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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

FirstMerit Corporation (FMER)

3/15/2006 Proxy Information

During 2005, certain current directors and executive officers of FirstMerit, and their associates, were customers of and had banking transactions with the Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business. FirstMerit expects that these relationships and transactions will continue in the future. All loans and commitments to loans included in such transactions, including equipment leasing transactions, were made and will be made in the future on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with other persons not employed by or affiliated with FirstMerit, and did not involve more than the normal risk of collectibility or present other unfavorable features.

The law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP performed legal services for FirstMerit and the Subsidiaries in 2005. Philip A. Lloyd, II, a Class I Director of FirstMerit, was of counsel with the law firm during 2005. Fees related to such services during 2005 did not exceed 5% of the law firmÕs gross revenues.

The law firm of Colella & Weir, P.L.L. received fees for the performance of legal services for one of the Subsidiaries in 2005. Richard Colella, a Class I Director of FirstMerit, is a shareholder of the law firm. During 2005, Colella & Weir, P.L.L. was paid $88,586. The amount of Mr. ColellaÕs interest in such fees cannot practicably be determined.

3/17/2005 Proxy Information

During 2004, certain current directors and executive officers of FirstMerit, and their associates, were customers of and had banking transactions with FirstMeritÕs subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business. FirstMerit expects that these relationships and transactions will continue in the future. All loans and commitments to loans included in such transactions, including equipment leasing transactions, were made and will be made in the future on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with other persons not employed by or affiliated with FirstMerit, and did not involve more than the normal risk of collectibility or present other unfavorable features.

The law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP performed legal services for FirstMerit and its subsidiaries in 2004. Philip A. Lloyd, II, a Class I Director of FirstMerit, was of counsel with the law firm during 2004. Fees related to such services during 2004 did not exceed 5% of the law firmÕs gross revenues.

The law firm of Colella & Weir, P.L.L. received fees for the performance of legal services for one of FirstMeritÕs subsidiaries in 2004. Richard Colella, a Class I Director of FirstMerit, is a shareholder of the law firm. During 2004, Colella & Weir, P.L.L. was paid $99,467. The amount of Mr. ColellaÕs interest in such fees cannot practicably be determined.

3/3/2004 Proxy Information

During 2003, certain current directors and executive officers of FirstMerit, and their associates, were customers of and had banking transactions with the Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business. FirstMerit expects that these relationships and transactions will continue in the future. All loans and commitments to loans included in such transactions, including equipment leasing transactions, were made and will be made in the future on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with other persons not employed by or affiliated with FirstMerit, and did not involve more than the normal risk of collectibility or present other unfavorable features. During 2003, FirstMerit Bank had outstanding commercial and commercial real estate loans to Landmark Plastic Corporation and its President, CEO and majority shareholder, Robert Merzweiler, a former director of FirstMerit. The largest aggregate balance outstanding on such indebtedness during the last fiscal year was $14,916,480. As of the date of Mr. MerzweilerÕs resignation on December 31, 2003, the aggregate balance outstanding was $12,680,031, at rates of interest ranging from 4.0% to 7.95%. The indebtedness is being repaid in accordance with its terms.

The law firm of Brouse McDowell performed legal services for FirstMerit and the Subsidiaries in 2003. Philip A. Lloyd, II, a Class I Director of FirstMerit, was a shareholder of the law firm during 2003. During 2003, Brouse McDowell was paid $1,730,775.23. The amount of Philip A. LloydÕs interest in such fees cannot practicably be determined.

The law firm of Colella & Kolczun, P.L.L. received fees for the performance of legal services for one of the Subsidiaries in 2003. Richard Colella, a Class I Director of FirstMerit, is a shareholder of the law firm. During 2003, Colella & Kolczun, P.L.L. was paid $136,564. The amount of Mr. ColellaÕs interest in such fees cannot practicably be determined.