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New York State Department of Financial Services

Weekly Banking Bulletin

January 23, 2015

SECTION I

This section records the receipt of banking-related applications and notices to 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 ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT.

SECTION II

This section records actions taken by the Superintendent of Financial Services, and other information concerning banking-related activities 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 below 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

BKBankMBMortgage Banker
BPBudget PlannerBRMortgage Broker
CCCheck CasherMLSMortgage Servicer
CUCredit UnionPFPremium Finance Agency
FAForeign AgencyPBPrivate Banker
FBForeign BranchSDSafe Deposit Company
FRForeign Representative OfficeSFSales Finance Agency
HCHolding CompanySLSavings and Loan Association
ICInvestment CompanySBSavings Bank
LLLicensed LenderTMTransmitter of Money
MKMerchant BankTRTrust Company
MIMiscellaneous

Regulatory Unit Codes

CRBCommunity and Regional Banks
CSDConsumer Services
FWBForeign and Wholesale Banks
LFSLicensed Financial Services
MBDMortgage Banking

SECTION I

January 15, 2015 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203

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

  1. 17 North Main Street, Silver Springs, Wyoming County, New York 14550, and
  2. 300 Park Point Drive (Suite 105), Town of Henrietta, Monroe County, New York 14623

The comment period on these notices will expire February 23, 2015.


January 16, 2015 (SF-LFS)
EXETER FINANCE CORP.
222 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Suite 1800, Irving, Dallas County, Texas 75039-5438

Application received for a branch license to engage in business as a sales finance company at 888 South 2000 East, Suite 100 & 200 North Tower, Clearfield, Utah 84015.

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.


January 16, 2015 (BK-CRB)
NEW YORK COMMERCIAL BANK
One Suffolk Square, Islandia, NY 11749

Application dated January 13, 2015, for permission to change the location of branch office from
30-18 Steinway Street, Astoria, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11103 to 30-75 Steinway Street, Astoria, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11103, received.


January 22, 2015 (FB-FWB)
TAIWAN BUSINESS BANK, LTD.
30 Ta Cheng Street, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Application, to establish and maintain a branch in Borough of Manhattan, City of New York, pursuant to Banking Law Section 201, received.


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

January 21, 2015 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Platinum Mortgage Inc.
1201 Bay Street, Suite #1, Staten Island, NY 10305


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

January 21, 2015 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
GuardHill Financial Corp. D/B/A GuardHill Mortgage
2 Newtown Lane, Suite 2X, East Hampton, NY 11937


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

January 21, 2015 (MB-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Stephen J. Petuck through its ownership of FSC Nationwide, LLC
To acquire 100% interest in:
MCS Mortgage Bankers, Inc. DBA Wholesale Direct
Blu Lending, NYC
20 Oak Street, Patchogue, NY 11772


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 2, 2014

216488

John Louis D'Andrea

Glen Gardner, NJ

September 10, 2014

23351

Christopher John Mitchell

Elmwood Park, NJ

September 11, 2014

175366

Elliot James Epperson

Queens, NY

September 17, 2014

172185

Matthew Thomas Werner

Charlotte, NC

October 13, 2014

62960

Tariq Dwayne Bailey

Wappingers Falls, NY

October 28, 2014

22808

Miosotis Pineda

East Elmhurst, NY

October 28, 2014

476295

Jean Pierre-Paul

Weston, FL

November 4, 2014

147845

Gregory P DeMinco

Florence, NJ

November 11, 2014

186004

Mark Nathan Berman

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

November 14, 2014

8305

Abdul Karium Rahal

Dearborn, MI

November 18, 2014

865062

Gilbert Torres

BEthlehem, PA

November 18, 2014

1253640

Robert M Birnbaum

Old Tappan, NJ

November 20, 2014

1143025

Heidi Mckinley Majors

Marietta, GA

November 25, 2014

1232853

Jeffrey D. Celentano

Piermont, NY

December 1, 2014

1127100

Edward Terrence O'Brien Clancy

Detroit, MI

December 2, 2014

24510

JOSEPH VALDIVIESO

Bronx, NY

December 10, 2014

1149610

Benjamin Michael Gill

Royal Oak, MI

December 11, 2014

1178507

Roberto Jose Behrens-Hernandez

Northville, MI

December 11, 2014

58610

Gregory Nouza

Middle Island, NY

December 12, 2014

1232907

Nancyellen McConnell

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

December 19, 2014

1202771

Daniel Leal

Scottsdale, AZ

December 19, 2014

891178

Leslie Jesus Lopez

Scottsdale, AZ

December 22, 2014

1149609

Kyle Patrick Freeman

Canton, MI

December 22, 2014

1237278

Kenneth Christopher Bell

Maryville, TN

December 22, 2014

1038423

Joseph Eugene McElyea

Indianapolis, IN

December 23, 2014

1186600

Michael Donovan Logsdon

Gibraltar, MI

December 24, 2014

1011342

Maxwell Dillon Frank Fabick

Detroit, MI

December 24, 2014

1086746

Hussein Radwan Dabaja

Dearborn, MI

December 28, 2014

5758

John Anthony Aita Jr.

