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Jul 20 2011

CityBiz Real Estate

TitleVest Adds Seven To Staff

Manhattan-based TitleVest, a title insurance provider, has added seven title industry professionals to its Business Development and National Title Insurance Divisions.

Christine Gagliardi
Gagliardi joins TitleVest after a tenure at First American Title Insurance Company of New York, where she became Senior Vice President of Sales, and most recently, Benchmark Title Agency, where she was a principal and its top sales executive.

Maria Fogliano
Fogliano is also a veteran of First American Title Insurance Company of New York.

Eric McLendon
Previously a news and entertainment industry sportscaster at WNBC, a producer for ABC News , a host on The Food Network, and an actor, McLendon moved into a career in real estate, first as a broker with Corcoran and until recently as a sales executive with PDE Title.

John W. Cassese, Jr.
Cassese joins TitleVest with extensive experience in both the title and mortgage industries. Prior to joining TitleVest, Cassese was Titleserv's Senior Vice President of National Sales. As its top producer, Cassese substantially expanded the title agency's national title business with many of the nation's leading institutional mortgage lenders. Previously, he served as a senior loan officer with both JP Morgan Chase Bank and Washington Mutual Bank .

Daniel J. Bokol
Bokol was similarly one of Titleserv's top sales executives, joining the firm after a successful career at Countrywide Home Loans and Washington Mutual Bank.

Toni Ridzy-Hall
Ms. Ridzy-Hall, with more than 17 years in the title and mortgage industries, also comes from Titleserv, where she serviced the firm's Florida institutional lender accounts. Previously, she held positions with Fidelity National Title Insurance Company and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage.

Matthew Kornfeld
During his nine-year tenure with Titleserv, Kornfeld served as its National Closing Manager with additional responsibilities in staff recruitment, training, and vendor management.