ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- North Jersey Community Bank (NJCB), the fastest growing bank in New Jersey, today announced the launch of mobile banking for customers with personal banking accounts. This convenient new service will enable NJCB customers to access their personal banking accounts via cell phones and handheld devices, furthering NJCB's mission to deliver great customer service while being on the cutting edge of technological advances. Additionally, mobile banking will allow NJCB to tap into the newest generation of customers – those who may never step into a branch, but are looking for a customer-focused bank for all their banking needs.
Mobile banking applications have been developed specifically for those who use the Android, Blackberry, iPhone, and iPad platforms, however, the service will be accessible to all service providers and phone models with an Internet connection.
"Mobile banking provides an innovative, convenient way to bank for our customers on the go," said Frank Sorrentino III, Chairman and CEO of NJCB. "In this fast-paced, connected world, NJCB is demonstrating its commitment to meeting our customers' evolving banking needs by offering the latest technology, providing a hassle-free way to manage accounts, and the opportunity to bank from any place they desire."
NJCB's customers who bank online will be able to utilize the mobile service to access their accounts to check balances, view transaction history, pay bills and transfer funds internally. Current personal banking customers can request access to mobile banking by logging onto NJCB's online banking portal, www.njcb.com, where they can register their device and set up their secure information at no charge. Those interested in additional information about mobile banking can also speak with a banking representative at any of NJCB's locations.
"Mobile banking is a convenient, secure, and easy-to-use method of banking that enables our customers to access their accounts from the palm of their hand. We have developed a safe and secure platform for our mobile banking program and are thrilled to provide this solution to our customers who want the option to bank through their iPad, cell phone or PDA," said Sorrentino.
NJCB offers a complete range of financial services for both personal and business customers, backed by advanced technology. The bank provides a full-line of banking products and services, including mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, as well as a wide selection of commercial services. Its Simply Better Money Market Account, with one of the highest rates in the area, is available for both business and personal accounts and includes free checking and free online bill pay, and now mobile banking. Each of its branches feature NJCB's exclusive "Coin Toss" free coin counting machine as well as extended lobby hours from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday. NJCB also provides 24-hour ATM service and free online banking at www.njcb.com.
About North Jersey Community Bank (NJCB):
North Jersey Community Bank was founded by local community and business leaders to provide the highest level of personalized community banking services to Northern New Jersey. With a strong commitment to the communities it serves, the bank offers a variety of innovative deposit and loan products.
North Jersey Community Bank received a top ten ranking on NJBIZ's 50 Fastest Growing Companies List, was a finalist for the publication's Emerging Business of the Year award and was named to Inc. Magazine's Inc. 500|5000 list as the 64th fastest growing bank in the country.
In addition, NJCB was also a recipient of the Forbes® Enterprise Awards--the most esteemed and sought after small-business awards in the United States. The Forbes® Enterprise Awards honor the visionary practices and exemplary achievements of a select few small businesses.
NJCB is an Equal Housing and Equal Opportunity Lender, and a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. For more information, call 201-816-8900, go online to the bank's website at www.njcb.com, or visit NJCB's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/NJCBfan.
SOURCE North Jersey Community Bank