Weekly Banking Bulletin

January 11, 2019

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 [email protected].

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 MS 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 VC Virtual Currency

 

Regulatory Unit Codes

CM Capital Markets
CRB Community and Regional Banks
CEU Consumer Examination Unit
FWB Foreign and Wholesale Banks
LFS Licensed Financial Services
MBD Mortgage Banking

 


SECTION I

January 11, 2019 (MT-LFS)
AFRICA REMITTANCE COMPANY, LLC D/B/A/ SIKACASH
2828 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 203, Jersey City, NJ 07306

Application received for change of control filed by Africa Remittance Company LLC that will result in the redistribution of its current outstanding stocks as follows: Nana Dankwa (62%), Kadiatou Diallo (19%), Frederick Biga (10%), and Adama Barry (9%). 

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 licensee.


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

January 3, 2019 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Nationwide Mortgage Bankers, Inc.  D/B/A Americasa Home Loans
600 Sylvan Ave, Third Floor, Suite 310, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632


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

January 9, 2019 (BR-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Platinum Mortgage Inc.
3225 Victory Blvd Suite #10, Staten Island, NY 10306


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

November 13, 2018

209774

James Patrick Gillespie

Allentown

Pennsylvania

December 5, 2018

1770526

Todd Darrin Duke

Lewisville

Texas

December 6, 2018

203839

Brenda S. Breheny

Hopatcong

New Jersey

December 8, 2018

1727610

Shahnoor Paracha

Howard Beach

New York

December 12, 2018

1803412

Frank Dalotto

Massapequa

New York

December 14, 2018

196606

Paul I. Kwon

Blue Bell

Pennsylvania

December 18, 2018

307779

Russel McGarry McQuade

Westminster

California

December 18, 2018

410019

Jamin Romano

Yorktown Heights

New York

December 19, 2018

1294775

Marlon Pador Rodriguez

Hacienda Heights

California

December 20, 2018

257075

Jaime Ivan Laureano

Patterson

New York

December 20, 2018

1799021

Dara Manzi

Englewood

New Jersey

December 21, 2018

1683922

Haley Marie Ferguson

Marshall

Missouri

December 21, 2018

1802642

Heather Rene Risenhoover

Ashland

Missouri

December 24, 2018

121550

Kerry Michael Herschlein

Bayville

New York

December 24, 2018

1248382

Jacqueline Mari Nuculovic

Clinton Township

Michigan

December 24, 2018

1708734

Thomas John Diaz

Grosse Point Park

Michigan

December 24, 2018

1794270

Nyieasha Janelle Moore

Lake Orion

Michigan

December 24, 2018

1794384

Anthony Scott Pearce

Allen Park

Michigan

December 24, 2018

1794431

Brian Douglas Markowicz

Redford

Michigan

December 24, 2018

1794449

Joshua Ryan Zbytowski

Roseville

Michigan

December 24, 2018

1794508

Justin Joseph Voss

Commerce Township

Michigan

December 24, 2018

1794635

Jeffery Allen Mullins

Newport

Michigan

December 24, 2018

1795243

Samuel Gregory Marciniak

Grosse Pointe Woods

Michigan

December 24, 2018

1795696

Brianna Rose MacNeil

Allen Park

Michigan

December 26, 2018

1794464

Sade' Bergeron

Romulus

Michigan

December 26, 2018

1803254

Aaron Edward Smith

Roseville

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1626021

Thomas Clair-Jack Cole

Warren

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1650206

Ali F. Naji

Dearborn Heights

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1698304

Ronald Edward Thomas

Detroit

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1720080

Mohamed Gourich

Detroit

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1731228

Santo Angelo Lupo

Washington

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1783382

Garrett Franz Gasser

Clinton Township

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1794210

