The Who’s Who of Your Local Title Company
Bill Tribus is the owner of Clear Title & Escrow and a licensed settlement agent. He is a graduate of William & Mary and brought his family to northern VA in 1992. Bill started his career in the real estate industry in 1996 and has been closing residential real estate transactions since then. He has lived in Front Royal for the past 23 years with his wife Vickie, who had the courage to open Clear Title & Escrow in 2004.
Clear Title can service the entire state of VA and is willing to do whatever it takes within the limits of the law to get the transaction closed. This includes, but is not limited to closing loans in the home, on the weekends, and in remote locations. Bill prides himself on customer service and considers it a privilege to be part of the real estate transaction. He also takes a great deal of pride in the service that his staff provides, and you can count on him always being available to help people to achieve their home-ownership goal.
Melissa D. Sperry (known as Missy Sperry) was born and raised in Warren County. She has been in the title insurance business since 1992. She started working as a title abstractor and then soon moved into the office and became a licensed title agent. She came to Clear Title right after the doors opened in 2004. She was the senior processor for several years and then moved on to escrow/office manager. As the escrow manager is responsible for the handling of all monies and disbursements. In addition, she is responsible for compliance and is the “go-to” person for the entire staff.
Missy has been married to Billy Sperry since 1993. They have two children, a son and a daughter. Their daughter, Allison, has been working at Clear Title since June 2016.
Kevin Wertz is a licensed title agent and notary public for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Kevin has been with Clear Title & Escrow for 5 years and has traveled all over the great state of VA closing loans. He takes pride in his ability to explain closing documents to first-time homebuyers. Kevin currently resides in his hometown of Front Royal with his wife, Brittany, and their 2 children Blake and Olivia.
Kevin is responsible for overseeing the scheduling and coordinating of all the real estate transactions. Finally, Kevin is instrumental in the contact and communication with the clients. His problem-solving ability is developing rapidly.
Crystal is a Warren County native and has been in the business for 16 years. She began her experience as a title examiner. She came to Clear Title & Escrow in 2004 and has been an integral part of the team. Crystal has grown to be the senior processor at the company and takes on the additional role as mentor to the other processors. Her commitment to the job is unwavering.
Crystal handles about 40 files per month and is responsible for tending to the needs of many of our clients. Her positive attitude and dedication is an example for all.
Allison has worked at Clear Title since 2016. She graduated in 2019 from Skyline High School in Warren County. Allison enjoys spending time with friends and family. In addition to spending time with friends and family, she takes a great interest in recreational activities such as kayaking, swimming, and hiking.
Allison is learning the real estate industry from the Title side. She started with an apprenticeship position. She is now a full-time employee, preparing Final Policies, 1099s, and funding transactions.
Tim has been in and around the title industry for more than fifteen years. Throughout his career, he has closed several thousand real estate transactions, and successfully developed and nurtured ongoing business relationships.
With a passion for real estate and technology, Tim has spent time traveling with top industry leaders, including executives of the American Land Title Association, learning how to help move the great title industry forward. Over the last year, he has been responsible for creating all new orders, introducing new technology, navigating title software, and closing real estate transactions.Tim lives in Front Royal with his girlfriend Millie, daughter Morgan, and dog Bailey.
Autumn is a settlement processor that started in August of 2018. She has a Certificate in Paralegal Studies that she acquired in 2016 and she has always loved real estate. She enjoys helping others in their process of buying or selling their homes as their processor.
Autumn is responsible for helping clients throughout their transactions by working with all parties involved to create a smooth transition from the beginning of the process by ordering payoffs, deeds, surveys, etc. to the end of the process by working with the lenders to creating final closing packages.
If you’re ready to get started with a title search or protect yourself with title insurance, contact the Clear Title team today!