Clayton Collins

Founder and CEO

HW Media
2023 Rank: 122
Collins leads HW Media, a media company that covers brokerage, mortgage and finance news under the brands HousingWire, RealTrends, finLedger and Reverse Mortgage Daily. His private equity firm Riomar Capital acquired HousingWire in 2016 and deepened its real estate media play with its 2020 acquisition of the publications wing of RealTrends. HW Media acquired housing data firm Altos Research in 2022. Collins has an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.