Weekly Banking Bulletin

May 7, 2021

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,  Licensed Financial Services and Consumer Examination Unit 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 email 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 BR Mortgage Broker  
BP Budget Planner MS Mortgage Servicer  
CC Check Cashier PF Premium Finance Agency  
CU Credit Union PB Private Banker  
FA Foreign Agency SD Safe Deposit Company 
FB Foreign Branch SF Sale Finance Agency
FR Foreign Representative Office SL Savings and Loan Association
HC Holding Company SB Savings Bank
IC Investment Company SL Student Loans
LL Licensed Lender TM Transmitter of Money
MK Merchant Bank TR Trust Company
MI Miscellaneous VC Virtual Currency
MB Mortgage Banker      

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

April 30, 2021 (TR-CRB)
FLUSHING BANK
260 East RXR Plaza, Uniondale, NY 11556

Notice of intention to close branch office at 170 Old Country Road, Mineola, Nassau County, New York 11501, received.

The comment period on this notice will expire June 7, 2021.


May 3, 2021 (MI-CRB)
PROVIDENT BANK
239 Washington Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Application dated May 3, 2021 for permission to open and occupy a branch office at 1045 Northern Boulevard, Roslyn, Nassau County, New York 11576, received.


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

May 4, 2021 (BR-MBD)
Applicant(s)
Abiola Kayode Majekodunmi
As: Salvation Financial Inc
197 Rt 18 South Suite 201N, East Brunswick, NJ 08816


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

April 30, 2021 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Quicken Loans, LLC
415 Geyser Rd, Ballston Spa, NY 12020

April 30, 2021 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
NLC Loans in lieu of Nations Lending Corporation
22-05 Maple Avenue, 1st Floor, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

April 30, 2021 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Quicken Loans, LLC
4981 Broadway, Depew, NY 14043


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 # Applicant Name City State
December 14, 2020 1672757 Victoria Marie Callihan Ashburn Virginia
December 22, 2020 2073120 Zachary Keith Kurtz Solon Ohio
January 26, 2021 2023604 Xiaodong Huang Edison New Jersey
February 11, 2021 1943525 Hunter Madison Kennah New York New York
February 12, 2021 1947879 Cristian Antonio Rodriguez Columbia Missouri
March 8, 2021 210102 Jeffrey David Toomire Franktown Colorado
March 8, 2021 438547 Eric William Walker Philadelphia Pennsylvania
March 11, 2021 150121 Gisela E. Pratt Mountaintop Pennsylvania
March 24, 2021 481252 Brian C. Gallagher New Canaan Connecticut
March 24, 2021 1879527 Christian Robles Irvine California
March 25, 2021 2024205 Dren Jakupi Staten Island New York
March 26, 2021 1714272 McHenry Francois Fresh Meadows New York
March 29, 2021 2029262 Nicole Gallagher Port Jefferson Station New York
March 29, 2021 2072202 Omar Francisco Sanchez San Ysidro California
April 1, 2021 2067599 Winbern R. Ramalho Amityville New York
April 7, 2021 175864 David Scott Matson Greenwood Village Colorado
April 7, 2021 221387 Anthony Joseph Laurita Kinnelon New Jersey
April 7, 2021 2010779 Craig Allan Zwerling Farmingdale New York
April 7, 2021 2106794 Michael Glenn Genco Brooklyn New York
April 7, 2021 2113776 David E. Frankel Bronx New York
April 12, 2021 980943 Brian Gordon Miller Warren New Jersey
April 13, 2021 1092959 Brian C. Kelly Port Monmouth New Jersey
April 13, 2021 2120942 Karol Sue Daugherty Elmira New York
April 14, 2021 252489 Miao Huang Warren New Jersey
April 15, 2021 1975842 Stephanie Susan Yargeau Machias New York
April 16, 2021 1069248 Charles Anderson Gill Parker Colorado
April 20, 2021 1557363 Edgardo Ismael Gonzalez San Ysidro California
April 20, 2021 1760745 Pedro Manuel Oliva-Pedraza Dallas Texas
April 20, 2021 1948565 Henry Flores Fairfield Connecticut
April 20, 2021 1995294 Brendan Lemp New york New York
April 21, 2021 217342 Jeffrey Pembrook Madden River Forest Illinois
April 21, 2021 1561155 Jamison Drake Levy Oak Forest Illinois
April 21, 2021 2061328 Ekaterina Brovkina Brooklyn New York
April 22, 2021 61764 Sergey Umansky Doylestown Pennsylvania
April 22, 2021 1964307 Gabriel Eduardo Garcia Long Island City New York
April 22, 2021 2111634 Amanda Morgan Worden Forestville New York
April 23, 2021 288051 Aaron Morse Mount Laurel New Jersey
April 23, 2021 930302 Christina Louise Grimes Cedar Hill Texas
April 26, 2021 1917990 Norah Miriam Aamoum New York New York
April 26, 2021 2089681 Matthew Cohen Hackensack New Jersey
April 27, 2021 2008469 Sharon Rossi Rocha Brooklyn New York
April 27, 2021 2093477 Larry Roy Karnes Columbia Missouri
April 27, 2021 2113587 Benjamin Leon Western Centralia Missouri
April 27, 2021 2125248 Ryan Matthew Clearwater Columbia Missouri
April 28, 2021 481433 Brian David Powers Chula Vista California
April 28, 2021 1979995 Kimberly Anne Langborg San Diego California
April 29, 2021 2050357 Katarina DiRosa Watchung New Jersey

