We believe agents are here to stay

Agents play a crucial role in advising buyers and sellers on real estate decisions, but real estate technologies today are focused on consumers and properties. We provide the professional network that helps agents connect with one another to grow their business.

Sean introducing Courted to real estate leaders at Inman Connect

Courted is a team of passionate real estate operators, developers & designers

Meet the Team

Sean Soderstrom

Sean Soderstrom

CEO
Sean Soderstrom

Sean Soderstrom

CEO

Prior to founding Courted, Sean was an Associate Partner and the co-lead for McKinsey & Company’s Residential Real Estate Practice in North America, where he advised leading brokerages, online listing portals and software companies. Prior to that, Sean joined Urban Compass (now Compass), when there were 30 employees with the company. He built and led the Expansion function for the company, launching and managing Compass’ first 40 offices outside of New York.

Angelica De Castiglioni

Angelica De Castiglioni

Senior Marketing Manager
Angelica De Castiglioni

Angelica De Castiglioni

Senior Marketing Manager

Prior to Courted, Angelica has led marketing for a series of tech companies across health at One Drop and CX SaaS products for Kustomer @ Meta where she developed branding, content strategy, product marketing, growth for both pre-sale acquisition and post-sale engagement while managing a multimillion dollar budget. Before becoming a marketer, she worked in the fashion industry for Alexander Wang and Ralph Lauren. She holds a B.S. summa cum laude from F.I.T. and a M.S. magna cum laude in Marketing with a focus on Data Analysis from New York University. Angelica was born and raised in Milan, Italy and lived in NYC for twelve years before relocating with her cat Zeus to the new tech hub of Austin, Texas. Outside of work, she has a passion for helping animals by volunteering at shelters as well as health and wellbeing by supporting children in hospitals.

Audrey Zheng

Audrey Zheng

Growth & Business Development Lead
Audrey Zheng

Audrey Zheng

Growth & Business Development Lead

Prior to Courted, Audrey was an investor at Morgan Stanley Tactical Value, where she diligenced and structured private investments across multiple asset classes, including growth and structured equity. Prior to that, Audrey was an investment banking analyst at BofA Securities’ Leveraged Finance group, where she was responsible for financial analysis and deal execution on LBO, M&A, and recapitalization transactions. She holds a B.A. magna cum laude in Economics with a minor in Russian Studies from Dartmouth College.

Dan Breitbach

Dan Breitbach

CTO
Dan Breitbach

Dan Breitbach

CTO

Prior to founding Courted, Dan was an Associate Partner & Senior Digital Expert for McKinsey’s Real Estate practice, leading over 50 engineers and data scientists to build bespoke, data-forward software. An applied data scientist by background, Dan has worked with residential brokerages, commercial developers, and global real estate investors to create and implement digital strategies and transformations.

Joe Urciuoli

Joe Urciuoli

Head of Engineering
Joe Urciuoli

Joe Urciuoli

Head of Engineering

Prior to founding Courted, Joe was an Expert in McKinsey’s Real Estate Practice where he helped to build several startups within some of the country's most prolific real estate organizations. Joe has deep experience working across multiple engineering disciplines from data science to web development and has worked at companies ranging from small startups to Fortune 10 companies. Joe holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from The College of New Jersey, and a M.S. in Computer Science from The Georgia Institute of Technology.

Lauren O’Donnell

Lauren O’Donnell

Senior Product Manager
Lauren O’Donnell

Lauren O’Donnell

Senior Product Manager

Prior to joining the Courted team, Lauren worked in product at Capital Rx and Ascend Learning, where she helped build and ship successful mobile products that saved consumers money on their prescriptions as well as educational 3D simulations for personal trainers, cancer survivors, medical professionals, and educators. She holds a BA in Molecular Biology from Skidmore College. You can typically find Lauren playing board games, running, doing escape rooms, and petting her dog - though not all at once.

Kevin Bohinski

Kevin Bohinski

Senior Data Engineer
Kevin Bohinski

Kevin Bohinski

Senior Data Engineer

Before joining Courted, Kevin was a machine learning engineer at Comcast Labs Applied AI where he designed and developed a platform that operationalizes realtime ML models to improve the customer experience for millions of customers by eliminating bottlenecks in training with big data, deployment, analysis, and monitoring, all while being capable of scaling to billions of predictions per hour. Kevin holds a B.S. in Computer Science, a B.A. in Interactive Multimedia from The College of New Jersey, as well as a M.S. in Computer Science from The Georgia Institute of Technology.

Ofer Lahav

Ofer Lahav

Senior Software Engineer
Ofer Lahav

Ofer Lahav

Senior Software Engineer

Prior to joining Courted, Ofer was a Senior Software Engineer at an early stage startup and was a Tech Lead at Oliver Wyman. He has over 7 years of experience building technology for Fortune 1000 companies and managing software engineering teams. He holds a B.S. and M.S in computer science from William Paterson University and The Georgia Institute of Technology respectively.

Sett Hein

Sett Hein

Software Engineer
Sett Hein

Sett Hein

Software Engineer

Before joining Courted, Sett was a Software Engineer Intern at Expa AI and was an Engineer at Atlantis, where he designed and developed a server-side caching library for GraphQL. He holds a BBA in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in Data Analytics at Baruch College.

Shrikar Patel

Shrikar Patel

Software Engineer
Shrikar Patel

Shrikar Patel

Software Engineer

Prior to Courted, Shrikar was a Software Engineer Intern at Billtrust, Susquehanna International Group, and Yogi, where he developed components of the core products, maintained and updated existing systems, and problem-solved technical issues. He holds a B.S. summa cum laude in Computer Science with a minor in Economics from Rutgers University.

Marie Moore

Marie Moore

Product Designer
Marie Moore

Marie Moore

Product Designer

Prior to joining the Courted team, Marie worked as a UI Designer at CVS Health, where she helped improve the platform for managing prescriptions and scheduling recommended CDC vaccinations. Prior to that she worked as a Product Designer at Spotify. She was one of the key designers who redesigned the analytical dashboards in an intuitive and visually pleasing way to consume data. She holds a BFA in Design Parsons School of Design as well as a certification in UX/UI design from UX Design Institute. Outside of work you can find Marie hiking with her two dogs and working on DIY home improvement projects.

Stephanie Pekala

Stephanie Pekala

UX / UI Designer
Stephanie Pekala

Stephanie Pekala

UX / UI Designer

Prior to joining the Courted team, Stephanie worked as an Industrial Designer at Core Home where she helped develop home goods for a variety of stores such as Target and Bed, Bath and Beyond. She holds a BS in Industrial Design with a minor in Psychology from Virginia Tech as well as a certification in UX/UI design from Columbia University. Outside of work you can find Stephanie cheering on her favorite sports team while eating an ice cream sundae.

Courted Advisors

David Snider

CEO @ Harness Wealth
Former COO & CFO @ Compass

Mark Zilbert

President & CEO of Zilbert.com
Top Producing Brokerage Owner & Agent

We're looking for exceptional talent

If you're excited about making an impact on of the largest industries in the country, we'd love to hear from you.

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