6909 E. Greenway Pkwy., Suite 120, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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Scottsdale/Kierland Branch

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The Scottsdale/Kierland branch of Clear Title Agency of Arizona is proud of our roots in the Northeast Valley. Our branch management and agents have deep roots in the region and have served their clients for over 20 years.

Meet the Team

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Jaime Horst
With over 13 years of experience in the title and escrow industry Jaime Horst strives to provide a friendly and professional home buying experience. As an Arizona native, Jaime could not imagine planting roots anywhere else. After graduating from Cactus High School, she wanted to further her education at Glendale Community College. Jaime works to bring a more person-centered approach to her clientele to expand her own personal and professional capabilities.
The first steps in her career were taken as an Escrow Assistant. The fast paced nature of the title industry grabbed Jaime right from the start! Since then Jaime was able to enhance her skillset and grow into Assistant Branch Manager. She was promoted in 2014 as Kierland’s Branch Manager at Clear Title Agency of Arizona, where she still holds this position. To Jaime, client relationships are of top priority in her business.  She believes building strong relationships is among the truest forms of satisfaction and can speak volumes demonstrating trust between business and consumer. There is nothing Jaime enjoys more than assisting those through the entire process of a home purchase or sale.
As Branch Manager, Jaime Horst is always continuing to grow and support all of her Escrow Officers with their growth as well. Jaime credits her success in this industry to her superb communication, organizational skills, and happy personality. Working through all facets of title and escrow, Jaime has gained a plethora of experience and knowledge that she stills holds onto to this day.
Kathy Archambault
Kathy Archambault has been proudly employed with Clear Title Agency of Arizona since 2011. During this time, Kathy has become an integral part of the company’s success. Kathy moved to Arizona in 1972 and has become a vital resource to her community. Her passion in escrow was evident right from the start of her career. Kathy’s excitement toward her position is mostly credited to the always changing nature of the industry.
Her devotion to providing the highest quality customer care has been the cornerstone of her career. Kathy’s personable and understanding approach contributes to her sensitivity to the needs of her clients, from the beginning to the end of each transaction. Kathy’s maternal and family oriented characteristics are applied to all of her business relationships. She notes the importance of accessibility and personal communication as a vital part of being an exceptional escrow officer. Kathy strives to be pro-active throughout the entire process of opening and closing escrows. She has the ability to thoroughly listen to her clients and put their needs above anything else.  Kathy will guide her clients along each step into their new home.
Tina Erwin
Tina Erwin joined Clear Title Agency of Arizona in 2011. Tina’s dedication and impeccable work ethic is apparent from the start. Her constant drive and passion for the company and her clients are what made it so easy for her to grow in this industry. Today, Tina serves as Escrow Officer out of Clear Title’s Kierland office, aiding residents and other industry associates throughout the Scottsdale area. Tina finds solace in working for a company with core values that align with her own.
Being an Arizona native, Tina strives to strengthen her community. She has a vast knowledge of the escrow and closing process for each transaction. Tina works hard to ensure that all of her clients know how much they are appreciated and that they can always depend on her for all of their closing needs. She understands the complexities of each transaction and prides herself in giving exceptional service to her clients, going above and beyond what is expected. Tina has the unique combination of being a very efficient escrow officer coupled with her absolute honesty and commitment to provide the very best service possible.
Out of the office, Tina enjoys spending quality time with her daughter, getting lost inside new novels and venturing on long motorcycle rides to appreciate more of Arizona’s beautiful landscape.
Denise Nojaim
Denise Nojaim was born in Syracuse, New York. She received her Bachelor’s degree at State University of New York at Geneseo. Looking for a new career path and some sunshine, Denise moved to Arizona in 1996. She started off in the industry at Capital Title and helped the agency during its public trade on NASDAQ. She stood by the company during this transition into its new company. In 2012, Denise joined Clear Title Agency of Arizona as an escrow officer, the position she still holds today.
Denise enjoys the diversity of what her position has offer. She appreciates the mathematical side as well. Denise strives to balance every transaction to the exact penny. Her primary focus is to provide an outstanding service that raises the standard for how all real estate business is approached. Her ability to make all of her clients feel comfortable and at ease is apparent right from the beginning of each transaction. Denise contributes her success to being a part of a proactive team that works together to strengthen the needs of their clients with enthusiasm and professionalism.
Denise and her husband have been married for over 20 wonderful years and have two adorable fur babies. Outside of the office, her hobbies include running, brewing her own beer and recreating crafts and recipes found on Pinterest.
Kathryn Wirthgen
Born in California’s Bay Area, Kirsten Clifford ventured to Arizona with her family in the early 80s. There she explored multiple career opportunities before, at the age of 19, she dipped her toes into the real estate industry with a nighttime receptionist job at West USA Realty. She worked her way up to a full-time day position, and was soon sought after by United Title Agency.
Kirsten’s passion for the real estate industry grew daily as she began exploring various positions, familiarizing herself with the practices of agents, lenders, and escrow, and, in 2016, Kirsten joined Clear Title Agency of Arizona at their Kierland branch.
Being able to understand each person’s role in a transaction is Kirsten’s strength, and she loves being the connection for all involved parties. She is able to bring compassion and support to everyone she works with, and is often described as loyal, positive, and an achiever. Kirsten attributes her success to her efforts in learning the many different facets of the real estate industry and her strong desire to help others.
Kirsten’s desire to help others can be exemplified by her philanthropic efforts outside of work. She is engaged in her children’s schools, becoming a board member of the APT as well as the treasurer for Chaparral High School, Association of Parents and Teachers, and she also works as the President and Treasurer for a non-profit Youth Club Baseball team.
Baseball is a big part of the Clifford family’s life, and you can often catch Kirsten, Jim (her husband of 19 years), and their children (Nate, Madison, Jimmy and Tony) rooting on their favorite teams, the Diamondbacks and the Tigers. Kirsten describes her children as her proudest achievement. She also enjoys dedicating time to general fitness, running, and participating in Ragnar runs.

