Press Release

Title Industry Powerhouses Douglas Forsyth and TitleVest Join Forces to Launch New Title Agency
Excalibur Title Agency to Offer Industry Leading Services and Technology

New York, New York - October 28, 2009 - Title insurance industry veterans Douglas Forsyth and TitleVest Agency, Inc. ( www.titlevest.com ) have joined forces to form Excalibur Title Agency, LLC ( www.ExcaliburTitleAgency.com ). Excalibur is a new title insurance agency offering clients the business savvy of an industry veteran known for providing title insurance on some of the largest commercial real estate transactions in the nation and the resources of a well-established national title insurance agency, renowned for its industry-leading service and proprietary technology.

The new, Manhattan-based agency is a policy-issuing agent of Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, First American Title Insurance Company of New York, Old Republic Title Insurance Company and Stewart Title Insurance Company, with service capabilities throughout the United States. TitleVest is also a policy-issuing agent of Chicago Title Insurance Company and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company.

Prior to launching Excalibur, Forsyth spent 12 years at Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company where he was one of its top-producing sales executives, ranking in the prestigious Achiever’s Circle for five consecutive years. Forsyth's loyal client base includes a "Who's-Who" of real estate investors, developers, attorneys and bankers.

"I am thrilled to partner with TitleVest," said Doug Forsyth, CEO of Excalibur. "TitleVest shares my commitment for excellence and is renowned for its integrity and outstanding client service. It has a proven track record and the infrastructure to provide the level of service my clients demand. I couldn’t be happier with my choice of a partner."

"We are delighted to have partnered with Doug Forsyth on this exciting venture," said Bill Baron, CEO of TitleVest and president of Excalibur. "Doug is an icon in the title insurance industry and we are excited to leverage TitleVest’s service and technology and Doug’s extensive client base to launch an agency that we are certain will become a dominant force in the title insurance industry."

By partnering with TitleVest, Excalibur's clients will benefit from the combined resources of 50 experienced title insurance professionals, including the in-house counsel of six veteran real estate attorneys as well as gain access to TitleVest’s vast arsenal of proprietary technology (e.g. Interactive Online Reports™, Legal Form Generator™, ACRISasap™, ACRIStracker™, UCCtracker™, Closing Cost Calculator™), the resources of a 1031 company, 1031Vest, LLC ( www.1031vest.com ) and a full-service property and casualty insurance brokerage company, InsureVest Brokerage, LLC ( www.InsureVestBrokerage.com ).

To learn more about Excalibur Title Agency, contact Doug Forsyth at dforsyth@excaliburtitleagency.com.


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About Excalibur Title Agency:

Excalibur Title Agency, LLC ( www.ExcaliburTitleAgency.com ), a partnership between industry veterans Douglas Forsyth and TitleVest Agency, Inc., is a full-service title agency offering unparalleled service to real estate professionals on complex commercial transactions nationwide. Excalibur is a policy-issuing agent for Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, First American Title Insurance Company of New York, Old Republic Title Insurance Company and Stewart Title Insurance Company. To learn more or to place an order, contact Doug Forsyth at dforsyth@excaliburtitleagency.com.

About TitleVest

The TitleVest family of companies consists of TitleVest Agency, Inc., 1031Vest, LLC, and InsureVest Brokerage, LLC:

TitleVest (TitleVest Agency, Inc.).) is a leading provider of title insurance, cooperative apartment lien searches, and related real estate services. TitleVest is a policy issuing agent for First American Title Insurance Company, Chicago Title Insurance Company, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Stewart Title Insurance Company, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company.

1031Vest (1031Vest, LLC) is a leading Qualified Intermediary for IRC Section 1031 Tax-deferred Exchanges. A proud member of the Federation of Exchange Accommodators, 1031Vest is fully bonded and insured.

InsureVest (InsureVest Brokerage, LLC) is a full-service property and casualty insurance brokerage offering a full line of business and personal insurance products from its network of the leading and highest-rated insurance carriers.


About Douglas Forsyth

Douglas Forsyth is one of the top title insurance sales executives in the nation. As Chief Executive Officer of Excalibur Title Agency, LLC, Forsyth is at the helm of a full-service title insurance agency offering unparalleled service to real estate professionals on complex commercial transactions nationwide. Prior to forming Excalibur Title Agency, Forsyth spent 12 years at Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company where he was one of its top-producing sales executives, ranking in the prestigious Achiever’s Circle for five consecutive years. Forsyth's loyal client base includes a "Who’s-Who" of real estate investors, developers, attorneys and bankers.