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Weekly Bulletin
April 16, 2010

SECTION I

This section records the receipt of applications and notices to the Banking Department.   Applications and notices received by the Foreign and Wholesale Banks, Community and Regional Banks and Licensed Financial Services Divisions are listed in order of date of receipt; applications and notices received by the Mortgage Banking Division are listed at the end of  Section I by type of application or notice.  THE WEEKLY BULLETIN CONSTITUTES THE ONLY WRITTEN NOTIFICATION OF THESE SUBMISSIONS THAT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE BANKING DEPARTMENT.  Any comment on, or objection to, any item contained in this Weekly Bulletin should be presented to the Banking Department within 10 calendar days of the date of this bulletin, unless a different time period is specified in the item.  More specifically, such comments or objections, including any that concern CRA-related applications, should be either  (a) delivered by mail or in person to The Secretary of the New York State Banking Board, One State Street, New York, New York 10004-1417 before the stated deadline or (b) transmitted by e-mail to BBSecretary@banking.state.ny.us. This Weekly Bulletin may also be viewed online at the Banking Department’s Web site at:  http://www.banking.state.ny.us

SECTION II

This section records actions taken by the Superintendent of Banks and/or the Banking Board, and other information concerning the activities of the Banking Department.  Actions relating to institutions supervised by the Foreign and Wholesale Banks, Community and Regional Banks and Licensed Financial Services Divisions are listed in order of date of action; actions relating to institutions supervised by the Mortgage Banking Division are listed at the end of Section II by type of action taken.

SECTION III

This section provides notification of the filing by federally-chartered institutions of applications for new branches to be located in New York received from Mr. Toney Bland, Deputy Comptroller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 340 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY  10017 and Mr. Brian Steffey, Office of Thrift Supervision, Harborside Financial Center Plaza Five, Suite 1600, Jersey City, NJ 07311.  Any comment or objection in relation to any application in Section III should be communicated immediately to the supervisor of the institution involved, with a copy furnished to this office.  This section is provided as a courtesy to New York State-regulated banking institutions; additional information relating to federally-chartered institutions is available in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s Weekly Bulletin or its Web site:  http://www.occ.treas.govand via the Office of Thrift Supervision’s Web site at: http://www.ots.treas.gov.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Each item in the Weekly Bulletin is identified by a two-letter code indicating the type of institution and a three-letter code indicating the Banking Department Division which has supervisory responsibility for the institution.  The following is a list of the codes and their meanings:

Institution Codes

BK = Bank
TR = Trust Company
PB = Private Banker
SD = Safe Deposit Company
HC = Holding Company
SB = Savings Bank
MK = Merchant Bank
SL = Savings and Loan Association
CU = Credit Union
IC = Investment Company
FA = Foreign Agency

FB = Foreign Branch
FR = Foreign Representative Office
PR = Premium Finance Agency
SF = Sales Finance Agency
LL = Licensed Lender
TM = Transmitter of Money
BP = Budget Planner
CC = Check Casher
MB = Mortgage Banker
BR = Mortgage Broker
MS = Miscellaneous

Division Codes

FWB = Foreign and Wholesale Banks Division
CRB = Community and Regional Banks Division
LFS = Licensed Financial Services Division
MBD = Mortgage Banking Division
CSD = Consumer Services Division


SECTION l

April 9, 2010 (BP-LFS)
CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE OF ROCHESTER, INC.
50 Chestnut Plaza, Suite 500, Rochester, NY 14604
 
A notification was received for a change of name to: Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Rochester, Inc. d/b/a RETHINKINGDEBT.org from Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Rochester, Inc.

The publication of receipt of this notification does not indicate that the notification is deemed complete. A notification is deemed complete and filed when all required and requested information has been provided to the Department by the licensee.


April 12, 2010 (CC-LFS)
CHECKSPRING FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC
69 East 167th Street, Bronx, NY 10452

An application was received for a license to engage in business as a licensed casher of checks at 2049 8th Ave, New York, NY 10026.
 
The publication of receipt of this application does not indicate that the application is deemed complete. An application is deemed complete and filed when all required and requested information has been provided to the Department by the applicant.

