Maria Schindel

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  • Vice President
    Senior Commercial Escrow Officer
    Operations Manager
  • Office: (214) 413-1825
  • Stewart Title Guaranty Company
    1717 Main Street,
    Suite 3500
    Dallas, TX 75201

Maria Schindel joined Stewart Title in 1999. With over 20 years of experience in the title industry, she has expertise in the closing of multi-state and multi-site portfolio transactions as well as complex single-asset transactions throughout the United States. She has vast experience in a variety of national commercial closings – including entertainment, hospitality, medical office, industrial, multi-family, mixed use, and retail. She is an integral part of the national closing team, managing files from inception to post-closing and overseeing the day-to-day operations.

Professional Accomplishments

  • Notable Closings: $399MM financing for 66 theater portfolio; $50MM sale of 5 hotel portfolio; $125MM financing for 38 nursing home facility portfolio; $171MM financing for 5 medical office building portfolio; $1.6B financing for 217 theater portfolio; $625MM financing for 36 theater portfolio
  • Rising Thirtysomethings in Commercial Real Estate – D CEO Magazine, August 2008
  • Most Profitable Office, STC North Texas Division, 2011
  • Associate of the Quarter 2003
  • TLTA Land Title School of Texas 2000
  • Land Title Institute Course 1999
  • Licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance
  • Maintains a minimum of 10+ hours continuing education per year

Community & Industry Involvement

  • The Real Estate Council
    • Associate Leadership Council 2009-10
    • Dallas Land Bank project 2005-11
    • TREC Foundation – R&D Committee 2005
    • Fall Gala – Table Sales Committee 2004
  • National Charity League, Inc., Mockingbird Chapter
    • Communication Committee (Directory Editor) 2015-16; Membership AVP 2016-17; Membership VP 2017-18; Standards Chair 2018-19; Parliamentarian 2019-21
  • Junior League of Dallas
    • Sustainer 2014-21
    • Dallas Museum of Art volunteer 2006-14
    • Educational First Steps volunteer 2005-06
  • Vanderbilt University
    • Commodore Recruitment Program (CoRPs) Volunteer 2012-18
  • The Hockaday School
    • Annual Fund Team 2009-21
    • Spring Fling Co-Chair 2012-13
    • Parent Volunteer 2007-21
  • Episcopal School of Dallas – Parent Volunteer 2013-21
  • Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
  • Ursuline Academy of Dallas Alumnae Association
  • Chi Omega Alumnae of Dallas
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas
  • The Salvation Army
  • VNA Meals on Wheels
  • Dallas Symphony League

Education

South Texas College of Law
JD, 1999

Vanderbilt University
BS, Biology & Sociology, 1996

Ursuline Academy of Dallas
1992

Professional Memberships

  • The Real Estate Council
  • Associate Leadership Council Alumni Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Texas Land Title Association
  • American Land Title Association

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