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New York State Department of Financial Services

Banking Division
Weekly Bulletin

April 12, 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 10004-1511 before the stated deadline or (b) transmitted by e-mail to Comments@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

April 2, 2013 (TM-LFS)
REMITLY, INC.
1725 Westlake Avenue N., Suite 105, Seattle, WA 98109

An application for a license to engage in the business of a transmitter of money, pursuant to Article XIII-B of the Banking Law, was received.

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.


April 5, 2013 (MI-CRB)
INVESTORS BANK
101 JFK Parkway, Short Hills, NJ 07078

Application dated March 20, 2013 for permission to open and occupy a branch office at 1207 Quentin Road, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11229, received.


April 5, 2013 (MI-CRB)
INVESTORS BANK
101 JFK Parkway, Short Hills, NJ 07078

Application dated March 20, 2013 for permission to open and occupy a branch office at 2560 Ocean Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11229, received.


April 9, 2013 (BK-CRB)
SIGNATURE BANK
565 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10017

Application dated April 3, 2013 for permission to open and occupy a branch office at 1688 Victory Boulevard (3rd Floor), Borough of Staten Island, City of New York 10314, received.


April 9, 2013 (BK-CRB)
ADIRONDACK BANK
185 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13501

Application dated April 5, 2013 for permission to open and occupy a branch office at 808 Main Street, Sylvan Beach, Oneida County, NY 13157, received.


April 10, 2013 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY  14203

Notices of intention to establish electronic facilities (automated teller machines) at the following five locations, received:

  1. Sheetz Inc. Convenience Store, 9915 Fayetteville Road, Town of Fuquay-Varina, Wake County, NC 27603;
  2. Sheetz Inc. Convenience Store, 331 West Central Avenue, Titusville, Crawford County, PA 16354;
  3. Sheetz Inc. Convenience Store, 4599 Library Road, Bethel Park, Allegheny County, PA 15102;
  4. Sheetz Inc. Convenience Store, 1457 Charleston Road, Town of Poca, Putnam County, WV 25159; and
  5. Sheetz Inc. Convenience Store, 6050 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, Frederick County, MD 21704.

April 10, 2013 (TM-LFS)
FIRMA FOREIGN EXCHANGE CORPORATION (U.S.) LTD
6701 Democracy Boulevard #300, Bethesda, MD 20817

An application for a license to engage in the business of a transmitter of money, pursuant to Article XIII-B of the New York Banking Law was received.

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 New York State Department of Financial Services by the applicant.


April 10, 2013 (CC-LFS)
PTL CHECK CASHING CORP.
738A East 233 Street, Bronx, NY 10466

An application for a license to engage in business as a licensed casher of checks at 1264 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 in connection with the purchase of certain assets of Metropolitan Check Cashing, Corp. was received.

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 April 26, 2013.


April 11, 2013 (SF-LFS)
ADAF, LLC
6520 State Route 96, Victor, Ontario County, NY 14564

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


April 11, 2013 (TR-CRB)
ISRAEL DISCOUNT BANK OF NEW YORK
511 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10017

Application dated April 9, 2013 for permission to change the location of branch office from 705 Avenue U, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11223 to 400 Avenue U, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11223, received.


April 12, 2013 (SF-LFS)
TCP ALBANY AUTO FINANCE, LLC. d/b/a CNAC
1757 Central Avenue, Albany, Albany County, NY 12205

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

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.

