RISMEDIA, April 15, 2012–Gerard F. Griesser, President of Fox Roach/Trident, is pleased to announce that Barbara Griest, President of Trident Land Transfer, has been elected as Vice Chairman of Real Estate Service Providers Organization (RESPRO) for 2012. She will become Chairperson in 2013. During her 25 years with Trident Land Transfer, the country’s fifth largest real estate owned title insurance agency and the affiliated title operation for Prudential Fox & Roach, REALTORS®, she has managed the Conveyancing Department and three-state title operation. In 2011, Trident Land Transfer closed 10,000 transactions totaling $3.1 billion. Prior to joining Trident she started and ran a mortgage operation for Hoopes, Inc, Better Homes and Gardens located outside of Philadelphia.
Griest is currently a Trident representative on the board of the Real Estate Service Providers Organization and is a member of the Pennsylvania Home Builders Association, the Realty Alliance, and the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Land Title Associations. A licensed title agent in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, she also organized the national annual title meetings for The Realty Alliance Title Affiliates in 2010 and 2011. Griest attended Widener University and West Chester University in Business Administration.
The Real Estate Services Providers Council (RESPRO®) is a national non-profit trade association that unites providers from across the home buying and financing industry towards one common goal: a business and regulatory environment that better enables all of our members to efficiently offer affiliated services through subsidiaries, joint ventures, and strategy partnerships. Members are real estate broker-owners, real estate franchisers, mortgage lenders/brokers, title insurers/agents, homebuilders, home warranty companies, and other settlement service providers throughout North America. RESPRO represents their affiliated businesses before federal and state policymakers, help them manage their confusing and changing regulatory environment, and enable them to share ideas and develop successful affiliated businesses and strategic alliances in compliance with federal and state laws.
Prudential Fox & Roach, REALTORS®, the nation’s fifth largest provider of home services in the United States, is an independently owned and operated member of the Prudential Real Estate Affiliate, Inc. As the Tri State area’s real estate leader, the company has more than 57 sales locations and 3750 associates. Through its affiliate, the Trident Group, the company provides one-stop shopping and facilitated services to its clients including mortgage financing and title, property and casualty insurance. Visit our Website at www.prufoxroach.com.