DataTree Jim Portner Named to 2020 HousingWire Tech Trendsetters List

We are thrilled to share that Jim Portner, Vice President Product and Strategy, has been named to the HousingWire 2020 Tech Trendsetters list, honoring the most impactful and innovative technology leaders serving the housing economy.

HousingWire’s 2020 Tech Trendsetters include product and technology leaders who have been indispensable in bringing innovative tech solutions to market for housing industry clients. This award recognizes the people that drive innovation for their mortgage and real estate clients.

Recognized as a leader with a deep understanding of customer needs and evolving market trends, Portner and his team consistently deliver differentiated, innovative solutions for today’s housing markets, including three major new products launched in 2020. First American Tax Source is a new, fully automated, nationwide property tax information solution for lenders and title companies. First American MarketView provides those same lenders and title companies instant, actionable intelligence necessary to understand competitive positions, enhance strategic opportunities and ultimately win new business. DataTree Lists is a customer acquisition system targeted at mortgage and real estate marketing professionals.

“Jim’s recognition as a 2020 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter is well deserved and we’re excited to see him honored,” said Robert Karraa, president of First American’s data and analytics division. “The noteworthy number of new products launched in a single year underscores the commitment of Jim Portner and the division’s team to provide solutions that help housing industry professionals succeed.”

“Our Tech Trendsetters award recognizes a group of leaders who were critical to the outstanding performance of housing and real estate during this pandemic, finding innovative solutions when everything changed on a dime,” said HousingWire Editor in Chief Sarah Wheeler. “We’re very proud to celebrate their achievements and honor the impact they’ve had at such a crucial time.”

Recipients of the HousingWire Tech Trendsetters designation were peer-nominated and selected by HousingWire’s editorial board based on their accomplishments over the last 12 months. Click here to view the full press release.

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