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Banking Division
Weekly Bulletin

September 6, 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

August 30, 2013 (MI-CRB)
BERKSHIRE BANK
24 North Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201

Application dated August 21, 2013, for permission to change the location of branch office from 200 West Dominick Street, Rome, Oneida County, NY 13440 to 100 West Dominick Street, Rome, Oneida County, NY 13440, received.  (The present location is currently a branch office of Bank of America N.A.  The proposed relocation is contingent upon the acquisition of this branch by the applicant.)


August 30, 2013 (MI-CRB)
BERKSHIRE BANK
24 North Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201

Application dated August 21, 2013, for permission to change the location of branch office from 1714 Black River Boulevard, Rome, Oneida County, NY 13440 to 1629 Black River Boulevard, Rome, Oneida County, NY 13440, received.  (The present location is currently a branch office of Bank of America N.A.  The proposed relocation is contingent upon the acquisition of this branch by the applicant.)


September 5, 2013 (sF-LFS)
GO LEASE, INC.
1569 Route 9, Fort Edward, Washington County, NY 12828

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.


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

September 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
From: Applicant(s)
Seth Brian Fass
Arlene Joan Fass
Leslie L. Winograd
As: East Coast Capital Corp.
6901 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 212, Syosset, NY 11791

To: East Coast Capital Corp.
25 Melville Park Road, Suite 200
Melville, NY 11747 3156


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

September 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Atlantic Home Loans, Inc.
1835 Post Road East, 2nd Floor, Westport, CT 06880

September 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
RFC Mortgage In Lieu of True Name Residential Finance Corporation
225 Gordons Corner Road, Suite 1D, Manalapan, NJ 07726

September 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Residential Home Funding Corp. D/B/A RHF Wholesale
1471 Route 9, Suite 212, Clifton Park, NY 12065

September 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Envoy Mortgage, Ltd.
746 Merrick Road, Baldwin, NY 11510


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 31, 2012

485939

Karen E Johnson

Orchard Park

NY

April 10, 2013

41171

Mark Palterovich

Staten Island

NY

May 28, 2013

949947

James Josepph Scruggs Jr.

Baltimore

MD

June 3, 2013

1034024

Steven Harrison Redfern

Liverpool

NY

June 11, 2013

446764

Yitzchok  Kraus

Monroe

NY

June 19, 2013

1057445

Monica Annette DeArmas

Tampa

FL

June 30, 2013

863834

Nicholas Avenash Sookraj

Bronx

NY

July 11, 2013

398666

Poonkuzhali  Vallinayagam

Cerritos

CA

July 11, 2013

1071762

Alexandra Bohdanna Lewycky

Chicago

IL

July 11, 2013

31771

Matthew Mark Foglia

East Elmhurst

NY

July 15, 2013

1062908

Jonathan  Soriano

Richmond Hill

NY

July 23, 2013

1072835

Scott Joseph Gunter

Jacksonville

FL

July 30, 2013

352975

Charlene  Alexander

Jacksonville

FL

July 31, 2013

1072847

Alexandra Kay Thompson

Jacksonville

FL

July 31, 2013

68376

Kevin F. X. Kearsey

Monsey

NY

August 1, 2013

879906

Manuel A Lizarazo

Maspeth

NY

August 9, 2013

31920

Robert Charles Camp

Rochester

NY

August 12, 2013

1062786

William Robert Leck

Rockville Centre

NY


SECTION II

July 1, 2013 (BP-LFS)
CLEARPOINT FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS, INC., D/B/A CLEARPOINT CREDIT COUNSELING SOLUTIONS
8000 Franklin Farms Dr., Richmond, VA 23229-5004

Licenses were issued to operate a budget planner branch office at the following 34 locations:

