First National Bank Hires Manager for Newly Expanded Market

March 05, 2012

First National Bank Hires Manager for Newly Expanded Market
Continued Pittsburgh Growth Creates Need for New Market Manager

Pittsburgh, PA – March 5, 2012 – First National Bank of Pennsylvania, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), has announced the recent hiring of Alex M. Lima as Vice President, Market Manager for the Bank’s Pittsburgh Region. In this role, Lima will provide oversight of sales and operations for 11 branches located in Monroeville and the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh. He reports to Alan Bicker, Regional Banking Executive. According to Bicker, the newly defined territory is a result of First National Bank’s continued expansion, particularly in eastern Allegheny County.

Lima has more than 20 years of banking and sales management experience. Prior to joining First National Bank, he served with First Commonwealth Bank in Pittsburgh as Vice President, Business and Retail Banking Services, and as Market Area Manager in Westmoreland County. Previously, he served as Sales Manager for PNC Bank, also in Pittsburgh, where he focused on increasing regional market share. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh.

Currently, Lima serves as a board member for numerous community organizations including Every Child, Inc., Three Rivers Assembly and Hope Properties. He is also a member of the Monroeville Rotary. He is a past board member of the Network of Hope as well as the Rotary of Pittsburgh. Lima resides in Pittsburgh with his wife Denise, and they are the parents of two children.

About First National Bank of Pennsylvania
First National Bank of Pennsylvania, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), has over 260 full-service locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. First National Bank was recently recognized as a winner of six 2011 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, headquartered in Hermitage, PA, is a diversified financial services company with total pro forma assets of $11.6 billion. F.N.B. Corporation is a leading provider of commercial and retail banking, leasing, wealth management, insurance, merchant banking and consumer finance services in Pennsylvania and Ohio, where it owns and operates First National Bank of Pennsylvania, First National Trust Company, First National Investment Services Company, LLC, F.N.B. Investment Advisors, Inc., First National Insurance Agency, LLC, F.N.B. Capital Corporation, LLC, Regency Finance Company and F.N.B. Commercial Leasing. It also operates consumer finance offices in 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. Investor information is available on F.N.B. Corporation’s Web site at www.fnbcorporation.com.

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