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PropTech Firm Spruce Adds 3 Senior Executives

David Krechevsky
Aug 10, 2021
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NY-Based Company Hires Murphy, Hochman & King

Spruce, the proptech company powering online real estate transactions, today announced it has appointed three senior-level executives across its data science, title, and sales functions.

Following the recent news of Spruce's $60M Series C funding round, announced in June 2021, these industry leaders will further propel Spruce's already rapid growth trajectory and strengthen its client-focused service offerings.

Recent senior-level hires include:

Brittany Murphy, head of Data Science: Reporting to CEO and co-founder Patrick Burns, Murphy will oversee the company's dynamic risk optimization models and underwriting algorithms, further driving Spruce's automated offerings. Previously, Murphy led the research team for HouseCanary, a real estate data and analytics company, and was a lead data scientist at Allstate Insurance.

Debra Hochman, head of Title Solutions: Reporting to EVP of National Real Estate Operations Lisa Robertson, Hochman will lead a cross-functional business team to deliver even more seamless title solutions nationwide. Previously, Hochman spent 20 years at First American Title, before holding positions at AmTrust Title and TitleWave Real Estate Solutions.

Susan King, enterprise account executive: Reporting to Jason Chiang, VP of Revenue, King will utilize her deep experience in both mortgage lending and title to lead Spruce's expansion activities in the Western U.S. Previously, King was VP regional manager-Correspondent Lending at Texas Capital Bank. She also held positions at Fidelity National Title and Stonegate Mortgage, among others.

Doing business in 48 U.S. states, Spruce is digitizing real estate transactions for forward-thinking real estate companies and mortgage lenders. Spruce was founded by Andrew Weisgall and Patrick Burns in 2016, and is headquartered in New York with hubs across the U.S.

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