Press Release
Approval of Application by Haven Bancorp, MHC, Hoboken, New Jersey
August 7, 2009

NEW YORK—The Federal Reserve Bank of New York approved the application by Haven Bancorp, MHC, and Haven Bancorp, Inc., both located in Hoboken, New Jersey, to become bank holding companies through the acquisition of Haven Savings Bank, Hoboken, New Jersey, pursuant to Section 3(a)(1) of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended.

According to standard procedure, the proposal cannot be completed for 15 days.

The Reserve Bank acted under authority delegated by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.