Our Story

About Us

Lake Sunapee Bank is a division of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Since 1868, Lake Sunapee Bank has remained committed to serving our customers by offering sound financial products and services to help stimulate personal and regional growth. Our employees are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in our neighborhoods through community service, board memberships, fundraising and direct contributions. With offices located throughout central New Hampshire and central Vermont, our philosophy of initiative, perseverance, and one-on-one personal relationships has built a tradition of trust.


Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE MKT:BHB) is the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust wholly owns two other New Hampshire-based subsidiaries: McCrillis & Eldredge Insurance, Inc., a full-line independent insurance agency; and Charter Trust Company, a trust services and wealth management company. Bar Harbor Trust Services is another subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, with offices in Maine. Bar Harbor Financial Services (a branch of Infinex Investments, Inc.) is an independent third party broker.


Our Mission Statement

Bar Harbor Bankshares, an independent community banking organization, encourages and supports the personal and professional development of its employees, dedicates itself to consistent service of the highest level for all customers, and recognizes its responsibility to be an active participant in, and advocate for, community growth and prosperity.