Parke County, Indiana Upgrades with Manatron Software

Dec 09, 2010, 09:30 ET from Manatron, Inc.

PORTAGE, Mich., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Manatron, Inc., a global leader in providing integrated property tax and records management software for state and local governments, today announced that the Parke County, IN recorder's office has upgraded to Manatron's GRM Recorder software.  Parke County's upgrade from Manatron's legacy system marks the first GRM Recorder implementation in the state of Indiana.

GRM Recorder offers a comprehensive, enterprise-level solution for land records management, automated recording and indexing operations, and will provide Parke County with an updated technology platform to more efficiently serve its constituents.

"Our office is anxious to begin utilizing the updated technology and added functionality within the GRM Recorder solution," said Mary Jo Harkrider, Parke County recorder. "We are confident that this move was the right one for us to be able to serve the citizens of Parke County in a more efficient manner."

With the combined work of both the Parke County staff and the Manatron Records Management team, this easily customizable and Microsoft .NET-based software is expected to be live in early 2011.  

"We are excited Parke County has chosen to upgrade to the GRM Recorder platform," said Greg Effrein, Manatron vice president of Records Management. "Mary Jo and her staff are extremely knowledgeable and focused on using GRM Recorder to modernize their operations and this implementation will be a showcase for Indiana."

Parke County is located in west central Indiana and has a population of approximately 20,000. The county recorder's office will utilize GRM Recorder software to process the large amount of documents they receive on a monthly basis.

About Manatron, Inc.: Manatron, a privately-held company and an investment of private equity firm Thoma Bravo, LLC, provides software and services for state and local governments to completely, fairly and efficiently assess real and personal property, and to bill and collect the related property taxes in their jurisdictions. Manatron's software manages the entire property life cycle, which includes deed recording, land records, CAMA, GIS (Geographic Information System) integration, valuation, assessment administration, personal property, business licenses, cashiering, tax billing and collection, delinquents and tax sales and e-government. Professional services consist of backfile conversion and redaction, disaster preparedness, data conversions, installation, training, project management, hardware maintenance, forms processing and printing, and consulting. Manatron is headquartered in Portage, Michigan and has offices throughout the United States. Manatron currently serves over 1,500 customers and manages approximately 40 million parcels. Most importantly, over the last forty years, our software has helped government jurisdictions collect over one trillion dollars in revenue.

More information about Manatron, Inc. is available at the Company's website In addition, learn more about Manatron on Facebook and Twitter.

SOURCE Manatron, Inc.