Jay Thompson

Director of Industry Outreach for Zillow Group

Jay Thompson is the Director of Industry Outreach for Zillow Group, which operates the leading

real estate and home-related marketplaces on mobile and the web. Prior to joining Zillow in

March of 2012, Jay was the Co-owner and Designated Broker of Thompson’s Realty in Phoenix,



Jay is a frequent speaker at local, state and national real estate conferences on topics ranging

from brokerage management to social media marketing in real estate. 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 Seattle, WA — when he is not on the road for Zillow speaking to real estate professionals

across the country, or on a sailboat in the Puget Sound. Jay can be reached

at JayT@ZillowGroup.com.