Our Experience

The principals and loan originators at NorthPoint Lending are seasoned lending experts with a deep understanding of the local real estate market. Our background as residential lenders provides a solid foundation which we continually strive to improve and make more efficient. Our borrowers benefit from a streamlined and no-nonsense process from application to closing.

OUR TEAM

  • Rick von der Sitt Rick von der Sitt

    Rick von der Sitt

    CEO

    Rick is a dynamic CEO & Founder Of Northpoint Lending since 1995 and is currently a Principal & Licensed Loan Officer with consistent loan volume of over $20 million annually. He is an energetic motivator and the teams "Fearless Leader "always raising the bar and pushing the company to new & exciting heights. With over 30 years of mortgage experience, a BS in Finance from Southern Illinois University, a licensed Financial Manager with series 7 and Series 66 for over 10 years and Rick's extensive experience in financial management & real estate lending led to the founding Of Northpoint Lending's private lending and fund management divisions. Rick's passion for both personal & business growth leads his successful journey with a great mindset and unshakable vision for the company's future. Rick's success also spills over to his person life with his wife of over 24 years and three children!

  • Rob von der SittRob von der Sitt

    Rob von der Sitt

    President

    Rob is a tenacious leader with a brilliant mind. He is an expert in all aspects of finance, lending, accounting, licensing and regulatory compliance. He is a licensed Loan Originator with over 30 years of experience and consistent loan volume of over $20 million annually. Rob earned his master’s degree in finance from DePaul’s Kellstadt graduate school. Prior to entering the mortgage business, he spent 3 years managing a successful insurance claims business. With Rob’s multifaceted & vast knowledge of all areas of the mortgage business, Rob is the strong backbone of NorthPoint Lending. He oversees and manages the company operations at all levels. Rob’s extensive experience in compliance, real estate lending and a deep knowledge of the Chicago real estate market has aided in the formation of NorthPoint Lending’s private lending and fund management divisions. Rob is a genuine family man and a devoted Cub fan!

  • Jessica Rosas Jessica Rosas

    Jessica Rosas

    Closing Manager

    Jessica Rosas has over 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry. In those 20 years she has worn many hats from loan officer, servicing, processing and now as Closing Manager of Northpoint Lending. Her feet are firmly planted with NPL where she has been for over 7 years. When NPL started their commercial lending side, Jessica was there from the very beginning helping them build their commercial portfolio. Her knowledge, experience, tenacity, hard work, ability to adapt ( changing of the hats) and sheer drive for success played a key role in helping NPL’s growth and with her as your Closing Manager you can rest easy knowing your closing experience will be smooth and as fast as possible. FYI…Jessica loves wearing hats!

  • Maria GallMaria Gall

    Maria Gall

    Loan Coordinator

    Maria has extensive knowledge and multi-faceted experience of the mortgage & lending industry for over 20 years. She has diligently worked her way through many departments starting with sales as a loan officer and advancing her expertise through all levels of operations from processing to a full-time underwriting position. Maria’s roll is to assist our clients from start to finish and because of her array of skills she can successfully assist all borrower types in this fast-paced environment with both residential and commercial loans. With her great communications skills and tenacious positive energy Maria works well with everyone. NorthPoint Lending values her sunny disposition and the way she makes it a priority to give all borrowers great customer service and fantastic experience.

  • Rick von der Sitt

    CEO

    Rick is a dynamic CEO & Founder Of Northpoint Lending since 1995 and is currently a Principal & Licensed Loan Officer with consistent loan volume of over $20 million annually. He is an energetic motivator and the teams "Fearless Leader "always raising the bar and pushing the company to new & exciting heights. With over 30 years of mortgage experience, a BS in Finance from Southern Illinois University, a licensed Financial Manager with series 7 and Series 66 for over 10 years and Rick's extensive experience in financial management & real estate lending led to the founding Of Northpoint Lending's private lending and fund management divisions. Rick's passion for both personal & business growth leads his successful journey with a great mindset and unshakable vision for the company's future. Rick's success also spills over to his person life with his wife of over 24 years and three children!

