Stewart National Title Services has opened its new commercial location, located in Baltimore, Maryland. John Kieley will manage the new operations.

Stewart National Title Services is a provider of single point of contact for national accounts that require special expertise in closing and underwriting for single and multi-site transactions.

Mr Kieley previously held positions with First American, Chicago Title, Commonwealth Land Title and Lawyers Title. Joining Mr Kieley as underwriters in the Baltimore office will be Storm Feigles and Greg Merkle. Mr Feigles and Mr Merkle have previously served as underwriting counsels for First American.

Paul Sands, executive vice president and director of Stewart National Title Services, said: As part of Stewart National Title Services’s strategic expansion plan, we consider the greater Washington market a significant facet of our continued growth in operations, national coverage and market share.