Skip to Content

Translate | Disclaimer

New York State Department of Financial Services

Banking Division
Weekly Bulletin

January 11, 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

November 30, 2012 (TM-LFS)
AMAZON PAYMENTS, INC.
410 Terry Avenue North, Seattle, WA  98109

Application received for a license to engage in the business of a transmitter of money 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.


December 28, 2012 (FB-FWB)
FORTIS BANK S.A./N.V.
Rue Royale 20 1000 Brussels BE

Application pursuant to Section 203.2 of the Banking Law to change the corporate name of Fortis Bank S.A./N.V. to BNP Paribas Fortis, received.


January 4, 2013 (TM-LFS)
PRECASH, INC.
5120 Woodway Drive, Suite 6001, Houston, Texas 77056

Notification of a change of location from 1800 West Loop South, Suite 1400, Houston, Texas 77027 to 5120 Woodway Drive, Suite 6001, Houston, Texas 77056, was received.

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.


January 8, 2013 (CC–LFS)
LM CHECK CASHERS, INC.
180 West Burnside Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455     

A  de novo application was received for a license to engage in business as a licensed casher of checks at 180 West Burnside Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453, also known as 1915 Billingsley Terrace, Bronx, NY 10453.

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 January 28, 2012.


January 9, 2013 (TM-LFS)
WORLD FIRST USA, INC. 
12 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY 10013

Notification received for a change of office location from 12 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY 10013 to 2800 Crystal Drive, Suite 310, Arlington, VA 22202.

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 licensee.


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

January 09, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Real Estate Mortgage Network, Inc. D/B/A Menlo Park Funding
197 Route 18, Suite 308N, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

January 09, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
PHH Mortgage Corporation D/B/A PHH Mortgage Services
Additional DBA(S): Instamortgage.com
Mortgagesave.com
Coldwell Banker Mortgage
ERA Mortgage
Century21 Mortgage
Domain Distinctive Property Finance
220 Northpointe Parkway, Amherst, NY 14228

January 09, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
PHH Mortgage Corporation D/B/A PHH Mortgage Services
Additional DBA(S): Instamortgage.com
Mortgagesave.com
Coldwell Banker Mortgage
ERA Mortgage
Century21 Mortgage
Domain Distinctive Property Finance
170 Northpointe Parkway, Amherst, NY 14228

January 09, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Vanguard Funding LLC
100 Huntington Quadrangle, Suite 1S06, Melville, NY 11747

January 09, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Prospect Lending, LLC D/B/A Prospect Mortgage, LLC
330 Passaic Avenue, Suite 215, Fairfield, NJ 07004

January 09, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Homestead Funding Corp.
48 N. Church Street, Front Office, First Floor, Goshen, NY 10924


