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Banking Division
Weekly Bulletin

January 31, 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 23, 2014 (PB-FWB)
BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN & CO.
140 Broadway, New York, NY 10005

Verified Certificate to continue business as Private Bankers, received.

(These Private Bankers are already under the supervision of the Department.  New Certificate submitted by reason of the conversion of Landon Hilliard and Jeffrey R. Holland from General Partners/Class 1 Limited Partners to Class 2 Limited Partners.)


January 23, 2014 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203

Notices of intention to close branch offices at the following four locations, received:

  1. 4564 Main Street, Town of Amherst, Erie County, NY 14226;
  2. 1170 Vestal Avenue, Binghamton, Broome County, NY 13903;
  3. 406 College Avenue, Ithaca, Tompkins County, NY 14850; and
  4. Tops Markets Inc., 3507 Mount Read Boulevard, Town of Greece, Monroe County, NY 14616.

The comment period on these notices will expire March 3, 2014.


January 24, 2014 (FR-FWB)
NONGHYUP BANK
75, 1-Ga, Chungjeong-Ro, Jung-Gu, Seoul, 100-707 Korea

Notice to voluntarily surrender representative office license at 650 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, received.


January 29, 2014 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203

Notice of intention to close branch office at Marketplace Mall, 3400 West Henrietta Road, Town of Henrietta, Monroe County, NY 14623, received.

The comment period on this notice will expire March 3, 2014.
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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 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Rajeev Gandhi
Vinita Gandhi
Jigna Desai
As: Sistar Mortgage Company, Inc.
51650 Oro Road, Shelby Township, MI 48315 2933


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

January 28, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Prospect Lending, LLC In Lieu of True Name Prospect Mortgage, LLC
61 South Paramus Road, Suite 375, Paramus, NJ 07652

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company
612 Wheelers Farms Road, Milford, CT 06461

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company
29 Bassett Kane,  #B, Hyannis, MA 02601

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company
33 Blair Park #202, Williston, VT 05495

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company
1717 West 6th Street, #340, Austin, TX 78703

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company
2000 South Winton Road, #1102, Brighton, NY 14618

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company
18111 Preston Road, No. 250, Dallas, TX 75252

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company
6702 Buckley Road, #140, Liverpool, NY 13088

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company
900 South Avenue, #21, Staten Island, NY 10314


