Technology Specialist Tom Flanagan Joins Bay Area Brokerage
Alain Pinel Realtors (APR), the largest Bay Area based residential real estate firm, has named Tom Flanagan as Vice President of Technology. With over a decade of experience in technology, online platforms and new media, Flanagan will oversee overall technology strategy and implementation for the entire company.
“We are thrilled to have Tom join our team,” said Rainy Hake, Executive Vice President of APR. “His experience, with an emphasis on design and usability, is an ideal fit as we continue to adopt innovative ideas and creative solutions to create seamless, effortless tools for our clients and agents. In an ever-changing technology landscape, I look forward to working with Tom to continue Alain Pinel Realtors reputation as a technology leader.”
Flanagan is also a syndicated columnist for Inman News, the leading source of independent real estate news and information. His column explores the best practices and trends in website design and analytics, mobile applications, and online services that real estate companies can use to grow their businesses and run them more efficiently.
Prior to joining APR, Flanagan was the Vice President of Marketing and Technology at Residential Properties Ltd in Providence, Rhode Island. He has been a featured speaker at both local and national events including Real Estate Connect and the Google IT Summit. Most recently, he was a recipient of the Rhode Island Tech 10 Award with outstanding recognition for overall achievement.
“I’m extremely excited to join Alain Pinel Realtors,” said Flanagan. “The company already has a reputation and history as an early technology leader in the industry. Platforms such as cloud computing and mobile have had a significant impact on the real estate industry. I’m looking forward to leveraging these mediums and delivering a seamless experience to both our consumers and sales associates.”