For Immediate Release

American Land Title Association Announces PYA as an Elite Provider

Washington, DC, January 27, 2015 — The American Land Title Association (ALTA) has announced that Pershing Yoakley & Associates (PYA) has been named an Elite Provider.

ALTA’s Elite Provider Program is comprised of premier service providers committed to offering comprehensive benefits to the title insurance and settlement services industry. Elite Providers promote the highest industry standards and provide effective solutions for ALTA members’ critical needs.

“I am excited that PYA has joined our growing ALTA Elite Provider program,” said Michelle Korsmo, ALTA’s chief executive officer. “We are constantly working to provide our members with the resources to find businesses with a proven track record of trusted products and services. The Elite Provider program requires our technology and service providers to promote higher standards across the industry.”

PYA is a certified public accounting and consulting firm that assists title and settlement companies with the implementation of ALTA's Best Practices Framework and certification. For over three decades, PYA has provided world-class support and delivered comprehensive services in compliance, assurance and advisory to their clients. PYA’s Best Practices Team helps companies with a range of services from efficiently and effectively adopting clear and concise policies and procedures that cover ALTA's Best Practices Framework to obtaining certification.

As an ALTA Elite Provider, PYA offers American Land Title Association members a complimentary evaluation of a company's ALTA Best Practices policies and procedures (a $300 value).

For more information about the program or to apply, please visit ALTA’s Elite Provider website.


The American Land Title Association, founded in 1907, is the national trade association representing nearly 5,400 title insurance companies, title and settlement agents, independent abstracters, title searchers, and real estate attorneys. With offices throughout the United States, ALTA members conduct title searches, examinations, closings, and issue title insurance that protects real property owners and mortgage lenders against losses from defects in titles.

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Contact: Megan Hernandez
Office: 202-261-0315
Email: [email protected]

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