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 6, 2012

936149

Nina  Bompart

Forest Hills

NY

January 10, 2013

58156

Mary Anne  Lange

Staten Island

NY

February 12, 2013

989173

Nicholas Thomas Pappas

Plainview

NY

February 12, 2013

960705

William Eugene Volz

Garden City

NY

February 14, 2013

989174

Michael Scott Weiss

Ronkonkoma

NY

February 18, 2013

63818

Russell  Ratuszny

Hicksville

NY

February 20, 2013

949405

Moses  Youssef

Richmond Hill

NY

February 26, 2013

1014076

Michael Gary Chasen

Suffern

NY

March 1, 2013

998593

Mayra Diana Nevarez

Chicago

IL

March 1, 2013

341144

Marshawn J Hogans

Jacksonville

FL

March 1, 2013

173386

Tommy  Jovanovski

Macomb Township

MI

March 4, 2013

1030244

Janice Marie Quinn

New York

NY

March 5, 2013

1012529

Tiffany Lee Sorbel

Keller

TX

March 5, 2013

913333

Ryan David Quillen Brown

Tempe

AZ

March 5, 2013

7945

Brian Joseph Burns

Newport

RI

March 5, 2013

1013643

Joseph Stephen Robinett

Frisco

TX

March 5, 2013

114003

Anthony Francis Vaccaro

Mamaroneck

NY

March 8, 2013

1003530

Aaron Irl Moore Brooks

Columbia

MO

March 8, 2013

836929

Benjamin Edward Muzzey

Columbia

MO

March 8, 2013

215602

Christopher Donald Rohr

Columbia

MO

March 8, 2013

796993

Benjamin Harry Shetley

Columbia

MO

March 8, 2013

922887

Brian Dean Kaplan

Laurel

MD

March 8, 2013

932947

Cory Bettison Chew

Columbia

MO

March 11, 2013

399477

Collene Renay Harris

Allen

TX

March 11, 2013

971913

Lance Christopher Williams

Mckinney

TX

March 13, 2013

880490

Joseph Noel Malek

Dearborn Heights

MI

March 14, 2013

1018003

Benjamin David Radner

Brooklyn

NY

March 14, 2013

980933

Patrick Alan Frimel

Parma

OH

March 14, 2013

998532

Christina Anne Paull

Lake Zurich

IL

March 14, 2013

366520

Sean Christopher Thiemann

Marlton

NJ

March 21, 2013

5432

Albert William Seidelmann

Marlton

NJ

March 25, 2013

1018729

Jeanne A Labean

Gansevoort

NY


SECTION II

March 28, 2013 (BK-CRB)
AMALGAMATED BANK
275 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York 10001

The Superintendent approved the “Certificate of Amendment of the Organization Certificate of Amalgamated Bank under Section 8005 of the Banking Law”.

The amendment provides for a decrease of capital stock from Thirty Seven Million Dollar ($37,000,000) to Twenty Nine Million Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($29,700,000), representing the cancellation of Seventy Three (73) shares of Series B Preferred Stock, par value of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000).


April 2, 2013 (TM-LFS)
CUSTOM HOUSE (USA) LTD., u/a/n WESTERN UNION BUSINESS SOLUTIONS
12500 E. Belford Avenue, Englewood, CO 80112

Application for a license to engage in business as a transmitter of money was approved.


April 3, 2013 (TM-LFS)
TRANS-FAST REMITTANCE U/A/N NEW YORK BAY REMITTANCE
44 Wall Street 4th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2401

Notification of a change of office location from 110 Wall Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10005 to 44 Wall Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2401 was approved.


April 3, 2013 (TM-LFS)
TRANS-FAST REMITTANCE
44 Wall Street 4th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2401

Notification of a change of office location to 44 Wall Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2401 was approved.


April 4, 2013 (CC-LFS)
ALL PURPOSE CHECK CASHING SERVICE, INC., d/b/a CHECK: TIME CHECK CASHING & FINANCIAL SERVICES
2550 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11223

License to engage in business as casher of checks at the branch located at 2550 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11223 was surrendered.


April 4, 2013 (CU-CRB)
AMERICU CREDIT UNION
1916 Black River Boulevard, Rome, NY 13440

Application dated February 21, 2013 for permission to open and maintain a station at 82 Albany Street, Cazenovia, County of Madison, NY 13035, approved.


April 4, 2013 (SB-CRB)
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK
136-65 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Authorization issued to open and occupy a branch office at 4419-4421 13th Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11219, on or after April 5, 2013.
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April 5, 2013 (SB-CRB)
APPLE BANK FOR SAVINGS
1395 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset, NY 11030

As provided in Section 28-c of the Banking Law, the Superintendent of Financial Services has found that the proposed closing of branch offices at the following two locations will not result in significant reductions of banking services in the communities to be affected:

  1. 102-29 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11375; and
  2. 195 Old Country Road, Carle Place, Town of North Hempstead, Nassau County, NY 11514.

