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The First of Long Island Corporation Announces the Election of Eric Tveter to the Board of Directors

The First of Long Island Corporation Announces the Election of Eric Tveter to
the Board of Directors

GLEN HEAD, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The First of Long Island
Corporation announced that Eric Tveter has been elected in accordance with the
Corporation's bylaws to serve as a Class II director until the 2014 annual
meeting of stockholders. Mr. Tveter has also been elected to serve as a
director of the Corporation's wholly-owned subsidiary, The First National Bank
of Long Island.

Mr. Tveter is Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and a Member of the
Executive Board of upc cablecom Holdings GmbH.Previously, Mr. Tveter was
President of UK cable operator Telewest Global Inc. and held a range of senior
management positions at Time Warner Cable, Comcast Corporation and Cablevision
Systems Corporation.He also served as a Non-Executive Board Member of Open TV
and Chairman of Sightspeed Inc., a video conferencing and communications
provider.

Mr. Tveter holds an MBA from Rutgers University as well as a Bachelors of
Science degree in Economics and Accounting from Long Island University.He
currently resides in Switzerland.

Walter C. Teagle III, Chairman of the Board of Directors, speaking on behalf
of the Bank said: "We are very fortunate to have an individual of Eric
Tveter's talent and business acumen join our Board of Directors. As a native
Long Islander, Eric's understanding and long standing commitment to our local
community will be an added benefit to The First National Bank of Long
Island."

CONTACT: For More Information Contact:
         Mark D. Curtis, EVP, CFO & Treasurer
         (516) 671-4900, Ext. 556
 
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