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Section 1: DEF 14A (SBT BANCORP, INC. DEF14A)

                                  UNITED STATES
                       SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                  SCHEDULE 14A

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                                SBT BANCORP, INC.

                    NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
                             TO BE HELD MAY 9, 2006

To the Shareholders of SBT Bancorp, Inc.:

         Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of SBT
Bancorp, Inc. will be held at the main office of the Company's subsidiary, The
Simsbury Bank & Trust Company, 981 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, Connecticut on
Tuesday, May 9, 2006 at 5:00 p.m., local time. At the meeting, the shareholders
will consider and vote upon the following matters:

     1.   The election of four directors to the SBT Bancorp, Inc. Board of
          Directors to serve for three-year terms;

     2.   The ratification of the appointment of Shatswell, MacLeod & Co., P.C.,
          certified public accountants, as independent auditors for SBT Bancorp,
          Inc. for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2006;

     3.   The transaction of such other business as may properly be brought
          before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.

         Only shareholders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2006
are entitled to notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting and any and all
adjournments or postponements thereof.

         IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOUR STOCK BE REPRESENTED AT THE MEETING. WE URGE
YOU TO SIGN, DATE AND RETURN THE ENCLOSED PROXY AS PROMPTLY AS POSSIBLE WHETHER
OR NOT YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE MEETING IN PERSON. SHAREHOLDERS OF RECORD WHO
ATTEND THE MEETING MAY REVOKE THEIR PROXY AND VOTE IN PERSON.

                                    BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS



Simsbury, Connecticut               Jane F. von Holzhausen,
April 10, 2006                      Secretary




      




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                                SBT BANCORP, INC.
                              760 Hopmeadow Street
                                  P.O. Box 248
                             Simsbury, CT 06070-0248
                                 (860) 408-5493

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                                 PROXY STATEMENT
                                       OF
                                SBT BANCORP, INC.

                       FOR ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
                             TO BE HELD MAY 9, 2006
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         This Proxy Statement is furnished to Shareholders of SBT Bancorp, Inc.
(the "Company" or "we") in connection with the solicitation of proxies by the
Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") for use at the Annual Meeting of
Shareholders of the Company to be held at the main office of the Company's
subsidiary, The Simsbury Bank & Trust Company (the "Bank"), 981 Hopmeadow
Street, Simsbury, Connecticut, at 5:00 p.m. on May 9, 2006, and any and all
adjournments or postponements thereof (the "2006 Annual Meeting"). On March 2,
2006, the Company and the Bank completed a Merger and Plan of Reorganization
whereby the Bank became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and the former
shareholders of the Bank became Shareholders of SBT Bancorp, Inc. This proxy
statement is being sent to you in your capacity as a Shareholder of SBT Bancorp,
Inc.

         This Proxy Statement, the Notice of the 2006 Annual Meeting, the
enclosed form of proxy and the Annual Report to Shareholders for the year ending
December 31, 2005 for The Simsbury Bank & Trust Company (the "Annual Report")
are first being mailed to our shareholders on or about April 10, 2006. We will,
upon written request and without charge, furnish you with additional copies of
the Annual Report. Please address all such requests to us by mail to SBT
Bancorp, Inc., Attention: Jane F. von Holzhausen, at the above address. The
principal executive offices of the Company are located at 760 Hopmeadow Street,
P.O. Box 248, Simsbury, Connecticut 06070-0248 (telephone number (860)
408-5493).


                    INFORMATION ABOUT SOLICITATION AND VOTING

         A shareholder who executes the enclosed form of proxy may revoke it at
any time before it is voted by written notice of such revocation or a duly
executed proxy bearing a later date delivered to the Secretary of the Company at
the address set forth above or by attending the 2006 Annual Meeting and revoking
the proxy at such time. Attendance at the 2006 Annual Meeting will not itself
revoke a proxy. Shares represented by properly executed proxies will be voted at
the 2006 Annual Meeting in accordance with the specifications thereon.
Shareholders of record who are present at the 2006 Annual Meeting may vote by
ballot.

         The expense of soliciting proxies in favor of the Company's proposals
will be borne by the Company. In addition to solicitation of proxies by mail,
proxies may also be solicited by telephone or personal contact by employees
and/or directors of the Company who will not receive additional compensation
therefor.

         Only Shareholders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2006
(the "Record Date") are entitled to notice and to vote at the 2006 Annual
Meeting. On the Record Date, there were 840,897 outstanding shares of the
Company's common stock, no par value (the "Company common stock"). Each share of
common stock is entitled to one vote. The presence, in person or by proxy, of a
majority of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock on the Record
Date, or 420,449 shares, is necessary to constitute a quorum at the 2006 Annual
Meeting. Abstentions and broker non-votes are counted as present for
establishing a quorum. When a record holder (e.g., a bank or brokerage firm)
holding shares for a beneficial owner votes on one proposal but does not vote on
another proposal because the beneficial owner has not provided voting
instructions, this is referred to as a "broker non-vote."

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         If the shares you own are held in "street name" by a bank or brokerage
firm, your bank or brokerage firm, as the record holder of your shares, is
required to vote your shares according to your instructions. In order to vote
your shares, you will need to follow the directions your bank or brokerage firm
provides you.

         If your shares are held in "street name," you must bring an account
statement or letter from your brokerage firm or bank showing that you are the
beneficial owner of the shares as of the record date in order to be admitted to
the Annual Meeting. To be able to vote your shares held in street name at the
Annual Meeting, you will need to obtain a proxy card from the holder of record.

         With respect to the proposals at the 2006 Annual Meeting, the election
of directors and the approval of the appointment of the Company's independent
auditors, your broker is entitled to use its discretion in voting your shares,
even if you do not give your broker instructions as to how to vote.

         The votes will be counted, tabulated and certified by Robert J. Bogino
and George B. Odlum, Jr., DMD. Each proxy received will be voted as directed.
However, if no direction is indicated, the proxy will be voted: in Item 1 FOR
the election to the Board of Directors for three-year terms of the four persons
recommended by the Board; in Item 2 FOR the ratification of Shatswell, MacLeod &
Co., P.C. as independent auditors; and on such other matters as may properly
come before the 2006 Annual Meeting in such manner as the persons so named in
the proxy shall decide.

         We will report the voting results in our quarterly report on Form
10-QSB for the second quarter of 2006, which we expect to file with the
Securities and Exchange Commission, on or before August 14, 2006.

         If you have any questions about the 2006 Annual Meeting or your
ownership of our common stock, please contact Jane F. von Holzhausen, our
corporate secretary, by mail at SBT Bancorp, Inc., Attention: Jane F. von
Holzhausen, Secretary, 760 Hopmeadow Street, P.O. Box 248, Simsbury, Connecticut
06070-0248, or by email to Ms. von Holzhausen's attention at
[email protected]


         SECURITY OWNERSHIP OF CERTAIN BENEFICIAL OWNERS AND MANAGEMENT

         To the knowledge of the Company, as of March 2, 2006, there is no
person who owns of record or beneficially five percent or more of the Company's
common stock.

         The following table sets forth certain information with respect to the
beneficial ownership of the common stock of the Company as of March 2, 2006 by
(i) each director and nominee for director of the Company, (ii) named executive
officers, and (iii) all directors and executive officers as a group. Except as
indicated by footnote, the persons named in the table have sole voting and
investment powers with respect to all shares shown as beneficially owned by
them.

         In connection with the reorganization occurring on March 2, 2006, each
share of common stock of the Bank was converted into one share of common stock
of the Company. Accordingly, the information in this section also reflects the
ownership of the Bank's common stock immediately prior to the reorganization.
       
