LA JOLLA, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ClosingCorp, a leading provider of residential real estate closing cost data and technologies for mortgage lenders, real estate professionals and consumers, has named Brian Benson the company’s new CEO.
Benson was previously with CoreLogic, Inc. for 16 years, most recently as vice president of sales, where he had a strong record of sales overachievement and revenue growth. During his tenure with CoreLogic he executed large-scale acquisitions and helped drive product development for marketing, market share, risk mitigation and ecommerce in the title and mid-market lending segments. Benson’s expertise spans many facets of the mortgage industry including title, lending, commercial and residential real estate brokerage, vendor management, as well as appraisal and secondary market operations.
Paul Mass, who is stepping down as president of ClosingCorp said, “Brian has the leadership qualities to take ClosingCorp to the next level. As a company, we have experienced significant growth, and I have the utmost confidence that Brian will continue to drive that success. While my role at the company has changed, I look forward to remaining actively involved as a member of the board and I will continue to support this management team however I can.”
Benson said, "The mortgage industry is facing unprecedented pressure from regulators to operate in an efficient and customer-first way. By building an unparalleled repository of accurate closing cost data from industry service providers and delivering it through innovative technologies, ClosingCorp helps keep lenders compliant and demonstrates a commitment to improve the real estate transaction process for the consumer. I have been extremely impressed by the company’s vision, client focus and of course its foundation of great data. Paul and his team have done a super job, and I am truly honored for the opportunity to lead the company forward as it heads into an exciting new era."
Earlier in his career, Benson was manager of national accounts at United Parcel Service and a regional sales manager at USA Today. He is a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and held several executive and leadership roles within the Coast Guard in Hawaii, Alaska, France, Japan and West Africa.
ClosingCorp is a leading provider of residential real estate closing cost data and technologies for mortgage lenders, real estate professionals and consumers to save them time and money on residential real estate transactions. Through its network of nearly 12,000 real estate service providers, the company maintains the most comprehensive database of up-to-date closing costs, including recording fees and transfer taxes, for all residential properties in America. This valuable data is delivered quickly and efficiently to clients via ClosingCorp’s innovative technologies, such as SmartGFE®, SmartGFE® Calculator, SmartOrder℠, DART℠ and Closing.com. To learn more visit www.closing.com.