New American Funding announced today that its CEO and President, Rick and Patty Arvielo have been named to Mortgage Professional America’s (MPA) Hot 100 list. This is the third year the Co-Founders of New American Funding have been recognized and the first year that the company’s Sales Manager, Brenda “The Lenda” Dintino, has been selected for the national ranking.

Hot 100 2017 honors the most successful mortgage professionals who had stellar achievements in 2016. “It’s a tremendous distinction to have three leaders acknowledged by MPA,” said Christy Bunce, New American Funding’s COO. “We’re proud of the significant impact Rick, Patty, and Brenda are making and how they’re changing the face of the mortgage industry.”

The husband-and-wife duo orchestrate overall growth for New American Funding; and in 2016, led the company into record-breaking profitability, increasing New American Funding’s workforce to over 2300 employees and expanding its national locations to more than 130 branches. Due to their progressive business approach, Ernst & Young recognized them as 2016 EY Entrepreneurs of The Year® for Orange County.

Rick and Patty maintain an active advocacy role within the industry. Rick serves as Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association Political Action Committee (MORPAC) and Patty sits on the Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the Consumer Affairs Advisory Council for the Mortgage Bankers Association. She also resides on Freddie Mac’s Community Lender Advisory Board and the Corporate Board of Governors for the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals.

Since joining New American Funding in 2011, Dintino has been a top producer, generating more than $97 million in volume in 2016 with 274 units. Scotsman Guide has recognized her as a Top Originator in the nation and she was honored with the 2016 Five Star Mortgage Professional Award.

The Hot 100 list is featured in MPA’s digital magazine.