Margaret Katherine Brady

Grosse Pointe Park

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1794485

Chiya Haji

Dearborn

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1794554

Ducalex Hung Bui

Detroit

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1803225

Houssain Michael Sareini

Dearborn

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1803446

Lauren Nicole Newsom

Inkster

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1803470

Karl Herbert Ochs

Detroit

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1803507

Kristopher Primo Timchuck

Harrison Township

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1803556

Viktor Palushaj

Clinton Township

Michigan

December 27, 2018

1803622

Juan Pablo Portillo

Dearborn

Michigan

December 28, 2018

1134472

Michael Robert Kane

Saratoga Springs

New York

December 28, 2018

1795106

Salem Rayis

Sterling Heights

Michigan

December 31, 2018

1803938

Chelsea Roya Ravasani-asl

Dearborn

Michigan

January 2, 2019

901601

Cynthia Sirico

Mount Sinai

New York

January 2, 2019

1550636

Carolina Garcia De Mattera

Staten Island

New York

January 2, 2019

1688783

Brian Michael Cassidy

North Babylon

New York

January 3, 2019

484530

Robert Joseph Kopcha

Westwood

New Jersey

January 3, 2019

1469454

Hussein Ali Elachkar

Dearborn

Michigan

January 3, 2019

1604590

Katheran Ann Simons

Columbia

Missouri

January 3, 2019

1731822

Danielle Nicole Brown

Detroit

Michigan

January 3, 2019

1782955

Lucas Robert Bade

Royal Oak

Michigan

January 3, 2019

1783182

Harrison James Palmer

Royal Oak

Michigan

January 3, 2019

1794440

Megan Elizabeth Glasow

Novi

Michigan

January 3, 2019

1794467

Chelsea Marie Overton

Detroit

Michigan

January 3, 2019

1794631

Jamal Toma Dickow

Sterling Heights

Michigan

January 3, 2019

1794640

Jonas Esperance

Detroit

Michigan

January 3, 2019

1803410

Taylor Page Markham

South Lyon

Michigan

January 3, 2019

1803431

Konner Seth McClellan

Lake Orion

Michigan

January 3, 2019

1803465

Jasmyne Marya Taylor

Clinton Township

Michigan

January 3, 2019

1803609

Breyanna Sameramese Pearson

Macomb

Michigan

January 4, 2019

6840

Steven R. Michaels

Atlantic Beach

New York

January 4, 2019

66701

Manuel James Mosquera

Rockville Centre

New York

January 4, 2019

67537

Kenneth Louis Kramer

Howard Beach

New York

January 4, 2019

461453

Steven Vasilantonakis

Brooklyn

New York

January 7, 2019

1662754

Moshe Eli Serour

Southfield

Michigan

January 7, 2019

1719876

Yariani Joann Sosa Romero

Hazel Park

Michigan

January 7, 2019

1731381

Bradley Steven Dsida

Beverly Hills

Michigan

 


SECTION II

January 7, 2019 (PB-FWB)
BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN & CO.
140 Broadway, New York, NY 10005

Authorization to transact the business of Private Bankers issued, effective January 7, 2019.

GENERAL PARTNERS/CLASS 1 LIMITED PARTNERS

Thomas E. Berk Hampton S. Lynch, Jr.
Taylor S. Bodman Michael J. McDonald
John J. Borland Jeffrey B. Meskin
Suzanne E. Brenner Yukinori Nagahisa
G. Scott Clemons Sean Pairceir
Geoffrey M. Cook Jean-Pierre Paquin
Jean Marc Crepin Christopher C. Remondi
Douglas A. Donahue, Jr. William E. Rosensweig
Dario Galindo Jeffrey A. Schoenfeld
Kathryn C. George Kevin W. Stone
Lorrie L. Gordon W. Carter Sullivan III
Timothy E. Hartch Andrew J. F. Tucker
Charles O. Izard William B. Tyree
Michael R. Keller Maroa C. Velez
Radford W. Klotz William J. Whelan, Jr.
Susan C. Livingston Richard H. Witmer

 

CLASS 2 LIMITED PARTNERS

Brian A. Berris Landon Hilliard
Timothy J. Connelly Jared S. Keyes
Carl S. Cutler T. Michael Long
Anthony T. Enders Michael W. McConnell
Alexander T. Ercklentz John P. Molner
John A. Gehret Donald B. Murphy
Elbridge T. Gerry, Jr. John A. Nielson
Kristen F. Giarrusso Eugene C. Rainis
Kyosuke Hashimoto  A. Heaton Robertson III
Ronald J. Hill     Lawrence C. Tucker

 

Permanent capital: $590,000,000.

