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Kearny Financial Corp.

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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Kearny Financial Corp. Stockholders’ Meeting to be Held on October 28, 2021

Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual stockholders’ meeting are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on are listed on the reverse side. Your vote is important!

This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The 2021 Proxy Statement and Annual Report of Stockholders are available at:






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Follow the instructions on the screen to log in.


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Make your selections as instructed on each screen for your delivery preferences.


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Obtaining a Copy of the Proxy Materials – If you want to receive a copy of the proxy materials, you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. Please make your request as instructed on the reverse side on or before Monday, October 18, 2021 to facilitate timely delivery.


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  2021 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting Notice


Kearny Financial Corp.’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, virtually via the Internet at https://meetnow.global/MQND9ZC. To access the virtual meeting, you must have the 15-digit number that is printed on the shaded bar located on the reverse side of this form.

Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors’ recommendations.

The Board of Directors recommends a vote “FOR” Proposals 1, 2, 3 and 4 and for “1 YEAR” on Proposal 5.


The election of the four nominees listed, each for a three-year term.


Approval of the Kearny Financial Corp. 2021 Equity Incentive Plan.


Ratification of the appointment of Crowe LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022.


Approval of an advisory, non-binding resolution to approve our executive compensation as described in the Proxy Statement.


Approval of an advisory, non-binding proposal, with respect to the frequency that stockholders will vote on our executive compensation.

PLEASE NOTE - YOU CANNOT VOTE BY RETURNING THIS NOTICE. To vote your shares, you must go online or request a paper copy of the proxy materials to receive a proxy card.







Here’s how to order a copy of the proxy materials and select delivery preferences:


Current and future delivery requests can be submitted using the options below.


If you request an email copy, you will receive an email with a link to the current meeting materials.


PLEASE NOTE: You must use the number in the shaded bar on the reverse side when requesting a copy of the proxy materials.


–   Internet – Go to www.envisionreports.com/KRNY. Click Cast Your Vote or Request Materials.


–   Phone – Call us free of charge at 1-866-641-4276.


–   Email – Send an email to investorvote@computershare.com with “Proxy Materials Kearny Financial Corp.” in the subject line. Include your full name and address, plus the number located in the shaded bar on the reverse side, and state that you want a paper copy of the meeting materials.


To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a paper copy of the proxy materials must be received by Monday, October 18, 2021.