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Dime Community Bank Announces the Appointment of a Head of Strategic Marketing

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kenneth J. Mahon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) (DCOM), the parent company of Dime Community Bank (the “bank” or “Dime”), is pleased to announce a recent appointment to the organization that will continue to strengthen the executive management team. Steve Miley, formerly a Vice President from Tallwave, a business design and innovation company, will assume the newly created role of Senior Vice President and Director of Strategic Marketing.  

Mr. Mahon noted, “We continue to seek executives who strengthen our executive management team and increase our capacity to implement our strategy as it pertains to digital marketing and the customer experience.” He added, “Part of our core mission statement states, ‘to be the bank of choice for our clients’. Fulfilling that mission begins with improving on the customer experience, not only in the environment of the branches, but across the entire digital landscape.” Mr. Mahon further stated, “Steve will help support Dime’s launch and execution of our innovation plan and initiatives.”

Mr. Miley is a seasoned executive in the field of innovation, digital marketing and strategy. At Tallwave, he served as Vice President of Brand Acquisition and Corporate Partnerships. Prior to that, Mr. Miley directed digital marketing strategies at Peak Digital Marketing, BX3 Interactive and Adaptive Consulting.

ABOUT DIME COMMUNITY BANCSHARES, INC.

The Company had $6.25 billion in consolidated assets as of June 30, 2018. The bank was founded in 1864, is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, and currently has twenty-nine branches located throughout Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Nassau County and Suffolk County, New York. More information on the Company and the bank can be found on Dime's website at www.dime.com.

Contact: Patricia M. Schaubeck, Executive Vice President-General Counsel, (718) 782-6200, extension 5927.

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