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Republic Bank Celebrates its 30th Location with Latest Store Opening in Northfield, NJ

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (FRBK), the parent company of Republic Bank, opened a store at 331 Tilton Road in Northfield, NJ on Saturday, January 18 with a festive celebration. Featuring Republic Bank’s signature all-glass cube design, the new store marks the bank’s 30th location as it rapidly grows to meet customer demand.

“After the successful opening of our Somers Point location last year, we knew our expansion in the Jersey Shore region would continue into 2020,” said Vernon W. Hill, II, Chairman, Republic Bank. “As other banks retreat from their customers, we are thrilled to further grow our store footprint by bringing the Power of Red to Northfield. We look forward to delivering the unmatched level of service that creates Fans of our brand.”

Keeping with its commitment to empower local organizations at a grassroots level, Republic Bank partnered with Let Us Eat, Please, an Atlantic City-based nonprofit that aims to provide children with healthy meals during the summer months when they are not in school. The bank presented to a representative of Let Us Eat, Please, Inc. with a donation at the grand opening.

Building on the momentum of its aggressive growth plan, referred to as "The Power of Red is Back," Republic Bank continues to rapidly expand its footprint throughout Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and New York City. With 30 convenient locations, Republic Bank stores are open seven days a week, 361 days a year, with extended lobby and drive-thru hours, providing customers incredible convenience and some of the longest hours in the region. Whether banking in-store, online or via mobile, Republic Bank delivers an unmatched customer experience. The bank also offers absolutely free checking, free coin counting, ATM/Debit cards and credit cards issued on the spot and access to more than 55,000 surcharge free ATMs worldwide via the Allpoint network.

About Republic Bank

Republic Bank is the operating name for Republic First Bank. Republic First Bank is a full-service, state-chartered commercial bank, whose deposits are insured up to the applicable limits by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The Bank provides diversified financial products through its 30 offices located in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties in New Jersey; Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania and New York County in New York. The bank also offers a wide range of residential mortgage products through its mortgage division, Oak Mortgage Company. For more information about Republic Bank, please visit www.myrepublicbank.com.

Forward Looking Statements

Republic First Bancorp, Inc. ("the Company") may from time to time make written or oral "forward-looking statements", including statements contained in this release and in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  These forward-looking statements include statements with respect to the Company's beliefs, plans, objectives, goals, expectations, anticipations, estimates, and intentions that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties and are subject to change based on various factors, many of which are beyond the Company's control. These factors include competition, timing, credit risks of lending activities, changes in general economic conditions, price pressures on loan and deposit products, and other factors detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The words "may", "could", "should", "would", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "plan", and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.  All such statements are made in good faith by the Company pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement, whether written or oral that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company, except as may be required by applicable law or regulations.

SOURCE: Republic First Bancorp, Inc.

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