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New York State Department of Financial Services

Weekly Bulletin

August 10 , 2012

SECTION I
This section records the receipt of applications and notices to the Banking Division of the Department of Financial Services.   Applications and notices received by Foreign and Wholesale Banks, Community and Regional Banks and Licensed Financial Services are listed in order of date of receipt; applications and notices received by Mortgage Banking 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 DEPARTMENT.
Any comment on, or objection to, any item contained in this Weekly Bulletin should be presented to the 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 Office of the General Counsel, New York State Department of Financial Services, One State Street, New York, New York 10004-1417 before the stated deadline or (b) transmitted by e-mail to Comments@dfs.ny.gov.This Weekly Bulletin may also be viewed online at the Department’s Web site at:  http://www.dfs.ny.gov

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

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 unit of the Department which has supervisory responsibility for the institution.  The following is a list of the codes and their meanings:


INSTITUTION CODES

BK

Bank

BP

Budget Planner

CC

Check Casher

CU

Credit Union

FA

Foreign Agency

FB

Foreign Branch

FR

Foreign Representative Office

HC

Holding Company

IC

Investment Company

LL

Licensed Lender

MK

Merchant Bank

MI

Miscellaneous

MB

Mortgage Banker

BR

Mortgage Broker

MS

Mortgage Servicer

PF

Premium Finance Agency

PB

Private Banker

SD

Safe Deposit Company

SF

Sales Finance Company

SL

Savings and Loan Association

SB

Savings Bank

TM

Transmitter of Money

TR

Trust Company

REGULATORY UNIT CODES

CRB

Community and Regional Banks

CSD

Consumer Services

FWB

Foreign and Wholesale Banks

LFS

Licensed Financial Services

MBD

Mortgage Banking


SECTION l

August 3, 2012 (BK-CRB)
CHECKSPRING BANK
69 East 167th Street, Bronx NY 10452

Application for the Superintendent’s approval of the “Certificate of Amendment of the Organization Certificate of Checkspring Bank under Section 8005 of the Banking Law,” providing for the change of name of the bank to “Spring Bank,” received.


August 8, 2012 (FR-FWB)
NONGHYUP BANK
#120, Tongil-Ro, Jung-Gu, Seoul, 100-707 Korea

Application, pursuant to Section 201 of the Banking Law, to establish and maintain a branch in the Borough of Manhattan, City of New York, received.


August 8, 2012 (FR-FWB)
EUROHYPO AG
Helfmann-Park 5, 65760 Eschborn Germany

Application, pursuant to Section 203.2 of the Banking Law, to change the name of the branch office, located at 1301 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019 from Eurohypo AG New York to Hypothekenbank Frankfurt AG New York, received.


August 8, 2012 (SB-CRB)
EMIGRANT BANK
5 East 42nd Street, New York, New York 10017

EMIGRANT SAVINGS BANK-MANHATTAN
250 W. 23rd Street, New York, New York 10011
EMIGRANT SAVINGS BANK-BROOKLYN/QUEENS
1954 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11234
EMIGRANT SAVINGS BANK-BRONX/WESTCHESTER
2526 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10458
EMIGRANT SAVINGS BANK-LONG ISLAND
1000 Merchant Concourse, Westbury, New York 11590

Applications, pursuant to Section 601 of the Banking Law, for Emigrant Savings Bank-Manhattan, Emigrant Savings Bank-Brooklyn/Queens, Emigrant Savings Bank-Bronx/Westchester, Emigrant Savings Bank-Long Island, to merge with and into Emigrant Bank, under the name Emigrant Bank, received.

The comment period will expire on August 6, 2012.


