Weekly Banking Bulletin

December 14, 2018

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

December 11, 2018 (MI-CRB)
NEW MILLENNIUM BANK
222 Bridge Plaza South, Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Application dated December 5, 2018 for permission to open and occupy a branch office at 141-28A Northern Boulevard, Flushing, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11354, received.

 

December 10, 2018 (SF-LFS)
TAMMAC HOLDINGS CORPORATION
100 Commerce Boulevard, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, 18702

Notification received for a change of main address from 100 Commerce Boulevard, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, 18702 to 613 Baltimore Drive, Suite 1, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, 18702.

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

 

December 11, 2018 (LL-LFS)
OMNI FINANCIAL OF NEVADA, INC.
6655 W. Sahara Avenue, Suite C104, Las Vegas, NV 89146

Application received for a license to engage in business as a licensed lender.

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.

 

December 12, 2018 ((TM-LFS)
ROBINHOOD CRYPTO, LLC.
85 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025

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

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.

The comment period on this notice will expire on December 18, 2018.

 

December 13, 2018 (TM-LFS)
MONEYCORP US INC.
56 Pine Street, Suite 600, Providence, Rhode Island 02903

Notification received for the use of DBA Moneycorp.

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

 

December 14, 2018 (TM-LFS)
INTERNET ESCROW SERVICES, INC.
180 Montgomery Street, Suite 650, San Francisco, CA 94104

Application received for a license to engage in business as a transmitter of money at 180 Montgomery Street, Suite 650, San Francisco, CA 94104.

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.

 

December 14, 2018 (CC-LFS)
CHECKCHANGERS NEW YORK, LLC.
8405 20th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11214

Application received for change of control whereby CheckChangers New York, LLC will acquire 100% of the assets of M M R Check Cashing Corp. located at 54-10 Flushing Avenue, Maspeth, Queens, NY 11378.

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.

Any comments or objections should be submitted in writing, within ten business days, by December 31, 2018.

 

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

December 12, 2018 (MB-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Donald John Casey
Edward Cronin Ahern
Kenneth John Kane
Nikolaos P. Athanasiou
Rebecca Dianne Blabolil
Timothy Brandt Gustavson
Victor Francis Ciardelli, III
Walter Patrick Mullen
Bradley Thomas DeKuiper
As: GR Affinity, LLC
In Lieu of True Name Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC
1800 W Larchmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60613

 

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

December 12, 2018 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Rate, Inc.
12121 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 350, Los Angeles, CA 90025

 

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

December 11, 2018 (MB-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Gary Broxmeyer
Michael Broxmeyer
Ralph Cusano
Georgianna Findlay Finn
Lawrence P. Finn, III
Lawrence Paul Finn, Jr.
Robert Vito LaCosta
To acquire interest in:
Academy Mortgage Corp.
105 Conklin Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735

December 12, 2018 (BR-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Charles John Bucciarelli
To acquire interest in:
Preferred Mortgage Corporation of New York
1674 Empire Blvd., Suite 200, Webster, NY 14580

 

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

July 6, 2018

739584

Diana Lynn Lombard

Canton

Michigan

September 14, 2018

428977

Melanie Dawn De Sousa

Euless

Texas

October 29, 2018

1692028

Thomas W. Clifford

West Islip

New York

October 30, 2018

182740

Irving Aryeh Shnidman

Baltimore

Maryland

October 31, 2018

1730931

Sholom Silvestri

Fair Lawn

New Jersey

November 2, 2018

1527377

Blair Charles Varnado

Rochester

New York

November 12, 2018

242725

Dan Charles Petersen

Sacramento

California

November 12, 2018

1540799

Shick Yoon

Chatsworth

California

November 21, 2018

179681

Justin Michael Davitch

Conshohocken

Pennsylvania

November 29, 2018

1012614

Eric Tedmund Pettigrew

Aubrey

Texas

November 29, 2018

1650269

Yoanna Reyes

Detroit

Michigan

November 30, 2018

1771491

Zachary Andrew Thornton

Cleveland

Ohio

 

 

 

SECTION II

September 26, 2018 (FB-FWB)
CAIXA GERAL DE DEPOSITOS, S.A.
Av. Joao XXI, 63-1000-300, Lisbon, Portugal

Voluntary liquidation, pursuant to Section 605.11 of the New York Banking Law, of its New York branch located at 733 Third Avenue, New York, New York 10017, was completed.  License surrendered as of September 26, 2018

 

October 29, 2018 (TM-LFS)
AYAAN INC.
600 Meadowlands Parkway – Suite 21, Secaucus, NJ 07094

License to engage in business as a money transmitter company was surrendered.

 

December 6, 2018 (TM-LFS)
SKRILL USA, INC.
100 N. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 2120, Miami, Florida 33132

Application for change of location from 200 Vesey Street 24th Floor, New York, New York 10281 to 100 N. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 2120, Miami, Florida 33132 was approved effective December 6, 2018.

 

December 7, 2018 (TR-CRB)
ORANGE BANK & TRUST COMPANY
212 Dolson Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940

Authorization Certificate issued November 19, 2018, granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at 859-861 Franklin Avenue, Thornwood, Town of Mount Pleasant, Westchester County, NY 10594, surrendered for cancellation.

This office was never operational. (Rather than opening a new branch, the bank will relocate its branch office at 5-7 West Cross Street, Suite 7A, Hawthorne, Town of Mount Pleasant, Westchester County, NY 10532, to the above location.)

