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Friday, December 11, 2009

Unofficial Problem Bank List, Dec 11, 2009

by Calculated Risk on 12/11/2009 09:09:00 PM

This is an unofficial list of Problem Banks compiled only from public sources.

NOTE: This was compiled prior to the bank failures today.

Changes and comments from surferdude808:

Last week’s closings by the FDIC contributed to a decline in the number of institutions and assets on the Unofficial Problem Bank List.

The list includes 539 institutions with aggregate assets of $298.1 billion down from 542 and $310 billion last week. There were 6 failures last Friday that had combined assets of $12.8 billion, which mostly came from the collapse of AmTrust Bank ($11.4 billion). There was one other removal from the list as the OCC terminated its Supervisory Agreement against Beach First National Bank.

This week there are 4 additions, which include Saehan Bank, Los Angeles, CA ($829 million); Phoenixville Federal Bank and Trust, Phoenixville, PA ($381 million); Pierce Commercial Bank, Tacoma, WA ($267 million); and Bank of Shorewood, Shorewood, IL ($141 million).
The list is compiled from regulator press releases or from public news sources (see Enforcement Action Type link for source). The FDIC data is released monthly with a delay, and the Fed and OTC data is more timely. The OCC data is a little lagged. Credit: surferdude808.

Note: The FDIC announced there were 552 bank on the official Problem Bank list at the end of Q3. The difference is a mostly a matter of timing - some enforcement actions haven't been announced yet, and others may be pending.

See description below table for Class and Cert (and a link to FDIC ID system).

For a full screen version of the table click here.

The table is wide - use scroll bars to see all information!

NOTE: Columns are sortable - click on column header (Assets, State, Bank Name, Date, etc.)

Class: from FDIC
The FDIC assigns classification codes indicating an institution's charter type (commercial bank, savings bank, or savings association), its chartering agent (state or federal government), its Federal Reserve membership status (member or nonmember), and its primary federal regulator (state-chartered institutions are subject to both federal and state supervision). These codes are:
  • N National chartered commercial bank supervised by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
  • SM State charter Fed member commercial bank supervised by the Federal Reserve
  • NM State charter Fed nonmember commercial bank supervised by the FDIC
  • SA State or federal charter savings association supervised by the Office of Thrift Supervision
  • SB State charter savings bank supervised by the FDIC
  • Cert: This is the certificate number assigned by the FDIC used to identify institutions and for the issuance of insurance certificates. Click on the number and the Institution Directory (ID) system "will provide the last demographic and financial data filed by the selected institution".