Real Matters appoints Robert Courteau to its Board of Directors

A well-respected business leader who has an extensive track record helping 
businesses set and execute strategy 
TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Real Matters, a leading provider of property 
insights to the North American mortgage and property and­ casualty (P&C) 
insurance industries announced today it has appointed Robert Courteau to its 
Board of Directors.  Recently ranked the third fastest growing Canadian 
Technology Company by Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and 21st on the North 
American Fast 500, Real Matters has differentiated itself with its thought 
leadership and is in rapid growth mode. 
Mr. Courteau has held senior executive positions at leading technology 
companies, most recently at SAP where he served as President, North America. 
He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Altus Group Limited, a global 
leader in professional consulting, software and data solutions for the real 
estate industry. 
"Mr. Courteau is a well-respected business leader who has an extensive track 
record helping businesses set and execute strategy and grow profitably by 
providing high value solutions to clients. We are excited to have him join our 
board of directors," says Jason Smith, president  and CEO of Real Matters. 
"His experience and expertise is the right fit for Real Matters as we move 
into our next stage of growth." 
That next stage of growth is well underway. In 2012, the company successfully 
completed a  $22 million round of growth financing and this month Real 
Matters' U.S.-based subsidiary, Solidifi, acquired Kirchmeyer & Associates to 
become the third largest independent provider  of residential real estate 
appraisals in the U.S. Solidifi is a trusted, well-capitalized alternative  to 
traditional appraisal management companies servicing more than 50% of the 
nation's top lenders. 
"It's an important time for Real Matters and I am excited to help it build on 
its strengths to grow market share and further secure its leadership position 
in the industry," says Mr. Courteau.  "Real Matters' management is 
entrepreneurial, focused and knows what it takes to grow. I look forward to 
working with this high performing team and my fellow board members and sharing 
my knowledge to help Real Matters achieve its objectives." 
About Altus Group Limited  Altus leads the global real estate industry in 
offering professional real estate advisory services, data solutions and 
intelligence about an organization's assets, generating a wealth of knowledge 
and insight. With a staff of over 1,700, Altus has a network of over 50 
offices in a number of countries worldwide, including Canada, the United 
Kingdom, the United States, Australia and China. We operate five interrelated 
Business Units, bringing years of experience and a broad range of expertise 
together into one comprehensive platform: Research, Valuation and Advisory; 
Cost Consulting and Project Management; Realty Tax Consulting, Geomatics and 
ARGUS Software. Altus' clients include banks, financial institutions, 
governments, pension funds, asset and fund managers, developers and landlords 
and companies engaged in the oil and gas industry. 
About Real Matters Serving the North American mortgage industry through its 
Solidifi offering and the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry 
through its iv3CUS business, Real Matters creates powerful insights into 
residential and commercial properties. Leveraging its cloud-based technology 
platform, redihive™, the organization provides its customers with subject 
matter expertise gathered through partnerships with more than 24,500 field 
agents. Established in 2004, Real Matters has its Canadian head office in 
Markham, Ontario and U.S. office in Buffalo, New York. Additional information 
about Real Matters is available at www.realmatters.com. 
Jaime Lea Foss, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Real Matters, 
905-695-3969, jfoss@realmatters.com 
http://www.realmatters.com 
SOURCE: Real Matters 
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