Cameron Paine is the Vice President of Industry Relations for Apartments.com, the world’s most popular rental website.
Combined with his experience as a top executive at a national brokerage and as the CEO of the one of the 20 largest Multiple Listing Services in the country, Cameron’s unique knowledge encompasses the essential commercial, residential, MLS, and brokerage elements of organized real estate. Recognized by Inman News as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Real Estate” Cameron has authored a number of real estate white papers encouraging large industry collaborations and in 2014 created the Broker Public Portal concept. Launched in 2017, the face of the Broker Public Portal is Homesnap.
With his diverse experience, Cameron brings a unique perspective to organized real estate. After graduating from Hamilton College with a degree in American History he lived and worked in New York City in sales and marketing. He moved to San Francisco after being selected for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform with the internationally renowned ensemble Chanticleer, and in 1999 became a GRAMMY® award winning artist for his work on the album Colors of Love. After retiring as a musician and several years in Florida heading up the Bonita Springs-Estero Association of Realtors, in 2006 Cameron was asked to be the founding CEO of the newly created Connecticut MLS; in 2017 he engineered a successful merger to create one of the largest MLSs in the United States.
Cameron enjoys traveling and lives on the Connecticut shoreline with his wife and daughter.