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 18, 2013

628235

Christopher R Spaker

Rochester

NY

July 18, 2013

331653

Frederic Abitbol

Los Angeles

CA

July 19, 2013

428445

Mellissa Susanne Beltle

Crestwood

KY

July 31, 2013

910931

Stephen Corey Holloway

New Palestine

IN

August 9, 2013

43941

AnthonyFrancis Cerulli

Chruchville

PA

August 21, 2013

913378

Kyle William Davie

Detroit

MI

October 15, 2013

1088511

Michael Patrick Mcclernon

Havertown

PA

October 17, 2013

1097359

Angella  Chevannes

Fort Lauderdale

FL

October 21, 2013

1039491

Alicia C Seitz

Denver

CO

October 30, 2013

393786

Jesse Jose Luna

Aliso Viejo

CA

October 31, 2013

1115125

Liliane  Yepiz

Tustin

CA

November 1, 2013

1121968

Sean  Hoyt

Stillwater

NY

November 4, 2013

107096

Sharif  Shamsudin

Lake Hiawatha

NJ

November 12, 2013

1106948

Ashley Renee Cook

Columbia

MO

November 14, 2013

1122383

Jillian C Mayott

Saratoga Springs

NY

November 15, 2013

16453

Frank  Giner

Danbury

CT

November 19, 2013

1114930

Tim  Kongchan

Aneheim

CA

December 11, 2013

150655

Kristine Marie Bestler

Chicago

IL

December 16, 2013

382043

Jhoan Manuel  Martes Munoz

Bronx

NY

December 23, 2013

599658

Gary  Lai

Jersey City

NJ

December 27, 2013

303650

Daniel J Dicaterino

Amsterdam

NY

January 6, 2014

1146259

Aaron R Lozier

Clifton Park

NY

January 6, 2014

345146

Daniel Scott Wagner

Ballston Lake

NY

January 6, 2014

1068399

Eric Jason Attina

Deer Park

NY

January 6, 2014

38743

Steven Mark Campagna

Medford

NJ

January 7, 2014

1023661

Guy Samuel Levin

Farmington Hills

MI

January 7, 2014

1126784

Sheila Renee Kemp

Columbia

MO

January 7, 2014

87667

Nathan Michael Ricci

Phoenix

AZ

January 7, 2014

206720

Shawn Joseph Miller

Englewood

NJ

January 8, 2014

1125525

Cynthia M Brown

Clifton Park

NY

January 8, 2014

1133645

William  Wiegner

Aurora

CO

January 8, 2014

32415

Michael Joseph Falino

Miller Place

NY

January 8, 2014

38351

Alberto A Castillo

Copiague

NY

January 8, 2014

341225

Sewkumarie  Singh

Freeport

NY

January 8, 2014

38353

Roberto A Castillo

Copiague

NY

January 9, 2014

1069083

Bruce Kevin Leighty

Carney'S Point

NJ

January 9, 2014

1100769

Andrew Michael Dolezalek

Queens Village

NY

January 9, 2014

1127384

Adam Christopher May

Strongsville

OH

January 9, 2014

1058484

Eric John Morey

Murray Hill

NJ

January 9, 2014

1127753

Shawn Alan Schultz

Madison Heights

MI

January 10, 2014

1103816

Michael Justin Hardison

Grapevine

TX

January 10, 2014

1109771

William Nicholas Muse

Noblesville

IN

January 12, 2014

275611

Mohammad  Attiyah

Edison

NJ

January 27, 2014

37152

Andrew M Szeglin

Hauppauge

NY


SECTION II

December 31, 2013 (CC-LFS)
HAR-JOE CHECK CASHING CORP.
90-44 Parsons Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11432

A License was issued to engage in business as a licensed casher of checks at 2930 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207, in conjunction with the merger of VAM Check Cashing Corp. into Har-Joe Check Cashing Corp.

In connection with the above license issuance, the original check casher license for 2930 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207 was surrendered.


January 16, 2014 (CC-LFS)
NY COMMUNITY FINANCIAL, LLC
560 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

License to engage in business as casher of checks at the limited station located at 396 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10460 was surrendered.


January 22, 2014 (FR-FWB)
BARCLAYS BANK PLC
London, England, United Kingdom

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 27-01 Queens Boulevard North, Long Island City, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11101 to 1301 Sixth Avenue, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10019.


January 23, 2014 (BK-CRB)
SAVOY BANK
1675 Broadway, New York, NY 10019

The Superintendent’s final approval of the “Certificate of Amendment of the Organization Certificate of Savoy Bank under Section 8005 of the Banking Law” was granted.

The amendment provides for an increase in the authorized amount of capital stock from 7,119,040 shares of common stock, par value $1.00 per share to 10,389,070 shares of common stock, par value $1.00 per share.


January 24, 2014 (FR-FWB)
NONGHYUP BANK
75, 1-Ga, Chungjeong-Ro, Jung-Gu, Seoul, 100-707 Korea

Representative office license located at 650 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York surrendered on August 15, 2013. 


January 27, 2014 (TR-CRB)
THE BANK OF CASTILE
50 North Main Street, Castile, NY 14427

Authorization issued to open and occupy a branch office at 3140 Monroe Avenue, Town of Pittsford, Monroe County, NY 14618, on or after January 28, 2014.


January 27, 2014 (BK-CRB)
ADIRONDACK BANK
185 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13501

Authorization issued to open and occupy a branch office at Avenue Plaza, 4697-A Commercial Drive, Town of New Hartford, Oneida County, NY 13413, on or after January 28, 2014.


January 27, 2014 (FR-FWB)
THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC
RBS Gogarburn, Edinburgh, Scotland EH12 1HQ, United Kingdom

Application for a license to establish and maintain a representative office in the Borough of Manhattan, City of New York, approved.


January 27, 2014 (BP-LFS)
MONEY MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL, INC.
14141 Southwest Freeway, Suite 1000, Sugar Land, Fort Bend County, Texas 77478

A rider was issued in connection with a branch relocation, TO:        1501 Broadway, 12th  Floor,  Office #12021, New  York, New York County, NY 10036, FROM:  39 West 32ND Street, Suite 1500, New York, New York County, NY 10001.


January 30, 2014 (FB-FWB)
STATE BANK OF INDIA
Madama Cama Road, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021, India

Voluntary liquidation, pursuant to Section 605.11 of the Banking Law, of its Jackson Heights branch located at 37-20 74th Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372, completed.  License surrendered.


