Rick Sharga
Executive Vice PresidentAuction.com
One of the country's most frequently-quoted sources on real estate, mortgage and foreclosure trends, Rick joined Auction.com, the largest online real estate marketplace, in 2013. Rick has appeared on the CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, CNN, ABC World News, CNBC, FOX, Bloomberg and NPR; briefed government organizations such as the Federal Reserve and Senate Banking Committee; and corporations like JPMorgan Chase, Citibank and Deutsche Bank.

Prior to joining Auction.com, Rick was an Executive Vice President for Carrington Mortgage Holdings, which owns and operates multiple businesses in the mortgage, real estate and securities industries. Prior to Carrington, Rick spent eight years at RealtyTrac, where as senior vice president he was responsible for marketing, business development and data operations.

Rick is a member of various industry organizations. He is on the Corporate Board of Governors of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, and a member of the Five Star National Mortgage Servicing Association. He serves on the editorial advisory board for Default Servicing News and was included in Inman News' Inman 100, an annual list of the most influential leaders in real estate in both 2013 and 2014.

A black belt in Tae Kwon Do, Rick spends his spare time continuing his lifelong quest to find the perfect wine to compliment his BBQ baby back ribs.