April 5, 2013 (PB-FWB)
BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN & CO.
140 Broadway, New York, NY 10005

Verified Certificate to Continue Business as Private Bankers, filed for examination.

(These Private Bankers are already under the supervision of the Department.  New Certificate submitted by reason of the deaths of John C. Hanson and Stokley P. Towles, Class 2 Limited Partners.)


April 8, 2013 (FR-FWB)
CLEARSTREAM BANKING S.A.
Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The Department interposes no objection to the notification, pursuant to Section 221-e of the Banking Law, of the change of location of representative office from 55 Broad Street, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10004 to 60 Broad Street, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10004.


April 9, 2013 (TR-CRB)
BANCO POPULAR NORTH AMERICA
11 West 51st Street, New York, NY 10019

Authorization granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at 122 Eighth Street, Passaic, Passaic County, NJ 07055, surrendered for cancellation.

Office discontinued as of March 30, 2013.


April 9, 2013 (MI-CRB)
CUSTOMERS BANK
99 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460

Application dated March 5, 2013 for permission to open and occupy a branch office at 99 Park Avenue (15th Floor), Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10016, withdrawn.


April 11, 2013 (MI-CRB)
EAST WEST BANK
135 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101

Notification received of the closing of representative office at 1040 Avenue of the Americas (16th Floor), Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10018, effective January 7, 2013.


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

March 18, 2008 (BR-MBD)
Premier Best Mortgage Inc.
214-57 Jamaica Avenue, Suite B, Queens Village, NY 11428

June 28, 2011 (BR-MBD)
Brookstone of America, Inc.
392 Hillside Avenue, Suite 4, Williston Park, NY 11596 2110


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

April 04, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Empire Funding Corp.
166-20 Union Turnpike, Flushing, NY 11366
Effective Date: April 02, 2013


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

April 05, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
First Residential Mortgage Services Corporation
109-04 Northern Boulevard, Corona, NY 11368
Effective Date: April 01, 2013

April 08, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
United Shore Financial Services, LLC
555 South Adams Road, Birmingham, MI 48009
Effective Date: April 02, 2013

April 08, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
United Shore Financial Services, LLC
825 Bowers Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
Effective Date: April 02, 2013


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

April 04, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Thomas Tangney Esq. LLC d/b/a Double T
840 Shore Road, Apt. 4F, Long Beach, NY 11561 5407

April 08, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Platinum Home Finance, Inc.
1101 Stewart Avenue, Suite 303, Garden City, NY 11530


Mortgage Broker Certificate Address Changes:

April 05, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Family First Funding LLC
From: 508 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Toms River, NJ 08753
To: 215 Main Street, #2A, Toms River, NJ 08753 7437


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

April 4, 2013

917824

Timothy Patrick Gillis

Jacksonville

FL

April 9, 2013

35365

Chad David Jones

Sykesville

MD

April 9, 2013

29082

Maritza  Martinez

Ronkonkoma

NY

April 10, 2013

936149

Nina  Bompart

Forest Hills

NY

April 11, 2013

826974

Shahram Ali Raza Torabi

Dearborn

MI

April 11, 2013

296485

John David Bryan

Philadelphia

PA

April 11, 2013

813656

Shawna Lokelani Kawamoto

Scottsdale

AZ

April 11, 2013

826987

Neal Edward Ruhl

Chesterfield

MI

April 11, 2013

827006

Zachary Joseph Gilligan

Lakewood

OH

April 11, 2013

827010

Christopher Michael Morgan

Akron

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

March 29, 2013

38416

Michael Paul Bocelli

East Meadow

NY

Vanguard Funding LLC

April 5, 2013

135799

J Raymond Quinn 3rd

Voorheesville

NY

Homestead Funding Corp.

