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Comerica Incorporated is a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, strategically aligned into three major business segments: The Business Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth & Institutional Management.

Chronological Historyof Comerica

1849
Comerica forerunner Detroit Savings Fund Institute founded by Elon Farnsworth on March 5th. It took in $41 in deposits on the first day of business.

1871
Company name changed to The Detroit Savings Bank.

1933
Manufacturers National Bank of Detroit founded; Comerica 1992 merger partner.

1936
Company name changed to The Detroit Bank.

1956
The Detroit Bank, The Birmingham National Bank, Ferndale National Bank, and Detroit Wabeek Bank and Trust Company were consolidated to form The Detroit Bank & Trust Company.

1973
A holding company, DETROITBANK Corporation, was formed in response to changes in bank regulations.

1982
Corporation changed name to Comerica Incorporated.

1982
Comerica entered Florida market by forming Comerica Trust Company of Florida, N.A.

1987
Manufacturers National Corporation, a future merger partner of Comerica, entered the Illinois market by acquiring Affiliated Banc Group, Inc. The affiliate became known as Comerica Bank-Illinois.

1988
Comerica entered the Texas market by acquiring Grand Bancshares, Inc. The affiliate is now known as Comerica Bank-Texas.

1991
Comerica entered the California market by purchasing Plaza Commerce Bancorp and InBancshares. The affiliate is now known as Comerica Bank-California.

1992
Comerica merged with Manufacturers National Corporation.

1996
Comerica divested of subsidiaries Comerica Bank-Illinois and John V. Carr & Son, Inc.

1999
Comerica marked the 150th anniversary of its founding.

2001
Comerica completes the acquisition of Imperial Bancorp. Comerica Bank-California becomes the fourth largest bank in California.

2003
Comerica consolidates bank charters.

2004
Comerica customers can now bank nationwide.

2007
Comerica relocates its corporate headquarters to Dallas, Texas.