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.
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.
When Tim Mayopoulos was vetted prior to joining Fannie Mae nearly 10 years ago in the role of general counsel, board members explained it would only take 12 to 18 months for the company to turn around. That isn’t what it took. It took putting Mayopoulos in charge, years later, to turn the company around. And that’s exactly what he did.
HousingWire began highlighting the unsung heroes of the mortgage finance industry three years ago, recognizing those who continue to make the dream of homeownership a reality for Americans nationwide. Our editorial board selected each of these 40 professionals for their ability to not only transform their companies, but the industry as a whole.
Hispanics have huge purchasing power in the U.S. and the rate of homeownership among this population has grown every year since 2014, reaching 46.2% in 2017. In fact, Hispanics are the only demographic in the U.S. to increase homeownership rates for each of the past three years and are driving gains in the real estate market overall. By understanding the unique needs and expectations of the Hispanic community and positioning yourself to fulfill those needs, real estate professionals can become an important servicer of this consumer demographic and experience related growth.