GLEN HEAD, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The First of Long Island Corporation (Nasdaq:FLIC) announced today the declaration of a third quarter cash dividend in the amount of 22 cents per share. This represents a 10% increase over the dividend of 20 cents per share paid last quarter and in the same quarter last year. The dividend will be paid on October 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on October 5, 2010. 

The First National Bank of Long Island is the sole subsidiary of The First of Long Island Corporation. The Bank currently has nineteen full service offices, twelve commercial banking offices and two select service banking centers in Nassau and Suffolk Counties and Manhattan.
CONTACT:  The First of Long Island Corporation           Mark D. Curtis, Senior Vice President & Treasurer          (516) 671-4900 Ext. 556