Any comments or objections should be submitted in writing, within 10 business days, by April 30, 2010.


April 13, 2010 (CC-LFS)
BAYCHESTER PAYMENT CENTER, LLC
1209 East 233rd Street, Bronx, NY 10466-3344

Applications were received for licenses to operate three limited stations as casher of checks at the following locations:

  1. Crimson Construction Corp., World Trade Center, Tower One, New York, NY 10007.
  2. Industrial Acoustics Company, Inc., 1160 Commerce Avenue, Bronx, NY 10462.
  3. Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester, 16 Guion Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801.  
The publication of receipt of these applications does not indicate that the applications are deemed complete.  The applications are deemed complete and filed when all required and requested information has been provided to the Department by the applicant.

Any comments or objections should be submitted in writing, within 10 business days, by April 30, 2010. 


April 13, 2010 (SF-LFS)
GATEWAY ONE LENDING & FINANCE, LLC
3818 E. Coronado Street, Suite 100, Orange County, Anaheim, CA  92807

Application received for a license to engage in business as a licensed sales finance company at the above location.

The publication of receipt of this application does not indicate that the application is deemed complete. An application is deemed complete and filed when all required and requested information has been provided to the Department by the applicant.


April 13, 2010 (CC-LFS)
A.T.N. CHECK CASHING CORPORATION
122-11 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11434

Applications were received for licenses to engage in business as a licensed casher of checks, in connection with the purchase of certain assets of F.S. Quality Check Cashing Inc. at the following locations:

  1. 43-39 91st Place, Elmhurst, NY 11373.
  2. 97-03 57th Avenue, Corona, NY 11368.

The publication of receipt of these applications does not indicate that the applications are deemed complete. The applications are deemed complete and filed when all required and requested information has been provided to the Department by the applicant.

Any comments or objections should be submitted in writing, within ten business days, by April 30, 2010.


April 14, 2010 (MS-CRB)
AMERICAN COMMUNITY BANCORP INC.
300 Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 46901

Application, pursuant to Section 143-a of the Banking Law, for approval of the Superintendent of Banks, to acquire all the capital stock of American Community Bank, Glen Cove, New York, received. 


April 15, 2010 (FR-FWB)
FORTIS BANK (NEDERLAND) N.V.
Prins Bernhardplein 200, 1097 JB Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Application for a license to establish and maintain a representative office at 100 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017, received.


April 15, 2010 (CC-LFS)
PAY-O-MATIC CHECK CASHING CORP.
160 Oak Drive, Syosset, NY 11791

Applications were received for licenses to engage in business as licensed casher of checks in connection with the purchase of certain assets of Bravo Check Cashing Corp. at the following locations:

  1. 513 E 180th Street, Bronx, NY 10457
  2. 339 E Gun Hill Road, Bronx, NY 10467
  3. 936 E Gun Hill Road, Bronx, NY 10469

The publication of receipt of these applications does not indicate that the applications are deemed complete.  An application is deemed complete and filed when all required and requested information has been provided to the Department by the applicant.

Any comments or objections should be submitted in writing, within 10 business days, by April 30, 2010.


April 16, 2010 (CC-LFS)
PAY-O-MATIC CHECK CASHING CORP.
160 Oak Drive, Syosset, NY 11791

An application was received for a license to engage in business as a licensed casher of checks at 9726 Seaview Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11236 in connection with the purchase of certain assets of Farmingdale Check Cashing Corp.

The publication of receipt of this application does not indicate that the application is deemed complete. An application is deemed complete and filed when all required and requested information has been provided to the Department by the applicant.

Any comments or objections should be submitted in writing, within 10 ten business days, by April 30, 2010.


Application to establish a Mortgage Banker's Branch received for examination:

April 12, 2010 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
PHH Home Loans, LLC D/B/A
Coldwell Banker Home Loans
Additional DBA(S): ERA Home Loans
Cartus Home Loans
438 Route 3, Plattsburgh, NY 12901


Mortgage Broker Certificate Name Change Received:

April 14, 2010 (BR-MBD)
From: Talk Town Funding Ltd.

