MANAGER & COUNSEL
John Hampton has been an attorney in Texas since 1979. His law practice addresses all aspects of residential real estate law, commercial real estate law and business law. He has served as an escrow officer, closer and counsel with Chicago Title, Fidelity Title and Sendera Title. Mr. Hampton is accomplished at working various transactions including raw land, ranches, mixed commercial and residential. He has handled over 500 million dollars in closings without a claim.
Mr. Hampton graduated cum lade from Deerfield Academy in 1972, magna cum lade from Bowdoin College in 1976 and from Southern Methodist University School of Law the recipient of the A.S.Hansen Consulting Actuaries Award; the Meyers, Middleton Advocacy Award; and the Jessup Regional Advocacy Award. He is currently active as a Municipal Court Judge, Election Judge, SMU Law School Instructor in Legal Writing, Board member in four Homeowners Associations and host of the KLIF 570 AM Radio “Ask the Lawyer Show”
Most recently, Mr. Hampton was presented the 2018 leader excellence award from the American Land Title Association’s Homebuyer Outreach Program.
CHIEF OF OPERATIONS
Sheila Dunn has over 25 years of experience in the title industry from top to bottom; be it as an abstractor, examiner, escrow processor, closer, to all post-closing responsibilities — Sheila has seen it all. As our chief of operations, Ms. Dunn is responsible for the smooth running of all aspects of Green Brick Title’s business. Sheila’s depth of knowledge is put to work to make our customers’ experiences informative and their closings complete, and accurate. She is a strong communicator with all of our stake holders within the Green Brick Partners family and outside of the companies as well.
“It takes an entire office to get a customer’s property ready for closing, and I take pride in working through all of the issues and nuances with my great coworkers to bring an insurable, error-free product to the closing room.”
Sheila travels the globe, surfs all local concert venues to broaden her wide and varied musical taste, and her real boss is a 7 pound Shorkie named Cricket.
Paula Reed is an accomplished Escrow Officer, funder and legal assistant with over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. The breadth of her experience allows her to consider all aspects of any closing to produce reliable results and accurate title insurance policies.
Ms. Reed received her license and certifications from the Texas Land Title Association. She was awarded an Associates Degree in Applied Science with a concentration in legal in 1997.
“I want every customer of Green Brick Title to know that I am working diligently to ensure that all of our escrow services and title policies are accurate and timely.”
Paula lives in Wylie, Texas, with her husband, daughter and two intense dogs and a third one on the way.
Nena Bruton has been an Escrow Assistant for 11 years. Her focus at Green Brick Title has been as a pre-closing processor responsible for obtaining and checking all of the details needed for lenders and buyers to be ready for closing.
Ms. Bruton received a Bachelor of Science Degree from West Texas A&M and a Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas.
“I am passionate about giving my best each day so that all of our customers receive a smooth and comfortable closing experience.”
Nena loves spending time with her friends and family and when she is not working, she enjoys volunteering at shelters for the homeless and a local elementary school.
Andrea Butcher has spent her working career in homebuilding, property management, and title insurance for more than 20 years. As an escrow assistant, Ms. Butcher manages the front end of Green Brick Title’s business – from handling the schedules, and orienting our customers on closing day, to placing new title orders, and keeping our office running smoothly.
“Being prepared for each customer to feel good about their new home is my aim each and every day. With as many details and worries that come with home buying, Green Brick Title owes it to our customers to make closing day as stress-free and informative as possible.”
With just men around the house, Andrea and her cat Mazie enjoy classic car shows, wine tasting, and roller coasters – not necessarily all on the same day.