         

                                                                              Amount and Nature
                                                                                Of Beneficial            Percent
       Name of Beneficial Owner                      Addresses                    Ownership             Of Class
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Robert J. Bogino, Vice Chairman            22 Daventry Hill Road                  27,572 (1)            3.2%
                                           Avon, CT 06001

James T. Fleming, Director                 7 Simscroft Road                          891 (2)              *
                                           Simsbury, CT 06070
        

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                                                                              Amount and Nature
                                                                                Of Beneficial            Percent
       Name of Beneficial Owner                      Addresses                    Ownership             Of Class
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Martin J. Geitz, President, Chief          318 Strickland Street                     3,974                *
Executive Officer and Director             Glastonbury, CT 06033


Edward J. Guarco, Director                 22 R East Street                        6,800 (3)              *
                                           Granby, CT 06035

Gary R. Kevorkian, Director                8 Apple Lane                           16,446 (4)            1.9%
                                           Simsbury, CT 06070

Barry R. Loucks, Director                  57 Summit Drive                        14,087 (5)            1.6%
                                           Windsor, CT 06095

George B. Odlum, Jr., DMD, Director        1 Westledge Road                       13,581 (6)            1.6%
                                           W. Simsbury, CT 06092

David W. Sessions, Director                105 Turnbull Road                      15,736 (7)            1.8%
                                           New Hartford, CT 06057

Jane F. von Holzhausen, Director,          29 Chimney Corner Circle               12,579 (8)            1.4%
Secretary                                  Guilford, CT 06437

Penny R. Woodford, Director                687 West Avon Road                      2,262 (9)              *
                                           Avon, CT 06001

Lincoln S. Young, Chairman                 60 Pine Hill Road                     18,612 (10)            2.1%
                                           New Hartford, CT 06057

Anthony F. Bisceglio, Executive Vice       418 Olde Stage Road                   10,500 (11)            1.2%
President and Chief Financial Officer      Glastonbury, CT 06033

Charles D. Forgie, Executive Vice          41 Heritage Drive                           4,500              *
President and Chief Lending Officer        Avon, CT 06001

Terry L. Boulton, Senior Vice              36 Laurel Lane                                                 *
President and Chief Retail Banking         Simsbury, CT 06070                 300
Officer

All directors and executive officers
(as a group)                                                                    147,840 (12)            16.9%
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* Less than 1%
        

(1)  Includes 6,600 shares owned jointly with Mr. Bogino's spouse, 822 shares
     held in a trust of which Mr. Bogino serves as trustee, 2,084 shares in
     trusts for two of his children for which Mr. Bogino serves as the trustee
     and 11,500 shares owned by his spouse. Includes 1,000 shares which may be
     acquired within 60 days through the exercise of stock options. Mr. Bogino
     disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares beneficially owned by his
     spouse.

(2)  Includes 266 shares which may be acquired within 60 days through the
     exercise of stock options.

(3)  Includes 1,200 shares owned jointly with Mr. Guarco's spouse, 600 shares
     held by both Mr. and Mrs. Guarco as custodians for their daughter and 4,000
     shares in a trust of which Mr. Guarco owns 6.6%. Includes 1,000 shares
     which may be acquired within 60 days through the exercise of stock options.

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(4)  Includes 9,426 shares held in trusts for which Mr. Kevorkian is trustee and
     280 shares owned by Mr. Kevorkian's spouse.

(5)  Shares held with Mr. Loucks's spouse as tenants in common.

(6)  Includes 3,550 shares owned by Dr. Odlum's spouse. Dr. Odlum disclaims
     beneficial ownership of the shares beneficially owned by his spouse.

(7)  Includes 1,564 shares owned jointly with Mr. Sessions's spouse, 1,358
     shares owned by a private corporation owned by Mr. Sessions and his
     siblings and 1,252 shares owned by two of his children. Includes 1,000
     shares which may be acquired within 60 days through the exercise of stock
     options. Mr. Sessions disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares
     beneficially owned by his children.

(8)  Includes 6,590 owned jointly with Ms. von Holzhausen's spouse. Includes
     1,000 shares which may be acquired within 60 days through the exercise of
     stock options.

(9)  Includes 1,660 shares owned jointly with Ms. Woodford's spouse.

(10) Includes 3,506 shares owned by Mr. Young's spouse. Includes 1,000 shares
     which may be acquired within 60 days through the exercise of stock options.
     Mr. Young disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares beneficially owned
     by his spouse.

(11) Includes 10,500 shares which may be acquired within 60 days through the
     exercise of stock options.

(12) Includes 15,766 shares which directors and executive officers may acquire
     beneficial ownership of within 60 days through the exercise of stock
     options.


                             DISCUSSION OF PROPOSALS

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                              ELECTION OF DIRECTORS

         As of the date of this Proxy Statement, the Company's Certificate of
Incorporation provides that the Board of Directors shall be divided into three
classes, as nearly equal in number as possible, with each class having a
three-year term. There are currently 11 directors of the Company, with four
directors in two Classes and three directors in one Class. The terms of the
classes are staggered so that the term of a class expires at each annual meeting
of the Company. The terms of the four incumbent Class I directors expire at the
2006 Annual Meeting.

         On February 15, 2006, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to
recommend the following four persons for election to the Board of Directors with
terms expiring at the 2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Company:
       
         

                        Nominee               Class                     Term Expiration
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                 James T. Fleming            Class I          2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
                 Edward J. Guarco            Class I          2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
                 Barry R. Loucks             Class I          2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
                 Penny R. Woodford           Class I          2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
        

         Each of the nominees currently serves as a director of the Company and
is nominated to serve for his or her term and until his or her successor is
elected and qualified. In the event that any of the nominees become unable to
serve, an event which the Board does not expect, the shares represented by proxy
may be voted for a substitute nominee to be designated by the Board or a
committee thereof, unless the proxy withholds authority to vote for all
nominees.

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         If a quorum is present at the 2006 Annual Meeting, the election of
directors will require the affirmative vote of a plurality of the votes cast.
Abstentions by shareholders and broker non-votes with respect to the election of
directors will not be included in determining whether nominees have received the
vote of such plurality. Certain information about the business experience of the
director nominees, including their service as directors of other corporations,
is listed below. References to terms of service as a director or officer of the
Company include service as a director or officer of the Bank prior to the date
of the holding company reorganization on March 2, 2006.

Director Nominees

James T. Fleming (50) - Mr. Fleming is currently the Commissioner of the
Department of Public Works, State of Connecticut, which position he accepted
after leaving his former position as the Commissioner of the Consumer Protection
Agency, State of Connecticut, which he held from 1999 until 2003. Prior to that
position, Mr. Fleming was the Director of Community Relations for Asea Brown
Boveri, Inc., which position he held until 1998. He was a member of Connecticut
House and Senate from 1981 until 1999. His is also Vice President of the
Simsbury Volunteer Fire District and is a Corporator of Saint Francis Hospital.
He has been a director of the Company since 1992.

Edward J. Guarco (52) - Mr. Guarco is a Vice President of State Line Oil, in
Granby, Connecticut, where he has been employed since 1976. He also serves as
Vice President of the Independent Connecticut Petroleum Association and as a
Board member of the Granby Development Commission and the Granby Chamber of
Commerce. He has been a director of the Company since 1998.

Barry R. Loucks (63) - Mr. Loucks is the former President and Chief Executive
Officer of the Bank, which positions he held since the Bank's in-organization
stage in 1994, and which he retired from in 2004. He is a Trustee of the Nutmeg
Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Metropolitan YMCA; he is also a Board Member of
McLean Foundation and of New England Certified Development Corporation-CT. He
has been a director of the Company since 1994.

Penny R. Woodford (61) - Ms. Woodford is an Agent with the Coldwell Bank
Residential Brokerage, which position she has held since 2003, prior to that she
was an Agent with DeWolf Companies since 1996 and Westledge Real Estate since
1983. She is Chairman of the Nominating Committee of the Avon Republican Town
Committee. She has been a director of the Company since 1992.


                         INFORMATION ABOUT OUR DIRECTORS

         Certain information about the business experience of the remaining
incumbent directors and the non-director officers of the Company, including
their service as directors of other companies, is listed below. References to
terms of service as a director or officer of the Company include service as a
director or officer of the Bank prior to the date of the holding company
reorganization on March 2, 2006.

Class II Directors,  Terms Expiring at the 2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Martin J. Geitz (49) - Mr. Geitz is the President and Chief Executive Officer of
the Company and the Bank, which position he has held since 2004. He was formerly
a Vice President with Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company until 2004,
was the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Cigna
Bank & Trust Company, which position he held from 2000 to 2003 and prior to that
was President of Fleet Development Ventures, LLC and Fleet Community Development
Corp. since 1997. He is also Chairman of the Board of the Hartford Economic
Development Corporation and a Board member of McLean Foundation and the Simsbury
Historical Society. He has been a director of the Company since 2005.

Gary R. Kevorkian (52) - Mr. Kevorkian is an Attorney-at-Law in his own practice
in Granby, Connecticut, since 1981. He has been a director of the Company since
1994.

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George B. Odlum, Jr., DMD (66) - Dr. Odlum is a family practice dentist in
Simsbury, Connecticut, where he has practiced dentistry since 1968. He is the
retired President and Board member of the Horace Wells Club. Dr. Odlum has been
a director of the Company since 1992 and formerly served as the Company's
Secretary.

