KeyBank Names John Cirincione Chief Appraiser of SecoLink Settlement Services

Jan 24, 2007, 00:00 ET from KeyCorp

    CLEVELAND, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Cirincione, SRA, CRE
 has been named chief appraiser of SecoLink Settlement Services, a division
 of Cleveland-based KeyBank NA. Cirincione's responsibilities include
 managing the appraisal group, which services Key's residential business
 units as well as SecoLink's external clients.
     "John's extensive knowledge and range of real estate counseling
 experience makes him the ideal person to help lead SecoLink's expansion,"
 said Marc Rittenhouse, president of SecoLink Settlement Services. "In
 addition, John will lend valuable experience as we expand our product
 offerings and build on our quality industry leading service and technology
     Most recently, Cirincione served as a consultant to a number of
 businesses in the real estate industry. His services have included leading
 technology development projects; serving as an appraisal expert in legal
 proceedings; and providing education and training in the use of Geographic
 Information Systems (GIS).
     Prior to consulting, Cirincione was national chief appraiser for
 Mortgage Information Services, Inc. and Western Reserve Savings Bank. He
 also held management positions in loan underwriting, servicing and loan
 closing with People's Savings and Loan.
     Cirincione holds a number of volunteer leadership positions in the
 appraisal industry, including representing the Appraisal Institute to the
 Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO), acting as co-
 chair of MISMO's Real Estate Property Information (REPI) Workgroup, and as
 XML data advisor for the Employee Relocation Council (ERC(R)).
     Cirincione attended The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He
 will be based out of both SecoLink's Cleveland, Ohio and Amherst, New York
 offices and report to SecoLink President Marc Rittenhouse.
     About SecoLink Settlement Services
     SecoLink Settlement Services, a division of Cleveland-based KeyBank NA,
 provides specialized real estate settlement services, including appraisal,
 title and closing services. SecoLink offers nationwide coverage, unmatched
 delivery timeframes and a wide selection of products. For more information,
 call 800-213-7766 or visit
     About KeyCorp
     Cleveland-based KeyCorp (NYSE:   KEY) is one of the nation's largest
 bank- based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $92
 billion. Key companies provide investment management, retail and commercial
 banking, consumer finance, and investment banking products and services to
 individuals and companies throughout the United States and, for certain
 businesses, internationally.