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

Closing Attorney

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.

Jamie Cooper

Jamie Cooper

Director of Marketing and Sales

Jamie’s background and enthusiasm in developing strategic partnerships in sales and marketing is apparent in anything she does. She provides excellent customer service because she listens to our clients expressed needs and enjoys collaborating with them to accomplish goals. She is well known by Real Estate Agents, Brokers and Lenders as the “The Insurance Lady” and loves to be creative in showing her appreciation for our clients' loyalty and trust.

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