  1. 1651 E. Fourth Street, Ste. 105, Santa Ana, Orange County, CA 92701
  2. 1501 West US Hwy 50, O’Fallon, St. Clair County, IL 62269
  3. 16800 Devonshire St., #301, Granada Hills, Los Angeles County, CA 91344
  4. 1055 Mercury Blvd., Suite 505, Hampton, (independent city), VA 23666
  5. 6055 E. Washington Blvd., Suite 390, Commerce, Los Angeles County, CA 90040
  6. 4010 Watson Plaza Dr., Suite 225, Lakewood, Los Angeles County, CA 90712
  7. 1024 W. Robinhood Drive, Suite 2, Stockton, San Joaquin County, CA 95207
  8. 1616 West Main Street, Suite 503, Marion, Williamson County, IL 62959
  9. 1999 Wabash Ave., Suite 208, Springfield, Sangamon County, IL 62704
  10. 10104 Senate Drive, Suite 236, Lanham, Prince George’s County, MD 20706
  11. 1300 Hampton Ave., St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO 63139
  12. 2635 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 101, San Diego, San Diego County, CA 92108
  13. 4969 E. McKinley Ave., Suite 107B, Fresno, Fresno County, CA 93727
  14. 1750 Howe Ave, Suite 125, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA 95825
  15. 200 N. Maryland Ave., Suite 102, Glendale, Los Angeles County, CA 91206
  16. 242 E. Airport Drive, Ste. 201, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, CA 92408
  17. 8651 Watson Road, St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO 63119
  18. 7200 Corporate Center Dr., Suite 200, Miami, Dade County, FL 33126
  19. 9955 S.E. Washington Street, #301, Portland, Multnomah County, OR 97216
  20. 1600 Heritage Landing, Suite 104, St. Charles, St. Charles County, MO 63303
  21. 2217 Princess Anne St., Ste. 322, Fredericksburg, (independent city), VA 22401
  22. 7031 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, (independent city), VA 23188
  23. 10116 36th Avenue Ct. SW, Suite 106, Lakewood, Pierce County, WA 98499
  24. 9725 Third Ave., NE, Suite 400, Seattle, King County, WA 98115
  25. 1901 Walmart Way, Midlothian, Chesterfield County, VA 23113
  26. 5509-B West Friendly Ave., Suite 104, Greensboro, Gilford County, NC 27410
  27. 6060-B Six Forks Road, Raleigh, Wake County, NC 27609
  28. 4800 SW Griffith Drive, Suite 102, Beaverton, Washington County, OR 97005
  29. 5050 Poplar Ave, Suite 1101, Memphis, Shelby County, TN 38157
  30. 137 Dean Drive, Suite 4, Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN 37040
  31. 314 East Highland Mall Blvd., Suite 104, Austin, Travis County, TX 78752
  32. 85 NE Loop 410, Suite 615, San Antonio, Bexar County, TX 78216
  33. 860 Greenbrier Circle, Ste. 303, Chesapeake, (independent city), VA 23320
  34. 4421 Stuart Andrew Blvd., Suite 303, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, NC 28217

August 21, 2013 (TM-LFS)
FACEBOOK PAYMENTS, INC.
1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025

A license was issued to engage in the business of a transmitter of money.


August 28, 2013 (TM-LFS)
SQUARE, INC.
901 Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94103

A license was issued to engage in the business of a transmitter of money.


August 29, 2013 (MI-CRB)
INVESTORS BANK
101 JFK Parkway, Short Hills, NJ 07078

Authorization issued to open and occupy a branch office at 431 Court Street, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11231, on or after August 30, 2013.


August 29, 2013 (SB-CRB)
ULSTER SAVINGS BANK
280 Wall Street, Kingston, NY 12401

Authorization issued to open and occupy a branch office at 1229 Route 300, Town of Newburgh, Orange County, NY 12550, on or after August 30, 2013.


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

September 03, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Prospect Lending, LLC In Lieu of True Name Prospect Mortgage, LLC
300 North Martingale Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173

September 03, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
One Reverse Mortgage, LLC
445 Broadhollow Road, Suite 25, Office 19, Melville, NY 11747


Application to establish a Mortgage Banker's Branch withdrawn:

September 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
East Coast Capital Corp.
240 West Old Country Road, Suite 200, Hicksville, NY  11801
Effective Date:  July 18, 2012

September 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
East Coast Capital Corp.
32 Union Square East, Suite 800, New York, NY  10003
Effective Date:  August 14, 2013


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

September 04, 2013 (BR-MBD)
V.I.P. Mortgage Corp.
214 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY 11561 3212
Effective Date: August 26, 2013


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

September 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Ark-La-Tex Financial Services, LLC D/B/A Benchmark Lending
225 Broadhollow Road, Suite 212A, Melville, NY 11747
Effective Date: August 27, 2013