To: Talk Town Funding Ltd.
Additional DBA(s)
Prime Interest Mortgage Company


Article 12-E Applications received after July 11, 2009. Each individual listed may not engage in mortgage loan origination activities until notified in writing that he or she may do so. In addition, all such individuals must be licensed by the dates set forth in Article 12-E (as in effect on July 11, 2009).  They must  also complete all required education, testing and bonding requirements by the dates set forth in Part 420 of the Superintendent’s Regulations which may be found on the Department’s website. 

September 22, 2009

Tabitha    Mazzara

Port Washington

NY

October 05, 2009

Phillip  Martin  Dacosta

Elmsford

NY

November 05, 2009

Robert Edward  Brzozowski

Great Neck

NY

November 18, 2009

Jerome    Dillard

Rochester

NY

November 20, 2009

Ines    Romero

Briarwood

NY

November 25, 2009

Whitney Leemasters  Jobmann

Saratoga Springs

NY

December 02, 2009

Mark    Licht

Livingston

NJ

December 09, 2009

Julian    White

Bedford Corners

NY

December 09, 2009

Jason  B  Hersko

Lakewood

NJ

December 24, 2009

Michael  Marc  Bogner

Stewartsville

NJ

January 17, 2010

Tikva    Davaran

Great Neck

NY

January 19, 2010

Leo  A  Horvat

Syracuse

NY

January 22, 2010

Walter    Gorman

Rutherford

NJ

February 02, 2010

Terrence  J  Stafford

Mount Laurel

NJ

February 03, 2010

Qimat  R  Goyal

Mount Kisco

NY

February 04, 2010

Louis    Morizio

Averill Park

NY

February 17, 2010

Richard  W  Rosenka

Shoreham

NY

February 19, 2010

Michael Joseph  Mckeon

Philadelphia

PA

February 19, 2010

Sharon    Mclaughlin

Jersey City

NJ

February 19, 2010

Jeremy  Jay  Ladner

Wylie

TX

February 19, 2010

Brandy Lashaun  Whitmire

Dallas

TX

February 22, 2010

David  Paul  Stein

Sparta

NJ

February 23, 2010

Bella    Golub

Brooklyn

NY


SECTION II

March 17, 2010 (CU-CRB)
MIDDLE VILLAGE CREDIT UNION
78-09 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village, NY 11379

A certified copy of an Order granted and entered by the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of Queens, on March 17, 2010, pursuant to Banking Law Section 605(4), declaring that (i) the business of Middle Village Credit Union be closed, (ii) the creditor notices provided by the company be deemed satisfactory, and (iii) ordering the company to wind up its affairs, was filed with the Superintendent of Banks. Middle Village Credit Union is now in voluntary liquidation pursuant to Section 605 of the Banking Law.


April 8, 2010 (BP-LFS)
CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE OF THE MIDWEST, INC.
4500 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213

A license was issued to engage in business as a budget planner at 4500 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213.


April 9, 2010 (CC-LFS)
UBNY, LLC, D/B/A SUPERCASH
115 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011

A license was issued to operate a limited station casher of checks at Navillus Tile, Inc. d/b/a Navillus Contracting, 350 Linwood Street, Brooklyn, NY 11208.


April 13, 2010 (BK-CRB)
USNY BANK
389 Hamilton Street , Geneva NY 14456

Application of the “Certificate of Amendment of the Organization Certificate of USNY Bank, under Section 8005 of the New York Banking Law” was approved in principle by the Superintendent.

The amendment provides for an increase in the amount of capital stock from $4,000,000 consisting of 800,000 shares with a par value of $5.00 per share, to $15,000,000 consisting of 3,000,000 shares with a par value of $5.00 per share.


April 14, 2010 (CC-LFS)
NY COMMERCIAL FINANCE CORP.
100 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Temporary license to conduct business as a commercial check casher under Article IX-A of the New York State Banking Law, extended.  The temporary license is good for 30 days only, unless otherwise extended by the Superintendent of Banks.