Great Neck, NY

December 29, 2014

1186370

Michael Lewis Bargerstock

Farmington, MI

December 29, 2014

1066390

John Walter Lewis

Clinton Twp, MI

December 29, 2014

1087065

Jennifer Rachael Hewitt

Detroit, MI

December 29, 2014

23375

Andrea Khoury Reeves

Scottsdale, AZ

December 29, 2014

1220572

O'Neil Depreist Swanson III

Bloomfield Hills, MI

January 2, 2015

918189

Kimberly Dunta Johnson

Allen, TX

January 5, 2015

285576

Theresa A Crosby

East Meadow, NY

January 5, 2015

365394

Eric Shumacher

Brooklyn, NY

January 5, 2015

410021

James Brian Moran

South Salem, NY

January 5, 2015

1076573

Casey Sanchez Flores

Phoenix, AZ

January 6, 2015

55333

Abdul Shafiek

Jamaica, NY

January 6, 2015

141622

Gary Jay Walker Jr

Hammonton, NJ

January 8, 2015

1211754

Jason Michael Baldwin

Scottsdale, AZ

January 9, 2015

1159784

Ian Quentin Evans

Dearborn, MI


SECTION II

December 30, 2014 (TM-LFS)
FIRST GLOBAL MONEY INC
5733 Rickenbacker Road, Commerce, CA 90040

A money transmitter license was issued to First Global Money Inc in connection with its change of headquarters location from 650  S. Atlantic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90022 to 5733 Rickenbacker Road, Commerce, CA 90040.

In connection with the above license issuance, the money transmitter license for 650 S. Atlantic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90022 was surrendered.


December 31, 2014 (CC-LFS)
BROAD STREET CHECK CASHING CORP. D/B/A NYC CHECK EXPRESS
24 Beaver Street, New York, NY 10004

License to engage in business as casher of checks for the location at 200 Water Street, New York, NY 10038 was surrendered effective December 31, 2014.


December 31, 2014 (CC-LFS)
JOSEPH ALBERT, INC.
300 East 5th Street, New York, NY 10003

License to engage in business as casher of checks for the location at 300 East 5th Street, New York, NY 10003 was surrendered effective December 31, 2014.


January 12, 2015 (CC-LFS)
FLATLANDS CHECK CASHING CORP.
8001 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11236

License to engage in business as casher of checks for the location at 923 East 107th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11236 was surrendered effective January 12, 2015.


January 12, 2015 (PF-LFS)
GRACE PREMIUM FUNDING CORP.
93 Main Street, Tuckahoe, NY 10707

License rider issued to reflect the change of headquarters location from 955 Executive Parkway, Suite 106, St. Louis, MO 63141 to 93 Main Street, Tuckahoe, NY 10707.


January 13, 2015 (PB-FWB)
BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN & CO.
140 Broadway, New York, NY 10005

Verified Certificate to Continue Business, approved and filed.


January 14, 2015 (LL-LFS)
SANTANDER CONSUMER USA INC. D/B/A SANTANDER AUTO FINANCE D/B/A DRIVE FINANCIAL D/B/A ROADLOANS D/B/A CHRYSLER CAPITAL
8585 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 1100N, Dallas, TX 75247

A branch license was issued to engage in business as a licensed lender company at 5201 Rufe Snow Drive, Suite 100, North Richland Hills, TX 76180. 


January 15, 2015 (TM-LFS)
CONTINENTAL EXCHANGE SOLUTIONS, INC. D/B/A RIA FINANCIAL SERVICES D/B/A AFEX MONEY EXPRESS
6565 Knott Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90620

A money transmitter license was issued to reflect a change of name from Continental Exchange Solutions, Inc. d/b/a RIA Financial Services d/b/a Associated Foreign Exchange to Continental Exchange Solutions, Inc. d/b/a RIA Financial Services d/b/a AFEX Money Express.

In connection with the above license issuance, the original license was surrendered.


January 16, 2015 (TM-LFS)
CONTINENTAL EXCHANGE SOLUTIONS, INC. D/B/A RIA FINANCIAL SERVICES D/B/A AFEX MONEY EXPRESS
7001 Village Drive, Suite 200, Buena Park, CA 90621

A money transmitter license was issued to Continental Exchange Solutions, Inc. d/b/a RIA Financial Services d/b/a AFEX Money Express in connection with its change of headquarters location from 6565 Knott Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90620 to 7001 Village Drive, Suite 200, Buena Park, CA 90621.

In connection with the above license issuance, the money transmitter license for 6565 Knott Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90620 was surrendered.


January 21, 2015 (MI-CRB)
UBS BANK USA
299 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT  84111

Notification received, in accordance with Supervisory Policy G 8, of the establishment of a representative office to be located at 590 Madison Avenue, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10022.


January 21, 2015 (BK-CRB)
MAHOPAC BANK
1441 Route 22, Town of Southeast, NY 10509

Authorization granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at One Kendal Way, Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, NY 10591, surrendered for cancellation.
Office discontinued as of November 24, 2014.


January 21, 2015 (MI-CRB)
UBS BANK USA
299 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT  84111

Notification received, in accordance with Supervisory Policy G 8, of the relocation of a representative office from 299 Park Avenue, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10171 to 290 Park Avenue, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10017, effective December 16, 2014.


January 21, 2015 (TR-FWB)
DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS
60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005

Authorization granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at Shirley Street, Claughton House, Nassau, Bahamas, surrendered for cancellation.

Office discontinued as of December 19, 2014.


January 22, 2015 (FR-FWB)
CAIXABANK, S.A.
Barcelona, Spain

License issued to maintain a representative office at 280 Park Avenue, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York, effective January 22, 2015.  


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

January 21, 2015 (BR-MBD)
Liberty Home Funding Inc.
70 Office Park Way, Suite 2, Pittsford, NY 14534-1746
Effective Date: January 12, 2015


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

January 14, 2015

980913

Ricky Dean Stearman Jr

La Habra

CA


 

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