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Banking Division
Weekly Bulletin

January 24, 2014

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

January 2, 2014 (PF-LFS)
PAYMENTS INC.
1158 Broadway, Hewlett, NY 11557

Notification received for a change of headquarters location from 1158 Broadway, Hewlett, NY 11557 to 15 Joys Lane, Kingston, NY 12401.

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


January 16, 2014 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203

Notice of intention to close branch office at 2655 East Henrietta Road, Town of Henrietta, Monroe County, NY 14467, received.

The comment period on this notice will expire February 24, 2014.


January 16, 2014 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203

Notice of intention to close branch office in Tops Markets, 3955 Vineyard Drive, Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, NY 14048, received.

The comment period on this notice will expire February 24, 2014.


January 17, 2014 (CC-LFS)
METROTECH CHECK CASHING SERVICE, INC.
168-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing, NY 11366      

A notification was received to change the main office location of doing business as a licensed casher of checks to 397 Bridge Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.          


January 22, 2014 (BP-LFS)
CLEARPOINT FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS, INC., D/B/A CLEARPOINT CREDIT COUNSELING SOLUTIONS
8000 Franklin Farms Dr., Richmond County, Richmond, VA 23229-5004

An application was received for a license to operate a budget planner branch office at 225 Franklin Street, Suite 2672, Boston, Suffolk County, MA 02110.

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.


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

January 16, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Keith Clark Varney
Kristopher Lehman William
Paul Joseph D'Agostino
Community America CUSO One
CU Holding, LLC
Community America Credit Union
River Region Credit Union
As: TruHome Solutions, LLC
9777 Ridge Drive, Suite 340, Lenexa, KS 66219 9746

January 21, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Olugbenga A. Fakuade
Nodine A. Aldridge
Jelil O. Onanuga
As: Mekeata Mortgage Company, LLC
510 Front Street, Hempstead, NY 11550 4445

January 22, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Norman E. Beatty
Daniel G. Beatty
Lewis R. Beatty
Susan M. Porter
Donald D. Somma
Edward F. Walker, Jr.
Jeanne F. DeGroot
First Hope Bank
FHB et al Trustees for Beatty Family Trust V
As: First Hope Mortgages, Inc.
210 Route 94, Second Floor, Columbia, NJ 07832 2813


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:

January 16, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Nicole Paige
To acquire interest in:
United Mortgage Corp. UAN NY Finest Funding
Additional DBA United Global Group
510 Broadhollow Road, Suite 202, Melville, NY 11747 3606


Application received pursuant to Section 594-b of the New York Banking Law and Part 418 of the Superintendent's Regulations for a control interest:

December 5, 2012 (MLS-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Ocwen Financial Corporation
To acquire interest in:
Registered MLS Homeward Residential, Inc. through its acquisition of Homeward Residential Holdings, Inc.
1525 S. Beltline Road, Coppell, TX 75019


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

May 10, 2013

8937

Bradley Dean Sisco

Chino Hills

CA

July 18, 2013

331653

Frederic  Abitbol

Los Angeles

CA

October 15, 2013

1079621

Avrohom  Beer

Chestnut Ridge

NY

October 23, 2013

51038

Layla Elan Corrochano

Bellmore

NY

November 14, 2013

931367

Andrew Steven Pawlyk

Baltimore

MD

November 29, 2013

23130

Javier E Meneses

Brentwood

NY

December 17, 2013

334783

Eric Alan Saat

Marlton

NJ

December 17, 2013

1089859

Michael  Liss

Woodmere

NY

December 17, 2013

13353

Charles Craig Fitzgerald

Las Vegas

NV

December 20, 2013

989856

Andres Alberto Gonzalez

Dana Point

CA

December 20, 2013

1135039

Nancy Jane Herrmann

Clifton Park

NY

December 23, 2013

886744

Christina Kathryn Lucia

Highlands Ranch

CO

December 23, 2013

1117458

Dave Glenn Moore

North Royalton

OH

December 26, 2013

1053903

Timothy Jacob Birk

Scottsdale

AZ

December 26, 2013

1117857

Brennan Locke Vanmatre

Columbia

MO

December 26, 2013

1127381

Alvin Anthony Matthews

Southfield

MI

December 27, 2013

1065998

Katherine Elaine Kneen

Grosse Pointe

MI

December 27, 2013

1013159

Aaron Peter Berger

Detroit

MI

December 27, 2013

1037719

Robin Mary Suppo

Willoughby

OH

January 2, 2014

1107731

Jeffrey Andrew Karam

St Clair Shores

MI

January 2, 2014

1127392

Trenton Brian Mitchell

Royal Oak

MI

January 2, 2014

1127107

Christine Ann Corrigan

Rocky River

OH

January 3, 2014

1127588

Fadi  Rayes

Warren

MI

January 3, 2014

1034053

Kendall Ross Sargent

Costa Mesa

CA

January 3, 2014

1124142

Greg  Conklin

Denver

CO


SECTION II

January 16, 2014 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY  14203

Authorization issued to open and occupy a branch office at Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, Prince George's County, MD 20715 for the limited purpose of opening accounts, on or after January 17, 2014.

