HOUSTON (May 17, 2004) - Stewart Title Co., a subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), has acquired Security Title of Billings, Mont. Existing key management and staff have remained with the company.
"We are so pleased to have the Security Title people on board with our Mountain States region," said Lee Ann Fenske, Montana/Idaho division manager.
Security Title opened its doors 12 years ago with Paul McCann as the general manager and Jan Hansen as the escrow manager. Today, Security Title has grown to be Billings' largest title agency, with 28 professionals providing "Yes, We Can!" customer service.
"Joining Stewart Title will improve our ability to serve our customers," said McCann. "We are all excited about Stewart's national presence and leading technology. Our associates are also pleased with Stewart's training and benefit program.
"Most of all, our associates enjoy the fact that Stewart Title's management recognizes them as our company's greatest asset," added McCann. "We are honored to be included in Stewart Title's reputation of excellence and integrity."
The Security Title of Billings main office is located at 2044 Broadwater Ave., Billings, Mont. 59102, telephone number (406) 656-7200.
Stewart Information Services Corp. is a technology driven, strategically competitive, global real estate information company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services through more than 7,400 issuing locations in the United States and several international markets. Stewart meets the needs of the real estate and mortgage industries through the delivery of information services required for settlement using e-commerce. These services include title reports, flood determinations, document preparation, property reports and background checks. Stewart also supplies post-closing services to lenders, automated county clerk land records, property and land ownership mapping, and GIS for governmental entities. Stewart provides expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information about Stewart can be found at www.stewart.com.