About Us

Our goal is to create great real estate experiences between agents and clients. We’ve been connecting agents and clients together since 2005, and have helped sell over $6.3 billion in real estate.


Scott Olsen, CEO

As Chief Executive Officer, Scott oversees the entire day-to-day operation of ReferralExchange. Previously, Scott worked at several firms in equity research, investment banking and venture capital. Scott has a B.S. in Business Administration from UC Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He is an avid outdoorsman and sailor.

Ali Hamed, Founder

As Founder, Ali helps lead the strategic development of the company. Previously, Ali designed and developed integrated computer systems for both commercial and government clients. Ali has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UC Davis, and enjoys running, photography, and weekends at the batting cages.

Tom Monaghan, Sales and Operations

Tom’s role as VP of Sales and Operations has him overseeing all of the servicing and recruiting efforts for ReferralExchange. Previously, he worked for Bella Pictures and ING Direct. He specializes in team building and process development, with a focus on providing a high level of service. He has a B.A. in English from the University of Delaware and, when not working, spends his time traveling, reading, and practicing archery.

Ben Kruger, Engineering

As Chief Architect, Ben’s role is to interpret the business needs and align the technology accordingly. He also oversees the day-to-day engineering operations. Previously, Ben held the positions of CTO at Angelrush Ventures, an early stage venture firm, and Tobi, a technology forward fashion retailer. As an engineer, Ben was part of the startup-to-IPO team at ZipRealty, a pioneer in the on-line real estate world. Ben holds a BS in Computer Science from San Jose State and enjoys traveling, sampling new whiskies, and spending time with his family.

Daniel Yarlett, Data Science

As the Chief Data Scientist Officer, Daniel spearheads research and analytics efforts for ReferralExchange, including online marketing strategy. His areas of expertise include machine learning, data mining, data visualization, and information management, with a general emphasis on robust Bayesian methods. Daniel holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Stanford University, where his research focused on statistical aspects of language acquisition; an M.Sc. in Artificial Intelligence from Edinburgh University; and a B.A. in Philosophy from Cambridge University.

Myron Lo, Product/Business Development

As VP of Product/Business Development, Myron oversees all Product Management and Development for the company. Previously, he served the co-founder and CEO of PriceHub, a service that brings price transparency to the used car market. He was also responsible for product and marketing innovation at ZipRealty, the nation’s largest internet-based real estate brokerage. At ZipRealty, he launched a number of award-winning products focused on both consumers and agents. He received a B.S. in Managerial Economics from UC Davis and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. Myron enjoys spending time with his family—including his two sons.

Lisa Fettner, Marketing

As VP of Marketing, Lisa manages all Marketing efforts for ReferralExchange. Previously, Lisa was at Technology Credit Union, World Savings/Wachovia Bank and several software companies. She has extensive experience in marketing, lead generation and brand building in the financial services, real estate, mortgage and technology sectors. She has a B.A. in Communications from UC Berkeley. Lisa’s hobbies include volunteering and traveling the world in search of the best chocolate.

Our Network

ReferralExchange makes great real estate experiences happen by referring home buyers and sellers who are ready to act to qualified real estate agents who meet our high standards.

Agent-to-agent referrals

ReferralExchange.com is the premier agent-to-agent and broker-to-broker referral network in the real estate industry. We enable agents to create new referral income from leads they choose not to work, and make personal referrals easier.


TopAgentsRanked.com is our consumer-direct website that was started with the simple idea that finding the best real estate agent in your area shouldn’t be difficult. By answering a few questions, we can match buyers and sellers with the best local agents who fit their needs.

Our Agent Network

Our agent network includes over 17,000 top-performing agents covering 100% of the U.S.

Most of our agents have more than 8 years experience, have more than $5 million in sales or have 20 real estate transactions in the last 20 months.


Great people. Supportive environment.

We offer a fun, collaborative workplace with a team that’s dedicated to connecting consumers to the best local real estate agents through a combination of technology and customer support.

We are a lean team that welcomes input, values innovation and gives you a chance to learn and grow

Keep Learning

We pay for the books, videos or conferences you need to stay on top of your craft. We’ll even help you get your real estate license.

  • Competitive salary with generous stock options
  • Buy or build your ideal work environment
  • Flexible work hours
  • 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Catered lunch twice a week
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Our San Francisco office is near BART and MUNI stops
Tech Positions

Our development positions offer a fast-paced environment with plenty of opportunity to build exciting technologies. All of our sites are built on Ruby on Rails, and we are constantly building new features into our proprietary CRM platform. We push code every day, which means you will never be bored.

Operations & customer support positions

We look for service-minded individuals to join our operations and customer support teams that are passionate about offering a white glove experience to all of our customers - home buyers, home sellers, and real estate agents.

Current Openings

Sacramento, CA
Sacramento, CA
Sacramento, CA
Sacramento, CA

San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA