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Banking Division
Weekly Bulletin

December 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.

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

November 19, 2013 (SB-CRB)
RIDGEWOOD SAVINGS BANK
71-02 Forest Avenue, Ridgewood, NY  11385

Notice of intention to close branch office at 843 Bronx River Road, Bronxville, Westchester County, NY 10708, received.

The comment period on this notice will expire January 6, 2014.


December 4, 2013 (BP-LFS)
GRENPATH, INC., D/B/A GREENPATH DEBT SOLUTIONS 36500 Corporate Drive,
Farmington Hills, Oakland County, MI 48331

An application was received for a license to operate a budget planner branch office at 1912 Capital Avenue, Suite 320, Cheyene, Laramie County, WY 82001.

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.


December 5, 2013 (CC-LFS)
PLS CHECK CASHERS OF NEW YORK, INC.
40-35 Junction Blvd, Corona, NY 11368

Applications for licenses to engage in business as a licensed casher of checks were received in connection with the purchase of certain assets of Bandco Check Cashing, Inc. at the following locations:

  1. 1826 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226
  2. 4722 Avenue D, Brooklyn, NY 11203

The publication of receipt of these applications does not indicate that the applications are 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 December 20, 2013.


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

December 03, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Wesley C. Hoaglund
Joanne M. Collins
Lynn E. Lawson
As: Lenox Financial Mortgage Corporation
200 East Sandpointe Avenue, Suite 800, Santa Ana, CA 92707 5783


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

December 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
MCS Mortgage Bankers, Inc. DBA Wholesale Direct
26 Broadway, Suite 2800, New York, NY 10004

December 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Mortgage Enterprise, Ltd.
10 New King Street, Suite 101, White Plains, NY 10604

December 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Luxury Mortgage Corp.
78 Park Place, Suite 203, East Hampton, NY 11937

December 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Rate, Inc.
67 Walnut Avenue, Suite 107, Clark, NJ 07066


Application received pursuant to Section 594-b of the New York Banking Law and Part 410 of the Superintendent’s Regulations For a control interest:

December 04, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Wakefield Investors LLC
Wakefield Partners GP LLC
To acquire interest in:
Cardinal Financial Company, LP D/B/A Sebonic Financial 
444 Jacksonville Road, Warminster, PA  18974


