BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FNFG) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer John R. Koelmel, Chief Banking Officer Daniel E. Cantara and Chief Financial Officer Gregory W. Norwood will present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2013 Boston Bank Conference at approximately 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27 th. Mr. Cantara and Mr. Norwood will be available during the course of the day for one-on-one investor meetings. The presentation will be webcast live, and can be accessed within the investor relations section on the Company's website at www.firstniagara.com . The presentation will be archived for approximately 90 days following the event. About First Niagara First Niagara, through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Niagara Bank, N.A., is a multi-state community-oriented bank that currently has approximately $38 billion in assets, $29 billion in deposits, 430 branches and 6,000 employees providing financial services to individuals, families and businesses across Upstate New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.firstniagara.com .
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