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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Annual Meeting

of Shareholders to Be Held at 10:00 a.m., October 30, 2014.

September 19, 2014



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As part of our efforts to reduce expenses and conserve the environment, Kearny Financial Corp. has elected to provide Internet access to the proxy statement and annual report rather than mailing paper copies. The proxy statement and annual report are available at:

Notice is hereby given that the 2014 annual shareholder’s meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on October 30, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 690 Route 46 East, Fairfield, New Jersey. The matters to be covered are noted below:


  1. Election of three directors;


  2. Ratification of appointment of BDO USA, LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015; and


  3. To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of Kearny Financial Corp.’s named executive officers as disclosed in the proxy statement.

The Board of Directors is not aware of any other such matters. Shareholders of record at the close of business on September 5, 2014 are entitled to vote at the meeting. Directions for voting at the meeting in person are included in the proxy statement. You may obtain directions to the location of the meeting at

Your Board of Directors recommends a vote “FOR” each of the above proposals.

This communication is not a form for voting and presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet or by mail. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.

Shortly, you will receive a proxy card that will reflect the proposals to be voted on at the annual meeting.

If you want to receive a paper copy of these documents, you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. Please make your request for these reports by October 20, 2014 to facilitate timely delivery, you will need your Shareholder Control Number that can be found in the lower right hand corner of this letter. Then, either:


    Call our toll-free number, (800) 951-2405; or


    Visit our website at; or


    Send us an email at

and enter the Shareholder Control Number when prompted or, if you send us an email, enter it in the subject line.

Thank you for your continued support!


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