(This branch is to be in operation periodically at this location.)


January 16, 2014 (PB-FWB)
BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN & CO.
140 Broadway, New York, NY 10005

Authorization to transact the business of Private Bankers issued,  effective January 16, 2014.

GENERAL PARTNERS/CLASS 1 LIMITED PARTNERS

Thomas E. Berk Hampton S. Lynch, Jr.
Brian A. Berris Michael W. McConnell
Taylor S. Bodman  Jeffrey B. Meskin
John J. Borland John P. Molner
Timothy J. Connelly   Donald B. Murphy
Geoffrey M. Cook  Yukinori Nagahisa
Carl S. Cutler John A. Nielsen
Douglas A. Donahue, Jr. Sean Pairceir
Dario Galindo  Christopher C. Remondi
Kathryn C. George A. Heaton Robertson III
Kristen F. Giarrusso William E. Rosensweig
Timothy E. Hartch Jeffrey A. Schoenfeld
Kyosuke Hashimoto Kevin W. Stone
Landon Hilliard  W. Carter Sullivan III
Jeffrey R. Holland Andrew J. F. Tucker
Charles O. Izard Lawrence C. Tucker
Jared S. Keyes William B. Tyree
Radford W. Klotz Maroa C. Velez
Susan C. Livingston William J. Whelan, Jr.
T. Michael Long Richard H. Witmer, Jr.

CLASS 2 LIMITED PARTNERS

Walter H. Brown  Elbridge T. Gerry, Jr.
Anthony T. Enders  Ronald J. Hill
Alexander T. Ercklentz  Michael Kraynak, Jr.
Terrence M. Farley Douglas L. Maine
John A. Gehret Eugene C. Rainis

Permanent capital: $410,000,000.

(These Private Bankers are already under the supervision of the Department.  New Certificate issued by reason of the death of Douglas C. Walker, a General Partner/Class 1 Limited Partner.)


January 16, 2014 (PB-FWB)
BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN & CO.
140 Broadway, New York, NY 10005

Certificate of Authorization issued November 4, 2013, to transact the business of Private Bankers revoked, effective January 16, 2014.


January 16, 2014 (SB-CRB)
RIDGEWOOD SAVINGS BANK
71-02 Forest Avenue, Ridgewood, NY  11385

As provided in Section 28-c of the Banking Law, the New York State Department of Financial Services has found that the proposed closing of branch office at 843 Bronx River Road, Bronxville, Westchester County, NY 10708, will not result in a significant reduction of banking services in the community to be affected.


January 16, 2014 (TM-LFS)
AYAAN INC.
600 Meadowlands Parkway, Suite 21, Secaucus, NJ 07094

A money transmitter license was issued to Ayaan Inc. in connection with its change of headquarters location from 100 Park Plaza Drive, Secaucus, NJ 07094 to 600 Meadowlands Parkway, Suite 21, Secaucus, NJ 07094

In connection with the above license issuance, the money transmitter license for 100 Park Plaza Drive, Secaucus, NJ 07094 was surrendered.


January 21, 2014 (SB-CRB)
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK
136-65 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Authorizations issued to open and occupy branch offices at the following two locations, on or after January 22, 2014:

  1. 100 Duffy Avenue, Hicksville, Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, NY 11801; and
  2. 2875 Veterans Road, Borough of Staten Island, City of New York 10309.

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

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
G&I Homes, Inc.
2138 Doubleday Avenue, Ballston Spa, NY 12020


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

January 21, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
New Penn Financial, LLC
55 Beattie Place, Suite 500, Greenville, SC 29601

January 21, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Meadowbrook Financial Mortgage Bankers  Corp.
70-17 37th Avenue, Suite 2F, Jackson Heights, NY 11372

January 21, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Ark-La-Tex Financial Services, LLC D/B/A
Benchmark Lending
29 Atlantic Avenue, Suite J, Oceanview, DE 19970

January 21, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
New Penn Financial, LLC
2020 S. Dairy Ashford Road, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77077


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

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Kwik Mortgage Corporation
140 Littleton Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054
Effective Date: January 17, 2014

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

January 21, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Rate, Inc.
83 Bank Street, Suite 3, Waterbury, CT 06702
Effective Date: January 16, 2014

January 22, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
New Day Financial, LLC D/B/A New Day USA
200 Biddle Avenue, Suite 213, Biddle Building, Newark, DE 19702
Effective Date: January 21, 2014


The following Registered Mortgage Brokers have failed to fully pay the general assessment, in violation of Section 17.2 of the Banking Law. Their mortgage broker registrations have expired, pursuant to Section 592-a of the New York Banking Law.

