Bangor Savings Bank was recently named 2010 Best Bank in the Greater Bangor area by the organization, a division of Market Surveys of America, which conducts annual consumer related market research.

More than 3,800 participants completed the survey for 2010, voting on 155 categories. These annual surveys are designed for the people living in communities to determine where they think the best services are available in multiple categories.

“We want to thank the people of Greater Bangor,” said Yellow Breen, senior vice president and chief strategic officer for Bangor Savings Bank. “We work hard to provide the very best service possible in our industry, and to support the communities of Maine. I also want to thank the 600-plus employees of Bangor Savings Bank. These are our front line community representatives. It is because of these outstanding individuals that Bangor Savings is recognized for its exceptional service. And of course, Bangor Savings Bank appreciates the opportunity that comes from market research firms, and we are especially proud to receive this honor in the bank’s hometown as the Best of the Best.”

Bangor Savings Bank, with more than $2.3 billion in assets, offers retail banking and investment management services to Maine consumers as well as comprehensive commercial, corporate, payroll administration, insurance and small business banking services to Maine businesses. The bank, founded in 1852, is in its 158th year of service to the people of Maine, with 54 branches and on the Web at The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation was created in 1997.