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Ed Craine

Ed Craine is a nationally recognized expert in commercial and residential real estate financing. He is the CEO of award-winning Smith Craine Real Estate Financing in San Francisco. Ed and his company have won numerous awards for excellence, including being named California Mortgage Broker of the Year 2008 and one of the 10 Leading Mortgage Broker Providers of the United States in 2009. He is a sought after speaker, trainer, and writer on mortgage and real estate topics. He has been interviewed by numerous media sources including major TV and radio affiliates in Los Angeles and San Francisco as well as print and online media including The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, the LA Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Recently Ed became the publisher of a leading Mortgage industry trade publication. Ed is active in industry trade associations, where he has held a variety of executive and board positions. He is currently the President of the California Association of Mortgage Professionals. Ed is also widely known for his business networking expertise. He is the Executive Director for BNI (Business Network International) in San Francisco, a position he has held since 1997. During this time, he has helped several thousand businesspeople grow their businesses through structured business referral systems. Ed has won numerous awards, written dozens of articles, and has been a contributing author to three national best-selling business books on sales and networking. To find out more about using conferences to grow your business, contact Ed at: ed@ smithcraine.com or 415-406-2330.