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Banking Division
Weekly Bulletin

March 22, 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


SECTION I

March 11, 2013 (BK-CRB)
OFI TRUST COMPANY
225 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10281

An application for the Superintendent’s approval of the “Certificate of Amendment of the Organization Certificate of OFI Trust Company under Section 8005 of the Banking Law,” to change the Trust Company’s name to “OFI Global Trust Company” was received.

The publication of receipt of the application does not indicate that the application is deemed complete.  The 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 April 5, 2013.


March 15, 2013 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203

Notice of intention to close branch office at 151 North Main Street, New City, Town of Clarkstown, Rockland County, NY 10956, received.

The comment period on this notice will expire April 22, 2013.


March 19, 2013 (SF-LFS)
HAMILTON CAPITAL FUNDING, LLC
600 East Jericho Turnpike, Huntington Station, Suffolk County, New York 11746

Application received for a license to engage in business as a sales finance company. 

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.


March 20, 2013 (SB-CRB)
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK
136-65 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Application dated March 12, 2013 for permission to open and occupy a branch office at 6528 Hypoluxo Road, Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, FL 33467, received.


March 21, 2013 (BP-LFS)
MONEY MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL, INC.
14141 Southwest Freeway, Suite 1000, Sugar Land, Fort Bend County, Texas 77478

An application to operate a full service branch at 13430 North Black Canyon Highway, Suite 250, Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZ 85029 was received.

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


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

March 19, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Charles S. Sanders
Michael E. Forgas
Carrie Sue Witthuhn
Urban Settlement Services LLC d/b/a Urban Lending Solutions
Prodovis Mortgage, LLC
11800 Ridge Parkway, Suite 500, Broomfield, CO 80021 6539


Application to engage in the business of a Mortgage Loan Servicer under Article 12-D of the New York State Banking Law received for examination amended to read as follows:

From:
November 30, 2011 (MLS-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Kenneth P. Frye
Christopher R. Warner
Kimberly A. Perez
Stuart D. Boyd
Charles E. Cauthen, Jr.
Walter Investment Holding Company d/b/a Marix Servicing LLC
1925 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85027

To:
March 15, 2013 (MLS-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Kenneth P. Frye
Kimberly A. Perez
Stuart D. Boyd
Charles E. Cauthen, Jr.
Walter Investment Holding Company d/b/a Marix Servicing LLC
7340 South Kyrene Road, Suite 101A, Tempe, AZ 85283

From:
August 15, 2012 (MLS-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Thomas J. Axon
Paul D. Colasono
Kevin P Gildea
Stephen Hague
Frank B. Evans
Steve W. Leftkowitz
Michael L. Bertash          
Allan R. Lyons
As: Franklin Credit Management Corporation
101 Hudson Street, 25th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302

To:
March 21, 2013 (MLS-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Thomas J. Axon
Paul D. Colasono
Kevin P Gildea
Stephen Hague
Kimberley Shaw
Frank B. Evans
Steve W. Leftkowitz
Michael L. Bertash          
Allan R. Lyons
As: Franklin Credit Management Corporation
101 Hudson Street, 25th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302


Application to establish a Mortgage Loan Servicer’s Branch received for examination:

March 14, 2013 (MLS-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Green Planet Servicing, LLC
4900 Creekside Drive, Suite J, Clearwater, FL  33760

March 14, 2013 (MLS-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC
2900 South Diablo Way, Building D, Suite 200, Tempe, AZ  85282

March 14, 2013 (MLS-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Vericrest Financial, Inc.
3701 Regent Boulevard, Suite 200, Irving, TX  75063

March 14, 2013 (MLS-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Provident Funding Associates, LP
221 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2121, Chicago, IL  60601

March 14, 2013 (MLS-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Provident Funding Associates, LP
1301 South Capital of Texas Highway, Suite A-138, Austin, TX  78746

March 14, 2013 (MLS-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Provident Funding Associates, LP
11 Parkway Center, Suite 110, Pittsburgh, PA  15220