License issued to engage in the business of a Mortgage Banker under Article 12-D of the New York State Banking Law:

April 13, 2010 (MB-MBD)
Chicago Funding
In Lieu of True Name Chicago Bancorp, Inc.
300 North Elizabeth Street, #3E, Chicago, IL 60607


Certificate to engage in the business of a Mortgage Broker surrendered:

April 12, 2010 (BR-MBD)
Zarrilli and Associates, Inc.
34 Beach Street, Staten Island, NY 10304
Effective Date: April 06, 2010

April 12, 2010 (BR-MBD)
MortgageAmerica, Ltd.
463 Montauk Highway, West Islip, NY 11795 4414
Effective Date: April 12, 2010

April 12, 2010 (BR-MBD)
Saratoga Capital Finance LLC
1 Barney Road, Clubhouse, Suite 200, Clifton Park, NY 12065 5843
Effective Date: April 05, 2010

April 14, 2010 (BR-MBD)
Shore To Shore Mortgage Brokers, Inc.
565 Route 25A, Suite 202, Miller Place, NY 11764
Effective Date: April 07, 2010

April 14, 2010 (BR-MBD)
R Weir Realty Corp.
36-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, NY 11361
Effective Date: April 07, 2010

April 14, 2010 (BR-MBD)
Lane Mortgage, LLC
20 Broadhollow Road, Suite 1005, Melville, NY 11747
Effective Date: April 05, 2010


License to engage in the business of a Mortgage Banker surrendered:

April 14, 2010 (MB-MBD)
Money Warehouse, Inc.
615 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, PA 18966
Effective Date: April 07, 2010


Certificate to engage in the business of a Mortgage Broker Branch surrendered:

April 12, 2010 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
MortgageAmerica, Ltd.
2070 Deer Park Avenue, Deer Park, NY 11729
Effective Date: April 12, 2010


License to engage in the business of a Mortgage Banker Branch surrendered:

April 12, 2010 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
American Capital Mortgage Bankers, Ltd.
205-20 Jamaica Avenue, Suite 205, Hollis, NY 11423
Effective Date: April 07, 2010


Subsequent to a hearing conducted on December 24, 2009 the following company's Mortgage Banker license was revoked on March 31, 2010.  The Superintendent found substantial evidence has been adduced that the Respondent, a mortgage banker  violated the provisions of Section 597 of the New York Banking Law and Part 410.1(b)(2) of the Superintendent's Regulations for failure to maintain an existing line of credit in an amount of not less than $1,000,000.

April 12, 2010 (BR-MBD)
Wright Mortgage Bankers, Inc.
50 Clinton Street, Hempstead, New York 11550
Effective Date: March 31, 2010


The following Mortgage Brokers are suspended effective April 12, 2010 for failure to maintain corporate surety bonds pursuant to Section 410.14 of Part 410 of the Superintendent's Regulations.

April 12, 2010 (BR-MBD)
Associated Mortgage Consulting, Inc.
7 Cornwell Street, Poughquag, NY 12570

April 12, 2010 (BR-MBD)
Tracy K. Cronin D/B/A Eastland Mortgage   
601 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset, NY 11791

April 12, 2010 (BR-MBD)
Epix Funding Group, Inc.
215 Lithia Pinecrest Road, Brandon, FL 33511


The following have been reinstated to the role of registered mortgage brokers. New mortgage brokerage residential property business may now be resumed:

April 13, 2010 (BR-MBD)
NMN Funding, Inc.
1612 Richmond Road, Basement Level, Staten Island, NY 10304

April 14, 2010 (BR-MBD)
County Seat Capital Corp.
434 Old Suffolk Avenue, Suite B, Islandia, NY 11749


Mortgage Broker Certificate Address Changes:

April 12, 2010 (BR-MBD)
Hawthorne Capital Corp.
From: 20 Cambridge Drive, Aberdeen, NJ 07747
To: 198 Route 9 North, Suite 100, Manalapan, NJ 07726


Mortgage Banker Branch License Address Changes:

