First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

FARMINGTON, Conn., Nov. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Connecticut
Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:FBNK) today announced that its Board of Directors has
voted to pay a cash dividend in the amount of $0.03 per share on December 16,
2013 to all shareholders of record as of December 6, 2013.

First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for Farmington Bank, a
full-service community bank with 21 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 $2.0 billion.
For more information about Farmington Bank, visit

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Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements about the
Company. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding anticipated
future events and can be identified by the fact that they do not relate
strictly to historical or current facts. They may or may not include words
such as "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," and "intend" or future
or conditional verbs such as "will," "would," "should," "could," or "may."
Forward-looking statements, by their nature, are subject to risks and
uncertainties. Certain factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from expected results include increased competitive pressures,
changes in the interest rate environment, general economic conditions or
conditions within the securities markets, and legislative and regulatory
changes that could adversely affect the business in which the Company and its
subsidiaries are engaged.

CONTACT: Jennifer H. Daukas
         Investor Relations Officer
         One Farm Glen Boulevard, Farmington, CT 06032
         P 860-284-6359 | F 860-409-3316

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