BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:DCOM) (the "Company") today announced that the Company expects to release its earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 after the closing of the U.S. equity markets on Thursday, July 26, 2018. The Company will conduct a conference call at 5:30 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, July 26, 2018, following the release of the Company’s earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2018. During the conference call, President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Mahon, will discuss the Company’s second quarter financial performance. There will be a question and answer period after the CEO remarks. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast (listen only), and archived for a period of one year, at https://services.choruscall.com/links/dcom180726.html.

Conference Call Details: Dial-in for Live Call: Domestic: 1-888-317-6016 International: 1-412-317-6016

Upon dialing in, request to be joined into Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. call with the conference operator.

Dial-in for Replay: Domestic: 1-877-344-7529 International: 1-412-317-0088 Availability: July 26 (7:30 p.m.) through August 2 (11:59 p.m.) Access Code: 10122039

ABOUT DIME COMMUNITY BANCSHARES, INC.

The Company had $6.33 billion in consolidated assets as of March 31, 2018 and is the parent company of Dime Community Bank (the “bank”). 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: Avinash Reddy, Senior Vice President – Corporate Development and Treasurer, 718-782-6200, extension 5909.