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SAN FRANCISCO, November 16, 2011 – Pete Flint, CEO and co-founder  of, a leading website for home buyers, sellers, renters, and real estate professionals, has been recognized as “Most Admired CEO” by The San Francisco Business Times in the category of “Rising Star.” Flint received the award amongst 14 other Bay Area CEOs during a gala event held last night at San Francisco’s Hilton Union Square.


“The Trulia team has always been a driver and motivator for me as CEO. I am proud of our company growth and the accomplishments of our employees. As we continue to grow at a rapid pace, I find it even more important to spend time with our employees. One of my favorite office activities each month is our new employee lunch where I personally get to know our new comers,” says Flint. “My co-founder and I agree that an award like this really honors the entire company and everyone’s contributions.”


“Pete’s managing style inspires the entire company and I’m very happy he is being recognized in this way,” says co-founder and President, Sami Inkinen. “The category of “Rising Star” honors successful young entrepreneurs who have shown confident leadership through the current challenging economy and I think that perfectly describes Pete. It is awesome to see him being honored with the other successful Bay Area CEOs.”


During this economically challenging times in the midst of the worst housing down turn since the Great Depression, Trulia has seen rapid growth. For consumers, Trulia has focused on

collecting unique and vital information they need as part of their home search.  For the agents, Trulia has become their essential business tool from building their databases, receiving social

recommendations and running marketing campaigns.



  • To view The San Francisco Business Times’ 2011 Most-Admired Bay Area CEO Slideshow click here.

Trulia, Inc.

Trulia is the fastest growing online real estate resource, empowering buyers, seller and renters with smarter tools to help them find the right home. Trulia gives you the inside scoop to find the best place to live. Our smart and personalized real estate search experience brings together vital local information, community insights, market data and national listings all in one place. Trulia is headquartered in downtown San Francisco and is backed by Accel Partners and Sequoia Capital