National City opens new branch in O'Fallon Illinois

The Madison County Record Feb. 28, 2007, 10:52am

National City Opens Metro East Headquarters
O'Fallon, Ill. Facility Approximately Twice the Size of Standard Branch

O'FALLON, ILL. - February 28, 2007- National City today will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open its Metro East Headquarters, the newest facility in the Greater St. Louis area. The location includes a branch as well as many other enhanced services and capabilities.
To commemorate the occasion and show its commitment to the community, National City will present a $1,500 check to O'Fallon High School.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony and check presentation will be held today at
11:00 a.m. at the new National City location in O'Fallon, Ill.
"This facility will serve as a one-stop-shop for our Metro East customers," said Shaun Hayes, president and CEO of National City in Missouri. "This represents another tangible step toward increasing National City's presence in Metro East and providing more convenient access to our financial products and services."
Located in the Shops at Green Mount, the Metro East Headquarters includes a full-service branch as well as many other products and services, including commercial lending, residential mortgage, investment banking and small business banking. The 6,600 square-foot facility is approximately twice the size of a typical newly-built National City branch. Holland Construction was the general contractor for the facility.
The Metro East Headquarters is the seventeenth new location National City has opened in the St. Louis metropolitan area since the beginning of 2006. It is the third new location opened in Metro East in the last eight months. National City currently has 54 branches serving both Missouri and Illinois.
The branch is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday with drive-through hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday with drive-through hours from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday with drive-through hours from 9 a.m. to noon.
In addition to the ribbon cutting, National City will hold a community celebration at the branch on Saturday, April 28.
Directions to the New Branch:
Take I-40 East to I-64 East. Take the Green Mount Road and turn left off the exit.
About National City National City Corporation (NYSE: NCC), headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is one of the nation's largest financial holding companies. The company operates through an extensive banking network primarily in Ohio, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri and Pennsylvania, and also serves customers in selected markets nationally. Its core businesses include commercial and retail banking, mortgage financing and servicing, consumer finance and asset management. For more information about National City, visit the company's Web site at

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