NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC. ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF A NEW BANK ON A CERTIFIED CHECKING ACCOUNT AND THE AVAILABILITY OF A SPANISH VERSION OF ITS WEBSITES


HICKSVILLE, NY, March 11, 2022 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYCB) (the “Company” or “NYCB”) today announced that its My Community SimplyOne Checking account has been certified by Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (the “CFE Fund” as meeting Bank On National Account standards for 2021 – 2022. Bank On Certified Accounts promote financial inclusion for underbanked and unbanked consumers through low-cost standard account features, but with strong transaction capabilities.

Key features of NYCB’s My Community SimplyOne Checking include a low monthly rate $5 fees, low minimum opening deposit requirements, no overdraft fees or insufficient funds, access to both online banking and mobile banking with mobile deposit, ability to send and receive money with Zella®, and the option of paper or electronic statements. My SimplyOne Checking community is available at each of our 237 branches in our five states new York, New Jersey, Ohio, Floridaand Arizona.

Separately, the company also announced the availability of a Spanish language version of its New York Community Bank website (www.myNYCB.com) and direct banking website (www.MyBankingDirect.com). The new sites meet the growing needs of our Latin American customer base and were created by TransPerfect, using its GlobalLink OneLink solution, which simplifies the process of creating, launching and maintaining multilingual websites.

The Spanish language option is also available through NYCB Online, our online banking service for consumers. NYCB Online makes it simple, convenient and easy for customers to conduct banking and manage their finances virtually anywhere, anytime.

“As one of the largest banks in the country, it is important to us that all consumers have access to financial products and services,” said Thomas R. Cangemi, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Cangemi added that “the initiatives we are announcing today promote financial inclusion and contribute to our goal of ensuring that consumers are able to monitor and improve their finances in a safe and affordable way.”

About New York Community Bancorp, Inc.

Situated at Hicksville, NYNew York Community Bancorp, Inc. is a leading provider of multifamily loans on rent-regulated non-luxury apartment buildings in New York City, and the parent company of New York Community Bank. As of December 31, 2021, the Company declared assets of $59.5 billionloans from $45.7 billiondeposits of $35.1 billionand equity of $7.0 billion.

Reflecting our growth through a series of acquisitions, the company operates 237 branches across eight local divisions, each with a history of service and strength: Queens County Savings Bank, Roslyn Savings Bank, Richmond County Savings Bank, Roosevelt Savings Bank and Atlantic Bank in new York; Garden State Community Bank in New Jersey; Ohio Savings Bank at Ohio; and AmTrust Bank at Florida and Arizona.

Investor/media contact:

Salvatore J. DiMartino


(516) 683-4286

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SOURCE New York Community Bancorp, Inc.

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