Allen Shindler has been working in the title insurance industry since the late 1980’s. His interest in the real estate industry started at an early age as his father began his own Houston brokerage and development company in 1957. He pursued these interests further after his college graduation from the University of Texas in 1981. He began work in construction and development before joining the title industry, where he gained experience in various aspects of the title insurance industry from business development to corporate facilities management and eventually earned his way into executive management positions.
As a principal in American International Real Estate, Mr. Shindler has been very active in the identification, evaluation and acquisition of commercial real estate assets including retail, apartments, manufactured housing communities, mini-storage and bank notes.
Mr. Shindler was a founding member and Chairman of the Board of Alliant National Title; a fast growing regional underwriter for several years. He has been a board member for the Texas Land Title Association (TLTA) and served on various committees for them. He actively participates in legislative issues relative to the title industry, demonstrating his commitment and willingness to be personally involved with industry concerns. Additionally, Mr. Shindler has served as a board member for Title Data, Inc. and was a founding board member of the AmeriPoint Foundation, a foundation created to support causes that benefit women and children across Texas. He is also currently serving on the board of Texas Center for the Missing, coordinator of the Houston Regional Amber Alert, a nonprofit organization dedicated to child safety education and to offering help, and hope, to the missing and their families. He has been an active member of River Oaks Country Club since 1979, a member of Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church, and has coached Little League sports for 27 years in Houston, Texas, where he resides with his wife, Mary, and their three children, Will, Mary Catherine and Dillon. When out of the office, Mr. Shindler is very active in real estate investing, cattle ranching, and enjoys hunting, fishing and golf.
Phillip, a Houston native, has lived in Montgomery County for the past thirteen years. He got his start in the title industry with American Home Shield, where he spent the last seven and a half years as an Account Executive. He was referred by one of the Directors there when they expanded the Houston market. Prior to that he worked for ten years with Silver Eagle Distributors in Houston as a Sales Specialist and Team Leader. His reputation in taking care of his client’s needs and expectations is what sets him apart from others in the industry. His tenure, experience in working with Real Estate Professionals, his humor and his relationship building skills has also helped him.
Phillip has been recognized with the American Home Shield 2005 National Rookie of the Year; 2006 Highest Closing Increase, Highest Targeted Office Closing Increase and Highest Percentage over of Budget Nationally; 2007 Highest percentage over Budget and 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 Presidents Circle of Excellence recipient. These were all National awards compared to over 140 account executives nationally. And on top of that he was the two time Team of the Year recipient at Silver Eagle Distributors.
Phillip has three daughters, Kayla, Karysa, and Gianna (the boss). On his free time, he enjoys anything outdoors involving camping, hunting, fishing, and sports but above all Phillip enjoys making people laugh.