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, 2012

258440

John C Felice

Oradell

NJ

May 1, 2012

67709

Geoffrey  Bench

Cohoes

NY

May 10, 2012

863095

Douglas Finley Brady

Columbia

MO

May 11, 2012

418788

Scott G Larkin

Cornwall

NY

May 17, 2012

42821

Muriel R Holland

Atlanta

GA

May 18, 2012

409941

Dennis Roger Forte

Mahopac

NY

May 23, 2012

186350

Khosrow D Ghazi

Mastic

NY

May 31, 2012

64492

Jeffrey Mark Schenk

Maple Shade

NJ

May 31, 2012

137902

Karuga Githu John

Pennsville

NJ

May 31, 2012

907297

David Marion Tindall

Jacksonville

FL

June 1, 2012

907292

David McDaniel Knox

Jacksonville Beach

FL

June 4, 2012

418795

Ryan Barry Philip

Belleville

NJ

June 8, 2012

64273

Mohendra  Seenarine

New Rochelle

NY

June 8, 2012

8129

Victoria Brower Palella

Charlotte

NC

June 13, 2012

85420

Daniel DiMaina

East Rockaway

NY

June 15, 2012

64581

Ryan Andrew Sawyer

Clifton Park

NY

June 18, 2012

774887

Adam Patrick Connell

Dexter

MI

June 20, 2012

928423

David J Dorn

New York

NY

June 24, 2012

901943

Zachary Todd Bennett

Ann Arbor

MI

June 25, 2012

345538

H Christopher Palmer

Endwell

NY

June 26, 2012

339170

Daniel Richard Krueger

Huntington Beach

CA

June 28, 2012

271028

April Marzilli

Rocky Hill

CT

July 2, 2012

893654

Maria Kay Pedretti

Jacksonville

FL

July 9, 2012

143490

Adrian Marbury Grove

Irving

TX

July 9, 2012

913563

Zachary Ross Lederer

West Bloomfield

MI

July 9, 2012

621901

Gregory James Pope

Little Elm

TX

July 10, 2012

913702

Ryan John Stewart

Clinton Township

MI

July 16, 2012

913822

Jon-Michael Elliot Majkut

Elyria

OH

July 16, 2012

350168

Derek Cordeiro Dantas

Glenside

PA

July 16, 2012

913871

Christopher George Woods

Vermilion

OH

July 16, 2012

362472

Debra Lyn Hogan

New Port Richey

FL

July 18, 2012

913802

Brent Robert Bartlett

Cleveland

OH

July 19, 2012

197997

Jacob Nathanial Karesky

Gilbert

AZ

July 19, 2012

913750

Trina Alicia Grant

Inkster

MI

July 19, 2012

913818

Jeralynn Mary Labant

Mentor

OH

July 19, 2012

847903

Joon Il Cho

Scottsdale

AZ

July 20, 2012

919288

Jeffrey Anthony Marianetti

Ontario

NY

July 20, 2012

922273

Carl James Viviano

Roseville

CA

July 20, 2012

899351

Kim Leslie Stetson

Sacramento

CA

July 20, 2012

847905

Liliana Maria Esquer-Yanez

Phoenix

AZ

July 20, 2012

861726

Jordan Lee Schlachter

Tempe

AZ

July 20, 2012

27440

Thomas  Arena

Garden City

NY

July 23, 2012

28650

James  Hagen

Bayshore

NY

July 24, 2012

838731

Sarah Danielle Elliott

Scottsdale

AZ

July 24, 2012

847918

Brandon Lee Rappaport

Phoenix

AZ

July 24, 2012

422374

Nathan Stephen Judd

Tempe

AZ

July 25, 2012

813650

Anthony Carlton Barton

Phoenix

AZ

July 25, 2012

86600

Leslie Dawn Wilson

Hewitt

NJ

July 26, 2012

922578

Matthew Thomas Hinton

Philadelphia

PA

July 26, 2012

921673

Matthew Louis Hvisdock

Robbinsville

NJ

July 26, 2012

913872

Taysir  Yamin

Westlake

OH

July 26, 2012

162376

Michael  Domico

Sacramento

CA

July 26, 2012

922268

Shannon Marie Nava

Placerville

CA


SECTION II

July 31, 2012 (CC-LFS)
NY COMMUNITY FINANCIAL, LLC D/B/A THE CHECK CASHING PLACE
560 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632-3119

A license was issued to engage in business as a licensed casher of checks as a result of the purchase of certain assets of Claremont Check Cashing Co., Inc., at 510 Claremont Parkway, Bronx, NY 10457.

In connection with the above license issuance, the original check casher license for the above location was surrendered.


