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New York State Department of Financial Services

Weekly Banking Bulletin

June 5, 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

May 26, 2015 (FA- CRB)
BANK LEUMI LE-ISRAEL B.M.
 24-32 Yehuda Halevi Street, Tel Aviv, Israel 61000l

Notice to voluntarily liquidate its New York Agency located at 562 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10036 received.


June 1, 2015 (BK-FWB)
SHINHAN BANK AMERICA
330 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10001

Application dated May 27, 2015, for permission to change the location of branch office from 21 Grand Avenue (South Building), Palisades Park, Bergen County, New Jersey 07650 to 101 Broad Avenue, Palisades Park, Bergen County, New Jersey 07650.


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

June 03, 2015 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Homestead Funding Corp.
15 Catherwood Road, Suite #10, Ithaca, NY 14850


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

February 20, 2015

22475

Joseph Gilbert Romack

Fernandina Beach, FL

March 6, 2015

190840

Brian O'Toole

Chester, NJ

March 10, 2015

1115876

Errol Emmanuel Santos II

Roanoke, TX

April 7, 2015

1310479

Joseph Richard Meyer

Avon, NY

April 8, 2015

841922

Anita Bareja

Dix Hills, NY

April 15, 2015

1304367

Edward Adam Feduke

Jacksonville, FL

April 15, 2015

343005

Joanne Fava

Staten Island, NY

April 17, 2015

1315455

Susan Belese

Washington, NJ

April 17, 2015

67832

Ricardo Octavio Suarez

Union City, NJ

April 20, 2015

1273568

Ashley Marie Tanasi 

Center Moriches, NY

April 21, 2015

72494

Daniel John Thomas

Glenville, NY

April 22, 2015

1097632

Raul Gongora

Lakewood, OH

April 24, 2015

110829

Russell Jerry Ort

Port Washington, NY

April 24, 2015

4333

Derek Ryan Kamm

Dix Hills, NY

April 29, 2015

799937

Kenneth Alan Ferranti

Cranston, RI

April 29, 2015

65993

Antonio Luciano

Valley Cottage, NY

April 30, 2015

1081688

Michael Louis Fleisher

Philadelphia, PA

April 30, 2015

1179597

Brian James Gregory

Old Bridge, NJ

April 30, 2015

1144510

Brian Keith Watkins

Jim Thorpe, PA

April 30, 2015

22246

Lisa Corey

Lowell, MA

April 30, 2015

3903

Jocelyn Martin-Leano

Laguna Hills, CA

May 4, 2015

146696

Edward Groussman

Brooklyn, NY

May 4, 2015

51775

Jarred Vincent Minieri

Seekonk, MA

May 5, 2015

1071935

Donald Bruce Schwartz

Toms River, NJ

May 6, 2015

230669

Deborah K Burt

Columbus, OH

May 8, 2015

881871

Chad Andrew Ayers

Syracuse, NY

May 11, 2015

9755

Gerald John Meyer

Baldwin Place, NY

May 11, 2015

1218675

Donna Jo Elias

Freehold, NJ

May 12, 2015

206245

Kenneth Lamalle Horsley

Willingboro, Nj

May 12, 2015

621625

Jose Orlando Munoz

Lewisville, TX

May 12, 2015

1024434

Stephen Francis McNally

Jacksonville, FL

May 12, 2015

1309735

Kenneth Edgar Vener

Moorestown, NJ

May 12, 2015

1326148

Susan Marie Campbell

Vestal, NY

May 12, 2015

1272545

Ashley Nicole Lollar

Scottsdale, AZ

May 12, 2015

49632

Michael Sean Raimi

Birmingham, MI

May 13, 2015

22516

Monte Friedman

New York, NY

May 14, 2015

58472

Daniel J Tovar

Englewood, NY

May 14, 2015

86639

Theodore Joseph May

Irvine, CA

May 14, 2015

300606

Jeffrey Walter Keith

Centennial, CO

May 14, 2015

888308

David Robert Hanson

Annapolis, MD

May 14, 2015

703967

Mary Joyce Cwiklinski

Geneva, IL

May 14, 2015

76044

Roger Errol Hope

Telford, PA

May 18, 2015

963696

