WOODBRIDGE, N.J., Jan. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NORTHFIELD BANCORP, INC. (NasdaqGS:NFBK), today announced that its Board of Directors appointed Paul V. Stahlin, CPA, CGMA as a director of both the Company and Northfield Bank.

John W. Alexander, Chairman of the Board, commented, “We welcome Paul Stahlin to the Board, an individual with deep banking, financial and governance experience that enhances Northfield’s leadership and its strong commitment to our stockholders.”

Steven M. Klein, President and CEO, added, “Mr. Stahlin’s professional background, combined with his leadership in vital community organizations, will be an asset to Northfield as we continue to grow and expand our market share.”

Mr. Stahlin currently serves on the board of Miami International Holdings, Inc., the parent company of MIAX Options Exchange.  Mr. Stahlin also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, and on the board of RWJ Barnabas Health, Inc.  Mr. Stahlin previously served as the regional president of Fulton Bank of New Jersey, President of Skylands Community Bank and President and CEO of Somerset Valley Bank.  Mr. Stahlin also has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fleet Credit Card Services and as Chairman of the Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 

About Northfield Bank

Northfield Bank, founded in 1887, operates 40 full-service banking offices in Staten Island and Brooklyn, New York, and Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer, and Union counties, New Jersey. For more information about Northfield Bank, please visit www.eNorthfield.com.

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