Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Partners with Zelle® in its Online and Mobile Banking Platforms

Zelle® Makes it Fast, Safe, and Easy to Send Money Digitally to Those you Know and Trust With a Bank Account in the U.S.

Bar Harbor, Maine (December 11, 2020) - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust today announced that Zelle is now live in its online banking platform, Bar Harbor Online, and mobile banking app, Bar Harbor Mobile. Zelle is an easy way to send money directly between almost any U.S. bank accounts, using just an email address or mobile phone number. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is offering the service fee-free to its online and mobile banking members.

“At Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, we are committed to providing our customers with industry leading digital tools so that they can manage their money with ease and convenience,” said Curtis Simard, President and CEO at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. “We are proud to be one of the first community banks in Northern New England to offer Zelle, and we know our customers will find great value in using Zelle to send money quickly and safely to family and friends, right from our online banking or mobile banking app.”

The Zelle Network® includes financial institutions of all sizes. For more than 140 million consumers, Zelle is already available from the convenience of their mobile banking app, making digital payments a fast, safe and easy alternative to cash and checks. Money sent with Zelle moves directly from one bank account in the U.S. to another, using only a recipient’s email address or U.S. mobile number. Funds are typically available within minutes when both parties are already enrolled with Zelle. Consumers who are not enrolled and receive a payment notification or a request for payment can enroll through their financial institution or by downloading the Zelle app if their financial institution does not participate.

Learn more about Zelle at www.barharbor.bank/zelle.

About Zelle®

Brought to you by Early Warning Services, LLC, an innovator in payment and risk management solutions, Zelle makes it fast, safe and easy for money to move. The Zelle Network® connects financial institutions of all sizes, enabling consumers and businesses to send fast digital payments to people they know and trust with a bank account in the U.S. Funds are available directly in consumer bank accounts generally within minutes when the recipient is already enrolled with Zelle. To learn more about Zelle and its participating financial institutions, visit http://www.zellepay.com.

About Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating over 50 locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine and has more than $3.6 billion in assets. As a leading Northern New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services through its subsidiaries Bar Harbor Trust Services and Charter Trust Company. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit www.barharbor.bank or call 888-853-7100. Member FDIC.

Zelle and the Zelle related marks are wholly owned by Early Warning Services, LLC and are used herein under license.

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