In accordance with Governor Lamont's emergency declaration, employees and the public are asked to observe social distancing measures to ensure communal safety and to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). People are asked to work from home and telecommute wherever possible. Adhering to these instructions, the Department of Banking has closed its offices to the public. However, agency staff will continue to provide services to consumers and industry through telework. When contacting the Department, please use electronic communication whenever possible. Agency staff will continue to check voicemails during this time. Consumers are encouraged to use our online form for complaints. If you are unsure where to send an inquiry, you may send it to and it will be routed appropriately. Thank you for your patience during this time.

The Department of Banking News Bulletin 

Bulletin # 2715
Week Ending March 4, 2016

This bulletin constitutes the only official notification you will receive from this office concerning any of the following applications.  Any observations you may have are solicited.  Any comments should be in writing to Jorge L. Perez, Banking Commissioner, Department of Banking, 260 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103-1800.  Written comments will be considered only if they are received within ten days from the date of this bulletin.

Branch Activity

Section 36a-145 of the Connecticut General Statutes requires certain applications for a branch, or for a limited branch at which loans will be made, address how the establishment of the branch will be consistent with safe and sound banking practices and promote the public convenience and advantage.  Plans are submitted when such applications are filed and are available for public inspection and comment at this Department for a period of 30 days.  Questions concerning branch activity should be directed to the Financial Institutions Division, (860) 240-8180.

Date Bank Location Activity-Branch Type
Farmington Bank
Farmington Bank Lending Center
1809 Black Rock Turnpike
Fairfield, CT  06825
Opening Date - Loan
Production Office
United Bank
6958 Aviation Boulevard, Suite A/B
Glen Burnie, MD  21061
Application Approved -
Loan Production Office
Liberty Bank
190 Main Street
Middletown, CT  06457
315 Main Street
Middletown, CT  06457
Effective Date of
branch consolidation
(limited to full service)

Consent Order
On February 22, 2016, the Commissioner entered into a Consent Order with Intercap Lending Inc. (“Intercap”) (NMLS # 190465), Aliso Viejo, California.  The Commissioner alleged that Intercap changed the address of its main office specified on its most recent filing with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry (“NMLS”) and failed to file such change with NMLS at least 30 calendar days prior to such change and, in connection with such address change, failed to provide, directly to the Commissioner, a bond rider or endorsement, or addendum, as applicable, to the surety bond on file with the Commissioner that reflects the address of the main office, in violation of Section 36a-490(b) of the Connecticut General Statutes.  As part of the Consent Order, Intercap paid $500 as a civil penalty.
      Dated: Tuesday, March 8, 2016

      Jorge L. Perez
      Banking Commissioner