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RealtyTrac exec departs to Carrington Mortgage Holdings

Rick Sharga follows Steve Ozonian to California-based firm

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Rick Sharga, the RealtyTrac senior vice president who was often the company's public face in news reports about its widely followed foreclosure reports, has left the company after seven years to take on a similar role with Carrington Mortgage Holdings.Sharga will be responsible for developing branding and marketing strategies for a stable of Carrington companies that not only invest in and service mortgages but provide real estate brokerage, property management and settlement services."Part of my mission is to communicate all of the offerings the company has to various audiences," ranging from institutional investors and real real estate brokers and agents to consumers who are in the market for homes, Sharga said.Steve Ozonian, the former CEO of's division, was appointed chief real estate officer of Santa Ana, Calif.-based Carrington Holding Co. LLC in April. Making the move with Ozonian was executive Kurt Gleeson, who is now senior vice...