HOUSTON (Dec. 1, 2005) - Valerie Galanis has joined REIData Inc. as area operations manager, responsible for title plant operations and services for customers in the Chicagoland region.
REIData Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC).
"As part of our title plant services segment, Val will be focused on providing services to our existing markets, as well as supporting new initiatives to grow our title plant support business," said Kevin J. Beach, senior vice president, title plant services for REIData Inc.
Galanis most recently served as agency manager and coordinator of SureClose® and other agent technology support programs for Stewart Title of Illinois. SureClose is Stewart's online transaction management system being used in nearly 1,000 Stewart Title offices and independent agencies across the nation.
A graduate of National-Louis University in Wheaton, Ill., Galanis has nearly 20 years experience in various areas of systems administration and sales systems training, installation and operations for several technology companies and educational institutions in the Chicagoland area.
As a real estate information provider, REIData serves the title, realty and lending markets in three primary ways: data access, integrated data applications, and online product distribution through its Web portal, propertyinfo.com. REIData provides real estate transaction professionals with the electronic data and integrated applications needed to increase their business efficiency and improve the quality of information used throughout the real estate transaction process. More information about REIData is available at www.propertyinfo.com.
Stewart Title of Illinois is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp., a technology driven, strategically competitive, real estate information and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries through more than 8,000 policy-issuing offices and agencies in 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 www.stewart.com.