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Dominic Zabriskie Appointed COO of


Fast growing event, data and research platform devoted to commercial real estate technology continues to scale


New York, NY (August 7, 2017) -- CREtech (, the leading commercial real estate tech event and content platform in the industry is pleased to announce that Dominic Zabriskie has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. He will report directly to CREtech’s CEO, Michael Beckerman.


Considered one of the most experienced thought leaders in the industry, Dominic is a commercial real estate tech veteran, having previously founded and sold three successful commercial real estate tech startups. As COO, Dominic will use his expertise to continue scaling CREtech’s events, content, research and data platform, as well as focusing on strategic partnerships, both domestically and globally, to further accelerate the company’s growth.


With over 15 years of experience as a commercial real estate developer, broker, entrepreneur and tech investor, Dominic is the perfect person to lead the fastest growing content, research and events platform in the commercial real estate technology sector.  In 2014, The News Funnel acquired The CRE App Review from Dominic, at which point he joined the Company as a shareholder and Strategic Advisor. Following this acquisition The News Funnel continued to invest in the commercial real estate technology sector, acquiring CREtech in 2017. The site was previously founded in 2012 as one of the earliest networking and event platforms devoted to the growing commercial real estate tech sector.


Since these two acquisitions, The News Funnel team has more than tripled CREtech’s annual attendance and subscriber base, as well as expanded the platform to include hand curated breaking news, the largest startup directory, original content and the most important research covering the industry. CREtech has also expanded to offer additional services, such as commercial real estate tech consulting, blog writing, social media management and more.  


“Yet another critical milestone has been reached for us at The News Funnel and, specifically, CREtech with the appointment of one of the most respected, accomplished and experienced commercial real estate tech professionals in the industry, Dominic Zabriskie,” commented Michael Beckerman, CEO. “As we chart our global expansion to continue to help connect the tech and commercial real estate sectors, Dominic will play an invaluable role in helping us plan, invest and implement the strategy necessary to continue to place at the top of the entire ecosystem, “Beckerman concluded.


“Since the sale of The CRE App Review in 2014, I’ve been watching CREtech grow. I am excited to be joining such an amazing team and network,” Dominic Zabriskie said. “I started researching and creating commercial real estate technology in 2009, and always knew it had so much potential. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to help grow CREtech and its community of passionate real estate and technology entrepreneurs and investors.”


About CREtech

Our mission at CREtech is to connect the commercial real estate and tech sectors, bringing a new age of innovation, investment and growth to the industry. The platform features the largest events, most important daily newsletter, largest directory of startups and industry leading research. CREtech additionally provides Advisory Services to startups and commercial real estate developers/brokers.


CREtech is owned and operated by The News Funnel, the leading content, connectivity and event platform devoted to the commercial real estate technology.



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