 

December 7, 2018 (TR-CRB)
BNB BANK
2200 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, New York 11932

Approval given to change the location of the branch office from 200 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck, Nassau County, New York 11021 to 98 Cuttermill Road, Great Neck, Nassau County, New York 11021, on or after December 8, 2018.

 

December 12, 2018 (SB-CRB)
EMIGRANT BANK
6 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017

Notification received, in accordance with Supervisory Policy G 8, of the establishment of representative offices to be located at:

  1. 3301 Bonita Beach Road, Suite 204, Bonita Springs, Lee County, Florida 34134; and
  2. 55 Madison Avenue, Suite 400, Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey 07960.
 

December 12, 2018 (TM-LFS)
DFJ VENTURE XI, L.P.
2882 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Application for a change of control, whereby DFJ Venture XI, L.P. acquired 16.61% of Remitly, Inc., 1111 Third Avenue, Suite 2100, Seattle, WA 98101, was approved, effective November 15, 2018.

 

December 12, 2018 (TM-LFS)
SG GROWTH PARTNERS III, LP
402 West 13th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10014

Application for a change of control, whereby SG Growth Partners III, LP acquired 16.29% of Remitly, Inc., 1111 Third Avenue, Suite 2100, Seattle, WA 98101, was approved, effective November 15, 2018.

 

December 12, 2018 (TM-LFS)
NASPERS FINTECH INVESTMENTS B.V.
Taurusavenue 105, Hoofddorp, Netherlands 2132 LS

Application for a change of control, whereby Naspers Fintech Investments B.V. acquired 22.55% of Remitly, Inc., 1111 Third Avenue, Suite 2100, Seattle, WA 98101, was approved, effective November 15, 2018.

 

December 13, 2018, (PF - LFS)
IPFS OF NEW YORK, LLC
1055 Broadway, 11th Floor, Kansas City, Missouri 64105

A license rider was issued to reflect the relocation of a branch office effective December 10, 2018, as follows: 

From:   1122 Lady Street, Suite 940, Columbia, South Carolina 29202
To: 1122 Lady Street, Suite 1080, Columbia, South Carolina 29201

 

 

December 14, 2018 (CC-LFS)
PAY-O-MATIC CHECK CASHING CORP.
160 Oak Drive, Syosset, NY 11791

Application to open a licensed casher of checks branch at 86 West Broadway, New York, NY 10007 was approved.

 

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

December 12, 2018 (MB-MBD)
Movement Mortgage, LLC
41 Madison Avenue, 31st Floor, Suite 3114, New York, NY 10010
Effective Date: December 12, 2018

 

Mortgage Broker Certificate Address Changes:

December 12, 2018 (BR-MBD)
Embassy Funding LLC
From: 216 Congers Road, Suite #300-A, New City, NY 10956-6261
To: 216 Congers Road, Suite 3-A, New City, NY 10956

December 12, 2018 (BR-MBD)
BMC Residential LLC
From: 277 North Avenue, 277 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801
To: 371 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801

 

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

December 5, 2018

31463

Anthony DiNapoli

Red Bank

New Jersey

December 5, 2018

35204

Peter Fister

Westerly

Rhode Island

December 5, 2018

67192

Randall Scott Wittmann

Candler

North Carolina

December 5, 2018

293587

Wesam Berjaoui

East Brunswick

New Jersey

December 5, 2018

396683

Yousuf Hanif

Potomac

Maryland

December 5, 2018

535368

Eric Mark Richman

Broomall

Pennsylvania

December 5, 2018

621122

Mildred Renee Collins-Kelly

Frisco

Texas

December 5, 2018

862606

Hernan Elias Prada

Miami

Florida

December 5, 2018

904131

Annette Bui

Newport Beach

California

December 5, 2018

915060

Alfredo Valenzuela Lujan

Dallas

Texas

December 5, 2018

1022873

Patricia Josette Sandoval

Denver

Colorado

December 5, 2018

1359522

Krystal Basile

Colts Neck

New York

December 5, 2018

1509747

Vance Jeffrey Hagan

Phoenix

Arizona

December 5, 2018

1608303

Daniel E. Ferenchak

Bethlehem

Pennsylvania

December 5, 2018

1654746

Kyle Michael Clarke

McKees Rocks

Pennsylvania

December 5, 2018

1666791

Thomas Jiang Liu

Ridgewood

New York

December 5, 2018

1716841

Luis M. Gutierrez

Lafayette

New Jersey

December 11, 2018

30945

George Nickolas Barris

Pleasant Ridge

Michigan

December 11, 2018

872148

Michael George Bruggeman

Bloomfield Hills

Michigan

December 11, 2018

1016467

Ralph William Pacheco

Chino Hills

California

December 11, 2018

1055094

Marcel Anthony Dobine

Detroit

Michigan

December 11, 2018

1500742

Jason Robert Trotte

Scotch Plains

New Jersey

December 11, 2018

1540907

Elizabeth M. Poe-Abad

Jamaica

New York

December 11, 2018

1639459

Farhan Abdulhamid Patel

Dearborn

Michigan

December 11, 2018

1662968

Schmia Michelle Davis

Belleville

Michigan

December 11, 2018

1742300

Candice Symone Johnson

Detroit

Michigan

December 11, 2018

1743361

Breanna Weston

Redford

Michigan

December 11, 2018

1751453

Nathaniel Dishon Elem

Ecorse

Michigan