As president of the Homes Division at Zillow Group, Arik oversees the buying, renovating, and selling of homes through Zillow Offers. In addition, Arik has oversight of the company’s mortgage business, Zillow Home Loans, and its mortgage marketplace
Prior to joining Zillow Group in 2018, Arik was a pioneer in the institutional single-family rental (SFR) sector, most recently serving as Chief Integration Officer at Invitation Homes, the largest SFR Real Estate Investment Trust in the U.S., following its $20 billion merger with Starwood Waypoint Homes. Before the merger, Arik served in several senior leadership roles with Starwood Waypoint Homes and its predecessors, overseeing the company’s rapid growth following its founding in 2012, including serving as its Chief Financial Officer, orchestrating over $40 billion of merger & acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
Previously, Arik spent 12 years at Credit Suisse Securities and its predecessor Donaldson, Lufkin Jenrette Securities Corporation where he led the West Coast Real Estate investment banking practice.
Arik earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Masters in Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.