BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FNFG) today announced the promotion of Tom Faughnan to Senior Director of Residential Mortgage. Faughnan will be responsible for developing and executing on the company's overall strategy and financial goals as well as managing day-to-day operations for the company's residential mortgage business. He joined First Niagara in 2010 as Senior Vice President of Residential Lending.
About First NiagaraFirst Niagara, through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Niagara Bank, N.A., is a multi-state community-oriented bank with approximately 420 branches, approximately $37 billion in assets, $27 billion in deposits, and approximately 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 . The photo is also available via AP PhotoExpress.
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