Flushing Bank Celebrates Indian Festival Season With a Meet and Greet

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flushing Financial Corporation (the “Company”) (Nasdaq:FFIC), the parent holding company for Flushing Bank (the “Bank”), announced today that the Bank hosted a “Meet and Greet” with the South Asian community to celebrate the Festival Season at their New Hyde Park branch. The event was well attended by bank officials, local business owners and community leaders. The announcement was made by John R. Buran, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Buran stated, “As a community bank, we pride ourselves in connecting with members of the community to celebrate the cultural events unique to individual customer segments within our markets. Our New Hyde Park branch is centrally located in a market that is well represented by the South Asian community.”

Also in attendance was Dilip Chauhan, recently appointed Director for South East/Asian Affairs Nassau County Comptroller’s Office. Dilip stated, “It is a pleasure to work with an established organization in the community such as Flushing Bank to introduce their product and services offerings to the South Asian community. We look forward to developing a relationship that will deliver value to the community.”

About Flushing Financial Corporation

Flushing Financial Corporation is the holding company for Flushing Bank, a New York State-chartered commercial bank insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The Bank serves consumers, businesses, and public entities by offering a full complement of deposit, loan, and cash management services through its 19 banking offices located in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Nassau County. The Bank also operates an online banking division, iGObanking.com®, which offers competitively priced deposit products to consumers nationwide.

Additional information on Flushing Bank and Flushing Financial Corporation may be obtained by visiting the Company’s website at https://www.flushingbank.com/.

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CONTACT: Maria A. Grasso
         Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
         Flushing Bank
         718-961-5400