PrimeLending is a leading nationwide mortgage originator with offices throughout the United States.

Since its inception in 1986, the company has helped over 500,000 homeowners purchase, refurbish or refinance a home. According to Marketrac, PrimeLending has been listed as a top 10 mortgage lender in the nation in purchase units since 2012. With more than 1,500 loan officers located throughout the U.S., PrimeLending is authorized to make loans in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

PrimeLending has demonstrated its ability to seize opportunities and gain market share through recruiting proven mortgage professionals, investing in technology and providing superior customer service. PrimeLending is led by Todd L. Salmans, chief executive officer. Salmans has more than 35 years of experience in the mortgage industry.


  • PrimeLending was acquired by PlainsCapital Bank in 1999.
  • PrimeLending sells nearly all the loans it originates into the secondary market.
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The leadership of PrimeLending brings together specialized knowledge and deep industry experience to drive a culture of excellence that has lifted the organization into the Top 10 of Purchase Mortgage Lenders in the nation. Together they have helped expand the company’s market share, establish a strong national brand and earn a 96 percent customer satisfaction rating through a shared commitment to exceptional service.

Todd L. Salmans CEO, PrimeLending

Todd L. Salmans

Chairman & CEO
Steve Thompson, President

Steve Thompson

Eric Pretzlaff, EVP, Chief Financial Officer

Eric Pretzlaff

EVP, Chief Financial Officer


18111 Preston Road
Suite 900
Dallas, Texas 75252

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