Keith Rydh

Jacksonville, FL

May 18, 2015

1332816

Thomas Jason Phillips

Jacksonville, FL

May 18, 2015

1332749

Allison Nicole Troia

Jacksonville, FL

May 19, 2015

1337128

Roei Paz

Brooklyn, NY

May 19, 2015

1305372

Christopher Adam Robert Taylor

Corryton, TN

May 19, 2015

912238

Howard Hugh Riner

Atlantic Beach, FL

May 19, 2015

1305368

Carla Rayburn Mackie

Knoxville, TN

May 19, 2015

660143

Sheryl Renee Epstein

Irving, TX

May 19, 2015

209295

Aaron Douglas Spicer

Plano, TX

May 19, 2015

962748

jocelyn Mizrahi henderson

New York, NY

May 19, 2015

1306459

Alexander Michael Sagaro

Laguna Beach, CA

May 19, 2015

1306464

Cody Patrick Beckham

Tustin, CA

May 19, 2015

1342200

Jacob Michael Sabatino

Aliso Viejo, CA

May 20, 2015

4709

Erik Shane Martin

Wallingford, CT

May 20, 2015

706904

Rachna Kapoor

Princeton, NJ

May 20, 2015

66267

Keith M. Miller

Sea Cliff, NY

May 20, 2015

673168

Michael J. Fanous

Port Washington, NY

May 21, 2015

1245001

Sarah Lynn Wells-Morgan

Columbia, MO

May 26, 2015

1331753

Andrew Richard Yoder

Cleveland, OH

May 26, 2015

1331741

Sarah Rachel Harris

Lakewood, OH

May 26, 2015

1331740

Joseph Elliot Greenwell

Munroe Falls, OH

May 26, 2015

1149274

Khalil Jaafar Jaafar

Livonia, MI

May 26, 2015

673164

Jordana Marlayn DelVecchio

Chappaqua, NY


SECTION II

May 15, 2015 (TM-LFS)
INTUIT PAYMENTS INC.
2700 Coast Avenue, Mountain View, CA   94043

Application for a license to engage in business as a transmitter of money was approved.


May 26, 2015 (CC-LFS)
BAYCHESTER PAYMENT CENTER, LLC D/B/A BPC CHECK CASHING & FINANCIAL SERVICES
1209 East 233rd Street, Bronx, NY 10466

A license was issued to operate a limited station casher of checks at:

Gateway Counseling Center, Inc.
4500 Furman Avenue
Bronx, NY 10470
Bi-Weekly Thursdays, 3:00pm – 3:30pm.


May 28, 2015 (BK-FWB)
WOORI AMERICA BANK
1250 Broadway, New York, NY 10001

Authorization granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at 11925 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton, Maryland 20902, surrendered for cancellation.

Office discontinued as of April 24, 2015.


May 28, 2015 (BK-CRB)
ADIRONDACK BANK
185 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13501

As provided in Section 28-c of the Banking Law, the Superintendent of Financial Services has found that the proposed closing of branch office at 120 East Washington Street, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York 13202, will not result in a significant reduction of banking services in the community to be affected.


June 1, 2015 (TR-FWB)
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON
One Wall Street, New York, NY 10005

Notification received, in accordance with Supervisory Policy G 8, of the establishment of a representative office at 600 Lexington Avenue, 30th Floor, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10022.


June 1, 2015 (BK-CRB)
GREATER HUDSON BANK
715 Route 304, Bardonia, NY 10954

The “Plan of Conversion,” dated February 25, 2015, together with the “Organization Certificate of Greater Hudson Bank,” were filed in the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Services, and an Authorization Certificate was issued in connection with the conversion of Greater Hudson Bank, N.A. from national to state charter, pursuant to Section 136 of the Banking Law, under the name Greater Hudson Bank. The conversion became effective as of the close of business May 29, 2015.

