Township of Washington, NJ, November 17, 2008 – Oritani Bank recently celebrated the Grand Opening of their new Emerson branch located at 27 Kinderkamack Road with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Mayor Louis J. Lamatina and Councilwoman Marcia DeSalvo were in attendance to celebrate the occasion and welcome Oritani Bank to the community.
Kevin J. Lynch, President of The OritaniBank Charitable Foundation and Chairman, CEO and President of Oritani Bank presented a $10,000 donation to Captain David Mason on behalf of the Emerson Volunteer Ambulance Corporation. In addition, to help introduce the bank to local area residents, Oritani hosted a three-hour Family Fun Day at their new branch and offered customers special banking products. With the addition of Emerson, Oritani Bank now has 21 branches serving Bergen, Hudson and Passaic Counties.
“I was pleased to see so many local area residents and business people turn out for our grand opening celebration. It was a very successful day and I am happy to report that our new Emerson branch office is off to a great start. Oritani Bank is excited to be part of the Emerson business community and to show our support for the Emerson Volunteer Ambulance Corporation. We are constantly seeking new business opportunities and our strong capital base fully supports our continued growth,” said Kevin J. Lynch, President of the OritaniBank Charitable Foundation and Chairman, President and CEO of Oritani Bank.
The OritaniBank Charitable Foundation was established in 2007 to assist not-for-profit organizations that help to improve the quality of life for residents in Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic Counties. Since its inception, the Foundation has donated over $800,000 to local charitable organizations.
Oritani Bank is a 97 year old community bank and is a publicly held Mutual Holding Company trading on the NASDAQ with the trading symbol “ORIT”. Oritani Bank now has 21 branch locations throughout Bergen, Hudson and Passaic Counties, and offers a full line of deposit and loan services to both retail and commercial customers. For more information, call 888-ORITANI, or visit the Company’s website, www.oritani.com.