Meet The Team

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James A. Gomez

James A. Gomez has over 16 years of experience in the title insurance industry. James’ understanding of the real estate settlement process and his enthusiasm for helping people ensure that transactions close quickly and easily. James holds an Associates Degree in Business, a New Mexico title insurance producer license, and he is a New Mexico Notary Public.

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Karen B. Pound

Karen B. Pound has held administrative positions at several real estate brokerage firms and banks in Santa Fe. Her understanding of the roles that brokers and lenders perform in a real estate transaction makes Karen an especially valuable part of the Paramount Tile team. In addition to opening new orders, obtaining payoffs and confirming wiring instructions, Karen ensures that each visitor to our Santa Fe office receives a warm welcome and prompt service. Karen is a New Mexico Notary Public.

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Thomas W. Banner

Thomas W. Banner has practiced law in New Mexico since 2006 and focuses on real estate, estate planning, and civil litigation. At Paramount Title, Tom serves as an escrow officer and as general counsel. In addition to holding a license to practice law, Tom is a licensed title insurance producer and a Notary Public.



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