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 13, 2012

626142

David Paul Stanwix

Rochester

NY

October 17, 2012

972642

Sukhjinder  Singh

Floral Park

NY

October 19, 2012

171804

Keeana  Toliver

Spring Valley

NY

October 24, 2012

965203

Reginald  Camacho

Roseville

CA

October 30, 2012

85034

Stephen Christopher Matulewicz

Newton

NJ

November 9, 2012

23020

William  Pagano

Oneida

NY

November 20, 2012

893291

Erin Rose Chapa

Liverpool

NY

November 28, 2012

847833

Braden Robert L'Amoreaux

Royal Oak

MI

November 28, 2012

926681

Keith Jerome Kirsch

Trenton

MI

November 28, 2012

926648

Eric Jonathan Bair

Chesterfield

MI

November 28, 2012

325494

Kevin Scott Ray

Studio City

CA

November 28, 2012

658244

Genaro Antonio Valenzuela

La Puente

CA

November 28, 2012

408616

Donald Louis Doctor

West Seneca

NY

November 28, 2012

926707

William Edward Richeson

Farmington Hills

MI

November 28, 2012

926657

John Samuel Delia

Rochester Hills

MI

November 29, 2012

938979

Christopher Wayne Harris

Allen Park

MI

November 29, 2012

872136

Daniel Robert Hoehn

Livonia

MI

November 29, 2012

599525

Kevin Donald Augustine

New York

NY

November 29, 2012

871695

Todd Charles Lansbach

Belleville

MI

November 29, 2012

967641

John Michael Depaul

Ambler

PA

November 30, 2012

671930

Dina  Terilla

Berlin

NJ

November 30, 2012

971637

Ricky  Peou

Levittown

PA

November 30, 2012

334312

Nathan Chester Dutton

Tampa

FL

November 30, 2012

971644

Michael Patrick Bakley

Tabernacle

NJ

November 30, 2012

971647

Marianne Veronica Antonelli

Deptford

NJ

November 30, 2012

966463

James Randal Price

Marlton

NJ

December 3, 2012

984636

Joshua Robert Groenwald

Bear Lake

MI

December 3, 2012

984911

Jeffrey Curtis Stauning

Amherst

OH

December 3, 2012

181898

Joseph Krieger Kahn

Dayton

NJ

December 3, 2012

971642

Dennis James Mclaughlin

Jenkintown

PA

December 3, 2012

927820

Emily  Miner

Northville

MI

December 3, 2012

984481

Ashley Nicole Fitzgerald

Warren

MI

December 3, 2012

971641

Roman Milo Mastrogiacomo

Marlton

NJ

December 3, 2012

5081

Marc Jared Langley

Atco

NJ

December 3, 2012

33536

Peter Francis Gorman

Philadelphia

PA

December 4, 2012

861226

Larry Keith Mcdonald

Detroit

MI

December 4, 2012

34804

Mark  Regensburger

Bensalem

PA

December 4, 2012

975747

Andrew Edwin Barriga

Coppell

TX

December 5, 2012

899957

Jaime Fee Morton

Delran

NJ

December 5, 2012

975131

Kevin Thomas Wilson

Mount Laurel

NJ

December 6, 2012

926665

Joseph John Frey

Sterling Hts

MI

December 6, 2012

926667

Joshua David Grabenstein

Oxford

MI

December 6, 2012

397628

Brian Christopher Connelly

Mentor

OH

December 6, 2012

798281

Ty Michael Bleuenstein

Hazel Park

MI

December 7, 2012

871974

Patrick Robert Stoner

Collingswood

NJ

December 10, 2012

974120

Gregory Henry Steinberger

Haddonfield

NJ

December 11, 2012

985087

Marc Adam Stankus

Clinton Township

MI

December 12, 2012

981557

Christopher Donald Popp

Easton

PA

December 12, 2012

964236

Imad  Abdallah

Dearborn

MI

December 12, 2012

951125

Calvin Marques Chitwood-Hinson

Scottsdale

AZ

December 13, 2012

38416

Michael Paul Bocelli

East Meadow

NY

December 13, 2012

905821

George Joseph Steinhauser

Bethlehem

PA

December 13, 2012

62591

Frank Anthony Melia

Massapequa

NY

December 13, 2012

142818

John Joseph Kresevic

Scottsdale

AZ

December 13, 2012

177429

Miguel  Dominguez

Clinton Twp

MI

December 13, 2012

938315

Jasmine Janine Asbell

Novi

MI

December 14, 2012

819131

Cynthia  Synan

Miller Place

NY


SECTION II

December 7, 2012(SF-LFS)
AMERICREDIT FINANCIAL SERVICES , INC.
4001 Embarcadero Drive, Arlington, Tarrant County, 76014

Branch licenses issued to engage in business as a sales finance company at the following branch locations:

4000 Embarcadero Drive, Arlington, Tarrant County, TX 76014
1975 South Price Road, Chandler, Maricopa County, AZ  85249


December 31, 2012 (TR-CRB)
FLUSHING COMMERCIAL BANK
661 Hillside Avenue, North New Hyde Park, NY 11040
FLUSHING SAVINGS BANK, FSB
144-51 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11354

Application for Flushing Savings Bank, FSB to merge with and into Flushing Commercial Bank, under the name Flushing Bank, approved, pursuant to Section 601-b of the Banking Law.


