Weekly Banking Bulletin

November 24, 2023

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 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

BKBankMBMortgage Banker
BPBudget PlannerBRMortgage Broker
CCCheck CasherMSMortgage Servicer
CUCredit UnionPFPremium Finance Agency
FAForeign AgencyPBPrivate Banker
FBForeign BranchSBSavings Bank
FRForeign Representative OfficeSDSafe Deposit Company
HCHolding CompanySFSales Finance Agency
ICInvestment CompanySLSavings and Loan Association
LLLicensed LenderSLStudent Loans
LPLimited Purpose Trust CompanyTMTransmitter of Money
MKMerchant BankTRTrust Company
MIMiscellaneousVCVirtual Currency

Regulatory Unit Codes

CMCapital Markets
CRBCommunity and Regional Banks
CEUConsumer Examination Unit
FWBForeign and Wholesale Banks
LFSLicensed Financial Services
MBDMortgage Banking
RIDResearch and Innovation Division

 


SECTION I

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

November 16, 2023 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC
26931 Detroit Road, Westlake, OH 44145
November 16, 2023 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
emm loans llc
1136 Front Street, Vestal, NY 13850


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

November 21, 2023 (MB-MBD)
Applicant(s) Donald Maita II
To acquire interest in:
NJ Lenders Corp.   D/B/As:
Home Owners Mortgage Express
LendGen
Silver Bay Lending
219 Paterson Avenue, Suite 1, Little Falls, NJ 07424


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 ApplicationNMLS #Applicant NameCityState
November 1, 20231652378Eric EstevezRoselle ParkNew Jersey
November 16, 2023270095John Andrew HaberlHuntington BeachCalifornia
November 16, 20232525591Christina Elizabeth StrutzColumbiaMissouri

SECTION II

November 16, 2023 (CC-LFS)
COLLEGE POINT CHECK CASHING, INC.
18-12A College Point Blvd, College Point, New York, 11356

The license to engage in business as a casher of checks at the following location has been surrendered, effective October 20, 2023:

Limited Station office: Calvary Hospital, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461.


November 21, 2023 (SB-CRB)
APPLE BANK FOR SAVINGS
122 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10168

Approval given to change the location of branch office from102-35 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11375 to 98-08 Queens Boulevard, Rego Park, Borough of Queens, City of New York 11374, on or after November 22, 2023.


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

November 16, 2023 (MB-MBD)
Zillow Home Loans, LLC
2600 Michelson Drive, Suite 1201, Irvine, CA 92612


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

November 21, 2023 (MB-MBD)
Full Service Branch
Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
7001 Heritage Village Plaza Suite 250, 255 & 260, Gainesville, VA 20155


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

November 22, 2023 (MB-MBD)
Planet Home Lending, LLC
236 Brodhead Road, Suite 140, Bethlehem, PA 18017
Effective Date: November 20, 2023


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

November 22, 2023 (MS-MBD)
Specialized Loan Servicing LLC
From: 8742 Lucent Blvd., Suite 300, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
To: 6200 S. Quebec St., Suite 300, Greenwood Village, CO 80111