T. Rowe Price Opens Investor Center in Paramus

Global Investment Management Firm Offers Personal Guidance and Service From Investment Counselors

Nov 17, 2008, 09:03 ET from T. Rowe Price

PARAMUS, N.J., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- T. Rowe Price today opened a new walk-in Investor Center in Paramus to provide a wide array of personal investment services to investors in the northern New Jersey market. The center is the third in the New York City metro area for the firm, which also has Investor Centers in Short Hills, N.J., and Garden City, N.Y.

The Paramus Investor Center is located at 81 East Route 4 West, Suite 102 - near the Garden State Plaza. To contact the center, call 201-712-4700 or toll-free 888-224-1587. The center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and by appointment from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.

"We have a very large client base in the northern New Jersey market, and the new Paramus Investor Center will enable us to better serve investors who prefer to meet with a T. Rowe Price investment counselor and who want to access a wide range of investment resources all in one place," said Edward C. Bernard, chairman of T. Rowe Price Investment Services. "The new center reflects our ongoing commitment to meet the needs of our clients, helping them manage their investments in a convenient, comfortable way and make the right decisions to reach their financial goals."

The Paramus Investor Center offers the following services:

-- Retirement Planning: Investors can roll over 401(k) accounts and receive guidance on retirement savings and withdrawal plans.

-- Investment Guidance: Investors can meet one-on-one with an investment counselor to review their portfolios or develop asset allocation strategies - using the firm's proprietary tools.

-- Mutual Funds: Investors can obtain information about the entire family of T. Rowe Price no-load funds, open new accounts, or obtain personal assistance with transactions.

-- College Savings: Investors can discuss effective ways to plan for and invest in their children's future.

The center's investment counselors do not work on commission, enabling them to provide objective guidance focused on investors' best interests. "In our new location, we look forward to continue serving our clients in the northern New Jersey area with the same high level of service they have come to expect from T. Rowe Price," said Jonathan Boldebuck, manager of the Paramus Investor Center. "Whether investors are seeking guidance on retirement planning, rolling over an old 401(k), choosing a college savings plan, or simply looking for help selecting a mutual fund, our Investor Centers allow them to work closely with investment counselors toward their objectives."

The three Investor Centers serving the New York City area are among 15 T. Rowe Price Investor Centers nationwide. The others are in Walnut Creek and Century City, Calif.; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Washington, D.C.; Boca Raton and Tampa, Fla.; Oak Brook and Northbrook, Ill.; Baltimore and Owings Mills, Md.; Wellesley, Mass.; and Tysons Corner, Va.

Founded in 1937, Baltimore-based T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TROW) is a global investment management organization with $345 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2008. The organization provides a broad array of mutual funds, sub-advisory services, and separate account management for individual and institutional investors, retirement plans, and financial intermediaries. The company also offers sophisticated investment planning and guidance tools. T. Rowe Price's disciplined, risk-aware investment approach focuses on diversification, style consistency, and fundamental research. More information is available at www.troweprice.com.

Call 1-800-541-8803 to request a prospectus, which includes investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses, and other information you should read and consider carefully before investing.

SOURCE T. Rowe Price