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Rick Sharga leaves Carrington for Auction.com

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Prominent industry expert Rick Sharga has departed Carrington Mortgage Holdings after less than two years to join online real estate auction platform Auction.com as the company’s chief spokesman and executive vice president. Sharga became executive vice president at Carrington in October 2011, after seven years in a similar position at foreclosure data aggregator RealtyTrac. Carrington owns and operates multiple companies that invest in and service mortgages, and provide real estate brokerage, property management and settlement services. Irvine, Calif.-based Auction.com, which says it is the world’s largest online real estate marketplace, connects buyers and sellers of foreclosures, commercial properties, homes and land. Sharga will serve as the company’s public face on topics such as the U.S. housing market, the mortgage market, commercial real estate and international real estate, the company said. Rick Sharga Sharga is frequently quoted in news outlets on real est...