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Compass Team

Ori Allon

Founder & Executive Chairman

Prior to Compass Ori was the Director of Engineering at Twitter's NYC office, after selling his prior company, Julpan, to Twitter in 2011. Previously, Google acquired his patented thesis work called Orion. During his time at Google, Ori led a search quality team that integrated the Orion technology and algorithms with the Google search engine. Ori earned his PhD in computer science at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

Robert Reffkin

Founder & CEO

Robert Reffkin is an entrepreneur on a mission to help everyone find their place in the world. He was inspired to enter the world of real estate by his mother, Ruth, a longtime agent who now proudly works at Compass. After completing Columbia University in less than 3 years, Robert worked at McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, and as a Fellow in the White House before returning to Columbia for his MBA. He ran 50 marathons in 50 states to raise $1 million dollars for charities — including for New York Needs You, the non-profit he founded to serve young people living below the poverty line who are the first in their families to go to college. Robert lives in Tribeca with his wife Benis and their two (soon-to-be three!) children.

Leonard Steinberg


With almost two decades of experience, Leonard is recognized as one of New York’s leading residential real estate authorities. The Leonard Steinberg Team is ranked consistently in the Top Ten Broker Teams in the United States by the Wall Street Journal and has been responsible for well over $2 billion in residential transactions. He has served as a marketing agent and consultant on some of New York’s most iconic developments, including 150 Charles Street, 200 Eleventh Avenue and 54 Bond Street. Previously, he owned a fashion company and was a fashion designer at Christian Dior America. Leonard is a Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker.



Maëlle Gavet

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Maëlle oversees technology, product, marketing, and other corporate functions and is responsible for the execution of the company’s strategic priorities. Most recently, Maëlle oversaw global operations at The Priceline Group where she was tasked with driving the company's strategy and integrating its six major brands. Prior to The Priceline Group, she was the Chief Executive Officer of Russia's largest e-commerce site and a principal at The Boston Consulting Group. Maëlle has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, one of Fortune's 40 Under 40 and one of the Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company. A native of France, Maëlle holds degrees from The Sorbonne and Sciences Po.



Ugo Di Girolamo

Co-Founder & Principal Engineer

Prior to Compass Ugo was the Engineering Lead at Twitter. Before Twitter, Ugo worked at Julpan, where he spent most of his time thinking about the best ways to build scalable, reliable and easily extensible systems. Before Julpan, Ugo gained experience in architecting and implementing high performance applications at Google - where he worked in the Infrastructure team and in the Search Quality team - and before that at GE Homeland Security. Ugo holds a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from University "La Sapienza" of Rome.

Eytan Seidman

Head of Product

After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, Eytan began his career as a Product Manager at Microsoft where he helped build their first-ever CRM, which was initially designed for real estate agents. He also served as the product manager for their search engine. He later co-founded a venture capital-backed startup called Oyster.com and led the product team there before the company was sold to TripAdvisor in 2013. He most recently served as a Vice President and General Manager of TripAdvisor, leading a 50-person team of product managers, engineers and operations team members. Eytan lives in Dobbs Ferry, New York with his wife and 3 children.


Matt Spangler

Head of Design & Marketing

Matt joined after three years of building the creative group at Tribeca Enterprises. He oversaw the creation of all kinds of cool stuff like responsive sites, new ticketing platforms, documentary films and TV series fully funded by brands, YouTube channels, Film Festival campaigns and digital product development for the soon to launch Tribeca Shortlist SVOD platform. After working his way up the East Coast from Atlanta, he's owned his own creative agencies, had some laughs at Comedy Central, used Foursquare when it was called Dodgeball, saw the first dot-com bust up close and once co-hosted an event where teams of people raced to eat all the contents of a vending machine.