Industry veteran and frequent HousingWire contributor Lynn Effinger has joined the management team at RIO Genesis Software Solutions as the company’s new senior vice president of institutional services.

Effinger joins RIO Genesis from ZVN Properties, where he was executive vice president.

“We are extremely pleased that Lynn has joined our growing team,” RIO Genesis CEO Michael Krein. “I have known Lynn for many years and he brings to our dynamic organization over three decades of proven housing and mortgage servicing experience in management, marketing and business development, and he has numerous contacts throughout the real estate industry.”

In his storied career, Effinger has held positions as vice president – REO manager for Great Western Bank, Washington Mutual, and Citicorp Trust Bank. He has also served as senior vice president of Olympus Asset Management and business development manager for Assurant Field Asset Services, the field services business unit of Assurant, Inc.

“I am very excited to now be part of the RIO Genesis team,” Effinger said. “Mike Krein is an icon in our industry for whom I have the utmost respect.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for me to help launch and expand RIO Office in a big way and help real estate offices, individual real estate professionals and institutional clients to better manage all aspects of their business and increase productivity and profitability.”