Meet the Staff at our Chino Office
Brandon Hohberg, Messenger
Brandon (son of Escrow Officer Kimberly) has grown up around escrow all of his life. He then joined our team in 2012 as a messenger delivering documents from clients offices to our office daily. You will find him on the 60FWY, 10FWY, 15FWY, 91FWY, Haven Ave, Central Ave., Euclid Ave., Foothill Blvd., Peyton Ave., at the San Bernardino & Riverside County Recorders...yes...EVERYWHERE in the Inland Empire! And it's included in our standard service!
Kris Hinds, Escrow Assistant
Kris comes to us with a long career in the real estate industry. She has held her real estate sales license since 1987 of which she has sold pre-owned homes and new homes for a major local builder. In 2002 Kris decided that she would love to have her weekends back so she took her experience to the escrow industry where she has been excelling since 2002 as an escrow officer and officer manager.
Kris Joined us in September 2012 as an Escrow Assistant working in our real estate department processing refinance transactions. Kris has quickly become an important part of our team and is a wonderful asset to our office!
Veronica Ramirez, Escrow Assistant
Veronica joined the IEE team in August 2012 as a receptionist. She came to us with an excellent history and resume including a background in receptionist / front desk work. Veronica's performance met our high expectations as a front desk manager where she not only performed the duties of a receptionist, but also balanced our trust account daily, took care of office orders and much more. Because of Veronica's incredible performance including errorless trust accounting reports, she has recently been promoted to an escrow assistant. Veronica is bilingual and is quickly climbing the latter at Inland Empire Escrow.
Linda M. Cooper, President
With over 40 years of experience, Linda is the owner and operator of Inland Empire Escrow.
Linda specializes in Real Estate, Bulk Sales, 1031 Exchanges and all types of specialized transactions including Gas Stations, Liquor Stores, Dry Cleaners and more. If you have a hard to answer in depth question regarding any type of escrow, Linda is the go to person for unique escrows. She is proficient in working with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and much more. Linda is an incredible well versed and experienced escrow professionals who is the foundation of our company. She continues to lead our company by example as one of the most dedicated Sr. Escrow Officers in the industry.
Kerry Cisneroz, Manager
Kerry began his career in escrow in 1989 as messenger for the Chino office. He worked his way up to the front desk, then to an assistant, and then to an escrow officer, and finally the manager in 2000. Kerry runs a department, known throughout the office as "Team KC", that specializes in mobile homes and real estate transactions, and is assisted by 6 team members. He prides himself in finding a solution to most any problem and presenting escrow differently than all other companies, with fast, accurate service, at the lowest cost in town. Kerry ensures that all escrow services and team members are performing at peak levels with the goal of providing the best service in the industry while staying ahead of the game in education and service. Kerry is a wealth of knowledge and one of the most proficient, hardworking escrow professionals known to the industry. Kerry is one of the greatest assets to our company and an integral part of Inland Empire Escrow being the leader in the escrow industry.
Kevin Cisneroz, Operations Executive
Kevin began his career in the real estate industry at Inland Empire Escrow in 1993. Kevin was groomed to be our Account Executive (then called Public Relations) by working the front desk as a receptionist, ordering taxes, prelims, title orders, and more. After approximately six months of training Kevin assumed the position of Public Relations creating many new relationships which Inland Empire Escrow still enjoys today. In 1997 Kevin was recruited by one of our local top performing mobile home sales companies to manage their new home sales. In 1999 Kevin was recruited by GreenPoint Mortgage Services as a collections agent where he excelled to be the top collector in his office. He then was promoted to the Account Executive position for GreenPoint representing the six western states. When GreenPoint closed its doors, Kevin was hired at Green Tree Financial Services as a retail loan officer working in their call center. When the call center was closed, Kevin was retained and transferred to the foreclosure department where he managed Las Vegas accounts. Kevin was then afforded a wonderful opportunity to be one of two Underwriters at Green tree Financial Services where he began his underwriting career. After two years Kevin was recruited by the largest mobile home sale company in California to be their finance department manager and moved himself and his wife (Melanie) to San Jose California. Kevin was there for one year prior to moving back to Underwriting for Eloan in Pleasanton California. After a death in the family, Kevin longed to be with his family in Southern California so he moved back at which time he was a Level II Underwriter for Impac in Irvine Ca. After a year of being at Impac Kevin was invited to rejoin Inland Empire Escrow as their Operations Executive as he brought more corporate experience to the company. Kevin oversee all sales, marketing and advertising, and introduces new technology, services, and guidelines for our company. Kevin oversees Melanie as our Account Executive where they work affectively together to maintain and form relationships in the real estate and mobile home industries. Kevin gives back to our community through service clubs, the city, school district, and real estate industry. He is an asset to our team and community.
