NEWBURGH, N.Y., Jan. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ES Bancshares, Inc. (OTC:ESBS) (the “Company”), the parent company of Empire State Bank, announced today that on December 28, 2017 it closed on the sale of 552,021 shares of the Company’s common stock. The sale was conducted through a private placement offering pursuant to Regulation D of the SEC rules. The purchase price per share was $4.95 for total gross offering proceeds of $2.73 million.
Philip Guarnieri, Chief Executive Officer, commented, “The capital raised will be utilized for general corporate purposes, and to continue to expand the Company’s operations around its new retail banking locations in Brooklyn and Staten Island.”
At September 30, 2017, ES Bancshares, Inc. had $269 million in total assets. Empire State Bank offers a wide range of financial services through its existing banking offices, which are located in Newburgh, New York, Brooklyn, New York and Staten Island, New York. For more information about Empire State Bank, call (845) 451-7802 or visit our website at www.esbna.com.
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Contact: Philip Guarnieri, (845) 451-7802