Stewart Executives Listed Among the Most Powerful in Residential Real Estate in 2013

Chief Economist Ted C. Jones recognized in the Swanepoel Power 200 list

Houston, Texas (January 14, 2014) – Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC) Chief Economist Dr. Ted C. Jones has been recognized in the 2013 Swanepoel Power 200 List (SP200). The list ranks real estate industry leaders according to their influence and power. In addition, Chief Executive Officer Matt Morris made the Outsiders list recognizing real estate leaders who have had a noteworthy impact on the industry.  

“I am proud that our own Dr. Ted C. Jones was recognized for the insightful market trends and analysis he provides our organization and the industry at large,” said Matt Morris, CEO of Stewart.  “And, I am honored to be listed on the Outsiders list and part of such an esteemed group of colleagues who are revolutionizing real estate. We expect 2014 will be a year of great change for the real estate industry – a year that will bring our industry together through a renewed focus on the consumer and real estate experience.” 

Jones, who was recognized in the Advisors category, was noted as one of the most foremost economists on the relationship between the economy and real estate industry. 

The first annual Swanepoel Power 200 list, co-edited by consultant Rob Hahn and billed as “the most comprehensive list of influential CEOs, thought leaders, and senior executives ever assembled in the residential real estate brokerage business,” bases its rankings on factors such as an individual’s tenure in the real estate business, the office he or she holds, the decision-making and financial power of the company, and how much significance the company has in the industry, among other criteria. Each person selected based on these benchmarks is debated and ranked by the SP200 editorial team. The Outsiders are recognized by the Swanepoel Power 200 editorial team as outstanding individuals who have had a meaningful and noteworthy impact on the residential real estate brokerage industry. 

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About Swanepoel Power 200

The SP200 (Swanepoel Power 200) is a research service managed by RealSure, Inc., a real estate information services company that provides market research, business trends analysis, and scenario and strategic planning.

RealSure, Inc. is a California Corporation formed in 1997. It is the owner and publisher of the Real Estate Confronts Series (1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007), the Swanepoel TECH Reports (2010 and 2013) and the Swanepoel TRENDS Report (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014). The company is involved also with various key industry activities, including the T3 Summit (the annual industry Think Tank for CEOs and Industry Thought Leaders) and T3 Experts (Ongoing Support and Expertise on Demand for Agents).

About Stewart

Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC) is 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 foreign governments. Stewart also provides loan origination and servicing support; loan review services; loss mitigation; REO asset management; home and personal insurance services; tax-deferred exchanges; and technology to streamline the real estate process. Offering personalized service, industry expertise and customized solutions for virtually any type of real estate transaction, Stewart is the preferred real estate services provider. More information can be found at, subscribe to the Stewart blog at or follow Stewart on Twitter @stewarttitleco.