(These Private Bankers are already under the supervision of the Department.  New Certificate issued by reason of the admission to the firm of Suzanne E. Brenner, G. Scott Clemons, Lorrie L. Gordon, and Michael J. McDonald as General Partners/Class 1 Limited Partners; the conversion of Brian A. Berris from General Partner/Class 1 Limited Partner to Class 2 Limited Partner; and the withdrawal from the firm of Jeffrey R. Holland, a Class 2 Limited Partner.)


January 7, 2019 (PB-FWB)
BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN & CO.
140 Broadway, New York, NY 10005

Certificate of Authorization issued October 9, 2018, to transact the business of Private Bankers revoked, effective January 7, 2019.


January 8, 2019 (CC-LFS)
KAF CHECK CASHING, INC.
25-08 Bridge Plaza South, Long Island City, NY 11101

Effective January 7, 2019, licenses to engage in business as a casher of checks at the following locations were surrendered:

  1. 25-08 Bridge Plaza South, Long Island City, NY 11101
  2. 32-44 Queens Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11101

January 8, 2019 (CC-LFS)
PAY-0-MATIC CHECK CASHING CORP.  
160 Oak Drive, Syosset, New York 11791

Effective December 24, 2018, license to engage in business as a casher of checks for the branch located at 81-18 Northern Boulevard, Jackson Heights, NY 11372, was surrendered.


January 8, 2019 (SB-CRB)
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK
136-65 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Authorization granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at 337 Applegarth Road, Monroe Township, Middlesex County, NJ 08831, surrendered for cancellation.

Office discontinued as of December 19, 2018.


January 8, 2019 (TM-LFS)
MONEYCORP US INC. DBA MONEYCORP
56 Pine Street, Suite 600, Providence, RI 02903

Application for use of DBA Moneycorp was approved effective January 7, 2019.


January 9, 2019 (BK-CEU)
SENECA SAVINGS BANK
35 Oswego Street, Baldwinsville, NY 13027

Application accepted on January 9, 2019, pursuant to Section 96-d of the Banking Law, for the designation of the Hamlet of Bridgeport, towns of Cicero (Onondaga County) and Sullivan (Madison County), New York, as a Banking Development District.  The co-applicant is the Town of Sullivan.


January 11, 2019 (CC-LFS)
ARMAT, LTD
203 West 28th Street, New York, NY 10001

Effective December 14, 2018, the license to engage in business as a casher of checks at 203 West 28th Street, New York, NY 10001 was surrendered.


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

January 4, 2019 (BR-MBD)
Keltron Mortgage Corp.
120-18 101st Avenue, 1st Floor, South Richmond Hill, NY 11419
Effective Date: November 30, 2018

January 4, 2019 (MB-MBD)
Freedom Mortgage Corporation
3 Executive Campus, Suite 300, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Effective Date: January 3, 2019

January 4, 2019 (MB-MBD)
1st Priority Mortgage, Inc.
1367 Ridge Road West, Suite A, Rochester, NY 14615
Effective Date: January 4, 2019

January 8, 2019 (MB-MBD)
United Mortgage Corp.  D/B/As:
NY Finest Funding
United Faith Mortgage
2620 Ditmars Blvd., Ground Floor, Astoria, NY 11105
Effective Date: December 31, 2018

January 9, 2019 (MB-MBD)
Parkside Lending, LLC
333 N. Dobson Rd., Suite 6, Chandler, AZ 85224
Effective Date: January 8, 2019


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

January 3, 2019 (BR-MBD)
Upstate Premier Mortgage, Inc.
201 S. Main Street Suite 2, North Syracuse, NY 13212
Effective Date: August 9, 2018


Approvals issued to engage in the business of mortgage loan origination under Article 12-E of the New York Banking Law.

DATE OF APPROVAL NMLS ID NAME OF APPLICANT CITY STATE SPONSORING ENTITY

January 2, 2019

35376

Kenneth M. Ahrem

Mount Sinai

New York

Cliffco, Inc.

January 2, 2019

1038019

Ronald Lamar Waymer

Jacksonville

Florida

Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC

January 2, 2019

1711790

Richard Douglas West

Columbus

New Jersey

Contour Mortgage Corporation

January 2, 2019

1726155

Xiomara Medina

Coram

New York

Associated Mortgage Bankers, Inc.