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Columbia Financial expanding in N.J. with Roselle Bank acquisition


The company will enter three counties in its home state after it buys Roselle.


Organizers planning new bank in New York area


PiNG Bank, which would be based in Jersey City, is being proposed by former bankers at Cross River Bank, Citigroup and GSL Savings Bank.


N.J. governor establishes public bank task force


Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order Wednesday establishing a board that would come up with a plan to create a public bank in New Jersey.


Small banks resisting digital (yes, they exist) warned to wise up


Most consumers, even those in rural communities, have become accustomed to digital services. That's something certain community banks better face up to, panelists at the ABA conference said.


Three bank failures in one week: A blip or something worse?


Recent closings could portend a stiffer regulatory stance on capital adequacy and risk.


Bank failure in New Jersey is nation's third in a week


The FDIC sold the operations of City National Bank of New Jersey, a minority depository institution, to Industrial Bank in Washington, D.C., in the year's fourth closure.


Why bank M&A is flourishing in the Garden State


Intense competition for deposits and a growing need for scale are spurring more New Jersey banks to seek out buyers.


ConnectOne announces in-market deal for Bancorp of New Jersey


The company will pay $113 million for a commercial lender based in its backyard.


Ink barely dry on two deals, OceanFirst chief scouting another


Christopher Maher is kicking the tires on an "acquisition of size" that would propel the New Jersey bank across the $10 billion-asset mark.


Investors Bancorp's about-face from seller to buyer


The New Jersey company was reportedly shopping itself around last fall. Fresh off an agreement to buy Gold Coast Bancorp in New York, CEO Kevin Cummings says he is ready to explore other acquisitions.