For the third year in a row, Machias Savings Bank was named to the prestigious Best Places to Work in Maine list along with 40 other businesses in its category.

The Best Places to Work in Maine Program was established in 2006 to recognize employee-focused businesses in Maine. One crucial step in the application process is a questionnaire employees complete regarding their employer; the second step is a benefits questionnaire completed by the employer.

Machias Savings Bank has been creating lasting relationships throughout Maine since 1869 and is a community bank with a devoted staff of approximately 200 employees. They have a valued interest and sound commitment to the economic development of the areas they serve.

Currently, Machias Savings Bank consists of 13 locations in five counties; Washington, Hancock, Aroostook, Penobscot and Knox, with the home office located in Machias. Edward Hennessey, President of Machias Savings Bank states, “Our consistent rate of growth is not directly related to any one product we offer, but rather the customer service we strive to provide; our customer service remains our most important focus.”

Machias Savings Bank is committed to being the Employer of Choice in each of their market areas.They do this by providing a robust benefits package, an internal Rewards & Recognition program that empowers employee to employee recognition, and by fostering a vision which includes their employees. The vision of Machias Savings Bank is “to be the bank of choice in our communities and for our employees”. Machias Savings Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and an Equal Housing Lender.