Stewart Expands Commercial Operations with the Acquisition of the Thomas Title & Escrow Team

Acquisition Strengthens Stewart’s National Commercial Presence

HOUSTON (June 2, 2021) – Stewart Information Services Corporation today announced the acquisition of the Thomas Title & Escrow team and offices in Scottsdale, Houston and Dallas. Since its founding in 2006, Thomas Title & Escrow has been one of the leading full-service commercial title companies, serving customers across the country.

“This acquisition continues to show our commitment to investing in improving scale and competitive position in priority markets and services. The experienced industry experts at Thomas Title will be a key component in our strategy to expand our national commercial presence,” said Fred Eppinger, Stewart Chief Executive Officer. “We are on a journey to build the Premier Title Services Company, and through recent acquisitions like Thomas Title, we are adding capabilities and scale that help us create a seamless end-to-end experience in all of our business lines.”

“Thomas’s strong leadership and industry talent are the perfect addition to the Stewart family of companies,” said Stewart Group President Steve Lessack. “Thomas has a strong reputation and a national presence that complements our current operations and creates a market-leader in commercial services. The Thomas name signifies high quality service and customer experience, which makes them a natural fit at Stewart. Since last year, we have targeted investments in markets and people that will build upon our current foundation and better serve customers nationwide.”

About Stewart
Stewart (NYSE-STC) is a global real estate services company, offering products and services through our direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers™ and family of companies. From residential and commercial title insurance and closing and settlement services to specialized offerings for the mortgage industry, we offer the comprehensive service, deep expertise and solutions our customers need for any real estate transaction. At Stewart, we are dedicated to becoming the premier title services company and we are committed to doing so by partnering with our customers to create mutual success. Learn more at

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