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49 Former Sterling Branches Across Texas Open Today as Full-Service Comerica Banking Centers

Monday, November 14, 2011

49 Former Sterling Branches Across Texas Open Today as Full-Service Comerica Banking Centers08:00 EST Monday, November 14, 2011New Comerica Signage to be Illuminated Today at 28 Banking Centers in Houston, 13 in San Antonio Region, 8 in Dallas/Fort WorthDALLAS, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective today, 49 former branches of Sterling Bancshares in Texas will open for business as full-service Comerica Banking Centers.  Included are 28 locations in the greater Houston area, 13 in the San Antonio region and eight across Dallas/Fort Worth. Today also marks the successful completion of systems integrations, which officially converted former Sterling operating systems to the Comerica customer platform. Comerica Bank completed its acquisition of Sterling Bancshares on July 28, 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DA04850 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20010807/CMALOGO)"We are proud to announce that all former Sterling customers can now bank at any Comerica banking center and have complete access to Comerica's full line of extended product and service offerings," said J. Patrick Faubion, President of Comerica Bank's Texas Market.New Comerica signage at all 49 former Sterling locations across Texas will be revealed and illuminated for the first time this morning. For the majority of the Comerica Bank locations in the Lone Star state, drive through banking opens at 7:30am and lobby hours begin at 9am. Effective today, information on the 49 newest Comerica banking centers can be found on www.comerica.com/local. "The Sterling acquisition enabled us to significantly boost our Texas presence with a solid deposit base and well-located banking center network," said Faubion. "While we've been in ongoing communication with all Sterling customers since the merger, we're excited about the opportunity to officially welcome all the former Sterling customers to the Comerica Bank family.  Together, we look forward to continuing to build on Comerica's 162-year history of helping businesses and individuals succeed."Comerica now operates 142 banking center locations across Texas: 58 throughout Dallas/Fort Worth, 60 in the greater Houston area (including two remote drive-in locations), 13 in the San Antonio region, and 11 in Austin. Across its geographic footprint of Texas, Arizona, California, Florida and Michigan, Comerica operates 492 banking center locations.   About ComericaComerica Incorporated is a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and strategically aligned by three business segments: The Business Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. Comerica focuses on relationships, and helping people and businesses be successful. In addition to Texas, Comerica Bank locations can be found in Arizona, California, Florida and Michigan, with select businesses operating in several other states, as well as in Canada and Mexico. Comerica reported total assets of $60.9 billion at September 30, 2011. To receive e-mail alerts of breaking Comerica news, go to http://www.comerica.com/newsalerts.SOURCE Comerica IncorporatedFor further information: Kyle Tarrance of Comerica Incorporated, +1-214-462-6669, krtarrance@comerica.com