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Weekly Bulletin
June 3, 2011

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

June 3, 2011 (CC-LFS)
NY COMMUNITY FINANCIAL, LLC U/A/N THE CHECK CASHING PLACE
560 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

Applications were received for licenses to operate limited station casher of checks at the following locations and times:

  1. Elm York, LLC, Elm York Home for Adults, 10030 Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst, NY 11369, third day of the month or next business day from 9:00am to 5:00pm;  
  2. Gateway Counseling Center, Inc., 4500 Furman Ave., Bronx, NY 10470, bi-weekly on Thursdays from 11:30am to 1:30pm;
  3. Madison York Assisted Living Community, LLC, 112-14 Corona Ave., Corona, NY  11368, third day of the month or next business day from 9:00am to 5:00pm;  
  4. Madison York Rego Park, LLC, 61-80 Woodhaven Blvd., Rego Park, NY  11374, third day of the month or next business day from 9:00am to 5:00pm; 
  5. Pelham Bay Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Services, Inc., 396 Morris Park Ave., Bronx, NY  10460, weekly on Fridays from 7:00am to 8:00am;
  6. Kingsbridge Heights Receiver LLC dba Kingsbridge Heights Rehabilitation Care Center, 3400-26 Cannon Place, Bronx, NY  10463, weekly on Thursdays from 2:30pm to 4:00pm;
  7. Workmen’s Circle Home WeCare, Inc. dba Workmen’s Circle MultiCare Center, 3155 Grace Ave., Bronx, NY  10469, weekly on Fridays from 1:30pm to 3:30pm.

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 ten business days, by June 17, 2011.


Application received pursuant to Section 594-b of the New York Banking Law and Part 410 of the Superintendent’s Regulations For a control interest:

May 27, 2011 (MB-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Fortress Investment Group LLC
FCFI Acquisition LLC
AGF Holding, Inc.
Springleaf Finance, Inc.
To indirectly acquire interest in:
Springleaf Home Equity, Inc.
601 N.W. Second Street, Evansville, IN  47708


Article 12-E Applications received. Individuals listed may not engage in mortgage loan origination activities prior to the approval of their application for licensing.   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.

Date of Application

NMLS ID

Name of Applicant

City & State of Residence

April 30, 2010

71387

Dai    Izzo

Manorville

NY

November 17, 2010

90185

Daniel    Hendershot

Hopatcong

NJ

November 22, 2010

212519

Craig  W  Galea

Mamaroneck

NY

January 13, 2011

395696

Thomas  J.  Petsche

Massapequa Park

NY

March 15, 2011

469321

Marc  Eric  Rathaus

Great Neck

NY

March 21, 2011

338202

Yves  Gardy  Lebrun

Brooklyn

NY

April 12, 2011

220692

Yves  J  Duquella

Ny

NY

April 14, 2011

307592

Megan    Ridgway

West Chester

PA

April 15, 2011

398009

Marko  Josa  Bicanic

Maspeth

NY

April 15, 2011

338376

Andrew  Angelo  Pasquale

Lockport

NY

May 6, 2011

370766

Jesse  Michael  Wiggins

Cheektowaga

NY

May 6, 2011

493342

Grant  Evan  Morgan

Dearborn

MI

May 6, 2011

493354

Sean  Alan  Wunsche

Romeo

MI

May 6, 2011

493321

Amy  Lynne  Broome

Livonia

MI

May 6, 2011

493338

Alicia  Erin  Madaj

Canton

MI

May 6, 2011

26862

Jennifer  Rebecca  Cicotte

Livonia

MI

May 9, 2011

433836

Claire  Clark  Rhodes

Trumbull

CT

May 9, 2011

493331

Andrew  Stephen  Gron

Livonia

MI

May 9, 2011

263281

Jason  James  Hutcheon

Costa Mesa

CA

May 9, 2011

645554

Karen  Michelle  Wiesner

Rochester

NY

May 10, 2011

314749

Benjamin  Wade  Law

Carrollton

TX

May 10, 2011

493348

Daniel  Joseph  Silverman

Stoughton

WI

May 10, 2011

493350

Christopher  David  Smith

Waterford

MI

May 10, 2011

493322

Emmanuel  Jay  Ward-Callahan

Belleville

MI

May 10, 2011

366960

Justin  Gregory  Meek

Phoenix

AZ

May 10, 2011

493346

Derek  James  Riley

Farmington Hills

MI

May 10, 2011

411748

Ann  Barbara  Wald

Corinth

TX

May 10, 2011

372332

Richard  Willis  Tibbetts  Jr.

