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Mercantile Bankshares Corporation (MRBK)

3/29/2006 Proxy Information

In the ordinary course of business, we may use the products or services of organizations of which our directors are officers or directors. The law firm of Gallagher, Evelius & Jones, LLP, of which Mr. Berndt is managing partner, renders legal services to MSD&T and certain accounts of which it is a fiduciary, and certain of our other affiliates. In addition, the law firm of Venable LLP, of which Mr. Shea is managing partner, renders legal services to Bankshares, certain of its affiliates and certain accounts of which MSD&T is a fiduciary. During a portion of 2005, Bankshares also leased its Baltimore office space from one of its affiliates. Mr. Wilson is a member of the Advisory Board of Spring Capital Partners, L.P., and he holds a limited partnership interest in that entity and a carried interest in that entity’s general partner. Bankshares has invested $5.2 million in Spring Capital Partners, L.P. as of December 31, 2005, and has a commitment to invest an additional $3.2 million. The investment and commitment were made prior to Mr. Wilson joining Bankshares.

3/29/2005 Proxy Information

In the ordinary course of business, we may use the products or services of organizations of which our directors are officers or directors. The firm of Gallagher, Evelius & Jones, LLP, of which Mr. Berndt is managing partner, renders legal services to MSD&T and certain accounts of which it is a fiduciary, and certain of our other affiliates. In addition, the law firm of Venable LLP, of which Mr. Shea is managing partner, renders legal services to Bankshares, certain of its affiliates and certain accounts of which MSD&T is a fiduciary. It also leased its Baltimore office space from one of our affiliates. Mr. Wilson is a member of the Advisory Board of Spring Capital Partners, L.P., and he holds a limited partnership interest in that entity and a carried interest in that entity’s general partner. Bankshares has invested $3.8 million in Spring Capital Partners, L.P. as of December 31, 2004, and has a commitment to invest an additional $3.2 million.

4/8/2004 Proxy Information

In the ordinary course of business, our affiliates have made loans and extended credit, and expect in the future to make loans and extend credit, to our directors, officers, and their associates, including entities of which these individuals may be a director, officer, partner, member or employee. None of these loans is preferential or nonperforming, and we believe that all are in conformity with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

In the ordinary course of business, we may use the products or services of organizations of which our directors are officers or directors. The firm of Gallagher, Evelius & Jones, LLP, of which Mr. Berndt is managing partner, renders legal services to MSD&T and certain accounts of which it is a fiduciary, and certain of our other affiliates. In addition, the law firm of Venable LLP, of which Mr. Shea is managing partner, renders legal services to Bankshares, certain of its affiliates and certain accounts of which MSD&T is a fiduciary. It also leases its Baltimore office space from one of our affiliates.

Mr. Wilson is a member of the Advisory Board of Spring Capital Partners, L.P., and he holds a limited partnership interest in that entity and a carried interest in that entity's general partner. Mercantile Bankshares Corporation has invested $3.8 million in Spring Capital Partners, L.P. as of December 31, 2004, and has a commitment to invest an additional $3.2 million.

3/26/2003 Proxy Information

Certain affiliated banks of Bankshares have had, and expect to have in the future, banking and trust transactions in the ordinary course of business with many of the Directors and officers of Bankshares, and certain of their associates and immediate family members, on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and collateral on loans, and commissions on fiduciary business, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with others. Loans to such persons were made in the ordinary course of business and did not involve more than the normal risk of collectibility or present other unfavorable features.

In 2002, Merc-Safe made a loan to Christian H. Poindexter, a member of the Bankshares Compensation Committee, which was made on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with others, and did not involve more than the normal risk of collectibility or present other unfavorable features. Until March 2003 Mr. Poindexter was Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Constellation Energy Group, Inc. Edward J. Kelly, III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bankshares, is a director of Constellation Energy Group, Inc., and a member of its Compensation Committee.

H. Furlong Baldwin served as Chairman of Mercantile Bankshares Corporation from 1984 until March 2003, President in September 1997 and Chief Executive Officer from 1976 until February 2001. Mr. Baldwin had been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Merc-Safe since 1976.