August 2, 2012 (BK-CRB)
ALMA BANK
28-31 31st Street, Astoria, NY 11102

Authorization issued to open and occupy a branch office at 1589 Palisade Avenue, Fort Lee, Bergen County, NJ 07024, on or after August 3, 2012.


August 2, 2012 (SB-CRB)
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK
136-65 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

As provided in Section 28-c of the Banking Law, the Superintendent of Financial Services has found that the proposed closing of branch office in Pathmark Supermarket, 42-02 Northern Boulevard, Long Island City, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11101 will not result in a significant reduction of banking services in the community to be affected.


August 3, 2012 (MI-CRB)
EAST WEST BANK
135 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101

Authorizations granting permission to open and occupy branch offices at the following two locations, surrendered for cancellation:

  1. 27 East Broadway, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10002; and
  2. 131 Bowery, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10002.

Offices discontinued as of July 13, 2012 and July 20, 2012, respectively.


August 3, 2012 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203

Authorization granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at 527 Maple Avenue East, Vienna, Fairfax County, VA 22180, surrendered for cancellation.

Office discontinued as of July 27, 2012.


August 3, 2012 (SB-CRB)
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK
136-65 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Authorization granting permission to open and occupy a branch office in Stop & Shop Supermarket, 8101 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, NY 11797, surrendered for cancellation.

Office discontinued as of July 27, 2012.


August 6, 2012 (SB-CRB)
ELMIRA SAVINGS BANK
333 East Water Street, Elmira, NY 14901

Authorization issued to open and occupy a branch office at 2081 Lake Road, Elmira Heights, Town of Horseheads, Chemung County, NY 14903, on or after August 7, 2012.


August 7, 2012 (MI-CRB)
CUSTOMERS BANK
99 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460

Authorization issued to open and occupy a branch office at The Osborn Retirement Community, 101 Theall Road, Rye, Westchester County, NY 10580, on or after August 8, 2012.


August 7, 2012 (BK-CRB)
THE BERKSHIRE BANK
4 East 39th Street, New York, NY 10016

As provided in Section 28-c of the Banking Law, the Superintendent of Financial Services has found that the proposed closing of branch office at 50 South Church Street, Goshen, Orange County, NY 10924 will not result in a significant reduction of banking services in the community to be affected.


August 9, 2012 (BK-CRB)
GOTHAM BANK OF NEW YORK
1412 Broadway, New York, NY 10018
PROVIDENT INTERIM, FSB
400 Rella Boulevard, Montebello, NY 10901

Application, pursuant to Section 601 of the Banking Law, for approval of the merger of Provident Interim, FSB with and into Gotham Bank of New York, under the name Gotham Bank of New York, approved.


August 9, 2012 (MI-CRB)
PROVIDENT NEW YORK BANCORP
400 Rella Boulevard, Montebello, NY 10901
PROVIDENT BANK
400 Rella Boulevard, Montebello, NY 10901

Application, pursuant to Section 143-b of the Banking Law, to acquire control of Gotham Bank of New York, New York, NY, approved.


Certificate issued to engage in the business as a Mortgage Broker Branch under Article 12-D of the New York State Banking Law:

August 08, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
American Advisors Group, Inc.
3800 West Chapman Avenue, Suite 700, Orange, CA 92868


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

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Reliance First Capital, LLC
501 Holiday Drive, Building 4, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15220

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Real Estate Mortgage Network, Inc. D/B/A Menlo Park Funding
340 Trinity Place, Suite 105, Malverne, NY 11565

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Meridian Residential Capital LLC D/B/A First Meridian Mortgage
Additional DBA(S): Trump Financial
150 East 52nd Street, Suite 19003, New York, NY 10022

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Homestead Funding Corp.
935 New Loudon Road, Suite 3, Latham, NY 12110

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Ark-La-Tex Financial Services, LLC D/B/A Benchmark Lending
36 West Main Street, Suite 201, Freehold, NJ 07728

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
US Mortgage Corporation
1325 Paterson Plank Road, Suite A, Secaucus, NJ 07094


