First National Bank Expands Commercial Banking Reach in Maryland Market

May 31, 2013

First National Bank Expands Commercial Banking Reach in Maryland Market
Bucci and Szurek Join Experienced Local Team

ANNAPOLIS, MD - May 31, 2013 -- First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), has announced the recent addition of two experienced commercial bankers. Brian E. Bucci and Justin B. Szurek have both joined the First National Bank team in the role of Vice President, Commercial Banking. Based in Annapolis, MD, both Bucci and Szurek will report to J. MacGregor (Mac) Tisdale, President of First National Bank’s Maryland Region.

Tisdale notes, “Bucci and Szurek are well recognized professionals in our market, and they reflect FNB's client centric approach.  Both are highly regarded as key advisors by entrepreneurs and leaders in the local business community." Bucci and Szurek are two of several financial experts to recently join First National Bank’s Maryland team.

Bucci most recently served as Vice President and Relationship Manager for Sandy Spring Bank in Olney, MD. During his nearly 25-year banking career, he has served in a number of commercial relationship manager and team leadership roles with BB&T, PNC Bank, M&T Bank, Mellon Bank and Annapolis Banking and Trust Company. Bucci earned a BS in Business Administration from the University of Delaware and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Loyola College in Maryland. He is a current board member and past treasurer for Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park and an annual guest lecturer for Smith School of Business MBA Program for the University of Maryland. Previously, he served as chairman and council member for the Leadership Council of the United Way of Calvert County’s Success by Six Program.

Prior to joining First National Bank, Szurek served as a Relationship Manager with CFG Bank/Capital Funding Group in the Maryland market and BB&T Bank in Anne Arundel County. He completed BB&T’s Leadership Program as well as the Information Management Leadership Program for General Electric, during which time he developed innovative solutions to support the company’s healthcare initiatives. Szurek earned a BS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he was a member of the Epsilon Delta Sigma Honor Society. He also earned an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Union Graduate College in Schenectady, NY.

First National Bank provides comprehensive ccommercial banking solutions including corporate banking, small business banking, investment real estate financing, asset based lending, capital markets and lease financing. Recently, FNB achieved a 16th consecutive quarter of commercial loan portfolio growth, evidence of the Bank’s commitment to support local businesses throughout the economic cycle.

About First National Bank of Pennsylvania
First National Bank of Pennsylvania, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), has over 250 full-service locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia. First National Bank has been recognized as a winner of six 2012 Greenwich Excellence in Banking Awards in the categories of Small Business Banking and Middle Market Banking, awards presented solely on the basis of client satisfaction.

About F.N.B. Corporation
F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), headquartered in Hermitage, Pennsylvania, is a regional diversified financial services company operating in six states and three major metropolitan areas including Pittsburgh, PA, where it holds the number three retail deposit market share, Baltimore, MD and Cleveland, OH. The Company has total assets of $12.4 billion (including the recently completed acquisition of Annapolis Bancorp, Inc.) and more than 250 banking offices throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland. F.N.B. provides a full range of commercial banking, consumer banking and wealth management solutions through its subsidiary network which is led by its largest affiliate, First National Bank of Pennsylvania. Commercial banking solutions include corporate banking, small business banking, investment real estate financing, asset based lending, capital markets and lease financing. The consumer banking segment provides a full line of consumer banking products and services including deposit products, mortgage lending, consumer lending and a complete suite of mobile and online banking services. F.N.B.’s wealth management services include trust, asset management, private banking and insurance. The Company also operates Regency Finance Company, which has more than 70 consumer finance offices in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

The common stock of F.N.B. Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FNB” and is included in Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index with the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) Regional Banks Sub-Industry Index. Customers, shareholders and investors can learn more about this regional financial institution by visiting the F.N.B. Corporation web site at www.fnbcorporation.com.

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