updated 12/17/2010 4:46:09 PM ET 2010-12-17T21:46:09

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 17, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WSFS Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced the opening of a new banking office located at 290 South DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901 in the Dover Mart Shopping Center. The office features a new branch design that focuses on world-class service with cross-functional personal bankers able to assist all customers with their financial needs. The office also includes a coffee bar, community conference room and a drive-up teller and ATM.

WSFS Associates Syed Ahmed, Laurie Cale, Lauren Garcia; Mayor, Carleton E. Carey, Sr.; Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce President, Judy Diogo; Representative, E. Bradford Bennett; WSFS Associates Jessica Walsh and Rick Wright.




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"Our loyal customers as well as our dedicated WSFS Associates have been waiting for this branch for a very long time," said Richard M. Wright, Executive Vice President of Retail Banking & Marketing for WSFS Bank. "We are thrilled to open this expanded office and continue to be committed to growing our branch network in central and southern Delaware."  

To celebrate the opening, the Bank held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, December 13 at 10:00 a.m. In attendance were honored guests, WSFS Customers and Associates including, Mayor Carleton E. Carey, Sr., Representative E. Bradford Bennett, Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce President Judy Diogo, Michael Rossi from the Small Business Administration and WSFS Bank Kent and Sussex County Advisory Board Members. 

In addition to the Dover Mart branch, WSFS has banking offices in West Dover, Camden and Smyrna serving Kent County.

The WSFS Dover Mart banking office has extended banking hours. The Bank is open Monday–Thursday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The drive-up opens at 8 a.m. Monday–Friday and 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. In addition, there are more than 350 WSFS ATMs positioned in and around Delaware providing convenience and access for WSFS customers.           

About WSFS Financial Corporation

WSFS Financial Corporation is a $3.8 billion financial services company. Its primary subsidiary, Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB (WSFS Bank), is Delaware's oldest, locally-managed bank and trust company headquartered in Delaware and has $7 billion in assets under management or administration. WSFS operates 42 banking offices located in Delaware (35), Pennsylvania (5), Virginia (1) and Nevada (1) and provides comprehensive financial services including commercial banking, retail banking and wealth management through its Christiana Trust division. Other subsidiaries or divisions include WSFS Investment Group, Inc., Cypress Capital Management, LLC and Cash Connect, a leading provider of ATM vault cash in North America. Serving the Delaware Valley since 1832, WSFS is one of the ten oldest banks in the United States continuously operating under the same name. For more information, please visit www.wsfsbank.com .

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CONTACT:  WSFS Financial Corporation
          Media Contact:
          Stephanie A. Heist
          (302) 571-5259
          sheist@wsfsbank.com

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