Lakeland Bank Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Clifton Branch

OAK RIDGE, N.J. — May 24, 2019Lakeland Bank hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on May 22 at its new state-of-the-art branch in Clifton, N.J. Designed to simplify banking, the easily accessible location at 11 Ackerman Avenue provides the products and services that enhance how people want to bank today.

“We are proud to debut this new office that offers a unique, modern banking experience for our customers,” said Thomas Shara, president and CEO of Lakeland Bank. “Lakeland is excited to be a part of the Clifton community and we were honored to have many of the local dignitaries and business owners join us at our ribbon cutting and reception. We truly appreciate the warm welcome.”

Along with the latest banking technology, the branch features an ATM machine with deposit capacity, drive-up lanes, a coin machine and up-to-the-minute communications through digital signage. As a full-service bank, Lakeland Bank will offer the Clifton community in-branch solutions, as well as online and digital solutions to help address customer banking preferences. The branch will provide an extensive array of consumer and business products and services, as well as wealth management products.

The branch officially opened for business in March and is hosting a Grand Opening event for the community on Saturday, June 8 from 9am to 2pm. The Grand Opening will feature a food truck, soccer juggler, face painting and giveaways.

“Our Clifton staff is a very unified and experienced team, and I am excited about the excellent service they will provide to our customers under the guidance of Branch Manager Perry Lighty,” said Ellen Lalwani, EVP, Chief Retail Officer. “Perry has more than 30 years of industry experience working for banks in the Passaic county area.”

For a limited time, Lakeland is offering special account promotions. To learn more, contact the Clifton Team at 862-295-3640 or call 866-224-1379.

About Lakeland Bank

Lakeland Bank is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI), which has over $6 billion in total assets. With an extensive branch network and commercial lending centers throughout New Jersey and Highland Mills, N.Y., the Bank offers business and retail banking products and services. Business services include commercial loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate loans, loans for healthcare services, asset based lending, equipment financing, small business loans and lines, and cash management services. Consumer services include online and mobile banking, home equity loans and lines, mortgage options and wealth management solutions. Lakeland is proud to be recognized as one of New Jersey’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies by NJBIZ. Visit for more information.

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