This Week
  • Pride in ownership is the foundation of the H&C Tool Supply Corp.

  • High-end project is underway in Perinton.

  • The new edition of Explore Greater Rochester is here.

  • Sheldon Shear and Robert Cherry followed in their dads' footsteps at Economy Paper.

  • With falling prices, are commodities a bargain investment or a risky bet?

  • John Johnson introduced software to help guide Baldwin Richardson Foods Co.

First Niagara launches mobile banking app

Rochester Business Journal
January 22, 2013

First Niagara Financial Group Inc. has launched a mobile banking application for smartphones, the Buffalo-based bank announced Tuesday.

First Niagara Bank N.A. clients can use the app on iPhone, Android and Blackberry to access their accounts from anywhere at any time.

“We live in a highly mobile world,” said Jay Clark, First Niagara’s retail planning director. “People are mobile, and now their banking is, as well.”

Some 1,800 First Niagara representatives tested the app in December.

“Throughout the mobile pilot, not only did our teammates enjoy mobile banking, they also helped us compile data about the functionality so, as we go live for our customers, it is ready to roll,” Clark said.

First Niagara ranks fifth in the Rochester market with local deposits of $1.5 billion, data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. shows.

(c) 2012 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 or email service@rbj.net.


What You're Saying 

Martha Bush at 9:01:47 AM on 1/23/2013
I think they should get their online banking application to work better before they move to mobile. Such a loss of functionality when we had to move from the HSBC banking site!

Post Your Own Comment

 
Username:
Password:

Not registered? Sign up now!
 

To Do   Text Size
Post CommentPost A Comment eMail Size1
View CommentsView All Comments PrintPrint Size2
ReprintsReprints Size3
  • E-mailed
  • Commented
  • Viewed
RBJ   Google