PHILADELPHIA, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRBK), the parent company of Republic Bank, opened a store in Sicklerville, NJ at 610 Berlin Cross Keys Road on Saturday, July 15. Marking the second of five new stores set to open this year throughout the Greater Philadelphia region, the Sicklerville location touts Republic Bank’s signature all-glass cube design. As part of its growth strategy, Republic Bank will continue to expand its footprint with new stores in Medford, and Gloucester Township, NJ and Fairless Hills, PA– in addition to its recently opened location in Cherry Hill, NJ. 

Republic Bank Logo. (PRNewsFoto/Republic Bank)

«We are proud to further expand our regional footprint with the addition of our new store in Sicklerville – and our second location opened in New Jersey this year,» said Harry D. Madonna, CEO of Republic Bank. «As we continue to expand and grow our presence, we look forward to welcoming new Customers – and creating new fans – by exceeding expectations with the highest level of Customer service and convenience.»

To commemorate the store’s grand opening, Republic Bank has officially announced a donation to the Winslow Township Youth Soccer Association, furthering the bank’s mission of serving the communities in which it operates. The bank’s support will help provide local soccer players with an environment to play, learn, and have fun.

Building on the momentum of its aggressive growth plan, coined «The Power of Red is Back,» Republic Bank continues to rapidly expand its regional footprint.  As one of the largest Philadelphia-based retail banking institutions with 21 convenient locations regionally, Republic Bank stores are open seven days a week, 361 days a year, with extended lobby and drive-thru hours, providing customers with the longest hours of any bank in the area. The bank also offers absolutely free checking, free coin counting, ATM/Debit cards issued on the spot and access to more than 55,000 surcharge free ATMs worldwide via the Allpoint network.

About Republic Bank

Republic Bank is the operating name for Republic First Bank. Republic First Bank is a full-service, state-chartered commercial bank, whose deposits are insured up to the applicable limits by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The Bank provides diversified financial products through its 21 offices located in Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester Counties in New Jersey and Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania.  In addition, through its subsidiary Oak Mortgage, Republic First Bank offers a wide range of mortgage products. 

Forward Looking Statements

Republic First Bancorp, Inc. («the Company») may from time to time make written or oral «forward-looking statements», including statements contained in this release and in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  These forward-looking statements include statements with respect to the Company’s beliefs, plans, objectives, goals, expectations, anticipations, estimates, and intentions that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties and are subject to change based on various factors, many of which are beyond the Company’s control. These factors include competition, timing, credit risks of lending activities, changes in general economic conditions, price pressures on loan and deposit products, and other factors detailed from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The words «may», «could», «should», «would», «believe», «anticipate», «estimate», «expect», «intend», «plan», and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.  All such statements are made in good faith by the Company pursuant to the «safe harbor» provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement, whether written or oral that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company, except as may be required by applicable law or regulations.

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