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Stewart Information Services Acquires Greater Illinois Title Company

Stewart Information Services Corporation [1] announced the acquisition of Greater Illinois Title Company [2] (GITC). Headquartered in Chicago, GITC operates Greater Illinois Title, Greater Indiana Title, GIT Michigan, Greater Wisconsin Title, Greater Missouri Title, and GIT Florida Title Services, with a subsidiary operating in 18 additional states. The acquisition builds on previous investments and continues to emphasize Stewart’s mission of becoming the Premier Title Services Company.

“By joining forces with GITC, the largest title agency in Illinois, we further demonstrate our commitment to investing and gaining scale in attractive markets in order to provide best-in-class products and services to our customers,” said Stewart Group President Steve Lessack. “GITC, like Stewart, has a long history of providing exceptional customer service, a world-class team of employees, and a unique blend of capabilities in the market in which they operate.”

“Over our more than 36-year history, GITC has committed to continually exceeding customer expectations in order to provide the best possible transaction experience,” said Greg Kosin, President of GITC. “As my partner, Chuck Papp, and I have gotten to know the Stewart team better, we see the same passion for customers and drive to be better each and every day. These shared values helped make the decision to join the Stewart family an easy one. Our customers, current management team, and employees all will benefit from having access to the broader Stewart family of companies and we’re excited for our team to continue growing the GITC brand together.”