Robert H. Sheldon
Robert H. Sheldon Chief Executive Officer
Robert H. Sheldon
Chief Executive Officer
is one of the most experienced real estate attorneys and escrow experts in the title insurance industry.
As chief executive officer of Veritas Title Partners, he provides leadership for the company in all areas of policy and operations.
also heads a team of escrow specialists who assist customers with commercial transactions in Houston and throughout Texas.
Sheldon began his law career in Houston in 1973 as in-house counsel for a large commercial brokerage and real estate investment firm, Vallone and Associates.
In 1983, he
own real estate investment and brokerage company.
In addition to providing commercial real estate brokerage and legal services, the firm invested in land for commercial development through joint ventures.
In 1986, Sheldon joined the Houston law firm of Hamblen & Teague.
practiced real estate law and handled transaction work for financial institutions and commercial real estate clients.
also developed a mediation practice, mediating more than 100 cases with a satisfactory resolution in more than 80 percent of them.
Sheldon joined First American Title Insurance Company in 1993.
As special counsel and manager of First American's commercial division in Houston, he
was responsible for overseeing all facets of the company, from personnel and office operations to underwriting and closing activities.
expertise to Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
in 2002 as senior vice president and branch manager of the commercial division.
Along with his
current Veritas partners, Michael Knudsen and Sandra Paige, he
opened a new commercial office for Fidelity
In January 2005, the trio left Fidelity
to launch Veritas Title Partners
is a native of Houston.
He earned his B.S. degree in psychology from the University of Houston and received his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law in Houston.
Joining him were fellow First American colleagues Robert Sheldon
and Sandra Paige - his current partners at Veritas Title Partners
- along with several other staff members.
In 1999, Paige joined her current partners at Veritas
, Bob Sheldon
and Michael Knudsen, at First American Title Insurance