|Traded as||NYSE: AF|
|Headquarters||Lake Success, New York, United States|
|New York metropolitan area|
|Monte N. Redman (CEO)|
|Total assets||$16.5 billion|
|Total equity||$1.5 billion|
Number of employees
Astoria Bank (formerly Astoria Federal Savings & Loan Association) is a bank based in Long Island City, New York. Astoria Financial Corporation is the holding company formed in 1993 to facilitate the conversion of Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association from a mutual form of ownership to stock ownership. Astoria Financial Corporation, with assets of $16.5 billion, is the holding company for Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association. Established in 1888, Astoria Federal, with deposits in New York totaling $10.4 billion, is the largest thrift depository in New York.
- 1888: Bank originally chartered by New York State as the Central Permanent Building and Loan Association is established.
- 1936: Name is changed to Astoria Savings & Loan Association.
- 1937: The bank receives federal charter and becomes Astoria Federal Savings & Loan Association.
- 1989: George L. Engelke, Jr., is named president and CEO.
- 1993: Astoria Financial Corporation is created to convert bank from mutual ownership to stock ownership.
- 1995: Fidelity New York Savings Bank is acquired.
- 1997: Greater New York Savings Bank is acquired.
- 1998: Long Island Savings Bank is acquired.
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- "Astoria Financial Corporation - Company Profile, Information, Business Description, History, Background Information on Astoria Financial Corporation". .referenceforbusiness.com. Retrieved 4 February 2013.