On December 5, 2014, a response to the plan of liquidation was filed in the bankruptcy case of First Mariner Bancorp and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 389 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Response on behalf of Bank of New York Mellon Filed by Thomas Angelo Pitta (related document(s) Amended Chapter 11 Plan filed by Debtor Capital Trust Holdings, Inc.,  Objection filed by U.S. Trustee US Trustee – Baltimore,  Memorandum of Law filed by Debtor Capital Trust Holdings, Inc.,  Response filed by Creditor Committee The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of First Mariner Bancorp). (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit B – Trust II Trust Agreement # (2) Exhibit B – Trust II Indenture # (3) Exhibit C – Trust IV Trust Agreement # (4) Exhibit B – Trust II Indenture # (5) Exhibit D – Trust IV Indenture) (Pitta, Thomas)
First Mariner Bancorp filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on February 10, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-11952. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge David Rice. The law firm of Yumkas, Vidmar & Sweeney, LLC is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to First Mariner Bancorp in the bankruptcy case.