New York City, June 14, 2006 – PropertyShark.com, the premier real estate investment data site, announces the addition of key players to its management team during the first half of 2006, Bill Staniford as Vice President of Sales, and Brian Scully as Vice President of Marketing.
“Expansion of the PropertyShark.com management team is an important milestone in our rapid growth. Bill Staniford and Brian Scully bring extensive sales and marketing experience to bear on the task of increasing awareness of the most in-depth real estate investment data and tools in the marketplace. We are delighted to have Brian and Bill as part of PropertyShark.com team,” says Ryan Slack, chief executive officer, PropertyShark.com.
Brian Scully joins PropertyShark.com as Vice President of Marketing, bringing over ten years of experience successfully growing new software, technology, and digital media companies. From marketing strategy to lead generation to branding, he effectively created market demand for new and innovative products. In his last position, Brian headed end-to-end marketing for UMT, supporting the launch and commercialization of UMT’s enterprise software solution by driving leads and new business while positioning the company and the product as leaders in the space. His efforts helped lead to the successful sale of UMT to Microsoft in 2006.
Brian has a B.A. from UCLA and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
“I was drawn to PropertyShark.com because its breakthrough service finally provides people with the information transparency essential to evaluate real estate and make informed decisions. The extensive real estate data, maps, and photos being aggregated on PropertyShark.com from disparate government and business silos is astounding, and will lead to a new era where no property transaction is made without deeper analysis. I want to help make this critical information easily accessible to everyone involved with real estate at a fair and affordable price,” comments Brian Scully, vice president of marketing, PropertyShark.com
Bill Staniford joins PropertyShark.com as Vice President of Sales with extensive sales experience in top-level positions, including selling to homeowners and businesses for redecoration and renovation projects in the home improvement industry. He also has sales experience in the education industry and has over nine years of general management experience. As Vice President of Sales his responsibilities will include creating and managing both an in-house and an outside sales force.
Bill has a B.A. from the University of Texas and an M.B.A. from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado.
“I was attracted to PropertyShark.com for two reasons: As a businessman, I feel that PropertyShark.com has unlimited potential and a distinct competitive advantage over our competitors. As a salesman, I feel that our product is a must-have for anyone even remotely interested in real estate let alone the professionals. Even if you are just buying a house, the information that we provide is invaluable. Furthermore, I believe that my experience will enable me to educate and manage an aggressive results-driven national sales force for PropertyShark.com,” says Bill Staniford, vice president of sales, PropertyShark.com.
With over 20 million properties in twenty major markets, PropertyShark.com provides real estate professionals and investors with data and tools on all aspects of property, including building details, ownership information, recent sales prices, property tax, sophisticated maps, apartments for sale, foreclosures and pre-foreclosures, mailing lists, photos, and more, available directly from the web. PropertyShark.com strives to level the playing field by offering independent real estate firms, investors, and savvy consumers the information transparency essential to evaluate real estate and make informed decisions. For more information go to: www.propertyshark.com