Clayton Collins

Clayton Collins

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.


  • Ben Lane named Managing Editor of HousingWire

    Takes reins of Editorial department, leading strategy and execution
    Ben Lane has been named Managing Editor of HousingWire, the nation’s leading source of news and information for the mortgage, real estate and fintech markets. In this leadership role, Lane will be responsible for HousingWire’s editorial strategy and execution. He will also play a highly visible role within the company and the housing industry in support of HousingWire’s mission of Moving Markets Forward.
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  • The evolution of housing industry news

    HousingWire CEO shares vision on Mortgage, Real Estate and Technology coverage strategy
    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.
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  • Two channels battle for the purchase mortgage market

    Both sides showing very different strategies to success
    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.
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  • An inside look at HousingWire’s multifamily expansion

    Coverage focuses on lending and real estate trends impacting owners, builders, investors
    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.
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  • Your favorite mortgage finance publisher is upgrading, in more ways than one

    HousingWire CEO: As mortgage industry evolves, so do we
    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.
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