Another new partner-focused executive joins Zillow by Jim Townsend in Real Estate 03 Jan 2013 Zillow is clearly intent on mending its fences with real estate agents and brokers, adding yet another key position and real estate veteran to oversee partnership tasks. Here’s the announcement: Chris Crocker Joins Zillow as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Veteran real estate industry executive to guide industry initiatives and create strategic partnership This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share chris crockerzillow Jim Townsend Jim Townsend, editorial director and a principal of the AIM Group, is a career journalist, consultant and interactive media pioneer with more than 35 years of experience in news management. Townsend joined the AIM Group in 2001 as an analyst and consultant and became a part-owner in 2003. He is based in Houston. He leads a global team of analysts who report media industry trends in North and South America, Europe, India, Asia, Australia and other countries in the Pacific Rim.