Houston-based Riverway Title Expands With Additions to Commercial Team

June 14, 2018

Riverway Title today announced the addition of industry veteran R.L. "Burr" Buckalew and his staff, including Charlotte Sanders, Laura Sciba, and Patsy Hannah, to its national commercial division. Buckalew will serve as executive vice president and senior commercial escrow officer responsible for closing commercial real estate transactions.

Buckalew brings with him more than 44 years of experience in the title insurance industry, the majority of which was spent in Houston. 

Burr began his career in the title insurance industry working for Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation in Dallas. In 1976, Buckalew moved to Houston and joined an independent title agent, Lawyers Title Company of Houston.

Buckalew led a group of investors to purchase Lawyers Title Company of Houston in 1998, and later became the sole owner of the company. In 2004, the company changed its name to AmeriPoint Title Houston, and later merged with StarTex Title.

Founded in 2012, Riverway Title is a Houston-based title insurance company specializing in commercial transactions throughout the United States. Riverway Title Group, LLC completed the asset purchase of Riverway Title Company LLC in November 2015. John Hammond is president and chief executive officer.


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