Jay Thompson

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Jay Thompson
eXp Realty
Edmonds, WA


Jay is the former director of industry outreach for Zillow Group, where he monitored and responded to brand acknowledgment. He retired from Zillow Group in July 2018. Prior to joining Zillow in March 2012, he was the co-owner and designated broker of Thompson’s Realty in Phoenix, Arizona. He still holds an active broker's license with eXp Realty.

Jay is a frequent speaker at local, state and national real estate conferences on topics ranging from social media marketing to brand reputation response and management. He built his real estate blog, "," into one of the most widely read real estate blogs in the country. He's contributed to numerous real estate industry publications and websites. 

A summa cum laude graduate of St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, Jay currently resides in Edmonds, Washington. He is usually on a sailboat when he's not consulting or working on his book about reputation management.

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