Additional Information about the Transaction This joint press release is being made in respect of the proposed transaction involving OceanFirst and Ocean Shore. This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy any securities. In connection with the proposed transaction, OceanFirst has filed with the SEC and the SEC has declared effective, a definitive Registration Statement (File No. 333-213307) on Form S-4 containing a joint proxy statement/prospectus and other documents regarding the proposed transaction. Before making any investment decision, the respective investors and stockholders of OceanFirst and Ocean Shore are urged to carefully read the entire joint proxy statement/prospectus that OceanFirst and Ocean Shore have mailed to their respective stockholders and any other relevant documents filed by either company with the SEC, as well as any amendments or supplements to those documents, because they will contain important information about OceanFirst, Ocean Shore and the proposed transaction. Copies of the joint proxy statement/prospectus may be obtained free of charge at the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov, or by directing a request to OceanFirst Financial Corp., 975 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, New Jersey 08753, Attn: Jill Apito Hewitt, Senior Vice President and Investor Relations Officer, or Ocean Shore Holding Co., 1001 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, New Jersey 08226, Attn: Steven E. Brady, President and Chief Executive Officer.
For OceanFirst Financial Corp.:Christopher D. Maher, 732-240-4500President and Chief Executive OfficerorFor Ocean Shore Holding Co.:Steven E. Brady, 609-399-0012President and Chief Executive Officer