Flushing Bank held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday to celebrate the grand opening of its newest branch in Hicksville.
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino, Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker, and Jericho School District Superintendent Hank Grishman were among the dignitaries on hand for the celebration.
“We are extremely excited to be a part of the growth and development of this vibrant Hicksville community and look forward to serving the individuals, families, and businesses that live and work here,” said Flushing Bank President and CEO John Buran. “We pride ourselves on building relationship with our customers in the multicultural markets we serve by ensuring that our branch staff can communicate in the languages and dialects reflective in the diverse communities we serve.”
Flushing Bank has about $8 billion in assets, $6.3 billion in loans, $5.8 billion in deposits, and two dozen branches in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and on Long Island.
The new location continues the bank’s planned expansion of efficient Universal Banker model with Assisted Service Kiosk and Video Banker services. Customers have the option to use self-service option or interact with a Universal Banker for more complex transactions. Video Banker service extends face-to-face service through a video chat platform 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week.
The new Flushing Bank branch is located at 268 Broadway in Hicksville.