FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person

Pierce Sandra E.
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INC/MD [ HBAN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
Senior Exec Vice President
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

HUNTINGTON CENTER, 41 S. HIGH STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

8/16/2016
(Street)

COLUMBUS, OH 43287
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   8/16/2016     A    181542.0000   (1) A $0.0000   181542.0000   D    
Common Stock   8/16/2016     A    172909.0000   A $0   (2) 354451.0000   D    
Common Stock   8/16/2016     A    98505.0000   A $0   (3) 452956.0000   D    
Common Stock   8/16/2016     A    90606.0000   A $0   (4) 543562.0000   D    
Common Stock   8/16/2016     F    45511.0000   D $9.6400   498051.0000   D    
Common Stock   8/16/2016     A    476.0000   A $0   (5) 476.0000   I   FirstMerit 401(k) Plan  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  An award of restricted stock units that vests in shares of common stock in three equal annual increments beginning on the first anniversary of the date of grant.
( 2)  These shares were received in exchange for 100,529 shares of FirstMerit Corporation (FirstMerit) common stock upon the consummation of the merger of FirstMerit with Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Huntington) effective August 16, 2016. Upon the consummation of the merger, each share of FirstMerit common stock, without par value, was automatically cancelled and converted into the right to receive 1.72 shares of Huntington common stock, par value $0.01 per share, plus cash of $5.00 per share and cash in lieu of a fractional share, if any, of Huntington common stock. The closing price of a share of FirstMerit common stock on August 15, 2016 was $ 21.61.
( 3)  These shares were received in exchange for restricted stock awards in respect of an aggregate 38,516 shares of FirstMerit Corporation (FirstMerit) common stock resulting upon the the consummation of the merger of FirstMerit with Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Huntington) effective August 16, 2016. Upon the consummation of the merger, each share of FirstMerit common stock subject to the awards vested and was cancelled and was automatically converted into the right to receive 1.72 shares of Huntington common stock, par value $0.01 per share, plus cash of $5.00 per share, plus cash in lieu of a fractional share, if any, of Huntington common stock. The closing price of a share of FirstMerit common stock on August 15, 2016 was $ 21.61.
( 4)  This is a Huntington restricted stock award received in exchange for a 40,424 share restricted stock award with respect to FirstMerit Corporation (FirstMerit) common stock upon the consummation of the merger of FirstMerit with Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Huntington) effective August 16, 2016. The closing price of a share of FirstMerit common stock on August 15, 2016 was $ 21.61. The award vests in 3 equal annual increments on April 21 of each of the next three years.
( 5)  These shares were received in exchange for 277shares of FirstMerit Corporation (FirstMerit) common stock upon the consummation of the merger of FirstMerit with Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Huntington) effective August 16, 2016. Upon the consummation of the merger, each share of FirstMerit common stock, without par value, was automatically cancelled and converted into the right to receive 1.72 shares of Huntington common stock, par value $0.01 per share, plus cash of $5.00 per share and cash in lieu of a fractional share, if any, of Huntington common stock. The closing price of a share of FirstMerit common stock on August 15, 2016 was $ 21.61.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Pierce Sandra E.
HUNTINGTON CENTER
41 S. HIGH STREET
COLUMBUS, OH 43287


Senior Exec Vice President

Signatures
Elizabeth B. Moore 8/16/2016
Signature of Reporting Person Date


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