Jay Parsons is Vice President of Data Analytics at RealPage, Inc. – which is the parent company of leading apartment data firms Axiometrics and MPF Research. Jay manages RealPage’s market research analysts and forecasters as well as the company’s suite of Data Analytics products. Jay is a frequent speaker at multifamily and commercial real estate industry events, and he has appeared in the Wall Street Journal and on CNBC. Additionally, Jay has written extensively for industry publications including GlobeSt, Multifamily Executive, the Mortgage Bankers Association, American Banker, Units and Multihousing Pro. He is a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the American Real Estate Society (ARES) and the Risk Management Association (RMA). Jay has been with RealPage since March 2009. He is a native of Charlotte, N.C., and a graduate of the University of Maryland, currently living in the Dallas area.