2Q Results
WATCHFUL EYE: "We're very cognizant of the consequences of being bigger than $50 billion and we would manage how that occurs," says Joseph Ficalora, CEO of New York Community Bancorp.

New York Community Could Stunt Growth to Delay SIFI Status

CEO Joe Ficalora says the thrift has ways it can buy time to announce a transformative acquisition or benefit from a change in the definition of what it requires to be a systemically important institution. With OneWest off the table, industry observers wonder if the thrift can find the deal itís been looking for.

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