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Stewart National Title Services' Melissa G. Eastman Honored in Real Estate Forum Women of Influence 2011

Feature recognizes Eastman for accomplishments in commercial real estate

HOUSTON (Aug. 10, 2011) – Stewart Title Guaranty Company is proud to announce that Melissa G. Eastman, senior vice president, national business development and manager of the Stewart National Title Services office in Dallas, Texas, has been selected as one of Real Estate Forum’s 2011 Women of Influence

The Women of Influence selection recognizes the accomplishments of notable women in the commercial real estate arena whose leadership, drive and innovation have helped to advance the industry.

Eastman has 25 years of experience in the real estate industry and joined Stewart in 1987. In addition to managing the Stewart National Title Services sales team in Dallas; she has handled international, domestic, multi-state, multi-site, portfolio and single-asset transactions. Under her leadership, she has maintained one of Stewart’s most profitable offices in the midst of a recession. Eastman was able to drive business while continuing to contribute her time and leadership to the community and to the women she mentors.

"We are pleased that Melissa has been recognized by Real Estate Forum as one of this year’s Women of Influence," said Paul Sands, executive vice president and director of Stewart National Title Services. "Her leadership and knowledge are invaluable to Stewart, and her successes have certainly made an important mark on the industry.”

About Stewart

Stewart National Title Services, a division of Stewart Title Guaranty Co., provides a single point of contact for U.S. and multi-national customers that require special expertise in closing and underwriting for single and multi-site commercial transactions. Stewart Title Guaranty Co. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), a customer-driven, technology-enabled, strategically competitive, real estate information, title insurance and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries throughout the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, flood certificates, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at, or by visiting the Stewart blog at, following Stewart on Twitter @stewarttitleco, becoming a member of the Stewart Title group on LinkedIn, or liking Stewart on Facebook at