eXp World Holdings Names Shoeb Ansari as Chief Information Officer and Leo Pareja as President of Affiliated Services for eXp Realty

eXp World Holdings Names Shoeb Ansari as Chief Information Officer and Leo Pareja as President of Affiliated Services for eXp Realty

New hires fortify leadership team for company’s next phase of growth

BELLINGHAM, Wash. June 16, 2022 — eXp World Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPI), the holding company for eXp Realty®, Virbela and SUCCESS® Enterprises, has appointed Shoeb Ansari as Chief Information Officer of eXp World Holdings and Leo Pareja as President of Affiliated Services for eXp Realty. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Shoeb and Leo to our leadership team,” said Glenn Sanford, Founder, Chairman and CEO of eXp World Holdings.”They collectively bring substantial experience and deep skill sets that align with our key strategic initiatives, including innovation of our proprietary technologies and our affiliated services verticals. 

“Shoeb and Leo are outstanding leaders who will be critical to eXp’s next phase of growth as we build on our foundation as a cloud-based company that was designed for any market,” said Jeff Whiteside, CFO and Chief Collaboration Officer.

Shoeb Ansari, Chief Information Officer

Ansari will lead software engineering, product management, information technology, product launch, project management, data services and innovation for eXp World Holdings and its companies. Ansari is an accomplished software executive with an exceptional track record of building large-scale product delivery organizations, including product management, engineering, information technology and information security for SaaS at private equity-owned and publicly-traded enterprise software companies.

Before joining eXp Realty, Ansari served as the Chief Technology Officer for RealPage, a leading SaaS provider of property management systems. Earlier in his career, Shoeb was the Chief Information Officer of Travel Leaders Group and PR Newswire (Cision), which was acquired by private equity firm GTCR.

Leo Pareja, President of Affiliated Services

As President of Affiliated Services, Pareja will oversee all eXp Realty products and services such as mortgage, title, escrow and lead-generation platforms. He brings 20 years of real estate experience and has been recognized as a top real estate agent in RealTrends’ The Thousand report, a No. 1 agent on the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals’ (NAHREP) Top 250 list and a 30 under 30 agent in Realtor® Magazine. 

Pareja co-founded one of the largest private lending companies on the East Coast of the U.S. and most recently co-founded a fast-growing MLS technology vendor. Pareja has served as founding president of NAHREP’s Metro D.C. chapter, and later as national president for the organization. 

About eXp World Holdings, Inc.

eXp World Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPI) is the holding company for eXp Realty®, Virbela and SUCCESS® Enterprises.

eXp Realty is the fastest-growing real estate company in the world with more than 82,000 agents in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, India, Mexico, Portugal, France, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Italy, Hong Kong, Colombia, Spain, Israel, Panama, Germany, Dominican Republic, Greece and New Zealand and continues to scale internationally. As a publicly traded company, eXp World Holdings provides real estate professionals the unique opportunity to earn equity awards for production goals and contributions to overall company growth. eXp World Holdings and its businesses offer a full suite of brokerage and real estate tech solutions, including its innovative residential and commercial brokerage model, professional services, collaborative tools and personal development. The cloud-based brokerage is powered by Virbela, an immersive 3D platform that is deeply social and collaborative, enabling agents to be more connected and productive. SUCCESS® Enterprises, anchored by SUCCESS® magazine and its related media properties, was established in 1897 and is a leading personal and professional development brand and publication. 

For more information, visit https://expworldholdings.com.      

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  • Any Agent whose conduct, actions or performance violates or conflicts with eXp’s P&Ps, eXp’s core values, code of ethics, or any other eXp policy, may be released from eXp immediately and without warning. 
  • It is the commitment of eXp to ensure the brokerage is free from negative, aggressive and inappropriate behaviors, and that the environment is aimed at providing an atmosphere upholding our core values. All Agents and employees of eXp have the right to be treated with dignity and respect. 
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