About Us

About Us

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simplify

real estate.

About RealtyMogul.com

RealtyMogul.com launched in 2013 with one mission: simplify real estate investment by connecting real estate entrepreneurs and investors through cutting-edge technology.

Today we are a leading online real estate capital marketplace – one that offers commercial equity and commercial debt products nationwide, educates our investors, and changes the way real estate investing and financing is viewed forever.

  • More than 78,000 real estate investors have registered on our online platform
  • Over $196 Million has been invested into debt and equity transactions
  • 65 talented and dedicated professionals with substantial real estate and technology experience have joined our team

Our Story

RealtyMogul.com founders Jilliene Helman and Justin Hughes seized the opportunity to build a disruptive new business by creating a leading online, crowdfunding, capital markets platform within the traditional real estate industry.

Jilliene Helman - CEO
Justin Hughes - CTO

We Are Fundamentally Changing The Way Real Estate Capital Is Raised And Invested, Every Day.

Why Choose RealtyMogul.com?

For Accredited Investors:

  • Gain access to real estate investment opportunities previously hard to find
  • Diversify investment portfolios with a newly accessible asset class
  • Save time and resources involved in real estate investing with convenient online presentation of pre-vetted deals
  • Work with a reputable, compliant platform

For Real Estate Sponsors and Borrowers:

  • Gain access to new institutional investors, thousands of accredited investors and diversify your sources of capital
  • Raise capital with a few clicks
  • Save time and resources involved with raising capital by outsourcing investor reporting and distributions
  • Minimize risk by working with a reputable, innovative, compliant and industry-leading platform

Executive Team

Chief Executive Officer
Jilliene Helman
Chief Executive Officer

Jilliene is the CEO and Co-Founder of RealtyMogul.com, responsible for the company’s strategic direction and operations. Jilliene, who sits on RealtyMogul.com’s board, has underwritten over $5 billion of real estate and was previously a Vice President at Union Bank, where she spent time in Wealth Management, Finance and Risk Management. Jilliene is a Certified Wealth Strategist®, holds Series 7, Series 63, and Series 24 licenses and has a degree in Business from Georgetown University. ​

Chief Technology Officer
Justin Hughes
Chief Technology Officer

Justin is the CTO and Co-Founder of RealtyMogul.com and a licensed real estate professional in California. Justin, who also sits on the company’s board, previously ran an independent consultancy in Los Angeles managing on-line communities and building web presences. Justin holds Series 7, Series 63, and Series 24 licenses, and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Cognitive Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Chief Credit Officer
Megan Goodfellow
Chief Credit Officer

Megan, RealtyMogul.com’s Chief Credit Officer, has been involved in institutional finance for three decades. She specializes in the analysis of real estate capital structures and financial strategies. Megan was previously the Director of Affordable Housing Special Asset Management at Centerline Capital Group, where she was responsible for overseeing more than 50 properties and the restructuring of troubled assets. Prior to that, she served as the Chief Underwriter and Credit Officer of the CMBS group of JP Morgan Chase, where she oversaw five regional offices and 30 underwriters responsible for the underwriting and closing of both conduit and balance sheet loans. Megan earned an MBA in Finance from the University of Houston and is a CFA.

General Counsel
Ryan Sakamoto
General Counsel

Ryan is the General Counsel at RealtyMogul.com, responsible for managing legal and regulatory matters for the company. He brings more than 18 years of experience as an attorney, the last decade of which as the lead in-house lawyer for companies in the financial services and technology arenas (most recently as General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer at WEDBUSH, Inc.). He began his career practicing corporate and securities law in private practice. Ryan holds a JD from UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law, an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management, and an AB, magna cum laude, from Harvard College.

Chief Information Officer
Timothy Li
Chief Information Officer

Timothy is the CIO of RealtyMogul.com. He is responsible for technology, data science, analytics and product development. Timothy launched various marketplace lending platforms and was previously the GM of loanDepot.com, CRO at Quick Bridge Funding, SVP of Risk Management at Think Finance and VP of Risk Management at JPMorgan Chase. Timothy also sits on various advisory boards at tech startups such as Solar Mosaic, Blinker Inc., Domuso and Hello Soda. Timothy holds engineering degrees from San Jose State University and University of Southern California.

