niagara Financial Group (Nasdaq: FNFG) today announced it has completed a $27.6 million construction loan to Manchester-based Evergreen Crossing LLC (Evergreen Crossing). The loan will support the construction of a 224-unit apartment complex located at 325 New State Road in Manchester, to be known as The Broadleaf. ... more

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