Fri, 1 July 2016
Jason Hartman analyzes the foreclosure market with RealtyTrac Senior Vice President, Rick Sharga. As one of the country’s most frequently-quoted sources on foreclosure, mortgage and real estate trends, Rick has appeared on NBC Nightly News, CNN, CBS, ABC World News, CNBC, MSNBC and NPR. Rick 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 done foreclosure training for Re/Max, Prudential and Keller Williams and other major organizations.
Rick joined RealtyTrac in 2004 as Vice President of Marketing, responsible for the development and management of the company’s brand, public and investor relations. In his current capacity, he also oversees business development and data operations.
Prior to joining RealtyTrac, Rick spent more than 20 years developing corporate and product sales and marketing strategies for corporations such as DuPont, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Toshiba, JD Edwards, Cox Communications and Honeywell. The 2006 Stevie® Award Winner for Best Marketing Executive, Rick began his career with Foote, Cone & Belding, and also held executive positions with Ketchum Communications and McGraw-Hill.
Rick is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors, the USFN and REOMAC. He is also President of the Technology Council of Southern California and on the Editorial Advisory Board of Default Servicing News.