First BanCorp to Announce 4Q 2013 Results on February 3, 2014

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--()--First BanCorp (the “Corporation”) (NYSE: FBP), the bank holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico, announced today that it expects to report its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013, after the close of market on Monday, February 3, 2014.

First BanCorp will hold a conference call and live webcast to discuss the financial results at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. The call and webcast will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed through the investor relations section of the Corporation’s website: www.firstbankpr.com.

Listeners are recommended to go to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the call to download and install any necessary software. The call may also be accessed through a dial-in telephone number 888-317-6016 or 412-317-6016 for international callers. Following the webcast presentation, a question and answer session will be made available to research analysts and institutional investors.

A replay of the webcast will be archived in First BanCorp’s website until February 4, 2015. A telephone replay will be available one hour after the end of the conference through March 4, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time at 877-344-7529 or 412-317-0088 for international callers. The conference number is 10040151.

About First BanCorp

First BanCorp. is the parent corporation of FirstBank Puerto Rico, a state-chartered commercial bank with operations in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Florida, and of FirstBank Insurance Agency. First BanCorp. and FirstBank Puerto Rico operate within U.S. banking laws and regulations. The Corporation operates a total of 146 branches, stand-alone offices, and in-branch service centers throughout Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, and Florida. Among the subsidiaries of FirstBank Puerto Rico are First Federal Finance Corp., a small loan company; FirstBank Puerto Rico Securities, a broker-dealer subsidiary; First Management of Puerto Rico; and FirstMortgage, Inc., a mortgage origination company. In the U.S. Virgin Islands, FirstBank Puerto Rico operates First Express, a small loan company. First BanCorp’s shares of Common Stock trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FBP.”

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First BanCorp
John B. Pelling III, 305-577-6000 Ext. 162
Investor Relations Officer

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First BanCorp
John B. Pelling III, 305-577-6000 Ext. 162
Investor Relations Officer