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Michael Sawyer Joins Northeast Bank Insurance Group

Auburn, ME
February 1st, 2011

Northeast Bank announces the hiring of Michael Sawyer as the new Director of Business Development for its Insurance Division.

In his new role with Northeast Bank Insurance Group, Sawyer will be helping to move the division forward in the area of organic growth, focusing on sales, employer sponsored programs and marketing.

“Michael brings over 24 years of experience in the insurance industry with extensive knowledge of bank owned insurance agencies, which makes him a great fit for Northeast Bank. He will be a valuable asset in growing our insurance business and we are excited to have him on our team,” says Craig Linscott, Senior Vice President of Northeast Bank Insurance Group.

Sawyer attended the University of Maine and holds the Six Sigma designation from Villanova University. He serves on several committees for various chambers of commerce throughout the state, including Lewiston/Auburn, Freeport, and Portland. Sawyer also serves on the board of the Maine Adoption Placement Services. He resides in Gorham.

About Northeast Bank Insurance Group

Northeast Bank Insurance Group, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Northeast Bank with 10 locations throughout the state, provides comprehensive insurance and financial services with an emphasis on needs-based advice to meet the demands of its consumer and business customers. The full spectrum of insurance services includes personal, business and financial coverage.

About Northeast Bank

Northeast Bank, a leader in delivering one-stop shopping for financial services, is headquartered in Lewiston, Maine and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northeast Bancorp (NASDAQ:  NBN). The Company has approximately $629 million in assets as of September 30, 2010  and operates 23 retail outlets, including 10 bank branches, 10 insurance offices and 3 financial centers serving the financial needs of western, central, mid-coastal and southern Maine, as well as seacoast New Hampshire. Information regarding Northeast Bank can be found on its website at www.northeastbank.com or by contacting 1-800-284-5989. Find NEB on Facebook * Join the NEB group on LinkedIn * Join NEB on Twitter: @northeast_bank * Check out the NEB YouTube Channel