"Five Star Bank has already made a mark on our community by reaching out into our neighborhoods and creating new jobs," Mayor Lovely Warren said. "They believe in this city, so much so that they're becoming a permanent fixture on our skyline. Their investment in Rochester is helping us create even more jobs, safer and more vibrant neighborhoods and better educational opportunities, so I would like to thank them for being a part of our community."Randy Benderson, CEO of Benderson Development Company, commented, "Five Star's decision is gratifying on several levels. First, relationships are important to us and they are people you enjoy doing business with. Second, the addition of their workforce will greatly enhance the vitality of the central business district. Finally, not only adding the branch bank to serve the community but also bringing their employees to our building will enliven what has always been a jewel in our upstate portfolio. We are proud to call it Five Star Bank Plaza!" About Five Star BankFive Star Bank provides a wide range of consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, municipalities, and businesses through a network of more than 50 offices and 60 ATMs throughout Western and Central New York State. More information on Five Star Bank is available through the company's website at www.five-starbank.com, on Twitter, and on Facebook. Five Star Bank is a subsidiary of Financial Institutions, Inc. ("FII"), a publicly-traded company. FII provides diversified financial services through its subsidiaries Five Star Bank, Scott Danahy Naylon and Courier Capital. FII and its subsidiaries employ approximately 700 individuals. The company's stock is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol FISI. Additional information is available on the company's website: www.fiiwarsaw.com.
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