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

March 8, 2013

372042

Cristobal  Ortega

Coral Springs

FL

June 4, 2013

56644

Robert A Russo

Hauppauge

NY

July 16, 2013

64364

Paul Thomas Escue

Stonybrook

NY

July 18, 2013

1081566

Shawn Michael Richards

West Henrietta

NY

August 15, 2013

240110

Courtney A Leonard

Mahwah

NJ

August 20, 2013

899609

Irina  Martin

Wantagh

NY

September 3, 2013

1005596

Valerie Sue Wery

Alden

NY

September 4, 2013

922237

James Michael Keeffe

Huntington Beach

CA

September 10, 2013

64776

Moshe M Kahn

Spring Valley

NY

September 12, 2013

39641

Christopher Michael Swartz

Media

PA

September 27, 2013

394036

Ryan Thomas Keating

Kansas City

MO

October 15, 2013

343384

Patricia Marie Mccall

Henderson

NV

October 17, 2013

1089262

Litza  Casinover

Carle Place

NY

November 3, 2013

1083575

Mukesh  Kumar

Hicksville

NY

November 8, 2013

721753

Bruce S Nohe

New York

NY

November 8, 2013

183043

Leonard Michael Patanella

Clark

NJ

November 11, 2013

179832

Jonathan Junny Lee

Irvine

CA

November 11, 2013

1093805

Jose Ignacio Cortez

Huntington Beach

CA

November 12, 2013

1023443

Dante Ephriam Dunn

Flint

MI

November 12, 2013

1037318

Adam Victor Bringardner

Farmington Hills

MI

November 12, 2013

371240

Kevin  O'Brien

Little Silver

NJ

November 12, 2013

9188

Gregg Arthur Smith

La Jolla

CA

November 12, 2013

287083

Lars Monroe Ruggles

Holmdel

NJ

November 13, 2013

156446

Scott Jamison Galbraith

Charlotte

NC

November 13, 2013

1070675

Michael Wayne Deemer

Greenfield

IN

November 14, 2013

179520

Donna Marie Francavilla

Melville

NY

November 14, 2013

1045361

Michael David Mcgrail

Centennial

CO

November 14, 2013

17508

Trevor William Durham

Louisville

KY

November 15, 2013

1112018

Matthew  Ademola

Philadelphia

PA

November 17, 2013

1037274

Sonya Ann Al-Khal

Livonia

MI

November 17, 2013

1053990

Justin David Camarena

Taylor

MI

November 22, 2013

1121036

Rene  Fernandez

Anaheim

CA

November 22, 2013

1097821

Alonda Denell Jones-Akefe

Detroit

MI

November 22, 2013

1023314

Natalie Marie Gerbasi

Holly

MI


SECTION II

November 13, 2013 (FB-FWB)
CHINATRUST COMMERCIAL BANK CO.,LTD.
Taipei, Taiwan

Application, pursuant to Section 203.2 of the Banking Law, to change the name of its foreign branch, located at 521 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, 10175 from Chinatrust Commercial Bank Co., Ltd., to CTBC Bank Co., Ltd., approved.


November 26, 2013 (SB-CRB)
FIRST CENTRAL SAVINGS BANK
70 Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542

A “Certificate of Amendment of the Organization Certificate of First Central Savings Bank under Section 8005 of the Banking Law,” was approved and filed in the Office of the Superintendent of New York State Department of Financial Services. 

The amendment provides for an increase in the number of authorized shares of capital stock from 8,250,000 shares to 10,250,000 shares, all with par value of $5.00 each share. 


November 27, 2013 (SF-LFS)
ENZO PARENT, LLC
222 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Suite 1800, Irving, TX 75039

Application for Enzo Parent, LLC to acquire 100% of Exeter Finance Corp., a licensed sales finance company located at 222 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Suite 1800, Irving, TX 75039, was approved.


November 29, 2013 (TR-FWB)
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON
One Wall Street, New York, NY 10005

Authorization granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at 121 East Main Street, Ligonier, Westmoreland County, PA 15658, surrendered for cancellation.

Office discontinued as of November 15, 2013.


December 3, 2013 (BK-CRB)
PROVIDENT MUNICIPAL BANK
400 Rella Boulevard, Montebello, New York 10901

Provident Municipal Bank, Montebello, NY, was dissolved effective October 31, 2013.   


December 3, 2013 (PF-LFS)
UNDERWRITER'S CHOICE FINANCIAL CORP.
55 West Ames Court, Suite 400A, Plainview, NY 11803

License to engage in business as a premium finance agency was surrendered.


December 4, 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 Rutter's Farm Store, 714 West Main Street, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, PA 17055.


December 5, 2013 (BK-CRB)
PROVIDENT MUNICIPAL BANK
400 Rella Boulevard, Montebello, New York 10901

Provident Municipal Bank, Montebello, NY, was merged with and into Sterling National Bank, New York, NY effective October 31, 2013.   


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

December 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Greenway Mortgage Funding Corp.
107 Tindall Road, Suite 14, Middletown, NJ 07748 2321


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

November 29, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Stephen K Seung Esq
2 Mott Street Rm 601, New York, NY 10013
Effective Date: November 19, 2013

November 29, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Cedar Rock Equity Corp.
572 Kensington Place, Cedarhurst, NY 11516 1313
Effective Date: November 19, 2013

December 04, 2013 (BR-MBD)
Karen C. Carlough DBA United Funding Services
12 Cedarcrest Drive, Rensselaer, NY 12144
Effective Date: November 26, 2013

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

December 04, 2013 (MB-MBD)
City Capital Mortgage Banking Corp.
One Holland Avenue, Suite 102, Floral Park, NY 11001 1543
Effective Date: November 26, 2013


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

December 02, 2013 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
US Mortgage Corporation
8702 Flatlands Avenue, Suite 100, Brooklyn, NY 11236
Effective Date: November 27, 2013


Approvals issued to engage in th, Suite 100, Brooklyn, NY 11236
Effective Date: November 27, 2013 e 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

September 17, 2012

306310

Douglas S. Burchard

Costa Mesa

CA

loanDepot.com, LLC

June 22, 2012

646695

Lou Ann Burgio

Amherst

NY

Premium Mortgage Corp.

May 17, 2013

1011727

Keith James Dunn

Detroit

MI

Quicken Loans Inc.