Franchise Finance

Franchise Finance Overview

As an approved lender, FirstMerit will provide solutions for long-term growth and everyday operating needs. Our Franchise Finance team is dedicated to helping McDonald's® owner/operators meet their individual franchise goals.

Benefits of working with FirstMerit

  • We are an approved Regional Lender to the McDonald’s System
  • We provide you with access to our team of specialists and a dedicated in market relationship manager, which allows us to:
    • Get to know you and your business to further understand your individual needs
    • Deliver solutions in-person and promptly respond to any changes that could affect your business
  • Our experience and understanding of the unique aspects of your business allows us to provide custom solutions for all of your needs 
  • Opportunity to participate in educational forums
  • Design programs to support family organizations, answer questions and aid in succession

Current Rates

Term Loans
3 Year Fixed2.70%
5 Year Fixed3.25%
7 Year Fixed3.75%
10 Year Fixed4.50%
Rates are valid as of 1/30/14. To receive updates, please call your regional banker.

Let's Talk

  • Email us
  • Call: 847-223-9084
  • Contact Name: Merrilee Rojas, Chicago, Midwest and Heartland Regions


  • Email us
  • Call: 614-915-5449
  • Contact Name: Damian Sciulli, Ohio, Pittsburgh and Great Southern Regions


  • Email us
  • Call: 248-293-3007
  • Contact Name: Steven Lick, Michigan and Indianapolis Regions



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