North American Lending

The People Behind North American Mortgage


Murdock Richard - RMLO NMLS #104015

Mr. Richard is one of the North American Mortgage founders and has been involved with both real estate brokerage and mortgage lending for over 30 years. He has been recognized as both a mortgage producer and educator and in 1994 was awarded as the “Educator of the Year’ by the Louisiana Realtors Association. Murdock continues to produce and is consistently recognized as a very high volume producer in the Park Cities area of Dallas. Mr. Richard was also recently named by D Magazine as one of Dallas’ “Best Mortgage Broker Professionals.” Currently, he serves as Chief Executive Officer of North American's parent company, NTFN, Inc.


Charles Priest - Managing Principal

Mr. Priest has been a very influential originator and mortgage banker for over 40 years. Having run production for both national and regional mortgage banking companies, he is well established and regarded in the industry. Mr. Priest has been previously recognized for the most successful branch operation with several notable companies. In 1999, Charles helped establish NTFN, Inc. His vision for NTFN was to create a company that would serve the needs of both the customer and the originator. Having originated for most of his career, he developed a platform that is the ideal environment for an originator. Mr. Priest is one of the founders and current President of NTFN, Inc., North American's parent company.