Stock certificates for shares purchased in the subscription and community offerings are expected to be mailed to purchasers on or about January 25, 2013.  Existing Company shareholders holding shares in street name or in book-entry form will receive shares of New Northfield common stock within their accounts.  Shareholders holding shares in certificated form will be mailed a letter of transmittal on or about January 25, 2013. Shareholders will receive a New Northfield stock certificate and cash in lieu of fractional shares after returning their Company stock certificates and a properly completed letter of transmittal to New Northfield's transfer agent.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements about the conversion and offering. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding anticipated future events and can be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. They often include words such as "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," and "intend" or future or conditional verbs such as "will," "would," "should," "could," or "may." Forward-looking statements, by their nature, are subject to risks and uncertainties. Certain factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expected results include delays in consummation of the conversion and reorganization, changes in general economic conditions or conditions within the securities markets and legislative and regulatory changes that could adversely affect our business.

The Company has filed a proxy statement/prospectus concerning the conversion with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Shareholders of the Company are urged to read the proxy statement/prospectus because it contains important information. Investors are able to obtain all documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by the Company and New Northfield free of charge at the Securities and Exchange Commission's website, www.sec.gov. In addition, documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by the Company and New Northfield are available free of charge from the Corporate Secretary of the Company at 581 Main Street, Suite 810, Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095, Attention: Corporate Secretary.

The directors, executive officers, and certain other members of management and employees of the Company are participants in the solicitation of proxies in favor of the conversion from the shareholders of the Company Information about the directors and executive officers of the Company is included in the proxy statement/prospectus filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

This press release is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy common stock. The offer is made only by the prospectus when accompanied by a stock order form. The shares of common stock of New Northfield are not savings accounts or savings deposits, may lose value and are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency.
CONTACT: Steven M. Klein         Chief Operating and Financial Officer         Tel: (732) 499-7200 ext. 2510

Northfield Bancorp, Inc.

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