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("THE WPJ") is in the real estate news and information business -- on a global scale.

With millions of worldwide online readership that is often quoted by other mass news media outlets, THE WPJ is currently the #1 ranked International Real Estate News site in the world by Google, and top-ranked in over 50+ local Countries.

Our editorial focus and goal is simple -- to help all active property buyers, sellers, investors and tenants worldwide -- make more informed transaction decisions. Period.

THE WORLD PROPERTY JOURNAL was founded in Miami, Fl in the fall of 2010 by veteran real estate, media and technology entrepreneur Michael Gerrity and has been consistently quoted, cited and interviewed by hundreds of other mass news media outlets worldwide over the last decade (as seen below).

THE WPJ Advisory Board

Al Weiss, Advisory Board Member

Allen R. Weiss is the former president of worldwide operations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, a $10+ billion business with 95,000 employees. As president, Weiss managed operations at the company's theme parks and resorts, including the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Resort Paris, Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club and "Adventures by Disney."

Weiss began his 39-year Disney career as a teenager in cash control and rose steadily through the ranks. Prior to his role as president of worldwide operations, he served as president of Walt Disney World Resort. Weiss led the company to its largest expansion -- including double-digit revenue growth, seven consecutive years of record revenues and profit and worldwide expansion -- through a challenging global recession. He also spent more than 20 years in various executive positions in finance, marketing and sales, entertainment and operations.

Weiss is an active community leader, serving on the Give Kids the World Executive Advisory Council. Weiss is a member of the board of directors of Apollo Education Group, Inc. and Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc., both publicly traded companies. He also serves on the board of Alticor, Marilyn Monroe Spas, Pilot Flying J and Chuck E. Cheese, all private companies.

Weiss earned a Master of Business Administration from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida (UCF). He has been named a distinguished alumnus by UCF and has been inducted into the Halls of Fame at Rollins College and UCF. Weiss also earned a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification.

Michael Gerrity, THE WPJ Founder, CEO and Advisory Board Member

Michael Gerrity is a 30+ year veteran real estate and technology entrepreneur who, through his technology investment company GERRITY CAPITAL, develops industry-transforming digital news media, big-data and listings marketplaces for the global real estate marketplace.

Mr. Gerrity has also served on several Boards over the last two decades that include the Central Florida Technology Partnership's Digital Media Advisory Board, City of Orlando Technology Board, The Economic Development Commission, Film & Television Board and he is a founding Board Member of Digital Media Alliance Florida - a statewide digital media industry association. Mr. Gerrity is also a member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE). In addition, Mr. Gerrity was also awarded the prestigious "40 under 40" Entrepreneur Achievement Award of Central Florida from the Orlando Business Journal in 1999.

Mr. Gerrity has been a featured speaker and presenter at a number of media, technology and real estate industry functions such as former Florida Governor Jeb Bush's IT-Florida Technology Summit, Central Florida Technology Partnership Summit, Florida Venture Capital Conference and CFIC Emerging Business Network Conferences. Mr. Gerrity and his various portfolio companies above have been cited, used or interviewed by NBC Nightly News, CBS News, ABC News, WSJ, Bloomberg News, TIME Magazine, The Today Show, Huffington Post, Realtor Magazine, LA Times, Orlando Sentinel, Miami Herald, NY Times, NASDAQ News, National Real Estate Investor Magazine, The Manila Times, and dozens of other media outlets worldwide over the last decade.

THE WPJ is a wholly owned business subsidiary of World Property Ventures.

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