National City

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National City Corporation is a top bank in the U.S. headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, operating in the states of Ohio, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, and Pennsylvania with about 1,300 bank branches. It offers retail banking, corporate and small business banking, wealth management services, and mortgage banking. [1]

Political contributions

Richard B. Payne, Jr., Executive Vice President of National City, is a Bush Pioneer having raised at least $100,000 for Bush in the 2004 presidential election. [2]

National City gave $142,250 to federal candidates in the 2006 election through its political action committee - 19% to Democrats and 81% to Republicans. [3]


The company spent $190,000 for lobbying in 2006. $100,000 went to three lobbying firms with the remainder being spent using in-house lobbyists. [4] [5]


Key executives and 2007 pay: [6]


Selected board members: [11]

Contact details

1900 East Ninth Street
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-222-2000
Fax: 216-222-9957


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  2. Pioneers and Rangers, Texans for Public Justice, accessed August 2007.
  3. 2006 PAC Summary Data, Open Secrets, accessed August 2007.
  4. National City Bank lobbying expenses, Open Secrets.
  5. National City Corp lobbying expenses, Open Secrets.
  6. National City Key Executives, Yahoo Finance, accessed August 2007.
  7. Peter E Raskind, Forbes, accessed February 2008.
  8. Jeffrey D Kelly, Forbes, accessed February 2008.
  9. Daniel J Frate, Forbes, accessed February 2008.
  10. National City Profile, Conde Nast, accessed August 2007.
  11. Board of Directors, National City, accessed August 2007.