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The week in industry hires and promotions: October 10-14, 2016

New executives, managers and agents in the residential real estate, tech and mortgage spaces

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Who got hired or promoted this week? Here’s our weekly rundown, in chronological order.

This week’s new hires

October 11

Bob Jennings

Bob Jennings

ClosingCorp, which provides residential real estate closing cost data, named Bob Jennings as its new CEO. “Bob has exactly the management, sales and operational experience we were seeking and a history of identifying opportunities, cultivating partnerships, building effective teams, and closing groundbreaking agreements, that Closing Corp needs at this juncture” said Staffan Encrantz, chairman of the board of ClosingCorp, in a statement. “He possesses a rare team building capability and entrepreneurial spirit, that together with his strong customer orientation and negotiating abilities has the potential to generate significant revenue growth.”

October 14

Scott Durkin

Scott Durkin

Scott Durkin is the new chief operating officer (COO) at Douglas Elliman Real Estate. “Expertise in real estate, integrity, dedication and leadership all make Scott an extraordinary fit for us at Elliman,” said Howard Lorber, chairman of Douglas Elliman, in a statement. “I am confident that these strong qualities will benefit his new role overseeing our company’s operations.”

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