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Stewart Title® Commercial Services Adds Sophie Stein as Boston-Based Senior Underwriting Counsel

HOUSTON (Feb. 24, 2015) – Stewart Title Commercial Services today announced the appointment of Sophie Stein as senior underwriting counsel.

Stein joins Stewart with more than 15 years of experience in review and analysis of complex title matters, providing title insurance underwriting and escrow closing services for large commercial real estate projects including acquisitions, financing, and workouts for single and multi-site transactions locally and nationwide.

Most recently, Stein served in the industry as vice president and senior commercial transactions counsel. She earned a law degree from Suffolk University Law School, and a bachelor of arts from Moscow University in Moscow, Russia. Stein holds memberships with the Real Estate Bar of Massachusetts (REBA), CREW Boston, formerly known as New England Women in Real Estate (NEWiRE) and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW Network).

“We are thrilled to welcome Sophie to the Stewart Title Commercial Services team,” said Terrance Miklas, vice president, underwriter, manager of Boston. “Her proven experience navigating complex real estate transactions will greatly benefit the group and our customers.”

Stein can be reached at (617) 933-2411 or sophie.stein@stewart.com. To learn more about the Stewart Boston Commercial Services office, click here.

About Stewart

Stewart Title and Stewart Title Guaranty Company are wholly owned subsidiaries of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), a customer-focused, global title insurance and real estate services company offering products and services through our direct operations, network of approved agencies and other companies within the Stewart family. Stewart provides these services to homebuyers and sellers; residential and commercial real estate professionals; mortgage lenders and servicers; title agencies and real estate attorneys; home builders; and United States and county governments. Stewart also provides loan origination and servicing support; loan review services; loss mitigation; REO asset management; due diligence for capital markets; collateral valuations; home and personal insurance services; tax-deferred exchanges; and technology to streamline the real estate process. Stewart offers personalized service, industry expertise and customized solutions for virtually any type of real estate transaction, and is the preferred real estate services provider. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com/news, subscribe to the Stewart blog at http://blog.stewart.com or follow Stewart on Twitter @stewarttitleco.