Jane F. von Holzhausen (61) - Ms. von Holzhausen is the Secretary of the Company
and the Bank and has served as a director since 1994. She is a retired Sales
Manager with Prudential Connecticut Realty, in Avon, Connecticut. She is the
former President of Valley Properties, Inc. d/b/a Coldwell Banker Valley
Properties, which she owned from 1988 to 1998.

Class III Directors,  Terms Expiring at the 2008 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Robert J. Bogino (63) - Mr. Bogino is the Vice Chairman of the Company and the
Bank and has been a director of the Company since 1994. Mr. Bogino previously
served as the Company's Secretary. He was the president and co-owner of Bogino &
DeMaria, Inc. in Avon, Connecticut, an insurance agency of which he was a
founder in 1972. In 2003, he became a Vice President of the Watson Group, an
insurance agency in Wethersfield until his retirement in 2004.

David W. Sessions (55) - Mr. Sessions is the President and Treasurer of the
Casle Corporation, headquartered in Avon, Connecticut, a commercial design-build
development and construction company which he co-founded in 1981. He is also a
member of the New Hartford Town Democratic Committee and is a Director of the
Wheeler Clinic and the Licia and Mason Beekley Community Library. He has been a
director of the Company since 1992.

Lincoln S. Young (71) - Mr. Young is the Chairman of the Company and has been a
director since 1994. Mr. Young previously served as the Company's Secretary. He
is the retired Chief Executive Officer of Turbine Engine Services Corp., a jet
engine servicing company, a position he held until 1995. Mr. Young is a director
of the New England Air Museum and of the Licia and Mason Beekley Community
Library.

Owen P. Murphy, who served as a director of the Bank since 1992, passed away on
February 10, 2006. As a Class III director, Mr. Murphy was re-elected in 2005
for a 3-year term through 2008. The Board of Directors may determine to appoint
another individual to fill the vacancy created by Mr. Murphy's death.

Non-Director Executive Officers

Anthony F. Bisceglio (58) - Mr. Bisceglio is an Executive Vice President of the
Company and the Bank, positions he has held since January 2005 as well as Chief
Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company and the Bank, which positions he
has held since 1995. Prior to joining the Bank in 1995, he was Vice President
and Group Financial Officer of the Credit Administration Group of Shawmut
National Corporation. He is also on the Regional Board of Directors of the New
England College of Finance, on the Connecticut Bankers Association's Technology
Committee and its Management Development Committee and is Strategic Issues
Council Vice Chairman of the Financial Managers Society.

Terry L. Boulton (49) - Ms. Boulton is a Senior Vice President and Chief Retail
Banking Officer of the Bank, which positions she accepted in January 2005. Prior
to joining the Bank, she served as a Vice President of Bank of America, formerly
Fleet Bank, N.A. since 1988. She is President of the Simsbury/Granby Rotary Club
and past-President of the Simsbury Chamber of Commerce.

Charles D. Forgie (63) - Mr. Forgie is an Executive Vice President and the Chief
Lending Officer of the Bank, which positions he has held since 1995. Prior to
joining the Bank in 1995, he was Vice President of Commercial Lending at Fleet
Bank, N.A.

Audit Committee Financial Expert

         The Board has determined  that the Company  currently has at least one
audit  committee  financial  expert serving on its Audit  Committee.  That
person is Robert J. Bogino.  Mr.  Bogino is  "independent,"  as that term is
defined in Item  7(d)(3)(iv)  of Schedule 14A of the  Securities  Exchange Act
of 1934,  as amended (the  "Exchange Act").

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Board Committees and 2005 Meetings

         The Company has established two standing committees of the Board of
Directors, the Audit and Compliance and the Corporate Governance Committees.

         Audit and Compliance Committee. The Audit and Compliance Committee has
oversight responsibility for and reviews all financial and other reports
provided by the Company's independent auditors and the Company's internal audit
firm. The Audit and Compliance Committee evaluates and selects the independent
auditor subject to shareholder ratification. The Audit and Compliance Committee,
in its meetings with the Company's auditors, discusses and approves the audit
and compliance scope and reviews all audit findings. The members of the Audit
and Compliance Committee are Messrs. Odlum (Chair), Bogino, Fleming, Guarco and
Ms. Woodford. All members of the Audit and Compliance Committee are independent
in accordance with Rule 4200(a)(15) of the National Association of Securities
Dealers' listing standards. The Audit and Compliance Committee met four times
during 2005. The Audit and Compliance Committee Charter is attached to this
Proxy Statement as Appendix A.

         Corporate Governance Committee. The Corporate Governance Committee
functions as the nominating committee for director candidates, identifies
qualified individuals to become members of the Company's Board of Directors,
determines the composition of the Board of Directors and its committees,
monitors and assesses the effectiveness of the Board of Directors, develops and
implements the Company's corporate governance guidelines and reviews and
recommends director compensation. All members of the Corporate Governance
Committee are independent as that term is defined in Rule 4200(a)(15) of the
National Association of Securities Dealers' listing standards. The members of
the Corporate Governance Committee are Messrs. Young (Chair), Bogino, Fleming
and Ms. von Holzhausen. The Corporate Governance Committee met three times
during 2005. The Corporate Governance Committee Charter is attached to this
Proxy Statement as Appendix B.

         The Corporate Governance Committee has a formal policy regarding the
consideration of director candidates recommended by shareholders which sets
forth the minimum qualifications of suitable nominees for director as well as
approved processes for identifying and evaluating nominees. The Corporate
Governance Committee will consider any director candidate recommended by
shareholders in accordance with the standards set forth in its Charter. Such
suggestions, together with appropriate biographical information, should be
submitted to: SBT Bancorp, Inc. Attn: Jane F. von Holzhausen, Corporate
Secretary, 760 Hopmeadow Street, P.O. Box 248, Simsbury, CT 06070. Possible
candidates who have been suggested by shareholders are evaluated by the
Corporate Governance Committee in the same manner as are other possible
candidates.

         The general criteria used to establish the traits, abilities and
experience that the Corporate Governance Committee looks for in determining
candidates for election to the Board include highest ethical character,
independence from Management, ability to represent all shareholders of the Bank,
ability to exercise sound business judgment, relevant expertise and experience
that would benefit the Bank and be able to offer advice and guidance to the
Chief Executive and the Board. The board as a whole should be a diverse body,
with diversity reflecting age, gender, background and professional experience.
Key among the criteria is a director's existing ties to the Company's markets
and adherence to Company's Code of Ethics. All directors are subject to
mandatory retirement from service on the Company's Board of Directors upon
reaching seventy-six years of age.

         The Board held 13 meetings, including the annual meeting, during 2005.
All of the Company's eleven directors attended at least 75% of the aggregate of
(i) the total number of meetings of the Board of Directors and (ii) the total
number of meetings held by the Committees of the Board of Directors on which
such directors served during 2005.

         Attendance at the Annual Meeting. Board members are expected to attend
the Company's annual meeting of shareholders. All of the Company's directors
attended the May 10, 2005 annual meeting of shareholders of the Bank.

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Shareholder Communications

         The Board of Directors has a formal process in place for shareholder
communication to the Board of Directors or any individual director. Shareholders
wishing to communicate with the Board of Directors or any individual director
may write to SBT Bancorp, Inc., Corporate Secretary, 760 Hopmeadow Street, P.O.
Box 248, Simsbury, CT 06070. All communications received of a relevant nature
will be forwarded to the full Board or appropriate individual director as
directed. The Board of Directors believes this approach is reasonable in light
of the relatively small number of Shareholders of the Company and the relatively
small number of communications the Board expects to receive in the foreseeable
future.

Code of Ethics

         The Company has adopted a Code of Ethics that applies to all employees,
officers and directors. The Company will supply a copy of the Code of Ethics
upon written or oral request. To obtain a copy please write to us at SBT
Bancorp, Inc., 760 Hopmeadow Street, P.O. Box 248, Simsbury, Connecticut
06070-0248 or call the Company at (860) 408-5493.

Employment Agreements

         The Bank maintains  employment  agreements with Messrs.  Geitz,
Bisceglio and Forgie and Ms. Boulton. The continued  success of the Company and
the Bank  depends to a  significant  degree on the skills and  competence  of
these officers.  These agreements are with the Bank, not the Company.

