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Flushing Bank to Sponsor Cantonese Opera at Chinatown Community Center

May 9, 2019

UNIONDALE, N.Y., May 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flushing Financial Corporation (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FFIC), the holding company for Flushing Bank (the “Bank”), announced today that the Bank will sponsor a Cantonese Opera at the Chinatown Community Center on June 2, 2019.

John R. Buran, President and Chief Executive Officer of Flushing Financial Corporation, stated: “As a community bank, we recognize the importance of giving back to the communities we serve through economic and cultural support of local organizations. This Cantonese Opera is one way for us to contribute to this culturally-rich community. We are excited to be part of the Chinatown community and are proud to be the first bank to sponsor an opera at this venue. The opera will feature many renowned performers from China and we expect that it will be well attended and received by members of the community.”

For information on how to obtain tickets for the performance, visit the Flushing Bank Chinatown location at 183 Canal Street, New York, NY 10013.

About Flushing Financial Corporation

Flushing Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: FFIC) is the holding company for Flushing Bank®, a New York State—chartered commercial bank insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The Bank serves consumers, businesses, professionals, corporate clients, and public entities by offering a full complement of deposit, loan, equipment finance, and cash management services through its banking offices located in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and on Long Island. As a leader in real estate lending, the Bank’s experienced lending team creates mortgage solutions for real estate owners and property managers both within and outside the New York City metropolitan area. Flushing Bank is an Equal Housing Lender. The Bank also operates an online banking division consisting of iGObanking.com®, which offers competitively priced deposit products to consumers nationwide, and BankPurely®, an eco-friendly, healthier lifestyle community brand.

Additional information on Flushing Bank and Flushing Financial Corporation may be obtained by visiting the Company’s website at http://www.flushingbank.com.

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Contact: Maria A. GrassoSenior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer Flushing Bank718-961-5400