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Comerica Bank Promotes Ed Messman to Vice President/Manager of Denver Technology Group

DENVER/Jan. 28, 2002 -- Comerica Bank, a subsidiary of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA), announced today that Ed Messman has been promoted to vice president/manager of the Denver office of the Technology and Life Sciences Division. In addition to continuing to manage his current portfolio of early- and late-stage customers, he is now also responsible for the day-to-day management and productivity of the Denver technology group.

"Ed's hard work is a big reason that activity for the Denver-based technology group has been steadily on the rise," said James Ellison, senior vice president and managing director of the Pacific Northwest Region's Technology and Life Sciences Division. "He has earned this promotion as a result of his professionalism and commitment to excellence."

Messman previously was a vice president in the Pacific Northwest Region's Technology and Life Sciences Division, a position he also held with the Emerging Growth Division of Imperial Bank, which was acquired by Comerica in 2001. Prior to joining the Imperial team in 1994, Messman served as a relationship manager at US Bank in Boulder and as a project financial analyst with the Walt Disney Company. He earned a BS in international finance from Phoenix's Grand Canyon University and will complete his MBA this year at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

About Comerica's Technology and Life Sciences Division
Comerica Bank's Technology and Life Sciences Division, which was created when Comerica Incorporated acquired Imperial Bancorp in early 2001, is one of the nation's leading technology banking practices, offering a wide range of financial services tailored to corporate customers, entrepreneurs and professionals. Veteran bankers provide credit and financial services and products to young, growing, professionally backed technology and life sciences companies, as well as their more mature counterparts in the computer products, Internet services, telecommunications, life sciences and e-commerce industries. From 18 offices located across the U.S., Comerica's Technology and Life Sciences Division serves all major technology centers. Comerica Incorporated is the 17th largest bank holding company in the nation, with $51 billion in assets.

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