2020 Tech Trendsetter: JJ McCarthy

HomeLight, Vice President of Product

JJ McCarthy, Vice President of Product, HomeLight

As vice president of product at HomeLight, JJ McCarthy is at the forefront of real estate tech disruption. He has been instrumental in identifying and spearheading the launch of a full suite of products, including HomeLight Simple Sale, Cash Close and Trade-In. Together, these products have been recognized by top real estate agents and industry influencers as revolutionizing the transaction experience for clients everywhere. Under McCarthy’s leadership, HomeLight has created products and services that smooth out real estate transactions at every step – from finding a top agent, to getting the best mortgage, to ensuring an on-time and easy close. McCarthy’s products have let HomeLight facilitate well over $20 billion dollars in real estate business on its platform to date, fundamentally changing the experience of buying and selling homes for thousands of people. McCarthy has built the product team from the ground up, building and leading a team of more than 50 people across the country. And now, the past year has been a whirlwind of forward momentum for McCarthy and his team, and as a result of their efforts, for the residential home purchase and financing industries, as well. McCarthy was instrumental in two recent acquisitions for the company including Eave, a digital mortgage company, and, a tool that enables real estate professionals to manage, market, and sell listings in one secure location. 

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