REALTORS® Federal Credit Union broadens reach with West Coast staff

HERNDON, VA (April 17, 2014) – To better serve its nationwide membership of agents, brokers and Association Executives affiliated with the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR) and related organizations, REALTORS® Federal Credit Union welcomes Niki Burridge as its new Business Development Officer.

Burridge will be based out of Phoenix and will focus on serving the West Coast Region.

“In addition to knowing the real estate industry and working as a licensed Realtor, Niki brings a wealth of technical expertise to her new role at REALTORS FCU – a perfect fit for the nation’s first virtual credit union,” said Chris McDonald, the Credit Union’s President/CEO.

Burridge also has experience as a mortgage loan officer and working in member-association environments.

“I am eager for this new challenge and excited to be joining the staff of REALTORS FCU,” said Burridge. “Many agents are seeing market improvements, so it’s a great time to get the word out about our distinctive member benefits and convenience.”

REALTORS FCU was created to meet the unique financial requirements of real estate agents. It merged with Northwest Federal Credit Union in 2012, allowing it to expand operations while providing members the most current and comprehensive menu of banking services. Its field of membership is one million strong, and includes individuals involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

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About REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, a division of Northwest Federal Credit Union
Originally founded in 2008 by the National Association of REALTORS®, REALTORS® Federal Credit Union was the first-ever virtual credit union. REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, a Division of Northwest Federal Credit Union, is also a proud partner in NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program. The Credit Union field of membership includes REALTORS® and immediate family members, NAR member boards, institutes, societies and councils, REALTOR®-owned businesses, state and local associations, and local boards. For more information, visit

About Northwest Federal Credit Union
Northwest Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution ranking among the largest credit unions in Virginia and in the top 50 credit unions in the nation. Established in 1947 and headquartered in Herndon, Va., Northwest Federal is dedicated to providing financial services and education to its members and the community. The Credit Union currently serves more than 125,000 members and has assets in excess of $2.5 billion. For more information, visit

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