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Investors Bancorp to double its Long Island operations with Gold Coast deal


The $64 million acquisition is the first for Investors since it was freed from a regulatory order tied to Bank Secrecy Act compliance.


Latest New York de novo will court middle-market firms


Piermont Bank, set to open this week, will be the city's second new bank this year.


Vernon Hill’s back in New York, and the playbook looks familiar


A lot has changed since Hill first entered the city, but he is determined to stick with the branch-dependent strategy he relied on before his ouster from Commerce Bank a decade ago.


Piper Jaffray to buy Sandler O'Neill for nearly $500 million


The merger will create a firm with heft in financial services M&A, fixed income and equity research.


Manafort pleads not guilty to New York mortgage fraud charges


Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty in a New York mortgage fraud case — state charges that are beyond the reach of a presidential pardon.


As California mulls rules for payday loan alternative, rifts emerge


Companies that offer early access to earned wages want a regulatory framework for their fast-growing industry. But the bill under consideration in Sacramento is exposing big divisions in the sector.


New York moves to ban confessions of judgment for out-of-state loans


New York lawmakers took steps to prevent predatory lenders from using the state's court system to seize the assets of small businesses nationwide.


New York de novo debuts after raising $131 million


Grasshopper Bancorp will target the innovation economy in New York City and other markets across the country.


PDL Community in New York to buy mortgage lender


The parent of Ponce Bank has agreed to acquire Mortgage World Bankers.


In mortgages, these banks zigged while many others zagged


While regulation and nonbank competition are spooking some banks, others believe low funding costs and the right relationships can help them succeed.