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
A. Artland Shirley D/B/A Artland Realty Co.
3810 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2907

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
R.S.V. Properties, Inc.
40-22 Murray Street, Flushing, NY 11354 4934

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
P.A. Dominguez, Inc. DBA First Network Mortgage Company
72 Belvedere Drive, Yonkers, NY 10705

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Jabour Realty Company Inc. DBA Jabco Financial Services
8704 Third Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Richland Equity Resources Corp. D/B/A The Richland Group
420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 300, New York, NY 10170 0399

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
First Capital Funding Inc.
1119 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Gene Burshtein Enterprises, Inc.
2125 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Mega Services Corp.
1202 Route 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Professional Mortgage Solutions, Inc.
62-81 Woodhaven Blvd., Rego Park, NY 11374

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Yes Funding Corp.
1600 Calebs Path Extension, Suite 117, Hauppauge, NY 11788

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Nicholas Palumbo DBA The Money Express
52 Harrigan Road, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Walkford Funding Incorporated
185 Nicholas Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10302

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Mortgage One, Inc.
35 West Lemon Street, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 3621
Branch Offices:
One Huntington Quadrangle, Suite 2C15, Melville, NY 11747

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
First Superior Mortgage, Inc.
260-14 Hillside Avenue, Floral Park, NY 11004

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Directcash Mortgage Services, Inc.
2730 Claudia Court, Bellmore, NY 11710

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Overall Mortgage Corp.
1438 42nd Street, Lower Level, Brooklyn, NY 11219

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
G.C. Brokerage Corp.
110-01 Jamaica Avenue, Richmond Hill, NY 11418

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
R.F.W. Financial Corp. D/B/A Center State Mortgage
205 Highway 9, Freehold, NJ 07728 8561

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Vantage Mortgage LLC
769 57th Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11220 3691

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Anatoliy Mikhaylov Mortgage Choice, Inc.
99-53 65th Avenue, Rego Park, NY 11374 3652

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Northeast Equities Funding Corp. D/B/A Mid-Island Funding
1745 Merrick Avenue, Suite 4, Merrick, NY 11566

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Long Street Home Equity Corp.
6851 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 185, Syosset, NY 11791 4460

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
First Generation Mortgage Corp.
148-29 Cross Island Parkway, Whitestone, NY 11357 2528

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Dalco Financial Services Inc.
120 Stevens Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10550 2605

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Abound Financial Group, Inc.
751-759 Allerton Avenue, Suite 201, Bronx, NY 10467 8818

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Homequest Mortgage & Financial Services Corp.
250 Fulton Avenue, Suite 420, Hempstead, NY 11550

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Noble Mortgage, Inc.
2298 First Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10035

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
A & F Capital, Inc.
112-10 Springfield Boulevard, Queens Village, NY 11429 2650

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Braccio Inc. D/B/A The Mortgage Forum
2809 Lindenmere Drive, Merrick, NY 11566

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
First Community Resources, Inc.
74-09 37th Avenue, Suite 415, Jackson Heights, NY 11372

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Galaxy Mortgage Funding Corp.
160-31 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows, NY 11366 1937

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Lake Forest Financial, Inc.
26672 Towne Centre Drive, Suite 310, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610 2828

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Thomas Tangney Esq. LLC D/B/A Double T
840 Shore Road, Apt. 4F, Long Beach, NY 11561 5407

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Mortgage Easy, Inc. D/B/A Congress Capital Group
Additional DBA(S): Mortgage Easy, Inc.
1601 Gravesend Neck Road, Suite 12, Brooklyn, NY 11229 4426

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Fidelity Streamline Mortgage In Lieu of True Name Fidelity Mortgage Co., Inc.
17 Route 37 East, Toms River, NJ 08753

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Money Market Mortgage, LLC
1343 Sullivan Avenue, 2nd Floor, South Windsor, CT 07074 2714

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Frontline Funding Group, Inc.
88-21 192nd Street, Hollis, NY 11423 2033

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
TNI Finances, Inc.
626 Rexcorp Plaza, Suite 675, Uniondale, NY 11556 0626

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Tychor Mortgage Enterprises, Inc.
333 Sylvan Avenue, Suite 101, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 2705

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Mortgage Links Inc.
2043 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314 3900

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Y.B.B. Solutions LLC
1907 Edenwald Avenue, Bronx, NY 10466 2224

January 21, 2014 (BR-MBD)
The Kessler Management Group, Inc.
10 Anthony J. Morina Drive, Stony Point, NY 10980 3716


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

January 17, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Carstan Funding Inc. DBA Family Funding Services
606 Johnson Avenue, Suite #18, Bohemia, NY 11716 2688


Mortgage Banker License Address Changes:

January 21, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Mortgage Research Center, LLC D/B/A VAMortgageCenter
From: 2101 Chapel Plaza Court, Suite 107, Columbia, MO 65203
To: 1400 Veterans United Drive, Columbia, MO 65203