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Comerica Bank Announces New Client Relationship with Russian River Brewing Company
Comerica Expands its Presence in the Craft Brewing Industry by Providing Lending, Deposit and Other Services to Santa Rosa-Based Brewing Company

SAN FRANCISCO, CA/JUNE 27 ,  2016 - Comerica Bank announced a new client relationship with Russian River Brewing Company, known for its world famous sour beers and India Pale Ales, Pliny the Younger and Pliny the Elder.

Comerica will provide future construction and equipment financing for the company’s second brewery, to be located in Windsor, Ca. The original brewery draws more than 300,000 visitors to downtown Santa Rosa annually.

“We’re excited to broaden our customer base in the California craft brewing industry by working with one of the premier brands in the business,” said Comerica Bank Vice President Bill Burke. “The new Windsor brewpub will be terrific for the city and we’re excited to help owners Natalie and Vinnie Cilurzo with their planned expansion.” 

With the explosion of craft brewing in California, Comerica has developed a team of relationship managers in the Bay Area and Southern California with the expertise to serve brewing companies at all stages of growth.

 “We are thrilled to be partnering with the folks at Comerica to help us not only grow our business but to build our dream brewery in Windsor!” said Natalie Cilurzo, Co-Owner/President Russian River Brewing Company.  “This is a huge project for us and we feel confident that we have chosen the best bank to get the job done.  Looking forward to a long and happy relationship with Comerica!”

About Comerica Bank
Comerica Bank, with 103 banking centers in the key California markets of San Francisco and the East Bay, San Jose, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Fresno, Sacramento, Santa Cruz/Monterey, and the Inland Empire, is a subsidiary of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA). Comerica is a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and strategically aligned into three major business segments: the Business Bank, the Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. Comerica focuses on relationships and helping businesses and people be successful. To find Comerica on Facebook, please visit Follow us on Twitter: @ComericaCares.

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