Debby S. Moore

Commercial Closer / Escrow Officer

Debby Sue Moore (“Moore”) is currently an Escrow Officer licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance. She has been in the title insurance industry for over 26 years and has extensive experience and knowledge with regard to title insurance rules, rate and procedures.

Moore started her title insurance career in April of 1991, working as a receptionist for Settle & Pou, an American Title Company “fee attorney” office located in the Uptown area of Dallas, Texas. That office mainly focused on investor residential properties and residential refinance transactions. Within 3 months of working as the receptionist, Moore moved up to the position of Escrow Assistant and then some months later, to the position of Escrow Officer. A detailed list of duties includes:

  • Preparing/revising commitments, curing title work and reviewing surveys
  • Coordinating the funding, dispersing and shipping of 60+ transactions per month
  • Preparing closing documents
  • Balancing two escrow bank accounts

In 1995 Moore took an Escrow Officer position with the title agency of Westar Title Company, located in far North Dallas, Texas. That office closed mainly local commercial transactions with some residential transactions. Moore’s responsibilities included closing all residential transactions, while assisting and closing a portion of the commercial transactions as well. During Moore’s years with Westar Title Company she expanded her knowledge of, and experience in, closing commercial transactions and continued to refine her residential closing skills. A detailed list of duties includes:

  • Closed all residential business along with a portion of commercial business
  • Preparing/revising commitments, curing title work and reviewing surveys
  • Preparing documents needed for closing, preparing closing statements, closing, funding and shipping files, along with preparing and reviewing policies
  • Coordinated work priorities and provided training for new personnel
  • Increased residential business from ten closings per year to 100+ closings per year

After leaving Westar in 1997, Moore took an Escrow Officer position with the Safeco Land Title of Dallas “fee attorney” office of James B. DePetris, located in downtown Dallas, Texas. The office closed local, state and national commercial transactions. A detailed list of duties includes:

  • Closed all commercial in-state and out of state business, along with portion of residential business.
  • Supervised and directed office staff with regard to title work, survey review and closing issues.
  • Prepared all commercial policies
  • Coordinated the work priorities and training for new personnel

In October of 1998 Moore took an Escrow Officer position with William M. Woodall, PC, at the time, a fee attorney office of American Title Company and LandAmerica American Title Company. Beginning 2008, the office became affiliated with Chicago Title Insurance Company. Moore closes commercial transactions for properties located locally in the DFW metroplex, statewide and nationally. Over the years, Moore has closed transactions of all property types, single transactions and portfolios, with purchase/loan amounts ranging as high as $750 million. A detailed list of duties includes:

  • Close commercial in-state and out of state business
  • Coordinate closing logistics with out of state title companies
  • Supervise and direct office staff with regard to title work, survey review and closing issues.
  • Prepared all commercial policies

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