About Us

DepositLink is a safe, secure, and easy way for real estate companies and escrow holders to collect earnest money deposits and commissions electronically through the ACH network. Our mobile responsive website solution eliminates wire fraud and check handling liabilities for real estate companies.

DepositLink's admin-level reporting removes the uncertainty associated with unidentified checks, allows authorized company personnel to view the status of all transactions in real-time, and accurately reconciles bank accounts. DepositLink increases efficiencies for both accounting staff and agents thereby enhancing service levels for their clients. Join us in our mission to eliminate paper checks and wire fraud from the real estate industry.

Our Team

Jay Rooney

CEO/Founder

Jay Rooney founded DepositLink in 2017 after 23 years as one of the top producing real estate agents in the Boston market with $700 Million in sales. Jay also managed 58 agents and more than 3,000 real estate transactions as the Broker/Owner of GKR Residential, and experienced first-hand the inefficiencies and liabilities that came from agents and accounting staff handling paper checks and wires. After 2 years of research and development, Jay launched the DepositLink platform in 2019; a secure digital solution for residential real estate agents to collect escrow deposits and commissions electronically through the ACH network. As CEO, Jay oversees the sales efforts, marketing, customer support, and the software development roadmap at DepositLink, and he successfully raised $1M in funding in October 2019. Jay is a graduate of Salisbury School (CT), and Tufts University and is a member of the FinTech Professionals Association. He is a huge Boston sports fan and currently lives in Milton, MA, with his wife Carolyn, daughters Victoria and Olivia, and son Nathan.

Darrell West

CFO & Partner

A native New Yorker, Darrell has over 35 years of combined experience working in accounting, finance, and private equity. After obtaining his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School in 1985, Darrell worked at Coopers & Lybrand as an auditor for four years and qualified as a CPA in the state of New York. He obtained his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1991 and then worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs in New York for four years. Darrell left Goldman Sachs in 1995 and relocated to South Africa where he spent 15 years as a private equity investor. While in South Africa Darrell met his wife, Samantha, and together they had their two children, Kiana and Brandon. In 2011, Darrell relocated his family from South Africa to Boston where he has been an active private equity investor in his personal capacity. Darrell enjoys skiing with his family, coaching youth baseball, and is an avid New York Yankees fan.

Mark Gibbons

VP of Sales

Since the age of 22, Mark has been a full-time real estate agent. After getting licensed in 1999, he soon joined RE/MAX Landmark where he would spend the next 14 years. A long-time client of both Mike and Tom Ferry, Mark's "pro-active" approach along to listing and selling real estate helped him become one of the top selling agents south of Boston. In 2006 Mark was inducted into the RE/MAX International Hall of Fame, becoming the youngest agent from the New England region to achieve that honor. In 2013, northeast powerhouse William Raveis Real Estate opened up in Milton, Massachusetts, giving Mark the chance to work within the town in which he now resides with his 4 children and wife Sarah. In his free time, you can find Mark coaching Little League baseball or cheering on the Boston Red Sox.

Brian Shroyer

Lead Software Engineer

Working as a software engineer for over 19 years, Brian has built and maintained enterprise applications across several industries, including financial services, insurance, and healthcare.

Working as a software engineer for over 19 years, Brian has built and maintained enterprise applications across several industries, including financial services, insurance, and healthcare.

Mike Munnelly

Product Manager

Experienced global executive, managing large-scale strategic initiatives. Focused on operational effectiveness, Mike defines roadmaps, solves problems, and delivers timely solutions.

Experienced global executive, managing large-scale strategic initiatives. Focused on operational effectiveness, Mike defines roadmaps, solves problems, and delivers timely solutions.

Scott Padgett

User Experience Lead

With over 15 years in Experience Design and Development, Scott works out the hard problems and delivers elegant user interface solutions, to bring to life fantastic experiences on the web and elsewhere.

With over 15 years in Experience Design and Development, Scott works out the hard problems and delivers elegant user interface solutions, to bring to life fantastic experiences on the web and elsewhere.

Kate Ratner

Creative Director

Award winning user experience/creative designer and entrepreneur with a passion for design as a universal tool for innovation. Kate loves to collaborate with small teams on big idea projects, and making people's digital lives more efficient and pleasant.

Award winning user experience/creative designer and entrepreneur with a passion for design as a universal tool for innovation. Kate loves to collaborate with small teams on big idea projects, and making people's digital lives more efficient and pleasant.