The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:

To: All Persons or Entities who purchased Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE: AF) stock prior to October 29, 2015 .

You are hereby notified that Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has commenced an investigation into the fairness of the sale of Astoria Financial to New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYSE: NYCB) for one share of New York Community common stock and $0.50 in cash per share, representing an approximate value of $19.66 per share. To learn more about the investigation and your rights, go to:

http://zlk.9nl.com/astoria-financial-af

or contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972. There is no cost or obligation to you.

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