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New York Community Bancorp, Inc.

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Dear New York Community Bancorp Shareholder,

You are receiving this e-mail because you are enrolled to receive NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC.’s Annual Meeting proxy materials, and to vote on the matters to be presented at the Annual Meeting, via the Internet.

On May 3, 2016, you were sent proxy soliciting information pertaining to the meeting, which is now less than two weeks away. According to our latest records, we have not yet received your voting instruction(s) on the matters to be considered at the Annual Meeting.

Even if you have already voted some of the shares you held at the record date in certificate form or through your broker, it is important that you also vote the shares you hold in the accounts identified below.

This e-mail represents all shares in the following account(s).









SYNERGY FINANCIAL GROUP      123,456,789,012.00000   
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC. 401K      123,456,789,012.00000   
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC. ESOP      123,456,789,012.00000   
NYCB NON-QUALIFIED STOCK INCENTIVE PLAN      123,456,789,012.00000   
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP UNEXCHANGE2      123,456,789,012.00000   
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC. 401K      123,456,789,012.00000   
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC. ESOP      123,456,789,012.00000   

CONTROL NUMBER: 0123456789012345

New York Community Bancorp, Inc.’s Board of Directors unanimously recommends that the Company’s shareholders vote “FOR” the elections of directors, “FOR” the ratification of KPMG, LLP as the Company’s independent auditor, “FOR” the Company’s charter amendment proposal, and “AGAINST” the New York City Comptroller’s Office shareholder proposal on proxy access.

Your vote is very important and we urge you to vote your shares by the dates provided below.

You can enter your voting instructions and view the shareholder material at the Internet site below. If your browser supports secure transactions, you will automatically be directed to a secure site.

Note: If your e-mail software supports it, you can simply click on the above link.

To access ProxyVote, you will need the CONTROL NUMBER provided above and your four-digit PIN:


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Internet voting is accepted up to 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, June 6, 2016, EXCEPT for shares held by employees in the NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC. Benefit Plans listed above. The cut-off for accepting voting instructions for shares of common stock held in the Company’s Benefit Plans is Thursday, June 2, 2016.

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If you are an employee and are enrolled for electronic delivery of your NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC., Annual Meeting documents, and still wish to receive hard copies, you may contact NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC.’s Human Resources Benefits Department.

If you are not an employee shareholder, questions regarding this communication should be directed to your advisor or NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC.’s Investor Relations Department.

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Thank you for your consideration.