As a founding principal of the firm in 1993, Elliot began his title career servicing bank and non-bank lenders in connection with their nationwide and regional lending platforms. He was instrumental in creating one of the first nationwide title and escrow companies with brick and mortar locations in multi-state environments. As a co-founder of Closeline, Elliot has worked to establish Closeline as one of the leading directly licensed title and escrow companies in the country. Closeline has been active in the national title business for well over two decades and Closeline is now licensed to operate in approximately 44 states through various Closeline subsidiaries. He also serves as a board member for several Mid-Atlantic based title insurance agencies. In 2007, he established Validata Lender Services, LLC (VLS) as a national appraisal management company. VLS services regional and national bank and non-bank lenders in support of their entire appraisal platforms with seamless electronic integration achieving appropriate appraisal compliance. Elliot has been an active member of YPO/WPO (Young Presidents Organizations) since 2003 and lives with his wife of 22 years, Sandy, in Potomac, Maryland.
Elliot M. Liss
Elliot M. Liss is an established settlement services executive, attorney, and member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars. He is a cum laude graduate of the American University’s Washington College of Law. He has a BS in finance from the University of Maryland at College Park. A father of four children, he enjoys the process of helping others become parents to enjoy the most fulfilling thing in life – raising a family.