Bel Air

MD

May 23, 2011

65175

William  John  Lane

Schenectady

NY


SECTION II

May 19, 2011 (CC-LFS)
ARGO CHECK CASHING INC.
124 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011

License to engage in business as casher of checks at 124 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011 was surrendered.


May 20, 2011 (CC-LFS)
CHECK BUSTERS FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.
25 Willoughby Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Licenses to engage in business as casher of checks were surrendered for the following locations:

  • 127-03 Merrick Boulevard, St. Albans, NY 11434
  • 125-16 Liberty Avenue, Richmond Hill, NY 11418
  • 150-28 Liberty Avenue, Queens, NY 11433

May 26, 2011 (TR-CRB)
FIVE STAR BANK
55 North Main Street, Warsaw, NY 14569

As provided in Section 28-c of the Banking Law, the Superintendent of Banks has found that the proposed closing of branch office at 3249 Union Street, North Chili, Town of Chili, Monroe County, NY 14514 will not result in a significant reduction of banking services in the community to be affected.  (Five Star Bank will continue to operate an automated teller machine and a customer depository at this location.)


May 27, 2011 (TR-CRB)
CHEMUNG CANAL TRUST COMPANY
One Chemung Canal Plaza, Elmira, NY 14902

Applicant notified in writing that no objection will be interposed to the establishment of an electronic facility (automated teller machine) at Schuyler Hospital, 220 Steuben Street, Montour Falls, Schuyler County, NY 14865.


May 31, 2011 (SF-LFS)
V.I.P. FUNDING, LTD.
214 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, Nassau County, NY 11561

A license rider was issued for a change of location of a sales finance Company from 344 Long Beach Road, Island Park, Nassau County, NY 11558.


June 1, 2011 (CU-CRB)
MORSE CHAIN ITHACA EMPLOYEES FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
620 South Aurora Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

The “Charter Conversion Plan,” dated as of May 4, 2011 together with the “Organization Certificate of Morse Chain Ithaca Employees Credit Union,” were filed in the Office of the Superintendent of Banks, and an authorization certificate was issued in connection with the conversion of Morse Chain Ithaca Employees Federal Credit Union from federal to State charter, pursuant to Section 486 of the Banking Law, under the name Morse Chain Ithaca Employees Credit Union.  The conversion became effective as of 12:01 A.M. June 1, 2011.


June 1, 2011 (CU-CRB)
CFCU COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION
1030 Craft Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
MORSE CHAIN ITHACA EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION
620 South Aurora Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

The Superintendent of Banks has filed, pursuant to the provisions of Section 601-b of the New York Banking Law, as of 12:01 A.M. June 1, 2011, a Merger Agreement, dated May 4, 2011, and other required documents, providing for the merger of Morse Chain Ithaca Employees Credit Union with and into CFCU Community Credit Union under the name CFCU Community Credit Union.


June 2, 2011 (BK-CRB)
HAMPTONS STATE BANK
243 North Sea Road, Southampton, New York 11968

Hamptons State Bank, Southampton, N.Y. merged with and into The Bridgehampton National Bank, Bridgehampton, New York, effective as of May 27, 2011.


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

May 27, 2011 (BR-MBD)
Tzipporah Wexler
550 Grand Street H3D, New York, NY 10002
Effective Date: May 20, 2011

May 27, 2011 (BR-MBD)
MKG Funding Corp. D/B/A Grant Management Services
840 Willis Avenue, 2nd Floor, Albertson, NY 11507
Effective Date: May 24, 2011


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

May 27, 2011 (MB-MBD)
Euro Mortgage Bankers, Inc.
1 Huntington Quadrangle, Suite 1N16, Melville, NY 11747 4403
Effective Date: May 19, 2011


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

May 31, 2011 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guardian First Funding Group, LLC
100 Penn Square East, Suite 1200, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Effective Date: May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guardian First Funding Group, LLC
3 Huntington Quadrangle, Suite 303N, Huntington, NY 11747
Effective Date: May 31, 2011


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

May 26, 2011 (BR-MBD)
Magnet Portfolio Processing, Inc. DBA Processing Center
230 Hilton Avenue, Suite 206, Hempstead, NY 11550

May 31, 2011 (BR-MBD)
Globex Mortgage In Lieu of True Name Globex Lending Corp.
1001 North Federal Highway, Suite 102, Hallandale, FL 33009 3771


Mortgage Broker Certificate Name Changes:

May 31, 2011 (BR-MBD)
From: Coltrain Funding Group LLC
To: Coltrain Funding Group LLC d/b/a Senior Solutions Network


