ADVISORY, Dec. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation [PGC], a bank holding company, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Douglas L. Kennedy, President and CEO will ring the Closing Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Monday, December 16, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contact : Mary Donovan (908) 719-3319 firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Christine Barna (646) 441-5310 Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com Feed Information: Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSK Facebook and Twitter: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ. For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx. Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx. Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice. About Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation [PGC]: Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a New Jersey bank holding company with total assets of $1.8 billion as of September 30, 2013. Founded in 1921, Peapack-Gladstone Bank is a commercial bank that provides innovative private banking services to businesses, non-profits and consumers which help them to establish, maintain and expand their legacy. Through its private banking locations in Bedminster, Morristown, Princeton and Teaneck, its wealth management division, and its branch network and online platforms, Peapack-Gladstone Bank offers an unparalleled commitment to client service. For the third quarter of 2013 total loan balances of $1.40 billion reached a record level for the Company. This level reflected an increase of 27 percent from the end of September 2012 and an increase of nearly 23 percent (or over 31 percent on an annualized basis) from year end 2012. The Company's net interest income of $13.37 million for the third quarter reflected improvement when compared to $12.85 million for the third quarter of last year. The market value of assets under administration at the Company's Trust & Investment Division was $2.58 billion at September 30, 2013, an increase of 20 percent from the end of September 2012.