         Martin J. Geitz, President and Chief Executive Officer - The Bank
entered into an Employment Agreement with Martin J. Geitz effective October 4,
2004. The term of that agreement is the earlier to occur of Mr. Geitz attaining
the age of sixty-five or the termination of Mr. Geitz's contract voluntarily or
upon some other basis. Mr. Geitz is to be paid a salary of $170,000, subject to
adjustment by the Board. In addition, Mr. Geitz is entitled to an annual bonus
in an amount and form set by the Board. Mr. Geitz is entitled to: (1)
participate in the Bank's comprehensive health insurance and major medical
coverage; (2) participate in any long-term disability insurance plan and pension
plan maintained by the Bank; (3) paid vacation of four weeks per year; (4) the
use of an automobile for business purposes; (5) membership in a private
"country" or similar golf club; and (6) attendance at two banking trade
association conventions per year, including the cost of attendance and travel
for Mr. Geitz and his spouse. The Bank may terminate Mr. Geitz's employment at
any time without notice. The Bank may give up to sixty days' prior notice of the
termination. If such notice is given to Mr. Geitz, the Bank may require him to
remain in the employ of the Bank for the period of notice given. If the Bank
terminates Mr. Geitz's employment for other than Cause or due to a Change in
Control or potential Change in Control (as each event is defined in the
agreement), Mr. Geitz shall be entitled to receive a lump sum payment equal to
the aggregate of: (1) twelve months of Mr. Geitz's then current salary base
salary; (2) an amount equal to bonus to which he would have been entitled under
the agreement had a Change of Control occurred; (3) payment for any accrued but
unused vacation time; and (4) payment of Mr. Geitz's medical insurance for
twelve months following his termination. This lump sum amount shall be reduced
by any compensation Mr. Geitz receives for other employment after the
termination of his employment with the Bank. Mr. Geitz may voluntarily terminate
his employment on ninety days' prior notice to the Bank, however, notice need
not be given where the termination has been approved by the Board of Directors
or there has been a material breach of the Bank's obligations under the
agreement. If Mr. Geitz fails to meet the terms of the agreement concerning his
voluntary termination, the Bank will be entitled to enjoin Mr. Geitz's
employment with any significant competitor of the Bank for a period of twelve
months. In the event of a Change in Control or Potential Change in Control of
the Bank or the Company, Mr. Geitz would be entitled to receive (1) credit for
his years of service to the Bank plus five additional years for purposes of
vesting and calculation of benefits under any benefit plan of the Bank or a
successor thereto; (2) twelve months notice of termination during which time he
shall receive payment at his then current salary and the highest bonus received
by Mr. Geitz during the preceding thirty-six months, provided that if the Change
in Control occurs prior to December 31, 2005 the amount of the bonus will equal
$25,000; (3) at Mr. Geitz's election, either a lump sum cash payment or twelve
monthly period payments in an amount equal to the sum of Mr. Geitz's then
current salary plus the highest bonus he had received during the preceding 36
months; and (4) outplacement services in an amount not to exceed $10,000. Mr.
Geitz is not entitled to receive compensation or other benefits for any period
after termination for Cause.


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         Anthony F. Bisceglio, Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief
Financial Officer - The Bank entered into an Employment Agreement with Anthony
F. Bisceglio dated February 6, 2004. The term of that Agreement is three years.
Mr. Bisceglio is to be paid a base salary of $102,846, or such larger sum as the
Board may decide. In addition, Mr. Bisceglio is entitled to an annual bonus in
an amount and form set by the Board. Mr. Bisceglio also is entitled to (1)
comprehensive health insurance and major medical coverage, (2) participation in
any long-term disability insurance plan and pension plan maintained by the Bank,
(3) paid vacation of at least four weeks per year, and (4) reimbursement of all
travel and other reasonable business expenses. If Mr. Bisceglio's employment
with the Bank is terminated for other than Cause or Disability, or if he
voluntarily terminates his employment for Good Reason, Mr. Bisceglio shall be
entitled to receive (1) his base salary in effect at the time for a period of
six months following termination, less the amount of any severance pay, (2) an
amount equal to one-half the highest bonus he received during the preceding 36
months, (3) crediting of additional service as may be required to vest any form
of compensation previously granted to Mr. Bisceglio, and (4) the continuation of
health benefits he was receiving at the time of termination for six months
following termination. If Mr. Bisceglio accepts these payments, he agrees that
he will not, for a period of six months following termination, perform any
services or accept any remuneration or compensation as an officer, director,
employee, agent or consultant with any depository or other financial institution
which maintains its main office in the Farmington Valley of Connecticut.

         The Bank also has entered into a Change in Control Agreement with Mr.
Bisceglio dated July 30, 1999. That Agreement provides for payment to Mr.
Bisceglio in the event of a Change in Control or Potential Change in Control (as
those terms are defined in the Agreement) of the Company or the Bank. Under
those circumstances, Mr. Bisceglio would be entitled to receive (1) credit for
his years of service to the Bank plus five years for purposes of vesting and
calculation of benefits under any benefit plan of the Bank or a successor
thereto, (2) twelve months notice of termination during which time he shall
receive payment at his then current salary and the highest bonus received by Mr.
Bisceglio during the preceding 36 months, (3) at Mr. Bisceglio's election,
either a lump sum cash payment or twelve monthly period payments in an amount
equal to the sum of Mr. Bisceglio's then current salary plus the highest bonus
he had received during the preceding 36 months, and (4) outplacement services in
an amount not to exceed $10,000.

         The Bank entered into a Supplemental Executive Retirement Agreement
with Mr. Bisceglio dated April 23, 2001. This Agreement provides that upon Mr.
Bisceglio's retirement on or after attaining age 65, the Bank shall pay him a
supplemental annual pension of $10,000, payable in equal monthly installments,
for a period of twenty years. Upon Mr. Bisceglio's death, while still actively
employed with the Bank, his designated beneficiary shall receive an annual
survivor's benefit equal to $10,000, payable in equal monthly installments, for
a period of twenty years. Upon Mr. Bisceglio's death, while receiving the
supplemental annual pension, his designated beneficiary shall receive the
remaining equal monthly payments which would have been due to Mr. Bisceglio.
Furthermore, upon a Change in Control (as defined in his Employment Agreement)
of the Company or the Bank, Mr. Bisceglio would be credited with five years of
service with respect to the Supplemental Executive Retirement Agreement.

         Charles D. Forgie, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer -
The Bank entered into an employment agreement with Charles D. Forgie dated
February 6, 2004 which was replaced and superceded by an amended employment
agreement dated November 15, 2005. The term of the amended agreement commenced
on November 15, 2005 and continues until August 31, 2006. Under the agreement,
Mr. Forgie is to be paid a base salary of $114,022 per year, or such larger sum
as the Board may decide. In addition, Mr. Forgie is eligible to receive a
year-end bonus in an amount to be determined by the Board of Directors. Mr.
Forgie is also entitled to (1) comprehensive health insurance and major medical
coverage, (2) participation in any long-term disability insurance plan and
pension plan maintained by the Bank, (3) paid vacation of at least four weeks
per year, and (4) reimbursement of all travel and other reasonable business
expenses. If Mr. Forgie's employment with the Bank is terminated for other than
Cause or Disability, or if he voluntarily terminates his employment for Good
Reason, Mr. Forgie shall be entitled to receive (1) his base salary in effect at
the time for a period of six months following termination, less the amount of
any severance pay, (2) an amount equal to one-half the 2005 annual bonus paid to
Mr. Forgie, (3) crediting of additional service as may be required to vest any
form of compensation previously granted to Mr. Forgie, and (4) the continuation
of health benefits he was receiving at the time of termination for eighteen
months following termination. If Mr. Forgie's employment is terminated by reason
of retirement, he will be entitled to receive (1) his base salary in effect at
the time through February 28, 2007, and (2) the continuation of health benefits
he was receiving at the time of his retirement through March 1, 2008. If,
following his termination, Mr. Forgie accepts the compensation described in the
preceding two sentences, he agrees that he will not, for a period of three years
following termination, perform any services or accept any remuneration or
compensation as an officer, director, employee, agent or consultant with any
depository or other financial institution which maintains an office in the
Farmington Valley of Connecticut. Mr. Forgie has notified the Bank that he will
retire as an executive officer of the Bank on August 31, 2006.

