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INC. Magazine Unveils Annual List of America’s Fast Growing Private Companies

Thomas Title & Escrow Ranks No. 1252 on the 2011 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 233%

NEW YORK, August 23, 2011 — Inc. Magazine ranked Thomas Title & Escrow No. 1252 on its fifth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Thomas Title & Escrow joins Spirit Airlines, Vizio, Honest Tea, Dunkin Donuts and Metrokane, makers of the Rabbit corkscrew, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Thomas Title & Escrow has grown its revenue by 233% and its full-time employee count by 360%. The firm ranked No. 26 of all real estate companies, and No. 2 of all title insurance/real estate settlement providers.

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14% from last year.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.

“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. magazine Editor Jane Berentson.

CONTACT:
Brett L. Hopper
Executive Vice President
Thomas Title & Escrow
bhopper@thomastitle.com
(602) 336-3306

About Thomas Title & Escrow
Thomas Title & Escrow, LLC, founded in 2006 and based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a provider of title insurance, real estate settlement and corporate escrow services. The firm specializes in commercial and residential transactions that require extensive experience and a high level of expertise. www.thomastitle.com

About the Inc. 5000
The 2011 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2007 to 2010. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2007. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2010. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2007 is $100,000; the minimum for 2010 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.