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Keith A. Buscio

Director of Public Relations

May 16, 2024

Provident Financial Services, Inc. Completes Merger with Lakeland Bancorp, Inc.

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: PFS) (“Provident”) announced today that its merger with Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (“Lakeland”) was completed, creating the premier super community banking franchise in the region. Read More

April 23, 2024

Provident Bank Donates Original Bookkeeping Ledgers Dating Back to 1839 to the Jersey City Free Public Library

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, is proud to announce the donation of its original bookkeeping ledgers to the Jersey City Free Public Library. Read More

April 11, 2024

Provident Financial Services, Inc. Receives Federal Reserve Board Approval for its Merger with Lakeland Bancorp, Inc.

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) (“Provident”), the parent company of Provident Bank, and Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: LBAI) (“Lakeland”), the parent company of Lakeland Bank, today announced receipt of regulatory approval from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Federal Reserve”) for Provident and Lakeland to complete their previously announced merger. Read More

March 25, 2024

Provident Financial Services, Inc. Receives FDIC and New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance Approvals for its Merger with Lakeland Bancorp, Inc.

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) (“Provident”), the parent company of Provident Bank, and Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: LBAI) (“Lakeland”), the parent company of Lakeland Bank, today announced receipt of regulatory approvals from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance for Provident and Lakeland to complete their previously announced merger. Read More

February 14, 2024

Provident Welcomes Tom Mathew, First Vice President, Deputy Compliance Officer

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, recently welcomed Tom Mathew as First Vice President, Deputy Compliance Officer. In addition, Mr. Mathew serves as Deputy Compliance Officer for Provident’s insurance subsidiary, Provident Protection Plus, and as Chief Compliance Officer for Beacon Trust, Provident’s wealth management subsidiary. Read More

December 20, 2023

Provident Financial Services, Inc. and Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. Extend Merger Agreement

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) (“Provident”), the parent company of Provident Bank, and Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: LBAI) (“Lakeland”), the parent company of Lakeland Bank, today announced that the two companies have agreed to extend their merger agreement to March 31, 2024, to provide additional time to obtain the required regulatory approvals. Read More

December 15, 2023

National Survey By Provident Bank Finds Businesses Expect Economy to Improve In 2024 Despite Inflation

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, has released the results of its 2024 Economic Outlook Survey. The survey polled owners and executives of businesses in the U.S. with annual revenues over $1 million to explore predictions for 2024’s economic outlook. Read More

November 20, 2023

The Provident Bank Foundation Announces Major Grant Recipients for its Second Cycle of 2023

The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) is excited to announce the Major Grant recipients for its second cycle of 2023. The Foundation awarded $410,000 in total to 35 nonprofit organizations within the Foundation’s three priority funding areas of Community Enrichment, Education and Health, and Youth and Families. Read More

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