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         The Bank also has entered into a Change in Control Agreement with Mr.
Forgie dated July 30, 1999. That Agreement provides for payment to Mr. Forgie in
the event of a Change in Control or Potential Change in Control (as those terms
are defined in the Agreement) of the Company or the Bank. Under those
circumstances, Mr. Forgie would be entitled to receive (1) credit for his years
of service to the Bank plus five years for purposes of vesting and calculation
of benefits under any benefit plan of the Bank or a successor thereto, (2)
twelve months notice of termination during which time he shall receive payment
at his then current salary and the highest bonus received by Mr. Forgie during
the preceding 36 months, (3) at Mr. Forgie's election, either a lump sum cash
payment or twelve monthly period payments in an amount equal to the sum of Mr.
Forgie's then current salary plus the highest bonus he had received during the
preceding 36 months, and (4) outplacement services in an amount not to exceed
$10,000.

         The Bank entered into a Supplemental Executive Retirement Agreement
with Mr. Forgie dated April 23, 2001. This Agreement provides that upon Mr.
Forgie's retirement on or after attaining age 65, the Bank shall pay him a
supplemental annual pension of $10,000, payable in equal monthly installments,
for a period of twenty years. Upon Mr. Forgie' death, while still actively
employed with the Bank, his designated beneficiary shall receive an annual
survivor's benefit equal to $10,000, payable in equal monthly installments, for
a period of twenty years. Upon Mr. Forgie's death, while receiving the
supplemental annual pension, his designated beneficiary shall receive the
remaining equal monthly payments which would have been due to Mr. Forgie.
Furthermore, upon a Change in Control (as defined in his Employment Agreement)
of the Company or the Bank, Mr. Forgie would be credited with five years of
service with respect to the Supplemental Executive Retirement Agreement.

         Terry L. Boulton, Senior Vice President and Chief Retail Banking
Officer - The Bank entered into a Change in Control Agreement with Terry L.
Boulton dated December 23, 2005. That Agreement provides for payment to Ms.
Boulton in the event that her employment is terminated by the Bank without
"Cause" or by Ms. Boulton with "Good Reason" within 12 months following a
"Change in Control" of the Bank or the Company (as those terms are defined in
the Agreement). Under those circumstances, Ms. Boulton would be entitled to
receive payment in an amount equal to two times the sum of (1) her annual base
salary and (2) her annual target bonus. Additionally, under those circumstances,
Ms. Boulton would be entitled to (1) immediate vesting of any outstanding stock
options, (2) continued health insurance benefits for a period of 24 months, (3)
an amount equal to the amounts that the Bank would have contributed on Ms.
Boulton's behalf to any 401(k) Plan or similar plan that the Bank may have in
effect for the 24-month period following her termination, and (4) outplacement
services in an amount not to exceed $10,000.

Director Compensation

         The Company has adopted a Director Compensation Plan for non-employee
directors. During 2005, directors were compensated for service by means of: (1)
an annual retainer of $4,000 per director; (2) $400 for each Board meeting
attended in person; and (3) $150 for each standing committee meeting attended in
person. As of January 1, 2006, directors are compensated for service by means
of: (1) an annual retainer of $4,000 per director, (2) $450 for each Board
meeting attended in person, and (3) $150 for each standing committee meeting
attended in person.

Executive Compensation

         The following table contains certain information regarding annual and
long-term compensation paid to the chief executive officer and the most highly
compensated executive officers whose annual compensation exceeded $100,000 for
the period from January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005.


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Summary Compensation Table

         The following information is furnished for the current chief executive
officer, the former chief executive officer who served for a portion of the year
ending December 31, 2005, and for the three other highest paid executive
officers of the Bank who received salary and bonus of $100,000 or more during
the year ended December 31, 2005.
       
         

                                                       Annual Compensation              Long-Term Compensation

                                                                          Other
                                                                          Annual    Securities            All Other
                                                                          Compen-   Underlying   LTIP      Compen-
                                                                          sation    Options /   Payouts    sation
Name and Principal Position             Year    Salary ($)   Bonus ($)      ($)      SARs (#)      ($)       ($)
                                       -------- ----------- ------------ --------- ------------ -------- -----------
                                                                                           
Martin J. Geitz
          President & Chief Executive     2005    $172,204  $22,275 (1)     -         21,000       -         -
          Officer                         2004     $42,500   $5,388 (2)     -           -          -         -

Barry R. Loucks (3)
         President & Chief Executive      2005     $14,712       -          -           -          -   $268,853 (4)
         Officer (through October 3,      2004    $184,038  $24,784 (2)     -           -          -         -
         2004)                            2003    $181,267  $29,839 (5)     -           -          -         -

Anthony F. Bisceglio                      2005    $117,445  $13,546 (1)     -           -          -         -
         Executive Vice President &       2004    $108,375  $12,273 (2)     -           -          -         -
         Chief Financial Officer          2003    $100,972  $13,493 (5)     -           -          -         -

Charles D. Forgie                         2005    $113,010  $13,276 (1)     -           -          -         -
         Executive Vice President &       2004    $109,940  $11,964 (2)     -           -          -         -
         Chief Lending Officer            2003    $105,595  $13,762 (5)     -           -          -         -

Terry L. Boulton
         Senior Vice President  &
         Senior Retail Banking Officer    2005     $93,258   $9,802 (1)     -           -          -         -
        

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 (1) Estimated 2005 performance bonus to be paid in 2006.

 (2) Actual 2004 performance bonus paid in 2005.

 (3) Pursuant to the terms of Mr. Loucks's severance arrangements with the Bank
     certain severance compensation was paid in 2005.

 (4) Includes employer contribution of $2,290 to 401(k) plan; present value of
     $15,294 of life insurance policies underlying a Supplemental Executive
     Retirement Plan between Mr. Loucks and the Bank, the personal use of a
     Bank-leased automobile in the amount of $1,136; and payments in an
     aggregate amount of $250,133 relating to the termination of Mr. Loucks's
     employment as Chief Executive Officer under an employment agreement between
     Mr. Loucks and the Bank.

 (5) Actual 2003 performance bonus paid in 2004.


Options Granted in Last Fiscal Year

         The following table contains certain information regarding stock
options the Company has granted to its named executive officers during the
fiscal year ended December 31, 2005.
       
         

                                                           Percent of
                                        Number of             Total
                                       Securities         Options/SARS
                                       Underlying          Granted to
                                      Options/SARs        Employees in     Exercise Or Base
            Name                       Granted (#)         Fiscal Year       Price ($/Sh)         Expiration Date
---------------------------------  --------------------  ----------------  ------------------  ----------------------
                                                                                                                   
Martin J. Geitz                             21,000 (1)              100%              $31.50       December 30, 2015
President and Chief Executive
Officer
        


(1)    Options may not be exercised in full or in part prior to the expiration
       of one year from the date of grant. One third of the options become
       exercisable on each of the first through third annual anniversary dates
       of the grant.

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Aggregated Option Exercises In 2005 and Fiscal Year-End Option Values
       
         

                                                                   Number of Securities
                                                                  Underlying Unexercised       Value of Unexercised
                                Shares                                  Options At             In-The-Money Options
                               Acquired                               Fiscal Year-End           At Fiscal Year-End
                                  On                                        (#)                        ($)
                               Exercise            Value               Exercisable/                Exercisable/
          Name                    (#)           Realized ($)           Unexercisable              Unexercisable
--------------------------    ------------     ---------------    ------------------------    -----------------------
                                                                                                                
Martin J. Geitz                       0                $0             0 / 21,000                $0 / $42,000 (1)

Charles D. Forgie                 3,500        $ 69,563 (2)                0 / 0                         $0 / $0

Anthony F. Bisceglio                  0                $0             10,500 / 0               $208,688 / $0 (2)
        

(1)  Based on the fair market value of the common stock as of December 30, 2005
     ($33.50) minus the exercise price of the options ($31.50).

(2)  Based on the fair market value of the common stock as of December 30, 2005
     ($33.50) minus the exercise price of the options ($13.625).

Stock Option Plan

         The Company currently issues options to purchase shares of its common
stock under The Simsbury Bank & Trust Company, Inc. 1998 Stock Plan, as amended
November 21, 2005. This plan was assumed by the Company pursuant to the Merger
and Plan of Reorganization dated March 2, 2006. As of February 13, 2006, there
are options outstanding to purchase an aggregate of 61,054 shares of the
Company's authorized but unissued common stock at a price of between $13.625 and
$36.550 per share and which will expire between the years 2008 and 2015. This
includes 21,000 options granted to the Company's named executives during the
year ended December 31, 2005.

         The following table sets forth the total number of securities
authorized for issuance under equity compensation plans as of December 31, 2005.
       
