N.J.-based Title Agency Expands into Texas

February 10, 2011

Madison Title Agency selected Brian Irwin to manage and expand the company’s business in the Lone Star State.

Madison Title Agency, a full-service, nationwide title agency affiliated with Madison Commercial Real Estate Services, has named Brian Irwin as its new Director of Texas Operations, based in Plano, Texas.

He will be in charge of managing and expanding Madison's client portfolio in Texas. As part of Madison's regional growth strategy, he will be launching new marketing and management solutions for commercial and residential settlement/escrow services and title underwriting.

"The expansion of our real estate services in Texas further strengthens our ability to meet the needs of our clients and partners," said Elliot S. Zaks, director of operations for Madison Title, based in Lakewood, N.J. "Brian Irwin's comprehensive understanding of the title insurance and mortgage lending industries in this competitive market will greatly benefit Madison, our affiliates and our clients."

Before joining Madison Title Agency, Irwin oversaw sales management and title services for Republic Title of Texas, a wholly owned subsidiary of First American Title Insurance Co. There, he maintained a client base with an annual net revenue of $1.5 million and implemented the use of an innovative online document delivery system.

Prior to Republic Title, he was senior vice president and a non-voting member of the Board of Directors of Heritage Land Title of Arkansas, where he spearheaded an increase in order volume and revenue generation.

Irwin also served as a business systems analyst at CTX Mortgage Company LLC, where he finalized the specifications and oversaw the implementation of the company's first document tracking software. He began his career as a loan officer at Heritage Title Company of Northwest Arkansas Inc.

Irwin, who received his education at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, is active in civic affairs, including the Dallas/Fort Worth Federal Club, the Audubon Society, the Dallas Museum of Art, and Preservation Dallas; he currently serves on the National Board of Governors of The Human Rights Campaign.

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