Valley National Bancorp and Valley National Bank Promote Ira Robbins to Executive Vice President - Treasurer

Feb 06, 2013, 09:45 ET from Valley National Bank

WAYNE, N.J., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE: VLY), has promoted Ira Robbins to Executive Vice President - Treasurer.

Mr. Robbins joined Valley National Bank in 1996 as part of the Bank's Management Associate Program.  He is currently responsible for asset and liability management, debt and capital management, liquidity management, strategic planning, budgeting and derivative management.  Mr. Robbins also participates in corporate development initiatives and oversees the management of the Bank's Payroll Department.

"We're proud of the contributions Ira has made to Valley over the years," said Alan Eskow, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  "His commitment to our strategic goals and unrivaled work ethic make him an invaluable member of the Bank's management team." 

Mr. Robbins received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Economics from Susquehanna University and received his Masters of Business Administration Degree in Finance from Pace University.  He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.  Mr. Robbins is a Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey and a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Public Accountants.  He can be reached at 973-686-5418 or by email at

Valley National Bancorp is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey with $16 billion in assets. Its principal subsidiary, Valley National Bank, currently operates 210 branches in 146 communities serving 16 counties throughout northern and central New Jersey, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island. Valley National Bank is one of the largest commercial banks headquartered in New Jersey and is committed to providing the most convenient service, the latest in product innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable staff with a high priority on friendly customer service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information about Valley National Bank and its products and services, please visit or call Customer Service, 24/7 at 800-522-4100.

SOURCE Valley National Bank