New York Community Bancorp, Inc. : Announces 2012 Annual Meeting Results
06/07/2012| 05:00pm US/Eastern
New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYB) (the "Company") today
announced the results of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held
earlier in the day in Flushing, New York.
Shareholders of the Company approved each of the four proposals
submitted for their consideration, including the re-election of four
nominees to the Board of Directors: Maureen E. Clancy; Hanif "Wally"
Dahya; James J. O'Donovan; and Joseph R. Ficalora, the Company's
president and chief executive officer. Each of the nominees was elected
to serve a three-year term of office.
Also approved by the Company's shareholders were proposals calling for
the adoption of the Company's 2012 Stock Incentive Plan; the
ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent
registered public accounting firm for 2012; and the initiation of the
appropriate process to amend the Company's Bylaws to provide that
director nominees be elected by the affirmative vote of the majority of
votes cast at an annual meeting of shareholders in uncontested elections.
About New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
With assets of $43.0 billion at March 31, 2012, New York Community
Bancorp, Inc. is the 21st largest bank holding company in the nation and
a leading producer of multi-family mortgage loans in New York City, with
an emphasis on apartment buildings that feature below-market rents. The
Company has two bank subsidiaries: New York Community Bank, a thrift
with more than 240 branches serving customers throughout Metro New York,
New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, and Arizona; and New York Commercial Bank,
with more than 30 branches serving customers in Manhattan, Queens,
Brooklyn, Long Island, and Westchester County in New York.
Reflecting its growth through a series of acquisitions, the Community
Bank operates through seven local divisions, each with a history of
service and strength: Queens County Savings Bank in Queens; Roslyn
Savings Bank on Long Island; Richmond County Savings Bank on Staten
Island; Roosevelt Savings Bank in Brooklyn; Garden State Community Bank
in New Jersey; Ohio Savings Bank in Ohio; and AmTrust Bank in Florida
and Arizona. Similarly, the Commercial Bank operates 17 of its branches
under the divisional name Atlantic Bank. Additional information about
the Company and its bank subsidiaries is available at www.myNYCB.com
New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
Ilene A. Angarola,
Kelly Maude Leung, 516-683-4032
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