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

January 24, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Lakeview Funding Corp.
5302 Merrick Road, Massapequa, NY 11758 6206


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

January 28, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Paragon Home Loans Inc.
311 Exchange Avenue, Room #2, Endicott, NY 13760


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

January 24, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Lakeview Funding Corp.
5302 Merrick Road, Massapequa, NY 11758, Effective Date: January 24, 2014

January 28, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Jabour Realty Company Inc. DBA Jabco Financial Services
8704 Third Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209
Effective Date: January 23, 2014

January 28, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Gregory L. Schaffer D/B/A Schaffer & Company Financial Services

Additional DBA(S): Beacon of Light Mortgage Company
3205 Mount Read Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14616
Effective Date: January 22, 2014

January 28, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Walkford Funding Incorporated
185 Nicholas Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10302
Effective Date: January 17, 2014

January 28, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Ultra Mortgage, L.L.C.
3003 Lincoln Drive West, Suite B, Marlton, NJ 08053 1526
Effective Date: January 27, 2014

January 29, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Watermark Capital, Inc.
16485 Laguna Canyon Road, Suite 205, Irvine, CA 92618
Effective Date: January 28, 2014


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

January 27, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
US Mortgage Corporation
400 Post Avenue, Suite 100, Westbury, NY 11590
Effective Date: January 22, 2014

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
New Day Financial, LLC D/B/A New Day USA
200 North Martingale Road, Suite 300, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Effective Date: January 28, 2014

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
New Day Financial, LLC D/B/A New Day USA
Stratum Exec Ctr Bdg A, 11044 Research Blvd., A525, Austin, TX 78759
Effective Date: January 28, 2014

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
New Day Financial, LLC D/B/A New Day USA
8160 Maple Lawn Boulevard, Suite 225, Fulton, MD 20759
Effective Date: January 28, 2014


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

January 28, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Kondaur Capital Corporation
One City Boulevard West, Suite 1700, Orange, CA  92868
Effective Date: January 28, 2014


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

January 27, 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 27, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Professional Mortgage Solutions, Inc.
62-81 Woodhaven Blvd., Rego Park, NY 11374

January 28, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Mortgage Links Inc.
2043 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314 3900

January 29, 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 29, 2014 (BR-MBD)
Northeast Equities Funding Corp. D/B/A Mid-Island Funding
1745 Merrick Avenue, Suite 4, Merrick, NY 11566

January 29, 2014 (BR-MBD)
R.S.V. Properties, Inc.
40-22 Murray Street, Flushing, NY 11354 4934


Mortgage Banker License Address Changes:

January 27, 2014 (MB-MBD)
First American Mortgage Trust
From: 56 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02445
To: 70 Leo M. Birmingham Parkway, Brighton, MA 02135

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Advisors Mortgage Group, L.L.C.
From: 5114 Route 33, Wall, NJ 07727
To: 1411 Highway 35, Ocean, NJ 07712


Mortgage Banker Branch License Address Changes:

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Greentree Mortgage Company, L.P.
From: 1150 Maynard Road, Suite 210, Cary, NC 27511
To: 301 Kilmayne Drive, Suite 104, Cary, NC 27511

January 29, 2014 (MB-MBD)
Advisors Mortgage Group, L.L.C.
From: 1516 Route 138, Suite 2B, Wall, NJ 07719
To: 5114 Route 33, Wall, NJ 07727


The mortgage broker is no longer a New York State approved FHA Mortgage Loan Correspondent and may no longer commit to make or advance funds on such loans for property located in the State of New York.

January 23, 2014 (BR-MBD)
A-M-S Mortgage Services, Inc.
375 Chestnut Street, 4B, Newark, NJ 07105


The following registered mortgage broker has entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Department in lieu of a hearing for a fine or revocation of its mortgage broker registration, to settle the violations of Section 594-b(1) of New York Banking Law.  The Registrant initiated a change of control without the prior approval of the Superintendent. The Settlement Agreement terms and conditions include a fine of $5,000.  

January 28, 2014 (BR-MBD)
LMB Mortgage Services, Inc.  
6701 Center Drive West, Suite 300,
Los Angeles, CA 90045


AMENDMENT
The following application published in Weekly Bulletin dated 11/15/13 is amended to read as follows:
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

July 26, 2013

211074

Roy Edward Lewis Jr.

Maryville

IN


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

October 28, 2010

132288

Conrad M Gardner

Baldwin

NY

Channel Mortgage LLC

May 17, 2013

65121

Lillian Viviana Castilla-Collado

Merrick

NY

Franklin First
Financial, Ltd

January 28, 2014

440409

William Bradley Durrer

Spring Hill

TN

Wipro Gallagher
Solutions, Inc.

January 28, 2014

976781

Anastasios Chris Nikolaou

Newport Beach

CA

Lockarate, Inc.