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.
Barbara has been in the title industry for over 20 years. She began the first half of her career in Northern California after earning her Marketing degree from Santa Clara University. She started out in business development and eventually found her calling as an Escrow Officer.
Barbara moved to Houston in 2001 and she has been closing everything from residential real estate to large commercial transactions up to $250 Million. Her experience includes closing mobile home parks, large apartment complexes, shopping strips, storage facilities ,a hospital, and most recently the Lone Star brewery in San Antonio. She has worked closely with builders on custom homes as well as large land transactions all over the State of Texas.
Because Barbara started out in business development, her dedication to customer service has always been the basis of her work ethic. Capital Title’s dedicated staff supports her vision to see that all clients are served in a proactive and professional manner. Their core belief is that the key to a smooth and successful transaction is communication. They have an office culture of team work that benefits everyone from the real estate professional to the buyers, sellers, and lenders. They strive on a daily basis to maximize the levels of communication and efficiency in order to get the deals closed!