Mortgage Broker Certificate Address Changes:

May 31, 2011 (BR-MBD)
BQN Consulting Corp.
From: 7611 Myrtle Avenue, Glendale, NY 11385
To: 61 Woods Drive, East Hills, NY 11576 2613


Application approved pursuant to Section 594-b of the New York Banking Law and Part 410 of the Superintendent's Regulations for a control interest:

May 27, 2011 (MB-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Donald Edward Moran

To acquire interest in:
Associated Mortgage Bankers, Inc.
600 Old Country Road, Suite 207, Garden City, NY 11530 2011


Applications for licensing 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:

Date Withdrawn

NMLS ID

Name of Applicant

City & State of Residence

October 2, 2010

106025

Christopher  Omar  Alexander

Hempstead

NY

October 4, 2010

175412

Jessica  Ramirez  Fieramosca

Corona

CA

April 12, 2011

349485

Guy  Ashton  Soeder

Huntington Beach

CA

May 9, 2011

220956

Scott    Swartz

San Diego

CA

May 25, 2011

139372

Lee  Alexander  Pearson

Lutz

FL

May 26, 2011

9327

Liane  Grace  Henderson

Jacksonville

FL

May 26, 2011

40152

Kathleen    Celso

Walworth

NY

May 26, 2011

50753

Christina    Cinquemani Coutinho

Bayside

NY

May 26, 2011

64340

Gnorae  Joy  Wright

Hempstead

NY

May 26, 2011

70611

Sharon    Brenner

Lindenhurst

NY

May 26, 2011

33521

Nicholas    Eakin

Rock Hill

SC

May 26, 2011

172735

Maevis  Rhey  Duque

Walnut

CA

May 26, 2011

42342

John  Karl  Peitler

Garden City Park

NY

May 26, 2011

150059

Ruben  E  Rozo

Bethlehem

PA

May 26, 2011

148613

Joseph  Edwin  Mascuch

Hamburg

NJ

May 26, 2011

251182

Jeffrey  Alan  Cree

Colleyville

TX

May 31, 2011

66219

Pat    Bartley

Bronx

NY

May 31, 2011

64508

Scott  Garrett  Lyle

Williamstown

NJ

May 31, 2011

196799

Rosaria    Barone 

Staten Island

NY

May 31, 2011

347836

Allan  Robert  Tripp

Atlantic Beach

FL

May 31, 2011

75555

Abraham    Thomas

Ocean

NJ

June 1, 2011

23259

Mary  K  Fudge 

Kendall

NY

June 1, 2011

68564

Mark  A  Santangelo

Colts Neck

NJ

June 1, 2011

132690

Robbie    Rodriguez

Aliso Viejo

CA

June 1, 2011

223254

Russell  Rene  Levine

Bronx

NY


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

Date of Approval

NMLS ID

Name of Applicant

City & State of Residence

Sponsoring Entity

September 30, 2009

18497

Margaret Ann Argento

Huntington Station

NY

CLIFFCO, INC.

May 21, 2010

18425

Ian Donovan Henson

Murfreesboro

TN

HOME LOAN CENTER, INC.

July 13, 2010

22506

Michael Jaison Lederman

New York

NY

ASSOCIATED MORTGAGE BANKRERS, INC.

September 29, 2010

18277

Nicole Consi

Farmingdale

NY

NEW YORK PROCESSING, INC.

October 25, 2010

20518

Neil Jackson

Warwick

RI

EMBRACE HOME LOAN, INC.

November 5, 2010

213682

Joseph A.V. Semper

Bronx

NY

PRIMERICA FINANCIAL SERVICES HOME MORTGAGES, INC.

December 3, 2010

214171

Michele Samuels- El-Amrani

N.Bellmore

NY

PRIMERICA FINANCIAL SERVICES HOME MORTGAGES, INC.

December 9, 2010

54181

Stephen Miller Crouse

New Canaan

CT

LANDMARK FINANCIAL GROUP, LLC

December 14, 2010

63901

Joyce  A  Corlett

Hamburg

NY

FLAHERTY FUNDING CORPORATION

December 14, 2010

118505

Grace  P  Bozick 

New York

NY

THE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CO., INC.

December 17, 2010

40336

Craig  Edward  Rowen

West Hollywood

CA

CS FINANCIAL, INC.

February 22, 2011

21797

Simon    Rosenzweig

Baldwin

NY

UNITED NORTHERN MORTGAGE BANKERS LIMITED

March 15, 2011

35402

Seth    Tilli

Glenside

PA

GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC

March 15, 2011

71726

Brian    Delikat

Belleville

NJ

OLD DOMINION MOTGAGE CO., INC.

