The American Land Title Association (ALTA) reported today during its Annual Convention in Palm Beach, Fla., it has recruited more than 1,000 new members in 2013. Earlier this year, ALTA reported record membership for a fourth consecutive year with membership now totaling 4,738 member companies.
“It is an exciting time to be part of the land title industry,” said Frank Pellegrini, ALTA’s president. “We continue to grow as an association because of the dedication and enthusiasm of our members. With new initiatives such as the Title Insurance and Settlement Company Best Practices, ALTA continues to unite the industry and increase the value proposition of ALTA to our members.”
ALTA’s membership includes title insurance companies, title agents, abstracters, and real estate attorneys; the majority of these members are small business owners that rely on the variety of services and benefits that ALTA provides.
“As the national association for our industry, we remain focused on increasing the benefits we offer our members,” said Michelle Korsmo, ALTA’s chief executive officer. “Our recruitment and retention efforts thrive when the association is able to provide new and exciting opportunities and tools for our members.”