granite escrow

Our Team

Granite's motto is "Our strength is in Our People" and has carefully selected the most experienced & professional escrow officers in the business.

"We guide our clients through a monumental life change and safeguard their greatest assets."

- Brad Cohen, President & CEO

Granite Escrow & Settlement Services

Granite Escrow & Settlement Services (GESS) is a California Corporation formed in 2009, which operates as an independent escrow company under the laws of the State of California licensed by the California Department of Business Oversight and a member of the Escrow Agents Fidelity Corporation.

Granite's wealth of experience and knowledge is your assurance of a smooth closing. Granite acts as a neutral third party following the instructions of both the buyer and seller and keeping track of all details. Granite exhibits excellence, efficiency and accuracy in every transaction.

Operating at the Highest Level of Security

Granite is proud to be one of only a select few Escrow & Settlement companies in the US to have undergone the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) SSAE 18 audit and has successfully received the prestigious SOC 1 type 2 , SOC 2 type 2 and SOC 3 attestation based on the American Land Title Association® (ALTA®) Best Practices Framework, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) requirements, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) risk management framework, and the NIST Privacy framework, assuring our clients of the highest standards In complying with data security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy.

Unprecedented times call for extraordinary expertise

Living in the world of Covid, when you find yourself navigating a new reality, trusting an escrow partner that excels in client security and privacy, one with unmatched expertise, and proven strategies to help you uncover new paths forward is a necessity.

Granite Escrow

Our Culture

Granite Escrow was formed on the basic principle to do one thing and do it exceptionally well; to provide first class service to real estate professionals throughout California.