Farmington Bank Selected as Best Community Bank By Readers of Hartford Magazine For Second Year in a Row

FARMINGTON, Conn., April 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Farmington Bank today announced it has been selected as Best Community Bank by the readers of Hartford Magazine for the second consecutive year.

The 13th Annual 2016 Best of Hartford Magazine Readers Poll, which includes Farmington Bank’s recognition, is highlighted in the publication’s May issue.

“As a bank with more than 165 years of service to our customers and communities, we are honored to be recognized for our ongoing commitment to the people and places of central Connecticut,” said John Patrick, chairman, president and CEO of Farmington Bank.

The Hartford Magazine 2016 Readers Poll includes categories such as best food, retail, service providers and more.

Farmington Bank is a full-service community bank with 23 branch locations throughout central Connecticut and western Massachusetts, offering commercial and residential lending as well as wealth management services. Established in 1851, Farmington Bank is a diversified consumer and commercial bank with an ongoing commitment to contribute to the betterment of the communities in our region. Farmington Bank, with assets of $2.7 billion, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:FBNK). For more information about Farmington Bank, visit

Jennifer H. Daukas Investor Relations Officer One Farm Glen Boulevard, Farmington, CT 06032 P 860-284-6359 F 860-409-3316

Source:First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc.