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Back Dec 13, 2021

Northfield Bancorp, Inc. Announces Appointment of Director Gil Medina

WOODBRIDGE, N.J., December 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NORTHFIELD BANCORP, INC. (Nasdaq:NFBK) (the “Company’), today announced that its Boards of Directors appointed Gualberto (Gil) Medina as a director of both the Company and Northfield Bank.

Steven M. Klein, Chairman, President and CEO commented, “I’m pleased to announce that our Boards, under the leadership of Independent Director, Annette Catino, have appointed such a talented and well respected individual in Gil Medina.  Gil’s diverse skills, life experiences, and contributions to his community, will play a key role in our continued development and growth.”

Mr. Medina is an Executive Vice President with CBRE Group, Inc., a full-service real estate services and investment firm.  Mr. Medina, a resident of Little Falls, NJ, is a licensed real estate professional, who has worked for a diverse cross-section of industry sectors, including as Secretary of Commerce for the State of New Jersey.  Mr. Medina is also an attorney and certified public accountant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Mr. Medina earned a J.D. from Temple University, and holds an undergraduate degree from Rutgers University.  Mr. Medina serves in board leadership roles in business associations, non-profits, and health care, including the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce, the Puerto Rico Science Technology & Research Trust, the Puerto Rico Consortium for Clinical Investigation, and St. Joseph’s Healthcare System.

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Northfield Bank, founded in 1887, operates 38 full-service banking branches in Staten Island and Brooklyn, New York, and Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer, and Union counties, New Jersey. For more information about Northfield Bank, please visit

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