About Us

What We Do

National Title and Appraisal not only provides accurate and timely title searches, title commitments, real estate title insurance and closing settlement services in Alabama but our AMC service is widely known and trusted by our Lenders to provide appraisal services throughout the Southeast.  

Our panel of professional and accredited service providers and appraisers are an extension of you.


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John B. McGee

Partner / President

McGee graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Finance and Banking. He began his career as a systems officer with AmSouth Bank. He then spent 10 years in Charlotte, NC with a computer software division of Mellon Bank. McGee retuned to Birmingham in 1998 and has since been working in the sales and management division of two large title insurance agencies.

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T. Ryan Cox


Ryan has a BA Degree in Economics from the University of Alabama. He began his work career in banking management with a large national lending institution. He has been working in the title, appraisal and escrow field since 1990. Ryan purchased National Real Estate Information Services of Alabama, Inc. in 1996.

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Lauren N. Smith

Vice President

Lauren grew up in the real estate industry. She attended St. Bernard Prep in Cullman, AL before earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alabama in 2011. Lauren later obtained her Juris Doctorate from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 2015. She has worked for private law firms and large title companies processing and preforming closings since 2011. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys reading and spending time with her husband, two sons and their dog.

Rachel-Kate McGee

Sales & Marketing

Rachel-Kate grew up in Birmingham in the Oak Mountain area. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Marketing from University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has 7 years of sales and marketing experience. In her spare time she enjoys going to musicals and playing pickle ball.

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