         

                                                                                              Number of securities
                                                                                               remaining available
                                                                                               for future issuance
                                        Number of securities                                      under equity
                                          to be issued upon         Weighted-average           compensation plans
                                             exercise of            exercise price of         (excluding securities
                                        outstanding options,      outstanding options,         reflected in column
                                         warrants and rights       warrants and rights                (a))
                                                 (a)                       (b)                         (c)
                                        ----------------------    ----------------------     ------------------------
                                                                                                        
Equity compensation plans
      approved by shareholders                 61,054                    $24.62                      25,303

Equity compensation plans not
      approved by shareholders                      0                         0                           0

                                        ----------------------    ----------------------     ------------------------
                 Total                         61,054                    $24.62                      25,303
                                        ======================    ======================     ========================
        


Committee Interlocks and Insider Participation in Compensation Decisions

         There are no interlocking relationships where (a) an executive officer
of the Company served as a member of the compensation committee on another
entity, one of whose executive officers served on the Corporate Governance
Committee of the Company; (b) an executive officer served as a director of
another entity, one of whose executive officers served on the Corporate
Governance Committee of the Company; or (c) an executive officer of the Company
served as a member of the compensation committee of another entity, one of whose
executive officers served as a Director of the Company.

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Certain Transactions

         During 2005 and 2004, certain of the Company's and the Bank's current
directors, executive officers and their affiliates had outstanding loans from
the Bank. The largest aggregate amount of such loans outstanding during the
period from January 1, 2004 to February 13, 2006 was on February 6, 2006 in an
aggregate amount of $2,703,124.22, which represented 17.2% of the Bank's equity
on that date, and approximately 2.06% of the Bank's outstanding loans as of that
date. All such loans were made in the ordinary course of the Bank's business,
were made on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and
collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with
other persons and did not involve more than the normal risk of collectability or
present other unfavorable features.

         During 2005 and 2004 the Bank paid $65,089.04 and $59,969.71,
respectively, for rent and related expenses of the Bank's Granby branch office
to Granby Pharmacy Shoppers Plaza, LLC, a company of which Mr. Kevorkian, one of
the Company's directors, is a principal. Of these amounts paid, $9,254.80 and
$8,666.15 were for real estate taxes on the property during 2005 and 2004,
respectively. The Bank believes this to represent a fair market value lease.
During 2005, the Bank paid $228,148 in construction costs and related fees for
the Bank's Canton branch office to a company of which David W. Sessions, one of
its directors, is a principal.

Recommendation of the Board of Directors

         The Board of Directors intends to vote all proxies held by it in favor
of the four Class I director nominees, Messrs. Fleming, Guarco and Loucks and
Ms. Woodford (unless shareholders direct otherwise). Election to the Board of
four Class I directors of the Company with terms expiring at the 2009 Annual
Meeting shall require the affirmative vote of a plurality of the votes cast at
the 2006 Annual Meeting. Abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to the
election of directors will not be included in determining whether nominees have
received the votes of such plurality.

         THE BOARD  RECOMMENDS  UNANIMOUSLY A VOTE  "FOR"  ELECTION OF MESSRS.
FLEMING,  GUARCO AND LOUCKS AND MS. WOODFORD TO THE BOARD OF  DIRECTORS  AS
CLASS I  DIRECTORS  WITH TERMS  EXPIRING  AT THE 2009 ANNUAL  SHAREHOLDERS'
MEETING.


                                     ITEM 2
                                     ------

               RATIFICATION OF APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT AUDITORS

         The Audit and Compliance  Committee has selected  Shatswell,  MacLeod &
Co., P.C. as independent  auditors to audit the  financial  statements  of the
Company  for the  fiscal  year  ending  December 31, 2006.  Shatswell, MacLeod &
Co., P.C. served as the Bank's  independent  auditors for the fiscal year ended
December 31, 2005 and has reported on the Bank's financial statements for such
year.

         A  representative  of Shatswell,  MacLeod & Co., P.C. is expected to be
present at the 2006 Annual Meeting and will have the  opportunity  to make a
statement  if he or she desires to do so and will be available to respond
to appropriate questions from Shareholders.

         The Audit and Compliance Committee has not developed detailed
pre-approval policies because all engagements of independent accountants for
audit and non-audit services must be approved by the Audit and Compliance
Committee.

Principal Accountant Fees and Services

         The following table reflects the aggregate fees billed for the last two
fiscal years for professional services by the Bank's principal accountant for
the audit of the Bank's annual financial statements and the aggregate fees
billed in each of the last two fiscal years for professional services rendered
by the Bank's principal accountant for tax compliance, tax advice and tax
planning.

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                                            2005                2004
                                      ------------------ -------------------
       Audit Fees                          $53,742            $ 49,036
       Audit Related Fees (1)              $   777            $      0
       Tax Compliance Fees (2)             $ 5,241            $  4,700
       All Other Fees (3)                  $     0            $  4,362
                                      ------------------ -------------------
                  Total                    $59,760            $ 58,098
                                      ================== ===================

(1) Non-financial statement audits.

(2) Preparation of tax returns and estimates for each year.

(3) Information Technology reviews of $4,362 in 2004.

Commencing in March 2004, internal audit services were provided to the Bank by
The Harcourt Group, Ltd. of New England. The Bank's previous internal auditor
was Shatswell, MacLeod & Co.

Recommendation of the Board of Directors

         The Board of  Directors  intends to vote all proxies  held by it in
favor of  ratifying  the  selection of Shatswell,  MacLeod & Co.,  P.C.  as the
Company's  independent  auditors  for the year ending  December  31, 2006
(unless shareholders direct otherwise).

         THE BOARD  RECOMMENDS  UNANIMOUSLY A VOTE  "FOR"  RATIFICATION  OF THE
SELECTION OF THE FIRM OF SHATSWELL, MACLEOD & CO., P.C. AS INDEPENDENT AUDITORS
FOR THE COMPANY FOR 2006.


                      AUDIT AND COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE REPORT

         The Audit and Compliance Committee of the Board is responsible for
providing independent, objective oversight of the Company's accounting
functions, internal controls and financial reporting process. The Audit and
Compliance Committee is comprised of five directors, each of whom is independent
as defined by the National Association of Securities Dealers' listing standards.
The members of the Audit and Compliance Committee are the same as the members of
the Bank's Audit and Compliance Committee.

         Management is responsible for the Company's internal controls and
financial reporting process. The Company's independent auditors, Shatswell,
MacLeod & Co., P.C., are responsible for performing an independent audit of the
Company's consolidated financial statements in accordance with auditing
standards generally accepted in the United States of America and to issue a
report thereon. The Audit and Compliance Committee's responsibility is to
monitor and oversee the financial reporting and audit processes.

         In connection with these responsibilities, the Company's Audit and
Compliance Committee, as the successor to the Bank, met with management and the
independent auditors to review and discuss the Bank's December 31, 2005
consolidated financial statements. The Audit and Compliance Committee also
discussed with the independent auditors the matters required by Statement on
Auditing Standards No. 61 (Communication with Audit Committees). The Audit and
Compliance Committee also received written disclosures and the letter from the
independent auditors required by Independence Standards Board Standard No. 1
(Independence Discussions with Audit Committees), and the Audit and Compliance
Committee discussed with the independent auditors that firm's independence.

         Based upon the Audit and Compliance Committee's discussions with
management and the independent accountants, and its review of the information
described in the preceding paragraph, the Audit and Compliance Committee
recommended that the Board include the audited consolidated financial statements
of the Bank in the Bank's annual report on Form 10-KSB for the last fiscal year
filed by the Company on behalf of the Bank.

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         The Board has adopted a written charter for the Audit & Compliance
Committee which is attached as Appendix A to this Proxy Statement.

                                 Audit Committee

                      George B. Odlum, Jr., DMD (Chairman)
                                Robert J. Bogino
                                James T. Fleming
                                Edward J. Guarco
                                Penny R. Woodford


             SECTION 16(a) BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP REPORTING COMPLIANCE

         Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended,
requires the Company's directors, executive officers and persons who
beneficially own more than 10% of the Company's common stock ("Reporting
Persons") to file certain reports concerning their beneficial ownership of the
Company's common stock with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC").
Prior to the bank holding company reorganization on March 2, 2006, these reports
were filed by Reporting Persons of the Bank with the Federal Deposit Insurance
Corporation (the "FDIC"). Based solely upon the Company's review of its
Reporting Persons' Forms 3, 4 and 5 filed with the FDIC during and for the year
ended December 31, 2005, and on written representations by certain officers and
directors, all Reporting Persons filed the required reports on a timely basis.


