About Priority

About Priority Financial Network

Priority Financial Network was founded in 1999 by Marc Shenkman. He brings over 30 years of lending and mortgage experience and expertise to priority. In 2003, Bryan Campbell began working at priority and was brought on as a partner in 2009 as the chief technology engineer. Anthony Amini joined the company as head underwriter in 2010 and became the third partner in 2015.

The Strength of a Mortgage Banker working for you.

Priority Financial Network operates as a privately-owned Mortgage Banker and offers our clients a diverse portfolio of loan options to fit any loan scenario. We provide borrowers with the advantages and resources of larger financial institutions, but with the flexibility and agility to make split second decisions that can make the difference that enables your loan to close. This lets us understand and react to the challenges of today’s home financing market.

We are licensed in multiple states and have committed ourselves, through our proprietary process, to provide an experience to our clients that is simple and stress-free from beginning to end. Priority Financial Network’s loan consultants are experts in the nuances of today’s constantly changing mortgage industry. Each loan consultant is a NMLS licensed and expertly trained individual qualifying them to structure a home mortgage that best benefits each borrower. As a mortgage banker, Priority Financial Network offers a wider selection of programs with competitive market rates that is unmatched by our competitors.

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The Right Loan for You

Our operational expertise and cutting-edge technology enables us to close loans quickly and solve any hurdles that could delay closing. We have developed proprietary communication and loan processing tools that enable secure delivery of information and documents, as well as real-time tracking of loan files. We generate rapid pre-qualifications and pre-approvals with our industry-leading proprietary software and automated underwriting system.

Lending decisions are made by our in-house underwriters, allowing us to evaluate a fast and fair review of each individual’s financial situation and ultimately getting our clients approved with the best loan as quick as possible.

Executive Bios

Marc Shenkman
Marc Shenkman

Chief Executive Officer

Marc Shenkman is a co-founder of priority. He holds a Real Estate Broker’s License through the California Department of Real Estate. As President/CEO, his primary responsibilities are managing the underwriting, secondary marketing, and operations of priority. He was born in New York City and graduated from the University of Vermont in 1981. He worked for Merrill Lynch, Dean Witter and Bear Stearns in Los Angeles as a stockbroker specializing in trading mortgage backed securities, financial futures and hedging of institutional portfolios. In 1988, he joined Coastline Financial and originated residential and commercial loans. Mr. Shenkman then went on to found MSS Capital in 1989 as a mortgage brokerage firm, funding over $2 billion in residential mortgage originations with 50 loan officers. Between 1995 and 1997 he served as Chief Executive of American Home Credit Corporation, a non-conforming mortgage banking company. Before co-founding priority Lending Group, Inc. in 2000 he owned FWC Funding, a mortgage banking firm that originated high-end residential permanent and construction loans

Anthony Amini
Anthony Amini

President, Chief Operating Officer

Anthony Amini is a visionary leader with 10+ years of mortgage industry experience who utilizes his industry knowledge to evaluate and develop strategies consistently improving productivity and accelerating growth within our organization. Anthony has implemented new departments, evolved technology, created performance improvement programs, and implemented new initiatives to drive production and profitability. As a leader, he inspires high performance in teams through practical, articulate, and creative approaches to solving challenging problems. Anthony’s years of experience-leading operations to profitable performance without deficiencies. Anthony is able to set a vision, evaluate and adjust processes accordingly and strategically implement productivity tools to run and improve the various teams within operations and compliance. Anthony plays a pivotal role in continuously enhancing Priority Financial Network’s operational and compliance processes to ensure they are always up-to-date and meet state and federal regulation changes. This has resulted in successful navigation through the ever-changing mortgage industry and is an essential stakeholder to our continued success.

Bryan Campbell
Bryan Campbell

Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Bryan Campbell, a partner, graduated with a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University. He also holds a Broker’s License through the California Department of Real Estate. Mr. Campbell has worked as a software engineer for IBM, Walt Disney Imagineering, and Jet Propulsion Laboratories before joining priority in February of 2002 as the Manager of the Secondary Department. He has designed and developed the web-based proprietary system that will manage the loan locking, underwriting, and funding of correspondent loans through priority.