April 5, 2013

984911

Jeffrey Curtis Stauning

Amherst

OH

Quicken Loans Inc.

April 5, 2013

931397

Scott David Singer

Westfield

NJ

Millenium Home Mortgage, LLC

April 5, 2013

20123

Brian Michael Wolnik

Huntley

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

913707

Erick Davison Tandrup

Howell

MI

Quicken Loans Inc.

April 5, 2013

934642

Thomas Lee Hanft III

Pittsburgh

PA

Reliance First Capital, LLC

April 5, 2013

970700

Brian Joseph D'Amelio

Levittown

PA

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 4, 2013

65986

Sharon  Kingsford

St. Petersburg

FL

Panam Mortgage & Financial Services, Inc.

April 5, 2013

774614

Cheryl Lou Bacon

Elgin

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

8598

Barbara Mary Hood

Arlington Heights

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

927820

Emily  Miner

Northville

MI

Quicken Loans Inc.

April 5, 2013

8587

Keith Allen Freyman

Chicago

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

843565

Matthew  Underwood

Long Beach

NY

Vanguard Funding LLC

April 4, 2013

461540

Marco Antonio O'Toole

Astoria

NY

Vanguard Funding LLC

April 5, 2013

210561

Richard Charles Worley

Wood Dale

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

621027

Dustin Wayne Neyra

Denton

TX

Nationstar Mortgage LLC

April 5, 2013

27554

Nicholas  Deperro

Plymouth

MI

Quicken Loans Inc.

April 5, 2013

8623

Scott Lee Maroon

Palatine

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

133618

Edwin Nathaniel Santiago

Philadelphia

PA

Gateway Funding Diversified Mortgage Services, L. P.

April 5, 2013

243081

Kenton Cody Lamb

Largo

FL

Residential Finance Corporation

April 5, 2013

967971

Ping  Xu

Flushing

NY

State Farm Bank, F.S.B.

April 5, 2013

1001459

Keith Barrett Shetler

Saint Petersburg

FL

Residential Finance Corporation

April 5, 2013

959951

Lisa A Merrick

Rochester

NY

First Rochester Mortgage Corp.

April 5, 2013

223230

Frank J Rivera

Naperville

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

19348

Deborah Lynn Gehrken

Corona

CA

loanDepot.com, LLC

April 5, 2013

938315

Jasmine Janine Asbell

Novi

MI

Quicken Loans Inc.

April 5, 2013

913429

David John Green Ii

Dearborn Heights

MI

Quicken Loans Inc.

April 5, 2013

266012

Christopher Alan Channell

Silver Spring

MD

WEI Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

787102

Jordon  Cutler

Vernon Hills

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

926665

Joseph John Frey

Sterling Hts

MI

Quicken Loans Inc.

April 5, 2013

224326

Salvatore  Militello

Norridge

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

926667

Joshua David Grabenstein

Oxford

MI

Quicken Loans Inc.

April 5, 2013

20118

Terrance Wayne Mcdonald

Chicago

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

949814

Mohamed Tarek Hussein

New York

NY

Guidance Residential, LLC

April 5, 2013

8378

Raymond Paul Bishop

Mundelein

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

369904

Luis Charles Silva

Orangevale

CA

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

8752

Joshua David Hurd

Carol Stream

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

972642

Sukhjinder  Singh

Floral Park

NY

Prospect Mortgage, LLC

April 5, 2013

786539

Christine Marie Zammar

Northbrook

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

268361

Irene  Dubrovina

Washington

DC

Real Estate Mortgage Network, Inc.

April 5, 2013

899957

Jaime Fee Morton

Delran

NJ

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

8847

John David Lundstrom Jr

Wheeling

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

20119

Bruce James Mcmillin

Palatine

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

8840

Kimberly Jo Finkel

Antioch

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

10001

Darren Eugene Grannemann

Mchenry

IL

PHH Mortgage Corporation

April 5, 2013

872264

Deya Lynne Araiza

Oceanside

CA

MGIC Mortgage Services, LLC


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