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

August 28, 2012

216178

Timothy A. Maxwell

Piscataway

NJ

October 9, 2012

954350

Chad Eton Weinbaum

Birmingham

MI

November 14, 2012

583098

Peter B. Shapiro

Syosset

NY

November 23, 2012

969909

Steven Ira Gottlieb

Woodstock

NY

December 3, 2012

25521

Yvonne  Lutz

Inlet

NY

December 13, 2012

370851

Jason Mathew Doliveck

Phoenix

AZ

December 13, 2012

934625

Harry K. Jairam

South Ozone Park

NY

December 15, 2012

246165

Ying  Li

Bridgewater

NJ

December 17, 2012

965717

Matthew Adam Spector

Suffern

NY

December 18, 2012

9124

Thomas Russell Stratman

Evansville

IN

December 18, 2012

998127

James Sullivan Roy

Syracuse

NY

December 21, 2012

980516

Bruce R Curtis

Saint Augustine

FL

December 27, 2012

1006013

Joseph Frank Parasconda

Melville

NY

January 2, 2013

992664

Forrest Lee Gibson

St. Johns

FL

January 2, 2013

929925

Judah Pinchas Seidman

Teaneck

NJ

January 7, 2013

712353

Alexander Weston Lear

Wellington

FL

January 9, 2013

157750

Salvator  Zangari

Rockville Centre

NY

January 10, 2013

36136

Roger  Hui

Bayside

NY

January 16, 2013

931896

Kevin Charles Catino

Webster

NY

January 17, 2013

975535

Sheila Eileen Powers

Skaneateles

NY

January 18, 2013

115542

Delores Ann Thompson

Allegany

NY

January 22, 2013

369103

Kazi  Hassan

Fresh Meadows

NY

January 25, 2013

114028

Christopher T Jindra

Buffalo

NY

January 29, 2013

951346

Elvis A. Rodriguez

Nesconset

NY

February 4, 2013

881593

John Paul Baker

Seven Hills

OH

February 8, 2013

973075

Ignacio Jose Corniel

New York

NM

February 12, 2013

853591

Ena Collette Smith

West Sacramento

CA


SECTION II

March 11, 2013 (CC-LFS)
NY COMMUNITY FINANCIAL, LLC D/B/A THE CHECK CASHING PLACE
560 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

Licenses were issued to engage in business as a licensed casher of checks as a result of the purchase of certain assets of Franklin Check Cashing Corp. at the following locations:

  1. 145 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY  10468
  2. 1815 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10453

In connection with the above license issuances, the original check casher licenses for the above locations were surrendered.


March 19, 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 680 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10019 was surrendered.


March 19, 2013 (BK-CRB)
VICTORY STATE BANK
4142 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10308

Branch office temporarily located at 4142 Hylan Boulevard, Borough of Staten Island, City of New York 10308 pursuant to Certificate of Authorization dated January 3, 2013, returned to permanent site at 1762 Hylan Boulevard, Borough of Staten Island, City of New York 10305, effective February 27, 2013.
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March 20, 2013 (TM-LFS)
CAMBRIDGE MERCANTILE CORP. (U.S.A.)
1359 Broadway, Suite 801, New York, NY 10018

Notification of a change of office location from 902 Carnegie Center, Suite 340, Princeton, N.J. 08540 to 1359 Broadway, Suite 801, New York, NY 10018, approved.


March 20, 2013 (TM-LFS)
ASSOCIATED FOREIGN EXCHANGE, INC.
21045 Califa Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Notification of a change of headquarters location from 16133 Ventura Blvd, Suite 900, Encino, CA 91436 to 21045 Califa Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, approved.


March 20, 2013 (BK-CRB)
AMERASIA BANK
41-06 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355
GREAT EASTERN BANK OF FLORIDA
4601 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL  33166

Application to merge Great Eastern Bank of Florida, Miami, Florida, with and into Amerasia Bank, Flushing, New York, pursuant to Section 601 of the Banking Law, under the name Amerasia Bank, accepted.


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

March 18, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
US Mortgage Corporation
400 Post Avenue, Suite 100, Westbury, NY 11590

March 18, 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
2333 Waukegan Road, Suites 200 & 300, Bannockburn, IL 60015


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

March 20, 2013 (BR-MBD)
DW Management Inc.
8 Chatham Square #C2, New York, NY 10038 1000
Effective Date: February 15, 2013


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

March 20, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
DW Management Inc.
136-31 41st Avenue, #3C, Flushing, NY 11355
Effective Date: February 15, 2013


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

March 14, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Weatherstone Mortgage Corp.
255 Executive Drive, Suite 409, Plainview, NY 11803 1707

March 15, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Syamni Funding Inc.
135-30 Rockaway Boulevard, Suite 201, South Ozone Park, NY 11420 3023

March 18, 2013 (BR-MBD)
First Community Resources, Inc.
74-09 37th Avenue, Suite 415, Jackson Heights, NY 11372

March 19, 2013 (BR-MBD)
DMN Mortgage Corp.
960 Jericho Turnpike, St. James, NY 11780 3219


Mortgage Broker Certificate Name Changes:

March 18, 2013 (BR-MBD)
From: Platinum Finance Brokers, LTD.
To: Platinum Mortgage Inc.


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

March 14, 2013

241428

Robert Jay Shamie

W. Allenhurst

NJ

Mortgage Capital Associates, Inc.

March 14, 2013

216178

Timothy A. Maxwell

Piscataway

NJ

Real Estate Mortgage Network, Inc.