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Thomas R. Cangemi, President & Chief Executive Officer

Thomas R. Cangemi serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, and a Director of New York Community Bancorp, Inc. and Flagstar Bank, N.A.



He was appointed President and CEO as well as Director of NYCB and New York Community Bank effective December 31, 2020, and was named Chairman of NYCB and New York Community Bank effective March 26, 2021. Prior to this, Mr. Cangemi served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NYCB and New York Community Bank since April 5, 2005. He joined NYCB and New York Community Bank on July 31, 2001 as Executive Vice President and Director of the Capital Markets Group, and was named Senior Executive Vice President of NYCB and New York Community Bank on October 31, 2003.



Prior to joining NYCB and New York Community Bank, Mr. Cangemi was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer of both Richmond County Financial Corp. and Richmond County Savings Bank. Before joining Richmond County in 1997, Mr. Cangemi served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Corporate Secretary of Continental Bank, a commercial bank based in Garden City, New York and, previously, as Director of Corporate SEC Reporting for an electronics corporation in Boca Raton, Florida. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Cangemi was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sunrise Bancorp, a publicly traded thrift headquartered on Long Island. Previously, Mr. Cangemi was a member of the SEC Professional Practice Group of KPMG Peat Marwick serving financial institutions.



Mr. Cangemi serves on the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York as well as Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Richmond County Savings Foundation and a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Community Bank Foundation. In addition, Mr. Cangemi is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Whaling Museum & Education Center of Cold Spring Harbor. Previously, Mr. Cangemi was a member of the Board of Directors of Peter B. Cannell & Co., Inc., a New York City-based investment management firm, a Board member and a member of the Development Committee of the Long Island Children’s Museum, on the Board of Directors of Friends of the Arts, a member of the Council of Overseers of the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts; and a member of the Board of Trustees of the East Woods School. Mr. Cangemi is a former recipient of the Crain’s New York Business “40 Under 40” list of the top executives under the age of 40.



Mr. Cangemi holds a B.B.A. from the School of Professional Accountancy at Dowling College, and is a certified public accountant and a member of the AICPA.