Clayton Collins is the President & CEO at HousingWire and Founder & Managing Partner of Riomar Capital. Previously, Clayton worked at RBC Capital Markets in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group and was Vice President of National Sales and Marketing at Citibank. Clayton completed his MBA at The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He graduated from Elon University with a BS in Business Administration.
At HousingWire, he leads corporate strategy, product and editorial roadmap, and focuses on building a world-class team of business media professionals.
To support the evolution of the industry that we serve and the readers that rely on us for knowledge, we're making moves to expand our coverage and evolve our approach. Over the next several months, you'll begin to see our coverage and user experience focus in on three core verticals: Mortgage, Real Estate and Technology.
Last week, industry leaders gathered to share perspectives on rising rates, innovation and purchase origination at MBA Annual in Washington, D.C. and AIME FUSE in Las Vegas. All origination channels are facing the same market conditions, but market leaders are taking very different approaches to succeed in this rising rate, purchase-driven market.
HousingWire announced its expansion into multifamily real estate and lending coverage in April. Today, CEO Clayton Collins leads an interview with Editor Ben Lane to dive deep into HousingWire's multifamily coverage model.
The economy and housing market both look good as we head into, what should be, another robust summer home sales season. At HousingWire, our mission is Moving Markets Forward. To help our readers and clients continue to put buyers in homes, win market share and build successful businesses, we’re making some serious investments.
For anyone actively working in the mortgage industry, it’s no secret that reverse mortgages have taken a brutal hit in the last two years. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued major program changes at the end of 2017 that effectively limited the amount of proceeds and the number of people who could qualify for the loan. The result had lenders across the space enduring sizable volume drops and subsequent gashes to their bottom lines.