Chief Production Officer
Chief Production Officer
Chief Production Officer
Elizabeth Braman
Chief Production Officer

Elizabeth is the Chief Production Officer at RealtyMogul.com. She is an award-winning finance executive and CCIM with more than 15 years of experience in commercial real estate. Elizabeth is responsible for procuring new products, as well as bringing new equity and debt investment opportunities to the platform. Previously she was with ReadyCap Commercial, where she headed originations for a national small balance commercial real estate platform. Elizabeth earned her JD and MBA from George Washington University.

SVP, Product & Technology
Bill McKnight
SVP, Product & Technology

Bill is the SVP, Product & Technology responsible for building and scaling the RealtyMogul.com web and mobile experience with innovative features and functionality. He previously spent most of his Internet career at highly trafficked online real estate platforms such as Apartment List and Rent.com. At Rent.com, he oversaw both the Product and Technology teams before becoming General Manager and leading its sale to a Private Equity firm. Bill earned a BA in History from Denison University and an MBA from University of Southern California.

Board of Directors
Hrach Simonian
Board of Directors

Hrach joined RealtyMogul.com's Board of Directors in March 2014 as a representative from Canaan, a prominent Silicon Valley-based Venture Capital firm that led RealtyMogul.com’s Series A financing round. Hrach, who joined Canaan in 2007, focuses on both the consumer and enterprise sectors and currently sits on the board of Cargomatic, CompStak and Washio. He also led Canaan's investment in Instacart and Plixi (acquired by Lockerz). Prior to joining Canaan, Hrach served as the Digital Media Research Associate at Rutberg & Company. The research group's coverage spanned product and technology categories, including semiconductors, devices, infrastructure and services. Hrach holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and served as Co-President of the VC Club. Previously, he earned an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where his research focused on neuronal networks, linear systems analysis and solid-state lasers. He also earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from UCLA specializing in biomedical engineering.

Board of Directors
Steve Ozonian
Board of Directors

Steve sits on RealtyMogul.com’s Board of Directors and works closely with the company leveraging his online and institutional experience in real estate. He is a real estate, finance and technology executive who’s led the growth and development of several major real estate companies including Prudential Real Estate Services and REALTOR.com. In addition to RealtyMogul.com, Steve also serves on the Board of Directors at Tree.com, the parent company of several brands such as LendingTree.

Steve is currently Chief Real Estate Officer of Carrington Holding Company, LLC, which owns and operates multiple businesses that cover virtually every aspect of single family residential real estate transactions. Previously, Steve was chairman and CEO of Prudential Real Estate Services, where he expanded annual sales volume to more than $200 billion. He also served as CEO of REALTOR.com, creating one of the world’s most successful real estate search portal, and served as Bank of America’s National Homeownership Executive. Additionally, Steve was a senior executive at Chicago Title & Trust, where he headed the real estate services segment that acquired and sold thousands of homes a year. As an Executive VP with Coldwell Banker, Steve helped expand the business and built it into a national leader in real estate by creating a major relocation company and growing it to more than 70,000 sales associates and managing a vast portfolio of REO and corporate homes. Steve received his MBA in Finance from Loyola University of Chicago and earned his undergraduate degree from Northeastern Illinois University.

Board of Directors
Rob Rueckert
Board of Directors

Rob, a partner at Sorenson Capital, joined RealtyMogul.com’s board in July 2015. Rob joined Sorenson, which led RealtyMogul.com’s Series B financing round, in 2015 to further expand their existing growth stage technology practice. Prior to joining Sorenson, Rob spent 14 years at Intel Capital, most recently as a managing director leading their investment team in the consumer technology segment. During his tenure at Intel Capital, his direct portfolio produced more than 20 successful exits, including 4 IPOs and acquisitions by Oracle, Cisco, Microsoft, Fidelity, American Express, Intel and Telefonica, among others. Prior to joining Intel Capital, Rob worked as a technology consultant for Arthur Andersen. Rob has an MBA from the University of Chicago, a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems from Brigham Young University and is a Kauffman Fellow.

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