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Banking Division
Weekly Bulletin

January 4, 2013

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

For information on CRA applications and notices, please select this link.

SECTION II

This section 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

MB

Mortgage Banker

BP

Budget Planner

BR

Mortgage Broker

CC

Check Casher

MLS

Mortgage Servicer

CU

Credit Union

PF

Premium Finance Agency

FA

Foreign Agency

PB

Private Banker

FB

Foreign Branch

SD

Safe Deposit Company

FR

Foreign Representative Office

SF

Sales Finance Agency

HC

Holding Company

SL

Savings and Loan Association

IC

Investment Company

SB

Savings Bank

LL

Licensed Lender

TM

Transmitter of Money

MK

Merchant Bank

TR

Trust Company

MI

Miscellaneous

 

 

Regulatory Unit Codes

CRB

Community and Regional Banks

CSD

Consumer Services

FWB

Foreign and Wholesale Banks

LFS

Licensed Financial Services

MBD

Mortgage Banking

January 4, 2013                
CALL FOR REPORTS

The Superintendent of Financial Services issues a call for reports of condition and income from banks, trust companies and private bankers as at the close of business December 31, 2012.  In accordance with Part 23 of the General Regulations of New York State, those banks and trust companies which file similar reports with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York or the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation do not have to file separate reports with this Department.  Banks, trust companies, and private bankers that are required to file reports with the Department of Financial Services are reminded that failure to file these reports by February 1, 2013 will result in a violation of Sections 37, 125 or 176 of the Banking Law which authorize fines for each day an institution is delinquent in filing of any required report.

SECTION I

December 28, 2012 (TR-CRB)
AMERICAN STOCK TRANSFER & TRUST COMPANY, LLC
110 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005

Application dated December 21, 2012 for permission to change the location of principal office from 110 Wall Street, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10005 to 6201 15th Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11219, received.


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

Application dated December 24, 2012 for permission to open and occupy a branch office at 822 Port Washington Boulevard, Port Washington, Town of North Hempstead, Nassau County, NY 11050, received.


December 31, 2012 (TR-CRB)
TOMPKINS TRUST COMPANY
110 North Tioga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

Application dated December 20, 2012 for permission to change the location of branch office from 33 Clinton Avenue, Cortland, Cortland County, NY 13045 to 36 Main Street, Cortland, Cortland County, NY 13045, received.


December 31, 2012 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY  14203

Notice of intention to establish an electronic facility (automated teller machine) at NOCO Express, 4221 Walden Avenue, Town of Lancaster, Erie County, NY 14086, received.

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

September 17, 2012

873463

James Michael McGilligan

Troy

NY

October 11, 2012

975018

Sheila Stowell Kelly

Marcellus

NY

December 7, 2012

59741

Fior P Jones

Westbury

NY


SECTION II

December 11, 2012 (TM-LFS)
CONTINENTAL UNITED SERVICES, CORP
78-14 Roosevelt Avenue, Suite 201, Jackson Heights, NY 11372

License issued to reflect a change of name from Cibao Money Transmitting Corp. to Continental United Services, Corp.

In connection with the above license issuance, the original license issued in the name of Cibao Money Transmitting Corp. was surrendered.


December 24, 2012 (BK-CRB)
HANOVER COMMUNITY BANK
2131 Jericho Turnpike, Garden City Park, NY 11040

The Superintendent’s final approval of the “Restated Organization Certificate of Hanover Community Bank under Section 8007 of the Banking Law” was granted.

The restatement provides for an increase in the number of shares of common stock from 3,537,500 shares, with a par value of four dollars ($4.00) each, to 11,000,000 shares common stock, with a par value of one cent ($0.01) each, and a creation of a new class of 15,000,000 shares non-voting preferred stock, with a par value of one cent ($0.01) each.  


December 31, 2012 (MI-CRB) 
METIN NEGRIN
New York, NY

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


January 2, 2013 (SB-CRB)
EMIGRANT BANK
5 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017

Emigrant Savings Bank-Manhattan
250 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011
Emigrant Savings Bank-Brooklyn/Queens
1954 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234
Emigrant Savings Bank-Bronx/Westchester
2526 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458
Emigrant Savings Bank-Long Island
1000 Merchant Concourse, Westbury, NY 11590

The Superintendent of Financial Services has filed, pursuant to the provisions of Section 601-b of the Banking Law, as of 11:59 p.m., December 31, 2012, Agreements and Plans of Merger, dated as of September 17, 2012, and other required documents, providing for the mergers of Emigrant Savings Bank-Manhattan, Emigrant Savings Bank-Brooklyn/Queens, Emigrant Savings Bank-Bronx/Westchester, and Emigrant Savings Bank-Long Island with and into Emigrant Bank under the name of Emigrant Bank.

