AKRON, Ohio, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstMerit (Nasdaq: FMER) announced today the naming of the Clifford J. Isroff Building at III Cascade Plaza. Named for the late lead director of FirstMerit's board of directors who passed away in June 2015, the building was dedicated with a ceremony led by Paul Greig, FirstMerit chairman, president and CEO and attended by members of Isroff's family today.
"We are pleased to name the building after Cliff and his three and a half decades of service to FirstMerit," said Greig. "His strategic vision and guidance played a key role in FirstMerit's success over the years and positioned the company as an attractive partner in the merger with Huntington. The Clifford J. Isroff Building will be a reminder to the community of his dedication to Akron and Northeast Ohio."
Prior to his death, Mr. Isroff was actively involved with a number of significant non-profit organizations in the Northeast Ohio area. Formerly, he was the Chairman and Secretary of I Corp, an Akron, Ohio-based manufacturing holding company, as well as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Sterling Jewelers in Akron, which was acquired by Signet Group PLC.
FirstMerit Corporation is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with assets of approximately $26.1 billion as of March 31, 2016, and 368 banking offices and 400 ATM locations in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Pennsylvania. FirstMerit provides a complete range of banking and other financial services to consumers and businesses through its core operations. Principal affiliates include: FirstMerit Bank, N.A. and FirstMerit Mortgage Corporation.
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