Jay Thompson

Jay Thompson is formerly the Director of Industry Outreach for Zillow Group, where he monitored and responded to brand mentions. Jay retired from Zillow Group in July 2018. Prior to joining Zillow in March of 2012, Jay was the Co-owner and Designated Broker of Thompson’s Realty in Phoenix, Arizona. He still holds an active AZ brokers 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, PhoenixRealEstateGuy.com into one of the most widely-read real estate blogs in the country, and has contributed to numerous other real estate industry publications and websites. 

A Summa Cum Laude Graduate of St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX, Jay currently resides in Edmonds, WA–and is usually on a sailboat when he is not consulting or working on his book on reputation management. Jay can be reached at JayThompson.home@gmail.com.