Press Release
Jul 15 2009

Robert Buzard Joins TitleVest as Managing Director of Business Development

Paul Hastings real estate veteran to expand title agency’s commercial title business

New York, New York – July 15, 2009 -TitleVest, a Manhattan-based provider of title insurance and related real estate services is pleased to announce the addition of Robert Buzard as Managing Director of Business Development.

In his role as Managing Director of Business Development at TitleVest, Mr. Buzard will leverage his vast real estate experience and contacts to expand TitleVest’s national commercial title business and oversee the closing of those transactions.

Prior to joining TitleVest, Mr. Buzard served as an Of Counsel in the commercial real estate department at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (successor to Battle Fowler LLP.) During his 11 year tenure with Paul Hastings, Mr. Buzard represented leading institutional lenders, developers, REIT’s and other real estate investors throughout the United States and Japan in connection with complex real estate transactions totaling in excess of $9.5 billion dollars.

Prior to his tenure at Paul Hastings, Mr. Buzard served as an associate in the real estate department of Buchanan Ingersoll, P.C.

“I am very excited to be joining TitleVest,” said Mr. Buzard. “My 12 years of representing institutional lenders, borrowers, buyers, sellers and investors in connection with complex real estate transactions has allowed me to gain a thorough understanding of the issues involved and the level of service that is required to close deals and keep clients satisfied. I am looking forward to working with my extensive base of existing contacts within the real estate industry, as well as developing new relationships, and in both cases, providing them with the highest level of service and satisfaction in the title industry.”

“We are excited to welcome Rob to our team,” said Bill Baron, President of TitleVest. “He brings years of industry experience and a substantial client base to TitleVest.”

A resident of New Rochelle, Mr. Buzard holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Bucknell University. He is admitted to the Bar in Pennsylvania (1996) and New York (1999.)

Mr. Buzard can be reached at 212.757.5800 or


About TitleVest

The TitleVest family of companies consists of TitleVest Agency, Inc., 1031Vest, LLC, and Vest Insurance Brokerage, LLC:

TitleVest (TitleVest Agency, Inc.) is a leading provider of title insurance, cooperative apartment lien searches, and related real estate services. TitleVest is a policy issuing agent for First American Title Insurance Company, Chicago Title Insurance Company, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Stewart Title Insurance Company, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company.

1031Vest (1031Vest, LLC) is a leading Qualified Intermediary for IRC Section 1031 Tax-deferred Exchanges. A proud member of the Federation of Exchange Accomodators, 1031Vest is fully bonded and insured.

InsureVest (InsureVest Brokerage, LLC) is a full-service property and casualty insurance brokerage offering a full line of business and personal insurance products from its network of the leading and highest-rated insurance carriers.