First National Financial LP

Scott McKenzie

Executive Vice President, Residential Mortgages

Mr. Scott McKenzie has been a part of the First National team since 1989. Starting 11 months after the company’s inception, he has grown the single-family underwriting department from a small team of three to over 900. In his role as Executive Vice President, Mr. McKenzie is responsible for the origination and sales of all residential mortgage business across Canada, including those from third-party initiatives.

Mr. McKenzie has been committed to supporting the Canadian mortgage broker community for more than 40 years of his career. He feels privileged to have had the opportunity to witness this channel grow in market share and build their reputation as leading industry experts over the last four decades.

The accomplishment that Mr. McKenzie takes the most pride in is the growth and development of his team. He has sincerely enjoyed watching team members progress in their experience and eventually blossom in their current roles. Mr. McKenzie believes that working on a tightknit team for many years has created a family aspect at First National – one founded on shared values and a “service first” culture.

Mr. McKenzie is passionate about delivering positive results, which is evident based on his contributions to First National’s success. He recognizes that the secret to winning is to build a powerful team, so he puts great importance on empowering individuals to make confident decisions that will in turn help First National prosper.