First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. Announces Second Quarter (Q2 2014) Earnings Release and Conference Call

| Source: First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc.

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:FBNK), the holding company for Farmington Bank, today announced that it expects to release financial results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2014 before the market opens on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. will conduct a conference call at 1:00 p.m. eastern time on Thursday, July 24, 2014 to discuss the results for the quarter. Participants should dial-in to the call a few minutes before it begins. Information about the conference call follows:

Participant Dial In (Toll Free): 1-888-336-7151
Participant International Dial In: 1-412-902-4177
Canada Toll Free 1-855-669-9657

The webcast of the call will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Farmington Bank website for an extended period of time.

First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for Farmington Bank, a full-service community bank with 22 branch locations throughout central Connecticut. 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 has assets of $2.2 billion. For more information about Farmington Bank, visit

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Forward Looking Statements

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Jennifer H. Daukas
Investor Relations Officer
One Farm Glen Boulevard, Farmington, CT 06032
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