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

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company Inc.
1052 Mc Lean Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704
Effective Date: August 03, 2012

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company Inc.
215 Dock Street, Union Beach, NJ 07735
Effective Date: August 03, 2012

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company Inc.
62 North Main Street, Suite 202, Florida, NY 10921
Effective Date: August 03, 2012

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company Inc.
110-20 Jamaica Avenue, Suite 2-E, Richmond Hill, NY 11418
Effective Date: August 03, 2012

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company Inc.
5762 South Bay Road, Cicero, NY 13039
Effective Date: August 03, 2012

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company Inc.
105 Stevens Avenue, Suite 407, Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Effective Date: August 03, 2012

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company Inc.
52 North Plank Road, First Floor, Newburgh, NY 12550
Effective Date: August 03, 2012

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company Inc.
20 Hamilton Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
Effective Date: August 03, 2012

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company Inc.
226 Merrick Road, Oceanside, NY 11572
Effective Date: August 03, 2012

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company Inc.
109-07 Jamaica Avenue, Richmond Hill, NY 11418
Effective Date: August 03, 2012

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company Inc.
700 Park Avenue, Manalapan, NJ 07726
Effective Date: August 03, 2012


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

August 02, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Stephanie Thompson D/B/A Narragansett Group
18 Halstead Avenue, Harrison, NY 10528

August 02, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Dalco Financial Services Inc.
120 Stevens Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10550 2605

August 03, 2012 (BR-MBD)
MoneyLine New York, LLC
311 Alexander Street - Suite 214, Rochester, NY 14604

August 03, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Abound Financial Group, Inc.
751-759 Allerton Avenue, Suite 201, Bronx, NY 10467 8818

August 06, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Mohammad Kazim Ali
1253 East 105th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11236

August 07, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Global Reach Realty Corp.
82-11 37th Avenue, Suite 608, Jackson Heights, NY 11372

August 07, 2012 (BR-MBD)
First Merchants, Inc.
179 Berkeley Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217

August 08, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Mortgage Links Inc.
2043 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314 3900

August 08, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Frontline Funding Group, Inc.
88-21 192nd Street, Hollis, NY 11423 2033


Mortgage Banker Branch License Address Changes:

August 08, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Equity Home Capital LLC In Lieu of True Name Equity Loans, LLC
From: 932 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 100, St. James, NY 11780
To: 468 Wild Avenue, 2nd Floor, Staten Island, NY 10314


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 Application Withdrawn

NMLS ID

Name of Applicant

City & State of Residence

August 2, 2012

891316

Eric Scott Pelland

Commerce Twp

MI

August 2, 2012

891323

Celeste Cheree Sears

Oak Park

MI

August 2, 2012

891524

Eric Timothy Lee

Troy

MI

August 2, 2012

780984

Susan Marie Salter

Hurst

TX

August 2, 2012

829160

Shawn Steven Grady

Long Beach

CA

August 2, 2012

861718

Andrew Jackson Hefner

Phoenix

AZ

August 2, 2012

202291

Robert Steven Canatsey

Huntington Beach

CA

August 2, 2012

872142

Silva Salim Sokana

Sterling Heights

MI

August 2, 2012

491908

Abraham Avi Kohen

Los Angeles

CA

August 2, 2012

819131

Cynthia  Synan

Miller Place

NY

August 2, 2012

871685

Ryan Michael York

Clinton Township

MI

August 2, 2012

881074

Curtis Eugene Stone Jr.

Howell

MI

August 2, 2012

891332

Joseph Salvatore Vitale

Shelby Twp.

MI

August 6, 2012

3774

Angelo  Feroce

Woodstock

CT

August 6, 2012

77045

Nicholas George Apostolakis

Cleveland

OH


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

July 20, 2012

64273

Mohendra  Seenarine

New Rochelle

NY

MGN FUNDING CORP

August 2, 2012

349325

Neil  O'Neil

Ellicott City

MD

New Day Financial, LLC

August 2, 2012

6703

Christopher Warner Childress

Keego Harbor

MI

Quicken Loans Inc.

August 2, 2012

380576

Vicki Lynne Orritt

Phoenix

AZ

Quicken Loans Inc.


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