TransFirst and New York Community Bancorp Reach New Referral Agreement

Aug 20, 2015, 11:55 ET from TransFirst, LLC

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TransFirst®, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies and New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB), one of the top 25 depositories in the United States, announce the renewal of a long-term merchant processing referral agreement.

Under the agreement, TransFirst will fully engage, acting as the Bank's full-service merchant services provider of secure payment technology, and related client services and relationship management.

"We are confident that this renewed agreement with NYCB will bring new opportunities for both TransFirst and New York Community Bank," said Anthony Lucatuorto, President, Referral Partner Services at TransFirst. "This strategic alliance can provide new ways for our businesses to grow and also enable NYCB to offer its customers an extensive array of secure payment processing tools and customer service solutions to help merchants take their businesses to the next level. Furthermore, TransFirst's one-call resolution standard and commitment to excellence in customer care can ensure the best possible experience for NYCB customers."

"NYCB seeks partnerships with best-in-class service providers to provide our customers with a full suite of quality financial solutions. With TransFirst we have found a partner that has clearly distinguished itself as a leader and innovator in the merchant services space and meets our high expectations. We are pleased to continue this relationship and look forward to continuing to provide our customers the quality offerings they deserve," said Andrew Kaplan, NYCB's Executive Vice President, Retail Products and Services.  

About TransFirst, LLC
A leading provider of secure transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, TransFirst offers innovative products and services designed with financial institution, independent sales organization, healthcare, e-commerce, integrated partners, government and merchant customers' unique needs in mind. By collaborating with our customers and utilizing strong industry knowledge, we can help them grow their businesses. Founded in 1995, TransFirst continues to attain significant market share and world-class expertise in growing and profitable industry segments. Built on a platform of personal service, customer commitment and flexible pricing, TransFirst is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, and has operations facilities in Aurora, Colorado; Broomfield, Colorado; Franklin, Tennessee; and Cypress, California. 
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TransFirst is a registered ISO/MSP of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.; Walnut Creek, CA; Synovus Bank, Columbus, GA; and Deutsche Bank, New York, NY, for Visa and MasterCard transactions only.

About New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
One of the 25 largest U.S. bank holding companies, with assets of $48.6 billion as of June 30, 2015, New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is the parent of New York Community Bank and New York Commercial Bank. Reflecting its growth through a series of acquisitions, NYCB operates its branches through two banks with eight local divisions each with a history of service and strength.  With deposits of $48.6 billion and 270+ branches in Metro New York, New Jersey, Florida, Arizona, and Ohio, the Company also ranks among the largest depositories in the United States. Additional information about the Company and its bank subsidiaries is available at and

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