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    Date Posted Type Headline
    06/06/2014
     

    First Niagara Finances Renovation of Silas Deane Professional Center

    New Haven, Conn. – May 28, 2014 – First Niagara Financial Group (Nasdaq: FNFG) today announced it has closed $4.85 million in permanent loan financing in support of award-winning renovations to an 89,000 square foot office building on the Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield. The development, to be known as the Silas Deane Professional Center, is being managed by Diversified Unlimited LLC. ... more

    04/08/2014
     

    First Niagara Finances Construction in Wellesley Square

    BOSTON, Mass. – April 8, 2014 – First Niagara Financial Group (Nasdaq: FNFG) today announced it has closed $24 million in financing in support of the construction of a 30-unit luxury residential-and-retail condominium development on the site of the former Wellesley Inn in Wellesley, Massachusetts. ... more

    01/27/2014
     

    First Niagara Finances $30 Million Construction Project at Edgewater Harbor

    EDGEWATER, NJ (January 2014) – First Niagara's Commercial Real Estate Group has announced closing on a $30 million loan with National Resources for construction of a 100-unit luxury apartment building at Edgewater Harbor, a 24-acre mixed-use community located on the Hudson River waterfront in Edgewater, NJ. The loan will also finance construction of a parking garage that will service the site. ... 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

    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

    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

    03/28/2012
     

    First Niagara Establishes Indirect Auto Lending Business

    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

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

    02/13/2012
     

    First Niagara Earns Top Honors in Greenwich Associates Annual Awards

    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

    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

    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

    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

    05/22/2012
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    First Niagara Completes HSBC Branch Acquisition

    01/20/2012
     

    First Niagara Completes Divestitures Related to its HSBC-Branch Acquisition

    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

    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

    01/23/2013
     

    First Niagara Celebrates National Mentoring Month

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

    04/21/2011
     

    First Niagara Carries Earnings Momentum into 2011

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