This week's Title Tip is a history lesson on the birth of the
title insurance industry.
In 1968, In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, there was an abstractor,
known then as a Conveyancer, who made an honest mistake in his research of a
piece of property that was to be conveyed to a Mr. Watson.
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Leslie Rivera, joined Benchmark Title Company in April of 2005 as a Policy Examiner. She first ventured into the title insurance industry as a Policy Typist six years ago, and has since worked as a Policy Typist, Receptionist, Policy Examiner, Commitment Proofreader, Commitment Typist, and Policy Supervisor. As a Policy Examiner for Benchmark, Leslie issues policies to owners and lenders for Residential and Commercial properties. In her free time Leslie volunteers as an Auxiliary Sheriff's Deputy for the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department. Leslie resides in Freeburg, with her husband, Todd, and her 2 children, a daughter, Taylor who will be 8 next week, and a son, Owen, age 2. She can be reached at 618-239-3750 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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