April 14, 2010 (MB-MBD)
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company Inc.
From: 6 Xavier Drive, Suite 306, Yonkers, NY 10704
To: 1052 Mc Lean Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704


Article 12-E Applications filed prior to July 11, 2009 and deemed complete by the Superintendent.  Each individual listed may engage in mortgage loan origination activities on a temporary basis until such time as the Superintendent approves or denies his/her application or the application is withdrawn. In addition, all such individuals must be licensed by the dates set forth in Article 12-E (as in effect on July 11, 2009). They must  also complete all required education, testing and bonding requirements by the dates set forth in Part 420 of the Superintendent’s Regulations which may be found on the Department’s website.

April 1, 2008

James  P  Gaines  III

North Bellmore

NY

August 26, 2008

Robert  John  Kelly

Bristol

PA

March 31, 2009

Michael  W  Stephani

Hotlsville

NY

January 13, 2009

David     Stickles

Clifton Park

NY

February 20, 2009

Michael    Fithian

Bel Air

MD

April 09, 2009

Chris    Mcelroy

Brooklyn

NY

June 02, 2009

James Thomas  Christopher

Mahwah

NJ

June 29, 2009

Elkin    Silva

Staten Island

NY


Applications for authorization as a Mortgage Loan Originator under Article 12-E of the New York Banking Law, WITHDRAWN.  The individuals listed may not engage in mortgage loan origination activity in New York State or on New York State residential property:

April 9, 2010

Todd Douglas  Hallinger

Stamford

CT

April 9, 2010

Shawyn  Patrick  Maley

Maspeth

NY

April 9, 2010

Bruce  Miller  Cohen

Wappingers Falls

NY

April 9, 2010

Sandra    Petchonka

Manorville

NY

April 9, 2010

Sean  Lee  Murray

Lancaster

NY

April 9, 2010

Jairo Alejandro  Gonzalez

Brentwood

NY

April 9, 2010

John  Jairo  Franco

Bay Shore

NY

April 9, 2010

Jesus  A  Riano

Bay Shore

NY

April 9, 2010

Judy    Sahagian

Flushing

NY

April 9, 2010

Ernest Francis  Bonifazio

Bohemia

NY

April 9, 2010

Gary    Hosking

Brentwood

NY

April 9, 2010

Elizabeth    Centeno

Middletown

NY

April 9, 2010

Vichente    Oprea

Deer Park

NY

April 9, 2010

Howard  Seth  Newman

Syosset

NY

April 9, 2010

Demetrius  Kaye  Clark

Wheatley Heights

NY

April 9, 2010

Jerry    Tacktill

Kings Park

NY

April 9, 2010

Marcelo  R  Serra

Norwood

NJ

April 9, 2010

John  Michael  Keil Ii

East Patchogue

NY

April 9, 2010

Anthony Robert  Ditoma

Denison

TX

April 9, 2010

Richard  Brian  Kullander

Pawtucket

RI

April 9, 2010

Jeremy    Delembo

San Diego

CA

April 9, 2010

Hezron  A.  Liburd

Valley Stream

NY

April 9, 2010

Lucas  Jason  Meyer

Scarsdale

NY

April 9, 2010

Michelle    Allen

Massapequa

NY

April 9, 2010

Philip  Richard  Stano

Coram

NY

April 12, 2010

Vera Sobolnitsky

Deerfield Beach

FL


Approvals issued to engage in the business of mortgage loan origination under Article 12-E of the New York State Banking Law.

62331

Sebuh Steven  Dosttur

GUARDHILL FINANCIAL CORP.

9769

Arthur    Alvarado

METROCITIES MORTGAGE, LLC

96922

Kathleen    Defeo

MORTGAGE ACCESS CORP. DBA

148731

Sanjeev    Ahuja

MID-ISLAND MORTGAGE CORP.

152574

Paul    Baghoomian

METROCITIES MORTGAGE, LLC

21464

Harinder    Johar

GUARANTEED RATE, INC.

249935

John  Philip  Alba

EURO MORTGAGE BANKERS, INC.


THERE ARE NO SECTION III ITEMS THIS WEEK.