                                  OTHER MATTERS

         The Board knows of no other business to be brought before the 2006
Annual Meeting. If, however, any other business should properly come before the
2006 Annual Meeting, the persons named in the accompanying proxy will vote the
proxy as in their discretion they may deem appropriate, unless they are directed
by the proxy to do otherwise.


                      SHAREHOLDER PROPOSALS AND NOMINATIONS

         Shareholders entitled to vote for the election of directors at the 2007
Annual Meeting may make nominations of individuals for election to the Board.
Such nominations shall be made in writing, and shall be delivered or mailed and
received by the Secretary of the Company not less than 90 nor more than 130
calendar days prior to such Annual Meeting, which is expected to be held on May
8, 2007. The Board's Corporate Governance Committee considers such nominations.

         Such written nominations shall contain the following information, to
the extent known to the nominating Shareholder: (1) the name, age, business and
residence address of each proposed nominee; (2) the principal occupation or
employment of each proposed nominee; (3) the total number of shares of common
stock of the Company that are beneficially owned by each proposed nominee; (4)
the name and address of the nominating Shareholder; (5) the total number of
shares of common stock of the Company owned by the nominating Shareholder; (6) a
representation that the Shareholder is a holder of record of stock of the
Company entitled to vote at such meeting and intends to appear in person or by
proxy at the meeting to nominate the person or persons specified in the notice;
and (7) a description of all arrangements or understandings between the
Shareholder and each nominee and any other person or persons (naming such person
or persons) pursuant to which the nomination or nominations are to be made by
the Shareholders. Nominations by beneficial owners of stock of the Company who
are not record holders must be accompanied by evidence satisfactory to the
Secretary of the Company showing that such nominating persons are entitled to
act with respect to such shares. Nominations that are not made in accordance
with these procedures shall be deemed void. The credentials and qualifications
of all nominees also are subject to review by the Board.

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         Any proposal intended to be presented by a Shareholder at the Company's
2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders which is not a nomination to the Board must
be presented to the Company in writing, and must be delivered or mailed and
received by the Secretary of the Company not less than 90 nor more than 130
calendar days prior to the 2007 Annual Meeting, which is expected to be held on
May 8, 2007. Such notice shall include: (1) a brief description of the business
desired to be brought before the Annual Meeting and the reasons for conducting
such business at the 2007 Annual Meeting; (2) the name and address, as they
appear on the Company's records, of the Shareholder proposing such business; (3)
the number of shares of the Company's common stock which are beneficially owned
by the Shareholder; and (4) any material interest of the Shareholder in such
business.

         Shareholder proposals for inclusion in the 2007 Proxy Statement and
form of proxy for the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held in 2007 must be
received by the Secretary of the Company on or before February 7, 2007.
Shareholder proposals submitted to be considered at the 2007 Annual Meeting
without inclusion in next year's proxy materials must be received by the Bank no
later than 20 calendar days prior to such Annual Meeting, which is expected to
be held on May 8, 2007. If the Bank is not notified of a shareholder proposal by
that date, the proxies held by Management may provide the discretion to vote
against such shareholder proposal, even though such proposal is not discussed in
the proxy statement.

         Nominations and proposals should be addressed to Jane F. von
Holzhausen, Secretary, SBT Bancorp, Inc., 760 Hopmeadow Street, P.O. Box 248,
Simsbury, Connecticut 06070-0248. It is suggested that such nominations and
proposals be sent by Certified Mail-Return Receipt Requested.


                       ANNUAL REPORT ON FORM 10-KSB REPORT

         The financial statements of the Bank as of and for the year ended
December 31, 2005 are contained in the Bank's Annual Report on Form 10-KSB filed
by the Company on behalf of the Bank with the Securities and Exchange Commission
on or before March 31, 2006. The Annual Report is not to be considered as a part
of this proxy soliciting material. Copies of Bank's Annual Report on Form 10-KSB
will be forwarded without charge upon written request to Jane F. von Holzhausen,
Secretary, SBT Bancorp, Inc., 760 Hopmeadow Street, P.O. Box 248, Simsbury,
Connecticut 06070-0248.


          DELIVERY OF DOCUMENTS TO SECURITY HOLDERS SHARING AN ADDRESS

         The Company intends to deliver one Proxy Statement to multiple
Shareholders of the Company sharing an address, unless we receive contrary
instructions from one or more of such Shareholders. Upon written or oral request
we will provide a separate copy of the Company's Proxy Statement to a
Shareholder sharing an address with another Shareholder to which a single copy
of the Proxy Statement were sent. To request an additional copy of the Proxy
Statement, please call the Company at (860) 408-5493 or write to us at SBT
Bancorp, 760 Hopmeadow Street, P.O. Box 248, Simsbury, Connecticut 06070-0248.
In the future, if you wish to receive a separate copy of the Company's Proxy
Statement, please call or write to us at the number and address listed above.
Similarly, Shareholders sharing an address who are receiving multiple copies of
the Company's Proxy Statement and who wish to receive only one copy of these
materials at their address can so request by contacting us at the same telephone
number and address.

                                 By order of the Board of Directors


Simsbury, Connecticut            Jane F. von Holzhausen, Secretary
April 10, 2006


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                               APPENDICES A and B



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                                                                      Appendix A

                      AUDIT & COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE CHARTER

I.       Purpose

The Audit and Compliance Committee (the "Committee") is appointed by the Board
of Directors of SBT Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") to assist the Company's Board
of Directors ("Board of Directors") in the oversight of:

o    The integrity of the Company's financial statements.

o    The independent auditor's qualifications and independence.

o    The performance of the Company's internal audit function.

o    The Company and the Bank's compliance with legal and regulatory
     requirements.

II.      Authority

The Committee will have full authority to:

o    Appoint, compensate, retain, terminate and oversee the Company's
     independent auditor.

o    Ensure the direct reporting of the independent auditor to the Committee.

o    Determine the independence of the independent auditor and oversee the
     continuing independence of such independent auditor.

o    Conduct or authorize any investigation appropriate to fulfill its
     responsibilities.

o    Engage independent counsel and other advisors as the Committee deems
     necessary to carry out its responsibilities.

o    Access directly the independent auditor, the internal audit firm, and
     employees of the Company and the Bank, including the Company's and the
     Bank's outside legal counsel.

o    Resolve disputes between management and the independent auditor or the
     internal audit firm concerning financial reporting or any other matter.

III.     Specific Duties and Responsibilities

The Board of Directors set forth the Committee's duties in this charter and by
resolution. Accordingly, the Committee will have the following duties and
responsibilities:

     A.  Financial Statements and Reporting

o    The Committee will review and discuss with management and the independent
     auditor the accounting and financial reporting processes for the bank and
     the auditing of the Company's financial statements.

o    The Committee will receive and review the audited financial statements from
     the Company's independent auditors, and will review and consider with the
     independent auditor the matters required to be discussed by SAS No. 61, as
     it may be modified or supplanted.

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o    The Committee will receive and review the written disclosures and the
     letter from the independent auditor required by Independence Standards
     Board Standard No.1, as it may be modified or supplanted, and will discuss
     with the independent auditor their independence.

o    Upon completion of its review, the Committee will recommend to the
     Company's Board of Directors that the audited financial statements be
     included in the Company's annual report to its shareholders, and will, to
     the extent necessary, review and discuss with management and the
     independent auditor the Company's interim financial statement information
     to be included in the Company's quarterly reports.

o    The Committee will prepare the report required by Regulation S-B and
     Schedule 14A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the
     "Exchange Act") and will recommend that such report be included in the
     Company's annual proxy statement.

o    The Committee will review such other factors as it deems appropriate that
     affect the integrity of the Company's published financial reports,
     including the implementation of appropriate recommendations of the
     Company's independent auditor.

     B.  Relationship with Independent Auditors

o    The Committee will appoint, compensate and oversee independent auditor work
     for the Company regarding the preparation and issuance of any audit report
     or related work, however, such selection and appointment by the Committee
     will be subject to the ratification by the Company's shareholders at the
     Company's annual meeting. The independent auditor will report directly to
     the Committee.

o    The Committee will review with the independent auditor the proposed scope
     of audit services and plan for the annual audit. It will also review and
     pre-approve any non-audit services performed on behalf of the Company that
     are permitted under applicable law.

o    The Committee will periodically discuss with management and the independent
     auditor the quality and adequacy of the Company's internal procedures and
     controls, the effect of regulatory and accounting initiatives, the effect
     of off-balance sheet structures, and the matters required to be discussed
     by SAS No. 61, as it may be modified or supplanted.

o    The Committee will evaluate the independent auditor's qualifications,
     performance, and independence. This includes ensuring that the independent
     auditor submits annually a formal written statement delineating all
     relationships between the independent auditor and the Company.

o    The Committee will ensure appropriate audit partner rotations and any
     independent auditor rotations that may be required by law.

