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New York State Department of Financial Services

Weekly Bulletin

April 20, 2012

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.This Weekly Bulletin may also be viewed online at the Department’s Web site at:  http://www.dfs.ny.gov

SECTION II
Section II 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

BP

Budget Planner

CC

Check Casher

CU

Credit Union

FA

Foreign Agency

FB

Foreign Branch

FR

Foreign Representative Office

HC

Holding Company

IC

Investment Company

LL

Licensed Lender

MK

Merchant Bank

MI

Miscellaneous

MB

Mortgage Banker

BR

Mortgage Broker

MS

Mortgage Servicer

PF

Premium Finance Agency

PB

Private Banker

SD

Safe Deposit Company

SF

Sales Finance Agency

SL

Savings and Loan Association

SB

Savings Bank

TM

Transmitter of Money

TR

Trust Company

REGULATORY UNIT CODES

CRB

Community and Regional Banks

CSD

Consumer Services

FWB

Foreign and Wholesale Banks

LFS

Licensed Financial Services

MBD

Mortgage Banking


SECTION l

March 30, 2012 (TM-LFS)
METRO REMITTANCE CENTER, INC.
41-60 Main Street, Suite 309, Flushing, New York 11355

Notification of a change of a licensed money transmitter business location from 41-70 Main Street #A4, Flushing, New York 11355 to 41-60 Main Street, Suite 309, Flushing, New York 11355, was received.

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.


April 13, 2012 (BK-CRB)
SIGNATURE BANK
565 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10017

Application dated April 10, 2012 for permission to open and occupy a branch office at 360 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, Town of Smithtown, Suffolk County, NY 11788, received.


April 18, 2012 (FB-FWB)
BANCO ESPANOL DE CREDITO, S.A.
Avenida Gran Via de Hortaleza, no. 3 28043 Madrid, Spain

Notice pursuant to Section 605.11 of the Banking Law of the intention to voluntarily liquidate its New York branch located at 730 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10019, received.


April 19, 2012 (FR-FWB)
BANCO PINE S.A.
Edifício Business Tower, Av. Das Nações Unidas, 8.501-30th Floor, 05425-070 São Paulo SP, Brazil

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


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

April 18, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Evan J. Mitnick
Alyse Mitnick
Andrew Slutzky
As: Anchor Street Mortgage, LLC
181 New Road, Suite 308, Parsippany, NJ 07054 5625


Mortgage Broker Certificate Name Change Received:

