AKRON, Ohio, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstMerit (Nasdaq: FMER) senior management will host an earnings conference call on April 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) to provide an overview of first quarter results and highlights. To participate in the conference call, please dial (888) 693-3477 ten minutes before start time and provide the reservation number: 70615753. A replay of the conference call will be available at approximately 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on April 24, 2012 through May 7, 2012 by dialing (855) 859-2056, and entering the PIN: 70615753. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070920/CLTU138LOGO ) The first quarter earnings release will be available at approximately 7:30 a.m. that same morning on the Internet at http://www.firstmerit.com under the Investor Relations portion of the website. Any material non-public information that might be disclosed during the conference call will be posted on the website immediately after the conference call ends. About FirstMerit FirstMerit Corporation is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with assets of $14.4 billion as of December 31, 2011 and 206 banking offices and 214 ATMs in Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, and Chicago areas. FirstMerit provides a complete range of banking and other financial services to consumers and businesses through its core operations. FirstMerit ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in the North Central Region in a Tie" in the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Retail Banking Satisfaction Study(SM). FirstMerit was named a 2011 Greenwich Associates Small Business Banking Excellence Award winner in two national categories, Financial Stability and Treasury Management – Customer Service, and was recognized for Treasury Management – Overall Satisfaction in the Midwest for Middle Market Banking . Principal wholly-owned subsidiaries include: FirstMerit Bank, N.A., FirstMerit Mortgage Corporation, FirstMerit Title Agency, Ltd., and FirstMerit Community Development Corporation.