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Astoria Financial Corporation Celebrates 10 Years of Trading


On Wednesday, May 16, Astoria Financial Corporation, a bank holding company for Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association, marks its tenth anniversary of trading on the NYSE.  In honor of the occasion, Monte N. Redman, President and Chief Executive Officer, rings The Closing BellSM.

 Watch a live webcast of The Closing Bell at 3:59 p.m. ET on May 16, 2012. The archive will be available shortly after the event.

About Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE: AF)
Astoria Financial Corporation, with assets of $17.1 billion, is the holding company for Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association.  Established in 1888, Astoria Federal, with deposits in New York totaling $11.1 billion, is the largest thrift depository in New York and embraces its philosophy of "Putting people first" by providing the customers and local communities it serves with quality financial products and services through 85 convenient banking office locations and multiple delivery channels, including its enhanced website, www.astoriafederal.com.  Astoria Federal commands the fourth largest deposit market share in the attractive Long Island market, which includes Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties with a population exceeding that of 38 individual states.  Astoria Federal originates mortgage loans through its banking and loan production offices in New York, an extensive broker network covering fourteen states, primarily along the East Coast, and the District of Columbia, and through correspondent relationships covering fifteen states and the District of Columbia. (SOURCE:  Astoria Financial Corporation)