Background & Experience

As a recognized and respected industry name throughout the Pacific Northwest, Bruce Shaw has worked in commercial mortgage banking for more than 40 years. His combined experience and market knowledge have garnered repeated successes for a broad range of client relationships, including an exclusive, long-standing correspondent relationship with Sun Life Financial, a Canada-based life insurance company.

Prior to joining the company, Bruce was a founding partner of Draper Hergert Shaw, Inc., a Seattle-based mortgage banking company. Established in January 1990, Draper Hergert Shaw, Inc. became an esteemed resource throughout the Pacific Northwest market. In addition to maintaining an exclusive correspondent relationship with Sun Life, other key correspondent relationships include Lincoln National Life and Standard Insurance company. Bruce grew the reputable business for 27 years before joining Norris, Beggs & Simpson Financial Services in 2017.

Under the leadership and vision of Bruce, Draper Hergert Shaw, Inc. originated hundreds of millions in loans for commercial properties including multifamily, industrial, flex, office, medical office, retail and self-storage facilities. In joining NBS Financial as Senior Vice President, Bruce brings an impressive origination and loan servicing portfolio with properties throughout the Pacific Northwest, Washington and Alaska, and as far east as Idaho, Montana and South Dakota.