New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYB) (the “Company”) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph R. Ficalora will participate in the Raymond James Bank Conference to be held on Tuesday, August 14th, in Chicago. During his presentation, which is scheduled to begin at 11:35 a.m. Central Time (12:35 p.m. Eastern Time), Mr. Ficalora will discuss the Company’s business model and its second quarter 2012 financial performance. A simultaneous webcast of the presentation will be available at the Company’s web site, ir.myNYCB.com. A replay of the webcast will be available later in the day and will be archived at the Company’s web site, together with the accompanying PowerPoint slides, through August 21, 2012. About New York Community Bancorp, Inc. With assets of $43.5 billion at June 30, 2012, New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is currently the 21st largest bank holding company in the nation and a leading producer of multi‐family mortgage loans in New York City, with an emphasis on apartment buildings that feature below‐market rents. The Company has two bank subsidiaries: New York Community Bank, a thrift with more than 240 branches serving customers throughout Metro New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, and Arizona; and New York Commercial Bank, with more than 30 branches serving customers in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Long Island, and Westchester County in New York. Reflecting its growth through a series of acquisitions, the Community Bank operates through seven local divisions, each with a history of service and strength: Queens County Savings Bank in Queens; Roslyn Savings Bank on Long Island; Richmond County Savings Bank on Staten Island; Roosevelt Savings Bank in Brooklyn; Garden State Community Bank in New Jersey; Ohio Savings Bank in Ohio; and AmTrust Bank in Florida and Arizona. Similarly, the Commercial Bank operates 17 of its branches under the divisional name Atlantic Bank. Additional information about the Company and its bank subsidiaries is available at www.myNYCB.com and www.NewYorkCommercialBank.com.