Rick Sharga has been the voice of ""RealtyTrac"":http://www.realtytrac.com for more than seven years, serving as SVP at the foreclosure tracking and research firm since 2004.
But effective this week, he has left RealtyTrac to join ""Carrington Mortgage Holdings"":http://www.carringtonhc.com. Sharga has taken on the role of EVP at Carrington and will serve as its primary industry spokesman.[IMAGE]
Sharga will be responsible for developing branding and marketing strategies for the Carrington Family of Companies, which includes Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC, Carrington Mortgage Services Ã¢â‚¬" Mortgage Lending Division, Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate, LLC, Carrington Property Services, LLC, White Van Real Estate Services, L.P., Telsi Escrow Inc., and Telsi Real Estate Solutions, LLC.[COLUMN_BREAK]
""Rick brings a skill set that is critical at this point in our company's growth,"" said Bruce Rose, founder and CEO of Carrington Holding Company. ""We believe that Carrington's success story is one of the best kept secrets in the industry, and no one has a more effective track record of successfully communicating these types of messages with the press and across our industry than Rick.""
Sharga is a frequently quoted source on foreclosure, mortgage and real estate trends. He has briefed government organizations such as the Federal Reserve and Senate Banking Committee and corporations like JPMorgan Chase, Citibank, and Deutsche Bank on foreclosure trends, and conducted foreclosure training for real estate organizations such as RE/MAX, Prudential, and Keller Williams.
Sharga is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors, USFN, and REOMAC. He is also president of the Technology Council of Southern California.
""Carrington has one of the most unique Ã¢â‚¬" and most complex Ã¢â‚¬" business models in the industry,"" Sharga commented. ""Clearly communicating the company's value proposition to multiple audiences across a number of market segments poses equally unique challenges, and I'm looking forward to creating a compelling and powerful market presence for the company.""