March 15, 2011

22486

Jessica  Marie  Schoen

Hopewell Jct

NY

SHADOWOOD MORTGAGE CORP.

May 13, 2011

115343

Justin    Schiatta

East Patchogue

NY

RELIANT HOME FUNDING, INC.

May 13, 2011

190075

Richard  Anthony  Russo

Yaphank

NY

EAST COAST CORP.

May 13, 2011

220661

Jason  A  Berg

Teaneck

NJ

ODYSSEY FUNDING LLC

May 13, 2011

272569

Jesse Michael Wolfson

Long Beach

NY

ASSOCIATED MORTGAGE BANKRERS, INC.

May 16, 2011

321389

Alicia  Nicole  Walker

Rochester

NY

SPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC.

May 17, 2011

50137

Maria  D  Lopez

Saddle River

NJ

CONTINENTAL HOME LOANS INC. D/B/A SENIOR HOME LOANS

May 17, 2011

223910

Lisa  Elaine  Strickland

Philadelphia

PA

CONTINENTAL HOME LOANS INC. D/B/A SENIOR HOME LOANS

May 20, 2011

51020

Donna Lynn Blaszczak

North Tonawanda

NY

NICKEL CITY FUNDING, INC.

May 20, 2011

64128

Jacob    Buchler

Lakewood

NJ

MERIDIAN RESIDENTIAL CAPITAL, LLC

May 23, 2011

62033

Jamil    Marachli

Brooklyn

NY

FOUR STAR FUNDING INC.

May 23, 2011

61047

Nathan  Weinstock

Brooklyn

NY

FIRST CLASS FUNDING CORP.

May 23, 2011

57101

Rocco    Guercio

Brooklyn

NY

EQUITY LOANS LLC

May 23, 2011

57524

John  Milton  Dillon

Clinton

NY

THE FUNDING SOURCE, LLC

May 23, 2011

64159

Brian  M  Downing

Tonawanda

NY

L.W. INTEGRITY FUNDING, LLC

May 23, 2011

122582

Morris    Wine

Commack

NY

CONSUMER ONE CORP.

May 24, 2011

72969

Kristin Lynn Zattosky

Tonawanda

NY

SPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC.

May 24, 2011

18376

Henry  Barry  Kaplan

Long Beach

NY

QUIK FUND INC.

May 24, 2011

65030

Mark William Valverde

Whitestone

NY

WEATHERSTONE MORTGAGE CORP.

May 25, 2011

68026

Steven  J  Sovare

Webster

NY

THE FUNDING SOURCE, LLC

May 25, 2011

148430

Scott    Strausser

Canaan

CT

GUARDHILL FINANCIAL CORP.

May 25, 2011

175312

Charles Benjamin Oliver

Jacksonville

FL

PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION D/B/A PHH MORTGAGE SERVICES

May 25, 2011

144538

Kelly  Anne  Hartlage

New Albany

IN

HOME LOAN CENTER, INC.

May 25, 2011

152703

John Mario Macchiarelli

Union

NJ

RESIDENTIAL HOME FUNDING CORP. D/B/A RHF WHOLESALE

May 25, 2011

104372

William  James  Peterson  III

Bel Air

MD

NET EQUITY FINANCIAL, INC.

May 25, 2011

113965

Kevin    Kennedy

Islip

NY

ICON BANCORP INC.

May 26, 2011

9267

Sean  H  Baker

Northport

NY

MORTGAGE ONE, INC.

May 26, 2011

167650

David  Homayoonfar

Great Neck

NY

CONTOUR MORTGAGE CORPORATION

May 26, 2011

185231

Luis  A  Mujica

Brooklyn

NY

CONTINENTAL HOME LOANS INC. D/B/A SENIOR HOME LOANS

May 26, 2011

133181

James Ray Schrader

Wake Forest

NC

IBM LENDER BUSINESS PROCESS SERVICES, INC.

May 31, 2011

364564

Patricia  Kemesies

East Islip

NY

CONTINENTAL HOME LOANS INC. D/B/A SENIOR HOME LOANS

June 1, 2011

27260

James  Toth

Perry

OH

QUICKEN LOANS INC.

June 1, 2011

136337

Joseph Nicholas Vultaggio

East Northport

NY

FRANKLIN FIRST FINANCIAL, LTD.


THERE ARE NO SECTION III ITEMS THIS WEEK.