  • Rob von der Sitt

    President

    Rob is a tenacious leader with a brilliant mind. He is an expert in all aspects of finance, lending, accounting, licensing and regulatory compliance. He is a licensed Loan Originator with over 30 years of experience and consistent loan volume of over $20 million annually. Rob earned his master’s degree in finance from DePaul’s Kellstadt graduate school. Prior to entering the mortgage business, he spent 3 years managing a successful insurance claims business. With Rob’s multifaceted & vast knowledge of all areas of the mortgage business, Rob is the strong backbone of NorthPoint Lending. He oversees and manages the company operations at all levels. Rob’s extensive experience in compliance, real estate lending and a deep knowledge of the Chicago real estate market has aided in the formation of NorthPoint Lending’s private lending and fund management divisions. Rob is a genuine family man and a devoted Cub fan!

  • Jessica Rosas

    Closing Manager

    Jessica Rosas has over 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry. In those 20 years she has worn many hats from loan officer, servicing, processing and now as Closing Manager of Northpoint Lending. Her feet are firmly planted with NPL where she has been for over 7 years. When NPL started their commercial lending side, Jessica was there from the very beginning helping them build their commercial portfolio. Her knowledge, experience, tenacity, hard work, ability to adapt ( changing of the hats) and sheer drive for success played a key role in helping NPL’s growth and with her as your Closing Manager you can rest easy knowing your closing experience will be smooth and as fast as possible. FYI…Jessica loves wearing hats!

  • Maria Gall

    Loan Coordinator

    Maria has extensive knowledge and multi-faceted experience of the mortgage & lending industry for over 20 years. She has diligently worked her way through many departments starting with sales as a loan officer and advancing her expertise through all levels of operations from processing to a full-time underwriting position. Maria’s roll is to assist our clients from start to finish and because of her array of skills she can successfully assist all borrower types in this fast-paced environment with both residential and commercial loans. With her great communications skills and tenacious positive energy Maria works well with everyone. NorthPoint Lending values her sunny disposition and the way she makes it a priority to give all borrowers great customer service and fantastic experience.

  • Nancy Harrison Nancy Harrison

    Nancy Harrison

    Controller

    Nancy is the financial controller at Northpoint Lending and oversees accounting and financial reporting, cash management, banking compliance and maintenance of internal control. Nancy is instrumental to driving growth in the business while insuring financial control and accountability. She has over 20 years of experience in audit, financial planning & analysis, strategic planning and business unit operations and has spent the majority of her career at Quaker Oats where she was the senior finance manager of the Snacks Division. Nancy is a CPA and received her BSBA in finance and accounting from the University of Missouri. Nancy is not only financially analytical but is a long-time yoga practitioner and has a passion for nutrition and healthy living.

  • Chrissie von der Sitt Chrissie von der Sitt

    Chrissie von der Sitt

    Marketing Director

    With over 10 years of selling, marketing & advertising specializing in real estate vacation properties, Chrissie’s mission is to expand & grow this incredible 100% referral base network by assisting in raising capital and growing the organization. She supports both the fund & mortgage company through the development and facilitation of strategic events used for relationship building & networking. Chrissie thrives on making connections with new & existing clients and welcomes them all to our team with great appreciation. What she enjoys most is watching this company grow and evolve to incredible heights as our vision expands. When she isn’t working you’ll find Chrissie at a spin class, on a outdoor hike or playing at the lake with her family and two goldendoodles.

  • Nancy Harrison

    Controller

    Nancy is the financial controller at Northpoint Lending and oversees accounting and financial reporting, cash management, banking compliance and maintenance of internal control. Nancy is instrumental to driving growth in the business while insuring financial control and accountability. She has over 20 years of experience in audit, financial planning & analysis, strategic planning and business unit operations and has spent the majority of her career at Quaker Oats where she was the senior finance manager of the Snacks Division. Nancy is a CPA and received her BSBA in finance and accounting from the University of Missouri. Nancy is not only financially analytical but is a long-time yoga practitioner and has a passion for nutrition and healthy living.

  • Chrissie von der Sitt

    Marketing Director

    With over 10 years of selling, marketing & advertising specializing in real estate vacation properties, Chrissie’s mission is to expand & grow this incredible 100% referral base network by assisting in raising capital and growing the organization. She supports both the fund & mortgage company through the development and facilitation of strategic events used for relationship building & networking. Chrissie thrives on making connections with new & existing clients and welcomes them all to our team with great appreciation. What she enjoys most is watching this company grow and evolve to incredible heights as our vision expands. When she isn’t working you’ll find Chrissie at a spin class, on a outdoor hike or playing at the lake with her family and two goldendoodles.