Net income of $214 million, compared to net income of $250 million for the first quarter of 2016, as increased net financing revenue from the loan portfolio was offset by declines in net lease revenue and increases in provision expense for loan loss and noninterest expense.
Huntington was after FirstMerit’s RV & Marine sector with its dealer network across 17 states. Huntington had its finger on the RV industry’s pulse. By October, the acquisition led to a 40-percent increase of the companies’ dealer network, going into 26 states, with RV dealerships comprising about 70 percent of the now 1,400 dealerships in the bolstered network.
The event has pulled in about 63,000 people for the past two years. If the weather holds up, Dave Kelly, head of marketing for the Florida RV Trade Association, has set the ambitious goal of 70,000 attendees.
Northern Wholesale Supply, the upper Midwest’s top distributor of RV, manufactured housing, marine, snow, and ATV parts and accessories, recently selected Minnetonka-based Clairmont Financial Group as their broker of record.
The Century Center is full of brand new, 2017 model RVs at the best prices of the year at the Valley RV & Camping Show. It’s the first opportunity for most people to see the latest and greatest recreational vehicles – campers equipped with everything from indoor fireplaces to outdoor kitchens – and to make a deal at the best time of year.