M&T Bank Corporation Announces First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

M&T Bank Corporation ("M&T") plans to conduct a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2003 earnings at 10 a.m. Eastern Time, on Thursday, April 10, 2003.

Domestic callers wishing to participate in the call may dial toll free (877) 780-2276. International participants, using any applicable international calling codes, may then dial (973) 582-2700. The conference will be webcast live through M&T's website. To access the live webcast please visit M&T's website at http://ir.mandtbank.com/conference.cfm

A replay of the call will be available until Friday, April 11, 2003 by calling (877) 519-4471, code 3839690 and (973) 341-3080 for international participants. The event will be archived and available by 12 p.m., April 10, 2003 on M&T's website at http://ir.mandtbank.com/conference.cfm

M&T is headquartered in Buffalo, New York, and has banking branches in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.



Michael S. Piemonte

(716) 842-5138

Web site: http://www.mandtbank.com/