April 12, 2012 (BR-MBD)
From: Rand Mortgage LLC
To: Hudson United Mortgage LLC


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 22, 2011

198043

Kyle Jason Thomas

North Royalton

OH

August 2, 2011

492141

Frank Matthew Guill

Livonia

MI

September 7, 2011

786432

Melinda  Agostino

Metuchen

NJ

September 20, 2011

204599

Carlo Joseph Hernandez

Huntington Beach

CA

November 2, 2011

73058

Joseph James Rondinelli

Northvale

NJ

November 17, 2011

93685

Peter James Pescatore

Mt. Sinai

NY

December 13, 2011

423436

Stephen Lee Hewins

Denver

CO

January 10, 2012

386943

Mario Lasean Boone

Arlington

TX

January 11, 2012

441888

Lisa A Mitzen

Saratoga Springs

NY

January 24, 2012

441859

Bernadette J Ellis

Latham

NY

January 27, 2012

12381

Roberto  Tortorici

Forked River

NJ

February 2, 2012

441911

John  Fronczak

E Amherst

NY

February 7, 2012

441901

Amy C Pellerin-Criss

Plattsburgh

NY

February 7, 2012

441903

Aletha A Cummings

Poestenskill

NY

February 9, 2012

62982

Michele R Nobles

Clay

NY

February 27, 2012

67594

Marcella S Teeter

Syracuse

NY

February 29, 2012

236938

Daniel Kevin Gear

Kinnelon

NJ

March 7, 2012

255139

Blake Horace Field

Chicago

IL

March 8, 2012

358714

Michael Anthony Cook

Wellsville

NY

March 13, 2012

396825

Edward  Bignardelli

Freeport

NY

March 18, 2012

6181

Earl Roy Black

Marlton

NJ

March 19, 2012

680415

David P White

Farmington

NY

March 19, 2012

68148

Kelli Kendrick Hawkins

Euless

TX

March 19, 2012

344931

Jordan Eric Meyers

New Albany

OH

March 20, 2012

150886

Allen G Munier

Long Beach

NY

March 20, 2012

862339

Mutampuka Mathews Musonda

Dallas

TX

March 20, 2012

339695

Richard David Newton

Novi

MI

March 20, 2012

872142

Silva Salim Sokana

Sterling Heights

MI

March 20, 2012

887596

Matthew John Majowka

Wantagh

NY

March 21, 2012

860567

Sean Patrick Burns

Howell

MI

March 21, 2012

861699

Scott Daniel Wilson

Madison Heights

MI

March 21, 2012

585488

Twyanetta Dine Sims

Ann Arbor

MI

March 22, 2012

872154

Marjan  Krcic

Farmington Hills

MI

March 22, 2012

235860

Glenn Anthony La Mattina

Lincoln Park

NJ

March 22, 2012

861718

Andrew Jackson Hefner

Phoenix

AZ

March 22, 2012

872133

Kohl Adam Houghtaling

Madison Heights

MI

March 23, 2012

119750

Marcia Louise Murphy

Charlotte

NC

March 23, 2012

873176

Angela Marie Ersoy

Frisco

TX

March 23, 2012

889013

Phyllis  Zanichkowsky

Sound Beach

NY

March 23, 2012

888646

Jacqueline  Torres

Brightwaters

NY

March 27, 2012

397637

Emily Elizabeth Elbert

Chandler

AZ

March 27, 2012

638042

Angela C Hoag

Albany

NY

March 27, 2012

146600

Adam James Poterek

Chesterfield

MI

March 27, 2012

828465

David C Carroll

North Providence

RI

March 27, 2012

872130

Andrew Mark Lewis

Detroit

MI

April 13, 2012

842562

Robert James Zuppe

New City

NY

April 13, 2012

810617

Edward M Bellaire

Lancaster

NY


SECTION II

April 12, 2012 (BK-CRB)
AMALGAMATED BANK
275 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York 10001

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

The amendment gives the Amalgamated Bank the right to repurchase outstanding shares of its Series B Preferred Stock.


April 12, 2012 (LL-LFS)
SANTANDER CONSUMER USA INC., U/A/N SANTANDER AUTO FINANCE U/A/N DRIVE FINANCIAL U/A/N ROADLOANS
8585 North Stemmons Freeway, Suite 1100-N, Dallas, TX 75247

An Application for a change of control of Santander Consumer USA Inc. u/a/n Santander Auto Finance u/a/n Drive Financial u/a/n Roadloans, an Article 9 licensed lender under Section 340 of the New York Banking Law, was approved.  Sponsor Auto Finance Holdings Series LP has acquired 25% of the stock of the licensee. In addition, Dundon DFS, LLC has increased its stock ownership to 10% and Santander Holdings USA, inc. will maintain 65% stock ownership of the licensee.


April 13, 2012 (MI-CRB)
LANDMARK COMMUNITY BANK
2 South Main Street, Pittston, PA 18640

Notification received, in accordance with Supervisory Policy G 8, of the establishment of a representative office to be located at 1140 Avenue of the Americas (9th Floor), Borough of Manhattan, City of New York 10036.


April 16, 2012 (BK-CRB)
BANCO POPULAR NORTH AMERICA
11 West 51st Street, New York, New York 10019

The Superintendent pursuant to Section 301 (a) (5) (B) of the New York Business Corporation Law, has approved the use of the word or derivative of the word “bank” in Popular Community Bank, the assumed name of Banco Popular North America.


April 16, 2012 (BK-CRB)
AMERICAN COMMUNITY BANK
300 Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542

Authorization issued to open and occupy a branch office at 285 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola, Nassau County, NY 11501, on or after April 17, 2012.


April 16, 2012 (BK-CRB)
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY BANK
116-120 Main Street, Little Valley, NY 14755

Approval given to change the location of branch office from 110 Park Street, South Dayton, Cattaraugus County, NY 14138 to 517 Pine Street, South Dayton, Cattaraugus County, NY 14138, on or after April 17, 2012.


April 16, 2012 (TR-CRB)
CHEMUNG CANAL TRUST COMPANY
One Chemung Canal Plaza, Elmira, NY 14902

Applicant notified in writing that no objection will be interposed to the establishment of an electronic facility (automated teller machine) at Collegetown Bagels, 415 College Avenue, Ithaca, Tompkins County, NY 14850.


April 16, 2012 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY  14203

Applicant notified in writing that no objection will be interposed to the establishment of electronic facilities (automated teller machines) at the following three locations:

  1. Sheetz Inc. Convenience Store, 2905 Rockford Street, Mount Airy, Surry County, NC 27030;
  2. Sheetz Inc. Convenience Store, 1138 South Main Street, Graham, Alamance County, NC 27253; and
  3. Sheetz Inc. Convenience Store, 135 Market Street, Zion Crossroads, Louisa County, VA 22942.

