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The First of Long Island Corporation Announces a New Chief Risk Officer

GLEN HEAD, N.Y., May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The First of Long Island Corporation (the “Corporation”) (FLIC), the parent company of The First National Bank of Long Island (the “Bank”), announces the hiring of Janet T. Verneuille as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the Corporation and the Bank effective June 3, 2019. 

Ms. Verneuille brings more than 30 years of banking experience on Long Island that includes, among other areas, finance, investments, accounting, internal audit, compliance, municipal banking, lending, branches and human resources.  She most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Empire National Bank.  Ms. Verneuille previously served as Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a national bank in organization after serving fifteen years at Bridgehampton National Bank, ultimately as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

The hiring of Ms. Verneuille follows the March 19, 2019 announcement by the Corporation that the current Chief Risk Officer, Christopher Becker, will succeed Michael N. Vittorio as President and Chief Executive Officer after Mr. Vittorio’s retirement on December 31, 2019.

Mr. Becker commented, “I had the pleasure of working with Janet at two prior institutions.  I am confident she will be an excellent Chief Risk Officer and look forward to her joining our team.”

About The First of Long Island Corporation

The First of Long Island Corporation is the bank holding company for The First National Bank of Long Island. The Bank serves the financial needs of privately-owned businesses, professionals, consumers, public bodies and other organizations primarily in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island, and the boroughs of New York City and currently has fifty-two branches in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island and the boroughs of Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan.

For More Information Contact:
Mark D. Curtis, SEVP, CFO and Treasurer
(516) 671-4900, Ext. 7413