Denise Durbin, Past Account Executive
Denise Durbin served as the Account Executive of Inland Empire Escrow for 6 years. She is now a stay at home mom with two children. Denise will always be well known in our industry for her wonderful personality. Denise was the basis of many wonderful relationships that we currently share with the real estate community.
Kimberly Hohberg, Sr. Escrow Officer
Kimberly has been with the company since 1987 when the doors first opened! She started her career as a receptionist and soon became an escrow assistant working in the Mobile Home Department. Kimberly worked hard, learned all about the industry, and began processing Real Estate Refinance and Purchase transactions. In 2004 she was promoted to Sr. Escrow Officer. Kim states that service is number one to her and she has the knowledge to provide her clients with quick turn times and accurate information. She is a Mobile Home and Real Estate Escrow expert!
Sue Ortiz, Sr. Escrow Officer
Sue has been one of the predominant Senior Escrow Officers for Dairy, Quota (Milk) and Herd (Cow) escrows for over 30 years. Sue has processed thousands of escrows including standard real estate sales and refinances. Sue has had the privilege of working with her daughter Adriana as Sue's Jr. Escrow Officer for 10 years.
On January 3rd 2013 the escrow world lost a great friend and professional who has been a wonderful asset to the real estate and dairy industries. Sue was known throughout the nation as the experienced go to dairy escrow professional, and throughout the Inland Empire as an experienced and dedicated real estate escrow officer. Her dedication, devotion, professionalism, joy, humor and laughs will be greatly missed by us all.
Inland Empire Escrow was extremely blessed to have Sue in our lives, and is extremely blessed to have her daughter Adriana Ortiz who will carry on Sue's escrow legacy.
Adriana Ortiz, Jr. Escrow Officer
Adriana began her escrow career at Inland Empire Escrow in 2003. Adriana worked with her mother Sue Ortiz as an escrow assistant for 7 years at which time she was promoted to Jr. Escrow Officer in 2010.
Adriana is a very knowledgeable, experienced and dedicated escrow professional who will always take care of your escrows with great pride. Adriana carries on Sue’s escrow legacy as a prized member of the Inland Empire Escrow team.
Heather MacKay, Jr. Escrow Officer
Heather got her start in escrow in 2003 at Inland Empire Escrow working in the Mobile Home Department. Heather has climbed the latter and now heads up the Mobile Home Department working under Kerry Cisneroz. Heather processes all types of mobile home transactions working with private parties, realtors, and mobile home sales offices. Heather is a wealth of knowledge and is always happy to process escrows promptly, diligently and accurately for her clients.
Melanie Cisneroz, Account Executive
Melanie began her escrow career at Inland Empire Escrow in 1995. She moved to San Jose in 2002 where she went to work for Alliance Title Escrow. In 2005 she returned to the Inland Empire to be close to family once again, at which time she rejoined Kerry and his real estate team as a Jr. Escrow Officer processing real estate refinance transactions. In 2012 Melanie was selected to be our company’s Account Executive working with Kevin. Melanie is married to Kerry's brother Kevin, which makes Kevin and Melanie a great team to work with.
Shastin Angel, Jr. Escrow Officer "Team KC"
Shastin began her career in escrow at Inland Empire Escrow in 2002. She is currently a Jr. Escrow Officer processing real estate refinance escrows as part of Kerry's team. Shastin is a great asset to our office. She is a proactive, friendly, knowledgeable, fast processing employee who will get your transaction closed quickly.
Tina Nechiporenko, Jr. Escrow Officer
Tina Joined Inland Empire Escrow April 19th 2010. Tina came to Inland Empire Escrow working previously as an escrow officer for a large title escrow company processing track home escrows. Tina began her career in escrow in 1988 as a messenger and worked her way up through the ranks earning the title of
"Escrow Officer". She has vast experience with real estate escrow including purchase and refinance transactions.
Tina is an incredible asset to our team!
Adam Linemen, Mobile Home Title Clerk
Adam was an incredible add to our team in 2010. He joined our Mobile Home Department as a Title Clerk and in 2012 was promoted to Mobile Home Escrow Assistant working with Heather MacKay. Adam is a very dedicated employee, has a great personality, and is a pleasure to work with.