April 17, 2012 (TR-CRB)
MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY
One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203

Authorization Certificate issued September 17, 2007 granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at 398 Harrisburg Avenue, Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA 17603, surrendered for cancellation.

Office discontinued as of April 6, 2012.


April 17, 2012 (CB-CRB)
STEUBEN TRUST COMPANY
One Steuben Square, Hornell, NY 14843

“Certificate of Amendment of the Organization Certificate of Steuben Trust Company under Section 8005 of the Banking Law” was approved and filed in the Office of the Superintendent of Banks.

The amendment provides for a statement regarding the Business Judgment Rule in considering any transaction for the Board of Directors of the Company.


April 17, 2012 (SF-LFS)
GATEWAY ONE LENDING & FINANCE, LLC
160 N. Riverview Drive, Suite 100, Anaheim, Orange County, CA  92808

License rider issued to reflect a change of branch location from 13560 Morris Road, Suite 1350, Fulton County, GA  30004 to 13560 Morris Road, Suite 1250, Fulton County, GA  30004.


April 17, 2012 (SF-LFS)
AMERICAN SUZUKI FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANY LLC
U/A/N AMERICAN SUZUKI FINANCIAL SERVICES U/A/N ASFS 
7159 Corklan Drive, Jacksonville, Duval County, FL 32258

Branch license issued to engage in business as a sales finance company at 17500 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR 72223.


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

April 12, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
WCS Lending, LLC
76 South Orange Avenue, Suite 206, South Orange, NJ 07079
Effective Date: April 06, 2012

April 18, 2012 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Homestead Funding Corp.
84 Court Street, Suite 414, Binghamton, NY 13901
Effective Date: April 13, 2012


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

April 17, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Ambrosio S. Teniozo DBA AST Mortgage Center
66 Sweetgum Lane, Miller Place, NY 11764 3009


Application to assume inactive status as a registered mortgage broker pursuant to Article 12-D of the Banking Law approved:

April 12, 2012 (BR-MBD)
GCS Mortgage, Inc.
31 East 32nd Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016
Effective Date: March 16, 2012

April 12, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Thousand Island Equities, Inc.
151 Orinoco Drive, Brightwaters, NY 11718 1328
Effective Date: March 29, 2012

April 12, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Marquis Funding Inc.
112-08 Jamaica Avenue, #1F, Richmond Hill, NY 11418 2425
Effective Date: April 02, 2012


Mortgage Broker Certificate Address Changes:

April 18, 2012 (BR-MBD)
John Wittschen DBA JSJ Consulting
From: 43 Main Street, Suite 7, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
To: 14 School Lane, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978 2220

April 18, 2012 (BR-MBD)
1st In Service Mortgages Inc.
From: 340 Jericho Turnpike, Floral Park, NY 11001
To: 220 Mineola Boulevard, Suite 1, Mineola, NY 11501 2533


Mortgage Banker Branch License Address Changes:

April 18, 2012 (MB-MBD)
MLD Mortgage Inc. D/B/A The Money Store
Additional DBA(S): Mortgage Lending Direct
From: 5301 North Federal Highway, Suite 215, Boca Raton, FL 33487
To: 5301 North Federal Highway, Suite 140, Boca Raton, FL 33487


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

April 17, 2012 (BR-MBD)
Applicant(s)
MEHTASB LLC
To acquire interest in:
Lenderlive Network, Inc. d/b/a LL Network
710 South Ash Street, Suite 200, Glendale, CO 80246 1989


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 residential property:

Date Application Withdrawn

NMLS ID

Name of Applicant

City & State of Residence

June 30, 2011

257920

Jesse  Bellenger III

Riverview

FL

April 12, 2012

298623

Robert Alan Wenger

Blooming Grove

NY

April 16, 2012

390117

Stephen Tyler Sterling

Jacksonville

FL

April 16, 2012

173386

Tommy  Jovanovski

Macomb Township

MI

April 19, 2012

351642

Payam  Tousi

Lyndhurst

OH

April 19, 2012

199495

Patrick Joseph Messina

Brightwaters

NY

April 19, 2012

179604

Rudolph Michel Renelique

Woodmere

NY


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

April 9, 2012

85095

Abdias D Ramos

Maplewood

NJ

Mortgage Access Corp.

April 11, 2012

407645

Darlene R Williams

Hamburg

NY

Premium Mortgage Corp.

April 17, 2012

341225

Sewkumarie  Singh

Freeport

NY

New Apple Funding Corp.

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