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eXp Realty Hires Cameron Paine to Lead Industry Relations

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- eXp Realty, the largest residential real estate brokerage by geography in North America and a subsidiary of eXp World Holdings, Inc. (EXPI), today announced that real estate industry veteran Cameron Paine is joining the company as senior vice president of industry relations. His duties include representing eXp Realty within the real estate industry and collaborating with current and potential partners and organizations.

Cameron has been recognized by Inman News as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Real Estate” and he was the founding CEO of the Connecticut Multiple Listing Service. Last year, he engineered a successful merger between the Connecticut MLS and a neighboring entity to create SmartMLS, one of the top twenty largest MLSs in the country. Previously, Cameron led the Bonita Springs-Estero (Florida) Association of Realtors.

In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of the Council of Multiple Listing Services and on advisory councils for Realtor.com and Trulia, Cameron has authored a number of real estate white papers highlighting areas for potential industry collaboration. He created the concept for the Broker Public Portal, a public-facing website owned and controlled by a collaboration of brokers and MLSs, and served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. 

“We are thrilled to have a seasoned real estate veteran with extensive experience in real estate collaboration join our team. I’ve known Cameron for nearly 10 years and have watched with excitement the fantastic work he’s done to bring industry influencers together. Cameron’s experience will advance eXp Realty’s goal of creating strong relationships among the entire real estate ecosystem," said eXp Realty Chief Product and Technology Officer Scott Petronis.

“eXp Realty is the first modern brokerage to truly capitalize on the benefits of a virtual brokerage. They have embraced technology as a fundamental driver of their success and have built a phenomenal brokerage and a powerful culture for eXp Realty agents around it,” said Cameron. “When offered the opportunity to work with the amazing team at eXp Realty, it was an easy decision for me. I look forward to collaborating with my industry colleagues on ways to empower organized real estate and stay relevant to consumers.”

About eXp Realty
eXp Realty, LLC, the largest residential real estate brokerage by geography in North America, is a subsidiary of eXp World Holdings, Inc. (EXPI). eXp Realty (exprealty.com) is changing the way that agents, brokers and consumers work together in an adaptive, sustainable environment. As the leading, national, cloud-based real estate brokerage, eXp Realty provides 24/7 access to collaborative tools, training and socialization for real estate brokers and agents through its virtual campus environment. It is one of the fastest growing real estate brokerage firms in North America with more than 13,000 agents in 49 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and three Canadian provinces. As a publicly traded company, eXp World Holdings, Inc. uniquely offers real estate professionals within its ranks opportunities to earn company stock for production and contributions to overall company growth.

For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.eXpRealty.com.

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