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George Houghton

Group President, Agency Operations

George Houghton serves as Group President, Agency Operations and is responsible for Stewart’s independent title agency network across the United States. In addition, he oversees Stewart Vacation Ownership and technology sales for our independent agency network. Houghton has over 40 years of experience in abstracting, title examination, underwriting, closing, title policy preparation, accounting, branch office management, company management, claims handling, and servicing and supporting independent title agencies.

Previously, Houghton was Executive Vice President, Agency Services Group for Stewart Title Guaranty Company; Senior Vice President and National Agency Services Director; and Agency District Manager for South and West Texas. As Senior Vice President, National Closing Officer for Stewart Title of Houston, he closed commercial transactions including industrial and office sites, multi-family housing, hospitality, retail, airports, golf courses and residential land developments.

Prior to joining Stewart, Houghton was the President and Owner of Fort Bend Title Company and its subsidiary, Citizens Title Company. He has been a licensed real estate broker since 1980.

Houghton graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor's of Business Administration, and has a Master's of Business Administration from Houston Baptist University.