In addition to the principal office noted above, the bank will maintain the following branch offices:

62 Main Street / Suite 1, Warwick, Orange County, New York 10990;
643 Route 211 East, Middletown, Orange County, New York 10941;
567 North Broadway, White Plains, Westchester County, New York 10603;
360 State Route 17M, Monroe, Orange County, New York 10950.


June, 2, 2015 (TR-CRB)
BANCO POPULAR DE PUERTO RICO
209 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Hato Rey, PR 00918

Approval given to change the location of branch office from 120 Broadway, 16th Floor, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10271 to 85 Broad Street, 10th Floor, Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10004, on or after June 3, 2015.


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

May 29, 2015 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
PHH Home Loans, LLC D/B/A Coldwell Banker Home Loans
Additional DBA(S): ERA Home Loans
Cartus Home Loans
7550 France Avenue South, Suite #340, Edina, MN 55435

June 01, 2015 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Advisors Mortgage Group, L.L.C.
29 Clinton Street, 1st Floor, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

June 01, 2015 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Advisors Mortgage Group, L.L.C.
110-20 Jamaica Avenue, Suite #2AA, Richmond Hill, NY 11418


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

May 29, 2015 (BR-MBD)
Braccio Inc. D/B/A The Mortgage Forum
2809 Lindenmere Drive, Merrick, NY 11566

June 01, 2015 (BR-MBD)
Noble Mortgage, Inc.
2298 First Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10035


Mortgage Broker Certificate Name Changes:

June 01, 2015 (BR-MBD)
From: Prodovis Mortgage, LLC
To: Urban Fulfillment Services, LLC

June 01, 2015 (BR-MBD)
From: U.V.S. Inc. D/B/A Hypotec
To: Hypotec Inc.


Mortgage Banker License Name Changes:

June 01, 2015 (MB-MBD)
From: MLB Residential Lending, LLC
To: MLB Residential Lending, LLC D/B/A MLB Mortgage


Mortgage Banker Branch License Address Changes:

June 02, 2015 (MB-MBD)
Intercontinental Capital Group, Inc.
From: 100 Biddle Avenue, Suite 200, Newark, DE 19702
To: 11 Times Square, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10036

June 02, 2015 (MB-MBD)
Urban Financial of America, LLC D/B/A Reverse It!
From: 3 Huntington Quadrangle, Suite 305N, Melville, NY 11747
To: 888 Veterans Memorial Highway, Bldg. 1, Ste. 300, Hauppauge, NY 11788

June 03, 2015 (MB-MBD)
Luxury Mortgage Corp.
From: 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 4900, New York, NY 10168
To: 370 Lexington Avenue, Suite 2202, New York, NY 10017


Mortgage Loan Servicer Branch Address Changes:

June 03, 2015 (MLS-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Provident Funding Associates, LP
From:   5353 Mission Center Road, Suite 222, San Diego, CA  92108
To:   1230 Columbia Street, Suite 640, San Diego, CA  92101


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 violations of Section 591-a(2) of the New York Banking Law, Section 595-a(2)(a) of the New York Banking Law, and Section 301(a)(5)(B) of the New York Business Corporation Law   The Settlement Agreement terms and conditions include a fine of $5,000.

May 20, 2015 (BR-MBD)
Starr Mortgage Company, Inc.
15 North Mill Street, Nyack, NY 10960


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

March 16, 2015

401148

James Eric Brooks

Nashville

TN


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

June 1, 2015

924037

Denise Michelle Frazee

Apple Valley

MN

PHH Home Loans, LLC

June 1, 2015

19844

Robert Slifer

Spring Lake

NJ

Mortgage Network, Inc.

June 2, 2015

1081064

Romtein Rostami

Irvine

CA

Nationstar Mortgage LLC

June 2, 2015

1082923

Erin Marie Krass

Gilbertsville

PA

CUW Solutions, LLC

June 2, 2015

157403

Adam Charles Crosley

Chazy

NY

Advisors Mortgage Group, L.L.C.

 

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