Center Bancorp, Inc. to be Featured on Bloomberg Radio

Center Bancorp, Inc. to be Featured on Bloomberg Radio  UNION, N.J., Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Center Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNBC), parent company of Union Center National Bank ("UCNB" or the "Bank"), President & CEO, Anthony C. Weagley, and Frederick Fish, Bank Director and President of TREECO, will be featured guests on Bloomberg Radio today from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. during The Hays Advantage radio program, at the special occasion of a Grand Opening introducing Union Center National Bank's new Private Banking and Loan Production Office in downtown Englewood, NJ, at 12 East Palisade Avenue, Englewood, New Jersey.  About Center Bancorp, Inc.  Center Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company which operates Union Center National Bank, its main subsidiary. Chartered in 1923, Union Center National Bank is one of the oldest national banks headquartered in the state of New Jersey and now ranks as the third largest national bank headquartered in the state. Union Center National Bank is currently the largest commercial bank headquartered in Union County. Its primary market niche is its commercial banking business. The Bank focuses its lending activities on commercial lending to small and medium-sized businesses, real estate developers and high net worth individuals.  The Bank, through its Private Banking and Wealth Management Division, which includes its wholly-owned subsidiary, Center Financial Group LLC, provides personalized wealth management and advisory services to high net worth individuals and families. Our services include banking, liquidity management, investment services, custody, tailored lending, wealth planning, trust and fiduciary services, insurance, family wealth and philanthropic advisory services.  Center also, through a strategic partnership with Compass Financial Management, LLC and ING, offers pension/401(k) planning services. Compass is an Investment Advisory Company with five decades of cumulative experience providing investment services in a personal, professional and attentive manner. They provide discretionary private investment management for individuals and corporate accounts as well as 401(k) advisory services.  The Bank currently operates 15 banking locations in Bergen, Morris and Union Counties in New Jersey. Banking centers are located in Union Township (five locations), Berkeley Heights, Boonton/Mountain Lakes, newly opened in Englewood, Madison, Millburn/Vauxhall, Morristown, Oakland, Saddle River, Springfield, and Summit. The Bank's primary market area is comprised of Bergen, Morris, and Union Counties, New Jersey.  For further information regarding Center Bancorp, Inc., please visit our website at http://www.centerbancorp.com or call 800.862.3683. For information regarding Union Center National Bank, please visit www.ucnb.com.  CONTACT: Investor Inquiries:          Joseph D. Gangemi          VP, Investor Relations          908.206.2863                   France Delle Donne          VP, Director of          Communications & Public Relations          908.206.2668  
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