Shore Bancshares, Inc. is a financial holding company. The Company�s primary business is acting as the parent company to several financial institution and insurance entities. The Company engages in the banking business through The Centreville National Bank (CNB), with commercial banking powers, and The Talbot Bank of Easton (Talbot Bank). The Company engages in the insurance business through two general insurance producer firms, The Avon-Dixon Agency, LLC and Elliott Wilson Insurance, LLC; one marine insurance producer firm, Jack Martin & Associates, Inc.; three wholesale insurance firms, Tri-State General Insurance Agency, LTD, Tri-State General Insurance Agency of New Jersey, Inc., and Tri-State General Insurance Agency of Virginia, Inc.; and two insurance premium finance companies, Mubell Finance, LLC and ESFS, Inc. The Company operates in two business segments: community banking, and insurance products and services. On January 1, 2011, The Felton Bank (Felton Bank) merged into CNB.