Flushing Bank participates in the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (FHLBNY) Small Business Stimulus Grant program to help local small businesses and non-profit organizations

UNIONDALE, NY, May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Flushing Financial Corporation (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FFIC), the parent company of Flushing Bank (the “Bank”), today announced that the Bank is once again participating in the FHLBNY Small Business Takeover Grant program. This program supports the financial security and health of workers employed by organizations that have suffered a drop in income due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

“As our communities and small businesses continue to recover from the lingering impact of the COVID-19 crisis, we have a responsibility as a community bank to provide support and facilitate the distribution of available funds to those who need it. need it. Our participation in this program provides support to small businesses and non-profit organizations in the communities we serve. said John R. Buran, President and CEO. “We recognize the critical role these two sectors play in our economic recovery and have reached out to local organizations to facilitate the process of grant application and disbursement of funds. Said Buran.

About Flushing Financial Corporation

Flushing Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: FFIC) is the holding company of Flushing Bank®, a New York State chartered commercial bank insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The Bank serves consumers, businesses, professionals, corporate clients and public entities by offering a full range of deposit, loan, equipment financing and cash management services through its bank offices located in Queens , Brooklyn, Manhattan and Long Island. As a leader in real estate lending, the Bank’s experienced lending teams create mortgage solutions for real estate owners and property managers inside and outside of the New York metropolitan area. Flushing Bank is an equal housing lender. The Bank also operates an online banking division consisting of iGObanking®, which offers depository products competitively priced to consumers nationwide, and BankPurely®, a community brand of a healthier and more environmentally friendly lifestyle.

Additional information about Flushing Bank and Flushing Financial Corporation can be obtained by visiting the Company’s website at flushingbank.com.

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Maria A. Grasso
Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
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Bernadine J. Perkins