     C.  Internal Audit

o    The Committee will approve the Company's Internal Audit Policy on an annual
     basis. This Policy addresses the internal audit function and any related
     applicable regulations and guidelines.

o    The Committee will make the final decision as to the internal audit firm
     selected. This internal audit firm will be a different firm than the
     independent auditor as is required by Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

o    The Committee will recommend to the full Board approval of the internal
     audit firm's audit plan for the Company.

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o    The Committee will review and discuss with management and the internal
     audit firm any material issues as to the adequacy of the Company's internal
     controls, the adequacy of the disclosures about changes in internal control
     over financial reporting, and related risks.

o    The internal audit firm will report directly to the Committee.

o    The Committee will meet as often as it determines is necessary with the
     internal audit firm but no less often than four times annually.

o The Committee will review the performance of the internal audit firm on an
annual basis.

     D.  Compliance with Laws and Regulations

o    The Committee will review periodic reports prepared by the Company's and
     the Bank's Compliance Officer and other materials deemed appropriate to
     evaluate the Company's and the Bank's program for complying with laws and
     regulations. These reports will include those prepared by the Company's
     independent auditor, the Company's internal audit firm and the Company's
     and the Bank's regulatory examiners.

     E.  Administrative and Other

o    The Committee will maintain minutes of Committee meetings and report
     activities to the Board on a regular basis and make recommendations as the
     Committee deems appropriate.

o    The Committee will evaluate its own performance annually.

o    The Committee will review and assess the adequacy of this Charter annually
     and recommend any proposed changes to the Board for approval.

o    The Committee will perform any other activities consistent with this
     Charter, the Company's bylaws and governing laws as the Committee or the
     Board deems necessary.

IV.      Committee Membership and Composition

o    The Committee will have a minimum of 3 members who are appointed by the
     Board of Directors and may be replaced by the Board of Directors at any
     time. Vacancies on the Committee may be filled by the Board of Directors.

o    Each member of the Committee will meet the independence requirements of
     Rule 10A-3 of the Exchange Act, the rules of applicable bank regulatory
     authorities, and the applicable rules of any securities exchange on which
     the Company's securities are listed.

o    At least one Committee member will qualify as an "Audit Committee Financial
     Expert" as defined by the Item 401 of Regulation S-B of the Exchange Act.

o    If the Company's Corporate Governance Committee determines that a Committee
     member is no longer independent, such Committee member may continue his or
     her membership on the Committee until the earlier of the Company's next
     annual shareholders' meeting or one year from the discovery of the event
     the occurrence of which caused the Committee member to cease to be
     independent.

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V.       Meetings

o    The Committee will meet as often as it determines is necessary but no less
     often than four times annually. The Committee may call additional meetings
     as necessary to perform their duties.

o    The Committee may meet, at its discretion, in executive sessions with
     management, the Company's internal auditors or the Company's independent
     auditor or any combination of them.

o    The Committee may request that any officer or employee of the Company or
     the Bank, the Company's or the Bank's outside legal counsel, independent
     auditor or internal audit firm, to attend the meetings of the Committee or
     to meet with any members of or consultants to the Committee as necessary to
     perform the duties of the Committee.

VI.      Disclosure of Charter

o    The Charter will be appended to the Company's Proxy Statement in accordance
     with Schedule 14A of the Exchange Act or more often if so required by the
     applicable rules of any securities exchange on which the Company's
     securities are listed.



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                                                                      Appendix B

                     CORPORATE GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE CHARTER

         This Corporate Governance Committee Charter (the "Charter") has been
adopted by the Board of Directors (the "Board") of SBT Bancorp, Inc. (the
"Company") to assist the Company's Corporate Governance Committee (the
"Committee") in the exercise of its responsibilities. The purpose of the
Committee shall be to assist the Board in (1) identifying qualified individuals
to become Board members, (2) determining the composition of the Board and its
committees, (3) monitoring a process to assess Board effectiveness, and (4)
developing and implementing the Company's corporate governance guidelines, and
(5) annually reviewing and overseeing the Company's Conflict of Interest Policy.

Composition

         There shall be a committee of the Board known as the Corporate
Governance Committee. The Committee shall be comprised of no fewer than three
directors who are appointed annually by the Chairman of the Board. The Committee
members must be independent of the management of the Company and free of any
relationship that, in the opinion of the Board, would interfere with their
exercise of independent judgment as Committee members.

         If the full Board does not elect a chairperson for the Committee, then
the Committee may designate a chairperson by majority vote of the full Committee
membership.

Goals and Responsibilities

The Committee shall:

o    Develop and recommend to the Board a statement of the criteria for
     selecting new directors. The criteria shall include the qualifications,
     competencies and personal attributes that the Committee deems necessary for
     effective Board membership.

o    Identify individuals who are qualified to become Board members. The
     Committee shall recommend that the Board select the director nominees for
     the next annual meeting of shareholders.

o    Plan for the periodic evaluation of the full Board and the Board
     chairperson and for Board education, including new member orientation and
     education for Board members.

o    Evaluate the performance of Board members eligible for reelection and
     recommend the reelection of Board members who are performing effectively.

o    Review the Board's committee structure and recommend to the Chairman of the
     Board those directors to serve as members of each committee.

o    Develop and recommend to the Board a set of corporate governance principles
     and policies designed to provide for effective and efficient governance of
     the Company. These principles and policies include, but are not limited to:
     policies for the evaluation of the Board, election and reelection of Board
     members and Board orientation and education.

o    From time to time review and make recommendations to the Board with respect
     to the compensation of directors.

o    An annual review and reassessment of the adequacy of this Charter and
     recommend any proposed changes to the Board for approval.

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         The Committee shall have the authority to delegate any of its
responsibilities to sub-committees as the Committee may deem appropriate in its
sole discretion.

         The Committee shall have the sole authority to obtain advice and
assistance from internal or external legal, accounting or other advisers.

Meetings

         The Committee shall meet at least four times per year or when necessary
at the call of the Committee chairperson.




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                                 2006 PROXY CARD


                                     (FRONT)


                                SBT BANCORP, INC.

                  Proxy for the Annual Meeting of Shareholders
                            to be held on May 9, 2006

               PROXY SOLICITED ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

     The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints Robert J. Bogino and George
B. Odlum, Jr. DMD and each of them acting alone, with full power of
substitution, as Proxies to represent all shares of stock of SBT Bancorp, Inc.
(the "Company") which the undersigned would be entitled to vote if personally
present at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Company to be held at The
Simsbury Bank & Trust Company's main office, 981 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury,
Connecticut on Tuesday, May 9, 2006 at 5:00 p.m., local time, and at any
adjournment thereof.

     You are encouraged to specify your choice by marking the appropriate box,
SEE REVERSE SIDE. The Proxies cannot vote your shares unless you sign, date and
return this card.

                   CONTINUED AND TO BE SIGNED ON REVERSE SIDE


                                    (REVERSE)



   |X| PLEASE MARK VOTES AS IN THIS EXAMPLE

1. The Board of Directors unanimously recommends a "For" vote. To elect the
   four Class I directors to the Board of Directors, each to serve a
   three-year term.
   Nominees:  James T. Fleming, Edward J. Guarco, Barry R. Loucks,
   Penny R. Woodford.

                     FOR            WITHHELD
                     |_|               |_|

        For: except vote withheld from the following nominee(s)

        -------------------------------------------------------

2. The Board of Directors unanimously recommends a "For" vote.
   To ratify the appointment of Shatswell, MacLeod & Co., P.C.  as the
   Company's independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2006.

            FOR               AGAINST              ABSTAIN
            |_|                 |_|                  |_|


3. In their discretion, the Proxies, or either of them, are authorized to
vote upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting.

This Proxy, when properly executed, will be voted on behalf of the
undersigned as directed herein by the undersigned shareholder. If no direction
is made, this proxy will be voted "FOR" Proposals 1 and 2.

Please sign exactly as your name appears hereon. Joint owners must both
sign. Attorney, executor, administrator, trustee, or guardian must give full
title as such. A corporation or partnership must sign in its name by authorized
person.

|_|  MARK HERE FOR ADDRESS CHANGE AND MARK LABEL ACCORDINGLY

Signature:_________________________________________ Date:____________

|_|  MARK HERE  IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE MEETING

Signature:_________________________________________ Date:__________





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