The following banking offices of Emigrant Savings Bank-Manhattan have become branch offices of Emigrant Bank:

371 Seventh Avenue, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10001

10 Downing Street (a/k/a 257-263 Avenue of the Americas), Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10014

250 West 23rd Street, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10011

110 Church Street, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10007

812-814 Lexington Avenue, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10021

105 Second Avenue, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10003

465 Grand Street, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10002

1170 Lexington Avenue, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10028


The following banking offices of Emigrant Savings Bank-Bronx/Westchester have become branch offices of Emigrant Bank:

33 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, Westchester County, New York 10601

1753 East Main Street, Mohegan Lake, Town of Yorktown, Westchester County, New York 10547

2526 Grand Concourse, Borough of Bronx, City of New York 10458

370 East 149th Street, Borough of Bronx, City of New York 10455

74 Hugh J. Grant Circle, Borough of Bronx, City of New York 10472

101 East 170th Street, Borough of Bronx, City of New York 10452

2021 Bartow Avenue, Borough of Bronx, City of New York 10475

85 Pondfield Road, Bronxville, Westchester County, New York 10708


The following banking offices of Emigrant Savings Bank-Brooklyn/Queens have become branch offices of Emigrant Bank:

168-42 Hillside Avenue, Jamaica, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11432

91-31 Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11373

1954 Flatbush Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11234

418 Myrtle Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11205

1617 Avenue M, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11230

102-35 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11375


The following banking offices of Emigrant Savings Bank-Long Island have become branch offices of Emigrant Bank:

280 East Park Avenue, Long Beach, Nassau County, New York 11561

1000 Merchants Concourse, Westbury, Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York 11590

153-169 Walt Whitman Road (Route 110), Huntington Station, Town of Huntington, Suffolk County, New York 11746

Plainedge Plaza Shopping Center, 3986 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage, Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York 11714

1693 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York 11003

200 Birch Hill Road, Locust Valley, Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York 11560

333 Glen Cove Avenue, Sea Cliff, Nassau County, New York 11579


January 3, 2013 (BK-CRB)
VICTORY STATE BANK
4142 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10308

Approval given to change temporarily the location of branch office from 1762 Hylan Boulevard, Borough of Staten Island, City of New York 10305 to 4142 Hylan Boulevard, Borough of Staten Island, City of New York 10308, on or after January 3, 2013.


January 3, 2013 (SB-CRB)
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK
136-65 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Approval given to change temporarily the location of public accommodation office from 156-39 Cross Bay Boulevard, Howard Beach, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11414 to 156-02 Cross Bay Boulevard, Howard Beach, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11414, on or after January 3, 2013.


January 3, 2013 (SB-CRB)
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK
136-65 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Approval given to change temporarily the location of branch office from 104-08 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11694 to 31-42 Steinway Street, Astoria, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11103, on or after January 3, 2013.


January 3, 2013 (SB-CRB)
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK
136-65 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Approval given to change temporarily the location of branch office from Pathmark Supermarket, 137 12th Street, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11215 to 478 5th Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11215, on or after January 3, 2013.


January 3, 2013 (SB-CRB)
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK
136-65 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Approval given to change temporarily the location of branch office from 1833 Hylan Boulevard, Borough of Staten Island, City of New York 10305 to 1100 Hylan Boulevard, Borough of Staten Island, City of New York 10305, on or after January 3, 2013.


January 3, 2013 (SB-CRB)
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK
136-65 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Approval given to change temporarily the location of branch office from Pathmark Supermarket, 492 East Atlantic Avenue, East Rockaway, Nassau County, NY 11518 to 1280 Broadway, Hewlett, Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, NY 11557, on or after January 3, 2013.


Application to engage in the business of a Mortgage Broker under Article 12-D of the New York State Banking Law withdrawn:

December 27, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Helping Hand Mortgage, Inc.
480 Forest Avenue, Suite 527, Locust Valley, NY 11560 2118


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

December 28, 2012 (MB-MBD)
AIReS Mortgage Solutions, LLC
6 Penn Center West, Suite 103, Pittsburgh, PA 15276 0119


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

January 02, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Independent Funding Service Inc.
3085 Southwestern Boulevard, Suite 106, Orchard Park, NY 14127 1234
Effective Date: December 19, 2012

January 02, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Universal Mortgage, Inc.
455 1st Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Effective Date: December 24, 2012


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

January 02, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Universal Mortgage, Inc.
146 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Effective Date: December 24, 2012


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

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Quicken Loans Inc.
400 Galleria Officentre, Suite 300, Southfield, MI 48034
Effective Date: December 31, 2012

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Gateway Funding Diversified Mortgage Services, L.P.
1 Fairchild Square, Suite 101, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Effective Date: December 19, 2012


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

December 27, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Directcash Mortgage Services, Inc.
2730 Claudia Court, Bellmore, NY 11710

December 27, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Galaxy Mortgage Funding Corp.
160-31 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows, NY 11366 1937


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

November 13, 2012

492141

Frank Matthew Guill

Livonia

MI

December 31, 2012

66834

Michael M. Attanasio

Yorktown Heights

NY

December 31, 2012

13912

Andy  Murray

Yardley

PA

December 31, 2012

920641

Thayne Eugene Randall

Jacksonville

FL

January 3, 2013

891485

Adam James Cherry

Macomb

MI