We were the first company to create online escrow over a decade ago. We're leading the way in safe, reliable and trustworthy escrow services and will be for many years to come.
- Online escrow that is simple and safe for Buyers and Sellers
- Compliant with relevant state laws
- Armed with an in-depth knowledge of the escrow process
- The safest service to trust with your money
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Escrow.com and its operating subsidiaries provide online escrow services that facilitate and accelerate e-commerce by assuring a secure settlement.
Escrow.com has pioneered the process of online escrow services. The Company, founded in 1999 by Fidelity National Financial, has established itself as one of the leading providers of secure business and consumer transaction management on the Internet. Escrow.com was purchased by Freelancer.com (ASX:FLN) in 2015.
All escrow services offered on this website are provided independently and exclusively by Internet Escrow Services (SM) (IES), one of the operating subsidiaries of Escrow.com. IES is fully licensed and accredited as an escrow company and is subject to compliance with applicable escrow regulations, including the California Financial and Business Code.
Meet our leaders
Escrow.com’s management team is comprised of industry-leading professionals, all with extensive experience in their respective areas of expertise. Our management team is dedicated to executing the company vision and maintaining Escrow.com’s unique and productive work environment, while ensuring we deliver world class service to our marketplaces and customers.
Matt BarrieCEO and President
Matt Barrie is an award winning technology entrepreneur. Matt was Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney where he taught Cryptography for fifteen years and, later, Technology Venture Creation. He is the co-author of over 20 US patent applications. Previously he founded and was CEO of Sensory Networks Inc., a vendor of high performance network security processors which sold to Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC).
Jackson ElsegoodGeneral Manager
Jackson Elsegood is responsible for directing the strategic development of Escrow.com and execution of escrow activities. Previously with First Data and PwC, Jackson brings over ten years of international payments experience to the team and is dedicated to working closely with our customers to help them to do business all over the world. Jackson is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and holds a bachelor's degree from Sydney's Macquarie University.
Neil KatzChief Financial Officer
Neil Katz is the Chief Financial Officer at the Freelancer Group and is responsible for the finance and administration functions of the Company. Neil has over 20 years experience in finance, accounting and general management. Neil has held CFO roles at a number of technology companies, including IPscape, Threatmetrix (acquired by NYSE:RELX), Sensory Networks (acquired by NASDAQ:INTC) and Aptrix (acquired by NYSE:IBM).
Raffaela MaioranoDirector of Legal and Compliance
Raffaela Maiorano is Director, Legal & Compliance at Freelancer and responsible for the legal and compliance functions of the Company. Raff is a Compliance (and Legal) professional with over 18 years experience in regulatory compliance, asset management, private equity and capital markets in the United Kingdom, Europe, United States, Hong Kong and Australia. Raffaela has previously worked at the Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Asset Management (UK) and GLG Partners (formerly Societe Generale AM (UK) Limited).
Daronn GrosvenorDirector of BSA/AML Compliance
Daronn Grosvenor is the Director of BSA/AML Compliance at Escrow.com, where he is responsible for overseeing and maintaining BSA/AML compliance functions of the company. With over ten years of experience in the financial industry, he has led multiple initiatives relative to BSA/AML regulatory compliance across banks, credit unions and FinTech companies. His expertise spans across compliance program management, systems intelligence and process/system implementation. Daronn is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Rutgers University.
Yin ZhangSenior Director of Engineering
Yin Zhang is the Senior Director of Engineering at Escrow.com, where he is responsible for overseeing the engineering department, driving technical strategy, and aligning engineering excellence with business goals. Before joining Escrow.com, Yin worked in leadership roles at Freelancer.com and Macquarie Group, architecting large-scale web applications. Yin holds an honours degree in Computer Science from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Christopher WongDirector of Product
Chris is responsible for overseeing account management and business operations, working with key stakeholders and ensuring timely and proper execution of goals across the business. Chris also acts as the Product Lead for Payments and Trust and Safety group at Freelancer.com. Before joining Freelancer, Chris has worked in leadership roles within payments at Bambora as well as eCommerce industry at Next Commerce as their Head of Product. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from the University of Sydney.
Chris WeirCommercial Manager UK / Europe
Chris Weir is responsible for managing the operations and strategic development of Escrow.com in the UK and Europe. Chris brings over 15 years of experience in the European financial services firstly with Trayport, ITRS and Tullett Prebon Information; where he has shown his passion for building partnerships and delivering clients projects across multiple asset-classes/markets. Chris is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Reading, UK.