Mercantile Bank of Michigan was founded in 1997 by Directors and Bankers who firmly believe that the customers, employees, and the communities they live in, are best served by financial institutions with local ties. Mercantile has a strong and extensive commercial and retail banking presence in Michigan, offering innovative technology products that are second to none.
In 2014 Mercantile Bank and Firstbank Corporation completed a merger of equals to form, at the time, the fourth largest Michigan-based bank by deposit market share. Their combined roots go deep into each of the local communities they serve. Both organizations brought together a history of local decision making, unparalleled customer service and the ability to create premier community banks throughout Michigan. Today, Mercantile Bank of Michigan is the third largest Michigan-based bank by deposit market share. They are proud of their history and are working hard to ensure that the organization continues to serve the needs of all our markets for generations to come.