HOUSTON, Nov. 3, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:EBTX) ("Encore") announced today that Jim D'Agostino, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Preston Moore, President, and Andy Creel, Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the Sandler O'Neill East Coast Financial Services Conference in Aventura, Florida on November 11, at 4:40 p.m. Eastern Time. Interested individuals may access a live webcast of the presentation by visiting the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at http://www.encorebank.com . Listeners should access the site at least 15 minutes prior to the presentation start time to register and, if necessary, download and install the required software. The archived webcast, as well as a copy of the presentation, will be available on Encore's website for approximately 30 days after the event beginning November 12, 2010. The conference will also be available via audio conference by calling 877-253-8059. The passcode for this session is 8309199648 #. About Encore Bancshares, Inc. Encore Bancshares, Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in Houston, Texas and offers a broad range of banking, wealth management and insurance services through Encore Bank, N.A. and its affiliated companies. Encore Bank operates 11 private client offices in the Greater Houston area and four in southwest Florida. Headquartered in Houston and with $1.7 billion in assets, Encore Bank builds relationships with professional firms, privately-owned businesses, investors and affluent individuals. Encore Bank offers a full range of business and personal banking products and services, as well as financial planning, wealth management, trust and insurance products through its trust division, Encore Trust, and its affiliated companies, Linscomb & Williams and Town & Country Insurance. Products and services offered by Encore Bank's affiliates are not FDIC insured. The Company's common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "EBTX."