North Fork Bancorp. of Melville, N.Y., had the nation's best efficiency ratio last year, despite operating in one of the nation's most expensive locales. In this month's cover story the bank's chairman and chief executive officer, John A. Kanas, tells how it keeps itself so lean. Pullout section

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