Recent Press Releases

ABA Joins New Jersey Bankers Association in Releasing New Ad Encouraging Representative Josh Gottheimer to Continue Fighting for Businesses and Communities

Washington, DC - The American Bankers Association today joined the New Jersey Bankers Association in releasing a new ad encouraging Representative Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) to continue his efforts to find common-sense solutions that support New Jersey businesses and communities.

“Representative Gottheimer has worked hard to build consensus for bipartisan policies that strengthen the economy,” said ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols. “We appreciate his efforts to grow small businesses and create opportunity.”

“We’re glad to join ABA in releasing this new ad encouraging Representative Gottheimer to continue fighting for policies that help New Jersey businesses grow and local communities flourish,” said New Jersey Bankers Association President and CEO Michael Affuso. “His leadership is helping to create jobs across our state.”  

The ad will begin airing in New Jersey as soon as today. Click here to see the ad.


The New Jersey Bankers Association Partners with the Community FoodBank of New Jersey to Donate 1-Million Meals

CRANFORD, NJ – The New Jersey Bankers Association (NJBankers) is partnering with the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) to donate one-million meals to families in need over the next five years.

As part of the campaign, NJBankers will be encouraging both its bank members and associate members to participate in this worthwhile cause. CFBNJ has designed multiple programs, such as virtual food drives and special packing parties that will allow organizations to easily participate both digitally and, in their brick-and-mortar locations. Additionally, the public can participate via the donation site as well.

“Our goal is to create a long-term, state-wide, impact for families in need”, said Mike Affuso, President and CEO of NJBankers. “Our members are constantly giving back to their communities, this campaign will allow us to create a unified effort amongst the New Jersey banking industry, while showcasing the need to combat food insecurity in the state.”

"In New Jersey, more than 650,000 people struggle with hunger, including over 175,000 kids," said Carlos Rodriguez, President & CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. "This campaign with NJBankers will make a tremendous difference for kids, parents, and seniors who may not know where their next meal is coming from." 

For more information on the million meals campaign, including how to donate, visit

For more information on NJBankers please contact John Mangini, [email protected]