December 31, 2012 (BK-CRB)
FLUSHING COMMERCIAL BANK
661 Hillside Avenue, North New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Approval given in principle to the Certificate of Amendment of the Organization Certificate of Flushing Commercial Bank, providing for the expansion of powers to those of a full service bank with trust powers.  (The Certificate of Amendment is in conjunction with the proposed merger of Flushing Savings Bank, FSB with and into Flushing Commercial Bank under the name, Flushing Bank.  The Certificate of Amendment also reflects the new name and principal office location of the merged bank, as provided for in the Plan of Merger between Flushing Savings Bank, FSB and Flushing Commercial Bank.)


January 2, 2013 (CC-LFS)
LAZER CHECK CASHING CORP. 
680 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

License to engage in business as casher of checks at the branch located at 1459 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 was surrendered.


January 4, 2013 (TR-CRB)
FIVE STAR BANK
55 North Main Street, Warsaw, NY 14569

Authorization granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at 404 South Hamilton Street, Town of Erwin, Steuben County, NY 14870, surrendered for cancellation.

Office discontinued as of December 17, 2012.


January 4, 2013 (TR-CRB)
NEW YORK LIFE TRUST COMPANY
51 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010

Notification received of the closing of a trust office at 9 West 57th Street, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10019, effective December 14, 2012.


January 7, 2013 (CC- LFS)
REGINA CHECK CASHING CORP.
739 West Nyack Road, West Nyack, NY 10994

A license was issued to operate a limited station casher of checks bi-weekly on Wednesdays, 2:00pm–4:30pm at Manhattan Psychiatric Center, 600 East 125th Street, New York, NY 10035.

January 8, 2013 (CC-LFS)
LM CHECK CASHERS, INC.
1945C University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453

An application for a license to engage in business as a licensed casher of checks at 1945C University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453 was withdrawn.


January 8, 2013 (BK – CRB)
GLOBAL BANK
30 East Broadway, New York, NY 10002

The Superintendent’s approval of the “Certificate of Amendment of the Organization Certificate of Global Bank under Section 8005 of the Banking Law” was granted.

The amendment provides for an increase in the amount of capital stock from $11,562,500.00 consisting of 925 shares of common stock with a par value of $12,500.00 per share to $17,812,500.00, consisting of 1,425 shares of common stock, with a par value of $12,500.00 per share.


January 8, 2013 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203

Notification received of the closing of a representative office at 210 George Street, Reading, Berks County, PA 19605, effective December 14, 2012.


January 9, 2013 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203

Applicant notified in writing that no objection will be interposed to the establishment of an electronic facility (automated teller machine) at Sheetz Inc. Convenience Store, 101 Stoneybrooke Road, Clarksburg, Harrison County, WV 26301.


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

January 08, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Altisource Fulfillment Operations, Inc.
2 City Place, Suite 90, St. Louis, MO 63141 7096

January 08, 2013 (BR-MBD)
FR Funding Group, LLC
3136 Route 207, Campbell Hall, NY 10916

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

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Residential Mortgage Division LLC
255 West Main Street, Smithtown, NY  11787

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
333 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 211, Jericho, NY 11753 1104

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Thoroughbred Mortgage, LLC
800 Westchester Avenue, Suite S432, Rye Brook, NY 10573 1354

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
William Pitt Mortgage, LLC.
6580 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06614 1605


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

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
7308 Northern Boulevard, Jackson Heights, NY 11372

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
116 Plandome Road, Manhasset, NY 11030

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
1643 Hillside Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY 11040

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
25501 Northern Boulevard, Little Neck, NY 11362

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
200 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck, NY 11021

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
6336 Northern Boulevard, East Norwich, NY 11732

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
191 Hillside Avenue, Williston Park, NY 11596

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
735 Port Washington Boulevard, Port Washington, NY 11050

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
20 Miller Place, Syosset, NY 11791

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
55 Northern Boulevard, Suite 212, Greenvale, NY 11548

