Astoria Financial Corporation to Hold First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Astoria Financial Corporation

    LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 16 /PRNewswire/ --
 Astoria Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: ASFC), announced that it expects to
 announce its earnings via news release on Thursday, April 19, 2001 at
 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (EDT).  A copy of the news release will be immediately
 available on its web site at http://www.astoriafederal.com.
     The Company also announced that it will be hosting a short earnings
 highlights conference call the following morning on Friday, April 20th at
 9:30 a.m. (EDT).  The conference call will be hosted by George L. Engelke, Jr.
 Astoria's Chairman, President & CEO.
 
      Date of Conference Call:           Friday, April 20th
      Time of Call:                      9:30 a.m. Eastern Time
      Toll-free dial-in (Domestic):      877-451-5807
                   (International)       706-679-5623
 
      A replay will be available on April 20, 2001 from 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
      through April 27, 2001, 11:59 p.m.
      Replay #  (Domestic):              800-642-1687  -   ID Code:  337227
           (International)               706-645- 9291 -   ID Code:  337227
 
     The conference call will also be simultaneously webcast at
 http://www.astoriafederal.com and archived through April 27th.
 
     Astoria Financial Corporation, the holding company for Astoria Federal
 Savings and Loan Association with assets of $22.6 billion, is the second
 largest thrift institution in New York and sixth largest in the United States.
 Astoria Federal, through its 86 banking offices, provides retail banking,
 mortgage, consumer and small business loan services to approximately 700,000
 customers.  Astoria commands the third 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 originates mortgage loans through an extensive broker network and/or
 loan production offices in fourteen states: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut,
 Pennsylvania, Ohio, Massachusetts, Delaware, Maryland, Illinois, Virginia,
 North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
 
 

SOURCE Astoria Financial Corporation
    LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 16 /PRNewswire/ --
 Astoria Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: ASFC), announced that it expects to
 announce its earnings via news release on Thursday, April 19, 2001 at
 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (EDT).  A copy of the news release will be immediately
 available on its web site at http://www.astoriafederal.com.
     The Company also announced that it will be hosting a short earnings
 highlights conference call the following morning on Friday, April 20th at
 9:30 a.m. (EDT).  The conference call will be hosted by George L. Engelke, Jr.
 Astoria's Chairman, President & CEO.
 
      Date of Conference Call:           Friday, April 20th
      Time of Call:                      9:30 a.m. Eastern Time
      Toll-free dial-in (Domestic):      877-451-5807
                   (International)       706-679-5623
 
      A replay will be available on April 20, 2001 from 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
      through April 27, 2001, 11:59 p.m.
      Replay #  (Domestic):              800-642-1687  -   ID Code:  337227
           (International)               706-645- 9291 -   ID Code:  337227
 
     The conference call will also be simultaneously webcast at
 http://www.astoriafederal.com and archived through April 27th.
 
     Astoria Financial Corporation, the holding company for Astoria Federal
 Savings and Loan Association with assets of $22.6 billion, is the second
 largest thrift institution in New York and sixth largest in the United States.
 Astoria Federal, through its 86 banking offices, provides retail banking,
 mortgage, consumer and small business loan services to approximately 700,000
 customers.  Astoria commands the third 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 originates mortgage loans through an extensive broker network and/or
 loan production offices in fourteen states: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut,
 Pennsylvania, Ohio, Massachusetts, Delaware, Maryland, Illinois, Virginia,
 North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
 
 SOURCE  Astoria Financial Corporation