Investors Bancorp Inc. (ISBC) said late Thursday it was laying off about 5% of its workers and closing six of its branch offices. The Short Hills, N.J.-based bank has 155 branches and reported having 1,829 employees at the end of 2016. Investors Bancorp said the cuts will reduce annual operating expenses by about $10 million to $12 million. Shares of Investors Bancorp were flat at $14.17 after hours.
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