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 platform." 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 https://www.SecoLink.com. 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.