SECTION II

April 20, 2021 (SB-CRB)
APPLE BANK FOR SAVINGS
122 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10168

Authorization issued to open and occupy a branch office at 30-98C Steinway Street, Astoria, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11103, on or after April 21, 2021.


April 30, 2021 (TR-CRB)
DIME COMMUNITY BANK
2200 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Authorization granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at 2222 Merrick Road, Merrick, Nassau County, New York 11566, surrendered for cancellation.

Office discontinued as of April 16, 2021


April 30, 2021 (TR-CRB)
DIME COMMUNITY BANK
2200 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Authorization granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at One Huntington Quadrangle, Melville, Town of Huntington, Suffolk County, NY 11747, surrendered for cancellation.

Office discontinued as of April 16, 2021


May 3, 2021 (BK-CRB)
THE BERKSHIRE BANK
4 East 39th Street, New York, NY 10016

Authorization certificate granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at 1119 Avenue J, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11230, surrendered for cancellation. 

Office discontinued as of April 30, 2021.


May 4, 2021 (BK-CRB)
SIGNATURE BANK
565 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10017

Approval given to change the location of branch office from 97-101 Broadway, Borough of Brooklyn, New York 11249 to 185 Broadway, Borough of Brooklyn, New York 11211, on or after May 5, 2021 (The public accommodation office located at 84 Broadway, Borough of Brooklyn, New York 11249 will be closed upon the relocation of the branch office.)


May 5, 2021 (TR-CRB)
POPULAR BANK
11 West 51ST Street, New York, NY 10019

Approval given to change the location of branch office from 5216 Fifth Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11220 to 4502 Fifth Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York 11220, on or after May 6, 2021.


May 5, 2021 (MI-CRB)
BERKSHIRE BANK
24 North Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201

Authorization granting permission to open and occupy a branch office at 100 West Dominick Street, Rome, Oneida County, NY 13440, surrendered for cancellation.

Office discontinued as of April 30, 2021.


May 6, 2021 (BK-CRB)
SIGNATURE BANK
565 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10017

Approval given to change the location of branch office from 421 Hunts Point Avenue, Borough of Bronx, New York 10474 to 1360 East Bay Avenue, Borough of Bronx, New York 10474, on or after May 7, 2021.


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

May 5, 2021 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Guaranteed Rate, Inc.
1111 Military Cutoff Rd, Suite 191, Wilmington, NC 28405


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

April 29, 2021 (MB-MBD)
Family First Funding LLC
850 Third Avenue, Suite 9B, New York, NY 10022
Effective Date: April 7, 2021


Mortgage Banker Branch License Address Changes:

May 5, 2021 (MB-MBD)
Guaranteed Rate, Inc.
From: 650 From Road, Suite 170, Paramus, NJ 07652
To: 61 South Paramus Rd., Suite 265, Paramus, NJ 07652

May 5, 2021 (MB-MBD)
CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC
From: 2 Huntington Quadrangle, Suite 2S01, Melville, NY 11747
To: 35 Pinelawn Road, Suite 212, Melville, NY 11747


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 # Applicant Name City State Sponsoring Entity
April 29, 2021 230958 Deborah Rader Linard Dublin Ohio Keller Mortgage, LLC

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 # Applicant Name City State
April 29, 2021 135035 Joshua Kyle Whitson Avon Indiana
April 29, 2021 203603 Justin Adam Slack Wilmington North Carolina
May 3, 2021 430030 Daniel Francis McDermott Cypress Texas