“Greg brings nearly three decades of real estate technology and brokerage experience to the table, and I am looking forward to watching his impact on the business and those under his leadership," Kevin Ortner, CEO of Renters Warehouse
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (PRWEB) January 08, 2019
Renters Warehouse, America's leading real estate investment services company, is thrilled to announce that Greg Rand has formally joined the executive team as Chief Strategy Officer.
Rand is the former CEO of OwnAmerica, the second largest single-family rental investment marketplace in the country. In December, Renters Warehouse announced that it had acquired OwnAmerica and that Rand would be joining the Renters Warehouse executive team as Chief Strategy Officer. The transaction officially closed on January 2nd.
“On behalf of the entire Renters Warehouse family, I am excited to welcome Greg to the team as our first-ever Chief Strategy Officer,” shared Renters Warehouse CEO, Kevin Ortner. “Greg brings nearly three decades of real estate technology and brokerage experience to the table, and I am looking forward to watching his impact on the business and those under his leadership.”
As Chief Strategy Officer, Rand will oversee the strategy and deployment of the Renters Warehouse Investor Marketplace. He will also be leading the sales organization nationwide by building out a team of local real estate investment agents in all Renters Warehouse markets to assist investors with their buying and selling decisions.
“I am incredibly excited to join the Renters Warehouse team in this new role and to work together to create a first-of-its-kind solution to help real estate investors envision, plan, execute and manage their long-term investment strategies,” shared Rand. “Together, we are going to help millions of people own America.”
Rand launched OwnAmerica in 2010 as an institutional technology and brokerage services company helping institutional investors build national rental portfolios. Prior to OwnAmerica he was the managing partner at Rand Realty, one of the top 50 largest real estate brokerage companies in the country, host of a call-in real estate investment show, Rand on Real Estate on WABC Radio and the author of Crash Boom! a book on bootstrapping entrepreneurship during the Great Recession.
Renters Warehouse is the only property management company focused on single-family rentals to be rated by Morningstar Credit Ratings, a nationally recognized statistical rating organization. Since acquiring OwnAmerica in December 2018, renters can find quality homes to lease, and investors can plan, research, buy, track and sell their real estate investments all in one place with the Renters Warehouse investor marketplace. To learn more about Renters Warehouse, visit http://www.renterswarehouse.com.
About Renters Warehouse
Renters Warehouse is America's leading real estate investment services company. Backed by growth equity investor and majority stakeholder Northern Pacific Group, and under the leadership of President and CEO Kevin Ortner, Renters Warehouse now manages more than $3 billion in residential real estate, servicing over 14,000+ investors across 22,000+ residential homes over 42 markets and 25 states. NPG Managing Partner Scott Honour, who in 1999 was a founder of YapStone, a leading online rental property payment service provider, serves as Chairman.
Renters Warehouse expertly serves everyday single-property homeowners as well as real estate investors. In 2015, the company officially trademarked the term Rent Estate™ to redefine the entire SFR (Single Family Rental) industry as more traditional real estate gives way to this new lucrative asset. Through their dedicated Portfolio Services Division led by Chief Investment Officer Anthony Cazazian, the company also brings professional, scalable and efficient single property management solutions to investment portfolios with both centralized services and local market expertise and staff. Not only has Renters Warehouse received the prestigious honor of being included on the Inc. 500 | 5000 list of fastest-growing privately held companies in America nine consecutive years in a row, it was also named one of the “Best Places to Work” in Minnesota (where they are headquartered) by the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016. The company was also honored as a best place to work in Arizona (a centralized corporate services center) by the Phoenix Business Journal in 2013, 2014 and 2017, and achieved a spot on the prestigious 2016 Top Companies to Work for in AZ list. Nationwide, Renters Warehouse has been honored as one of America's "Best Places to Work" in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016 by Outside Magazine. Recognized as pioneers in real estate, business management and innovation, Renters Warehouse has been awarded 22 Business Stevie Awards both internationally and stateside.
In 2017, Renters Warehouse received an “A” rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) after meeting the BBB’s eight Standards of Trust and earning BBB Accreditation. In 2016, Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC, a nationally recognized statistical rating organization (NRSRO) offering a wide array of services including operational risk assessments, assigned its MOR RV2 residential-vendor ranking to Renters Warehouse as a residential property manager, indicating that the company demonstrates proficiency in managing key areas of operational risk.
In 2017, Renters Warehouse published its first book - Rent Estate™ Revolution. Authored by CEO Kevin Ortner, the book shares the Renters Warehouse philosophy and business expertise around single-family rentals and the power of Rent Estate to drive long-term wealth creation, retirement security and financial freedom for the everyday person. Order your copy today: http://www.rentestaterevolution.com.