Mike Simonsen

A true data geek, Mike Simonsen founded Altos Research in 2006 to bring data and insight on the U.S. housing market to those who need it most. Altos provides national and local real estate data to financial institutions, real estate professionals, and investors across the country, and the company is now part of HW Media, publisher of HousingWireand RealTrends. Mike uses Altos data to identify trends in the real estate market well before the headlines, and his work has been featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Fortune, Forbes and other publications.