Clever hires seasoned executives and scales up as most companies shrink

Clever Real Estate has hired three new executives from major companies, including HomeLight and Healthline, increasing its management team by 75% as the company continues to grow while competitors struggle.

ST. LOUIS, August 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — While most real estate companies are downsizing and downsizing, Clever Real Estate is embarking on its next phase of growth by hiring a team of three seasoned experts to join its leadership team.

At the start of the third quarter, Clever is in the process of selling $4 billion real estate in 2022, driven by organic growth with an advertising budget of less than $2 million per year. The company continues to post 10-20% month-over-month growth, defying headwinds in the real estate industry that have led to layoffs at many other companies.

As Clever expands into new service verticals, the company has hired a team of seasoned executives, including Tony Shahalwho developed the agent network of the real estate company HomeLight and launched new products on the market; Rachel Mayer, which helped make Healthline the #1 digital media company in healthcare; and Nicole Wosje, which helped grow Aha! in the industry leader in product roadmap software.

“Clever has made the 1% listing fee a win for consumers and realtors,” said Clever’s co-founder and CEO. Luc Babitch said. “This year, more than 10,000 families across the country will use our platform for the biggest transaction of their lives. This traction creates new opportunities, and the experience that Nicole, Tony and Rachael bring to the team is exactly that. which we need to act on it.”

Chahal joins the team as SVP of Partnerships after a 5-year career at HomeLight, where he built and launched go-to-market strategies for HomeLight’s Power Buyer and Title & Escrow programs, scaling the business of $0 to end $500 million in annual income.

Rachel Mayer will take over Clever’s industry-leading digital content platform. Rachael joins the team after 11 years as VP of Content and Operations at Healthline Media, where she built Healthline to 100 million monthly readers and the #1 website in the healthcare industry, surpassing WebMD.

The latest new recruit is Nicole Wosje, Vice President of Personnel. Wosje led the People Success team at Aha!, a self-funded product development software company. She helped grow the company to 100 employees and $20 million at $100 million of annual turnover in five years. Wosje comes to Clever ready to support the company in its next stage of growth and create a world-class employee experience.

While many other real estate companies continue to face setbacks in today’s market, it’s clear that Clever is just getting started.

About Clever Real Estate

Clever Real Estate was founded in 2017 with the sole mission of making buying and selling real estate easier and more affordable for everyone. Clever’s core service connects sellers and buyers with licensed local real estate agents, simultaneously offering a lower rate to the client and leads to the agent. To date, Clever’s agent network includes 12,000 agents in all 50 states.

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