Sean Faries, CEO Of Land Gorilla, Named HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

In this inaugural award program, HousingWire recognizes the most impactful and innovative technology leaders serving the housing economy.

Sean Faries named as a 2019 Tech Trendsetter by HousingWire SeanSan Luis Obispo, CA – October 2, 2019 – Land Gorilla, the #1 technology provider of construction loan management software, announced today its Chief Executive Officer, Sean Faries, has been named to HousingWire’s inaugural Tech Trendsetter award program. The HousingWire Tech Trendsetters seeks to recognize the people that drive innovation for their mortgage and real estate clients and have played an integral role in bringing innovative solutions to market for housing industry clients.

Faries’ focus and passion has been to create technology innovations that drives construction lending profitability, improves digital workflows and provides a best in class client experience. His greatest strength is his ability to listen to the challenges and needs of diverse stakeholders in the construction lending process and identify new, innovative technology solutions that streamline formerly time-consuming and often frustrating processes.

Faries has led the vision and implementation of many exciting new software developments, such as Land Gorilla’s Automated Project Manager(APM) engine that allows lenders to configure their digital workflow to meet regulatory compliance, state statutes, and industry best practices. These innovations continue to streamline and automate processes and add value for lenders and their clients.

“Each year we honor the top technology companies in the housing industry, but this year we decided to do even more,” HousingWire Associate Editor Kelsey Ramírez said. “This year, for the first time ever, we are looking at the people behind the technology. These experts are propelling the housing industry forward and reimagining the mortgage process.”

HousingWire’s 2019 Tech Trendsetters were carefully selected by HousingWire’s editorial board based on their integral role and innovative contributions to their mortgage and real estate clients over the past year.

“HousingWire has always recognized innovation and technological advancements in the housing industry, but none of those advancements happen without people leading the way,” HousingWire Managing Editor Ben Lane said. “Technology doesn’t simply create itself. People are the driving force behind those innovations. And it’s in that spirit that we proudly honor the visionaries helping to push the housing industry into the future.”

“I’m truly honored to receive this recognition,” said Sean Faries, CEO, Land Gorilla. “This is such an exciting time to be innovating solutions that solve our nation’s housing shortage. As demand for construction lending grows we want to provide lenders the best software available to make construction lending faster, safer and more efficient. Land Gorilla is laser-focused on being the most complete solution to protect a lender’s physical, financial, and legal interests during the construction and renovation lending process. ”

Click here for more information on Land Gorilla’s innovate software solution, the Construction Loan Manager.

About Land Gorilla

Land Gorilla is the #1 financial technology provider of construction loan management software creating a fast, safe, and efficient loan process. Trusted by top lenders, Land Gorilla’s Construction Loan Manager™ streamlines every aspect from pre-closing due diligence to post-closing draw administration, providing scalability, minimized risk, cost savings, and a best-in-class experience to project stakeholders. For more information, visit

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