Royal Bank of Pennsylvania's Holding Company - Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc. Announces a Cash Dividend

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc.

    NARBERTH, Pa., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 19, 2001 the Board of
 Directors of Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc. (Nasdaq:   RBPAA) declared
 its 24th consecutive quarterly cash dividend.  This dividend will be twenty-
 one cents ($.21) per share for holders of Class A common stock and twenty-four
 and fifteen-hundredths cents ($.2415) per share for holders of Class B common
 stock of Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc.  The record date is May 1,
 2001 and the payment date is May 14, 2001.
     Daniel M. Tabas, Chairman of Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc. said,
 "Our 24th consecutive cash dividend represents one of the highest yields in
 banking.  We are pleased to announce this dividend to our loyal shareholders."
     Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc. is the parent company of Royal Bank
 of Pennsylvania, a commercial bank with thirteen offices in southeastern
 Pennsylvania.  Royal Bank of Pennsylvania is a certified and preferred SBA
 lender.
 
 

SOURCE Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc.
    NARBERTH, Pa., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 19, 2001 the Board of
 Directors of Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc. (Nasdaq:   RBPAA) declared
 its 24th consecutive quarterly cash dividend.  This dividend will be twenty-
 one cents ($.21) per share for holders of Class A common stock and twenty-four
 and fifteen-hundredths cents ($.2415) per share for holders of Class B common
 stock of Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc.  The record date is May 1,
 2001 and the payment date is May 14, 2001.
     Daniel M. Tabas, Chairman of Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc. said,
 "Our 24th consecutive cash dividend represents one of the highest yields in
 banking.  We are pleased to announce this dividend to our loyal shareholders."
     Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc. is the parent company of Royal Bank
 of Pennsylvania, a commercial bank with thirteen offices in southeastern
 Pennsylvania.  Royal Bank of Pennsylvania is a certified and preferred SBA
 lender.
 
 SOURCE  Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc.