Who We Are
New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is the parent company of Flagstar Bank, N.A., one of the largest regional banks in the country. The Company is headquartered in Hicksville, New York with regional headquarters in Troy, Michigan. At March 31, 2023, the Company had $123.8 billion of assets, $83.3 billion of loans, deposits of $84.8 billion, and total stockholders’ equity of $10.8 billion.
Flagstar Bank, N.A. operates 435 branches, including strong footholds in the Northeast and Midwest and exposure to high growth markets in the Southeast and West Coast. Flagstar Mortgage operates nationally through a wholesale network of approximately 3,000 third-party mortgage originators.
New York Community Bancorp, Inc., through its subsidiary bank, Flagstar Bank, N.A., has deep roots in two major markets; the Northeast, specifically, New York City and in Michigan. The Company was founded in 1859 as the Queens County Savings Bank, and was the first savings bank chartered by the state of New York in the New York City Borough of Queens. The Company went public in 1993 and has grown organically and through a series of accretive mergers and acquisitions, including its recent acquisition of Flagstar Bancorp, Inc., and the assumption of certain assets and liabilities of the former Signature Bank from the FDIC.
Flagstar Bank’s origins date back to 1987 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan when it was known as First Security Savings Bank. It was chartered as a federal savings bank in 1987 and adopted the Flagstar name in 1996, reflecting a series of acquisitions of its own. Flagstar has a retail presence in four Mid-western states and in California, while its mortgage division conducts business nationally.
What We Do
New York Community Bancorp, Inc. has market-leading positions in several national businesses, including multi-family lending, mortgage origination and servicing, and warehouse lending. The Company is the second-largest multi-family portfolio lender in the country and the leading multi-family portfolio lender in the New York City market area, where it specializes in rent-regulated, non-luxury apartment buildings. Flagstar Mortgage is the 8th largest bank originator of residential mortgages for the 12-months ended March 31, 2023, while we are the industry’s 6th largest sub-servicer of mortgage loans nationwide, servicing 1.5 million accounts with $363 billion in unpaid principal balances. Additionally, the Company is the 2nd largest mortgage warehouse lender nationally based on total commitments.
Established on April 14, 1859 in the village of Flushing, Queens County Savings Bank was the first savings bank chartered by the State of New York in the New York City borough of Queens. Until then, local residents would need to travel to Manhattan to do their banking; the opening of the borough’s first local bank was accordingly met with elation and relief.
While the bank expanded here and there over the course of the next 14 decades, its greatest growth occurred in just the last 15 years. In anticipation of expanding its franchise through the first of several mergers, the Bank changed its name to New York Community Bank on November 21, 2000.
Established in 1875, The Roslyn Savings Bank was the first financial institution headquartered in Nassau County, one of two counties--with Suffolk--that constitute Long Island, New York. Its founders wanted to build a bank that would provide the Island’s residents with a safe place for their savings, as well as the financial assistance they’d need to build or purchase homes.
Today, Roslyn Savings Bank serves Long Island’s businesses and consumers through conveniently located branch offices throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Richmond County Savings Bank is the third oldest of our divisions, with roots that go back to October 30, 1886. It was then that the bank was established to serve those who lived and worked on Staten Island, and it was less than one year later that it made its first mortgage loan.
Originally located in the Odd Fellows Building at the corner of Richmond Terrace and Broadway, the Bank today has conveniently located branch locations throughout Staten Island.
Roosevelt Savings Bank was established in 1895 on the corner of Gates Avenue and Broadway in Brooklyn under the name “Eastern District Savings Bank.” In 1920, the bank changed its name to honor the memory of the nation’s 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt.
In February 1999, Roosevelt Savings Bank merged with and into Roslyn Bancorp, which merged with and into New York Community Bancorp, Inc. in October 2003. Today, Roosevelt Savings Bank serves its customers through seven branches in Brooklyn.
Atlantic Bank was established in the mid-1920s and was acquired by New York Community Bancorp, Inc. on April 28, 2006. With full-service branches in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Westchester, and Nassau County, Atlantic Bank offers a comprehensive menu of financial services for small and mid-size businesses, commercial real estate investors, consumers, and their families.
Garden State Community Bank was established in 2008, when we combined all the branches of four smaller New Jersey-based divisions--First Savings Bank of New Jersey, Ironbound Bank, Penn Federal Savings Bank, and Synergy Bank—into a single division with a highly relatable name.
While Penn Federal Savings Bank and Synergy Bank were directly acquired in 2007, First Savings Bank of New Jersey and Ironbound Bank were acquired in 1999 by Richmond County Financial Corp., which subsequently merged with NYCB.
Established in 1889 as the Ohio Savings Home Loan and Building Co., and has continued to serve customers and communities for more than 156 years. The bank’s initial expansion was limited to Ohio until it opened its first Florida branch in 1989. Eleven years later, it expanded again, this time to Arizona. And seven years later, it changed its name to AmTrust Bank.
On December 4, 2009, AmTrust Bank became the newest member of our banking family, the first of our divisions to serve customers in non-contiguous states. Four months later, we elected to pay tribute to its forebear, by operating our 28 branches in Ohio under a more suitable name: Ohio Savings Bank.
AmTrust Bank is one of the more recent additions that has been serving customers and communities for more than 156 years.
The first branch of AmTrust Bank opened its doors in the late 1980s, when Ohio Savings Bank opened the first of its branches in south coastal Florida under the “AmTrust Bank” name. Eleven years later, it expanded again--this time to Arizona--and on December 4, 2009, it joined our banking family. With our acquisition of Desert Hills Bank less than four months later, we further expanded our franchise in the Grand Canyon State. Today, AmTrust Bank serves its customers through conveniently located branches in central Arizona and Florida.