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
241 Post Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Allied Home Mortgage, LLC
24902 Hillside Avenue, Bellerose, NY 11426

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Thoroughbred Mortgage, LLC
237 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Thoroughbred Mortgage, LLC
703 East Main Street, Shrub Oak, NY 10588

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Thoroughbred Mortgage, LLC
1325 Route 55, Lagrangeville, NY 12540

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Thoroughbred Mortgage, LLC
1989 Route 52, East Fishkill, NY 12533

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Thoroughbred Mortgage, LLC
16 Elm Place, Rye, NY 10580

December 31, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
William Pitt Mortgage, LLC.
28 Chase Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583


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

January 03, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Home Mortgage Network, LLC
930 Albany Shaker Road, Suite 109, Latham, NY 12110 6412
Effective Date: December 20, 2012

January 03, 2013 (BR-MBD)
East Side Group, LLC
10 East Harrison Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Effective Date: December 20, 2012

January 09, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Brian Lee D/B/A Wah Yoan Service Co.
133-12 39th Avenue, 1st Floor, Flushing, NY 11354 4400
Effective Date: December 10, 2012

January 09, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Sterrer Realty Inc
966 W Beech Street, Long Beach, NY 11561 2503
Effective Date: December 26, 2012

January 09, 2013 (BR-MBD)
MSD Corp.
65 East John Street, Hicksville, NY 11801 1309
Effective Date: December 26, 2012

January 09, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Mutual Funding Corporation D/B/A Fortune Mortgage Service
39-15 Main Street, Suite 509, Flushing, NY 11354
Effective Date: December 20, 2012

January 09, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Residential Lending Services, Inc.
570 Taxter Road, Elmsford, NY 10523
Effective Date: December 26, 2012

January 09, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Gold Star Mortgage, Inc.
Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue-Suite 1009, New York, NY 10118
Effective Date: December 26, 2012

January 09, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Any Mortgage, LLC
167 Saratoga Road, Scotia, NY 12302 4512
Effective Date: December 31, 2012

January 09, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Peak Funding, Inc.
340 East Jericho Turnpike, Huntington Station, NY 11746 7310
Effective Date: December 26, 2012


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

January 03, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Home Mortgage Network, LLC
1 Railroad Avenue, Suite 3-2, Goshen, NY 10924
Effective Date: December 20, 2012

January 03, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
East Side Group, LLC
376 Broadway, Suite 25, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Effective Date: December 20, 2012

January 03, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
American Nationwide Mortgage Company, Inc.
17 Johnson Road, Suite 1, Mechanicville, NY 12118
Effective Date: December 20, 2012


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

January 09, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Equity Now Inc.
2001 Marcus Avenue, Suite 282W, Lake Success, NY 11042
Effective Date: December 28, 2012

January 09, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Wall Street Mortgage Bankers Ltd. D/B/A Power Express
107-04 Jamaica Avenue, Suite 2, Richmond Hill, NY 11418
Effective Date: December 28, 2012


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

January 03, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Taylor Mortgages, Inc.
215 Montauk Highway, Sayville, NY 11782 2512

Mortgage Banker License Address Changes:

January 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Ark-La-Tex Financial Services, LLC D/B/A Benchmark Lending
From: 5160 Tennyson Parkway, Suites 2000W & 3001W, Plano, TX 75024
To: 5160 Tennyson Parkway, Suite 2000W, Plano, TX 75024 4297


Mortgage Banker Branch License Address Changes:

January 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
US Mortgage Corporation
From: 6851 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset, NY 11791
To: 6901 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 102, Syosset, NY 11791


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 30, 2012

33230

Brandon Lawrence Mulrenin

Clarkston

MI

January 8, 2013

862339

Mutampuka Mathews Musonda

Dallas

TX


About DFS

Contact DFS

Reports & Publications

Licensing

Connect With DFS

DFS Facebook page

Follow NYDFS on Twitter

AccessibilityContact UsDisclaimerPrivacy PolicySite MapPDF Reader Software