Branch Testimonials

"I wanted to tell Clear Title thank you so much for Jaime Horst, she is an amazing escrow officer! She is such a hard worker, very professional and so many times she has gone the extra mile to get a deal closed. I have had the pleasure of working with Jaime for many years now in my 15 years as a Realtor with buyers and sellers.  I continue to be so pleased with her amazing customer service and felt like I needed to tell you what an asset she is to your company."
"Kathy Archambault assisted in the closing of our new home.  What an outstanding example of service!  She worked closely with our agent and our lender. She was friendly, knowledgeable and, from my perspective, went above and beyond.  She could have easily delayed our closing from late in the day, but felt the urgency of the parties involved. In addition she was prepared, swift and respectful.  The only negative was the moving that I did that night! I hope to have another loan to close this week, and I am going to ask for her if it is my choice."
"Clear Title is one of the best title companies I have ever dealt with and has one of the most experienced staff I've had the pleasure to work with... I will always recommend your company to my Clients, mortgage lenders, and fellow Realtor's........ Kathy Archambault is one of your most outstanding escrow officers and I have never been disappointed with the handling of an escrow at Clear Title... Thank you for having one of the best title companies in Arizona and you can always count on my business."
"In March we purchased a condominium in Fountain Hills and Jaime Horst was our Escrow Officer. It was our first experience in purchasing property in Arizona and Jaime made the process seamless. She was a pleasure to do business with and extremely helpful and responsive. We just wanted to pass along these comments to you, and thanks to Jaime, for the positive experience!"
"I just wanted to say that it is always a pleasure to do business with Tina Erwin, escrow officer for Clear Title out of the Greenway Parkway office.  She's smart and efficient and GREAT to close loans with!"
"Cathy Bartow was fantastic.  I would think she makes your clients very happy. I was impressed with her ability to go with the flow and do it with a smile on her face. I didn't get to see her face, but she was very professional and must be an asset to your office."
"I use Kathy Archambault for all my refinance and am thrilled when I get her as my Escrow Officer for purchase transactions.  She has closed two deals for me in the past 60-days and they went very smoothly."
“Jaime was an absolute joy to work with. She was positive efficient, and knowledgeable, exceeding expectations throughout every step in the transaction. I believe I grew as an agent as a result of working with her throughout my transaction. I would highly recommend working with her - I just wish she was closer to Surprise!”
“Jaime Horst provided my client with a very thorough review of the closing documents at signing as well as answering any questions he had through the escrow process. I was very pleased with the service that was provided.”  
“Jaime was able to accommodate my Seller in signing on the west side, which my Seller really appreciated. Denise did a great job signing him.”  
“Tina Erwin is an exceptional escrow officer. I wish she was in on all of my transactions.”
“This transaction was a nightmare (to say the least) due to Academy Mortgage and only Academy Mortgage! Jaime Horst handled it very professionally and patiently, keeping all parties in the loop at all times! I feel she really went above and beyond her job requirements to make sure everyone on all sides of the transaction were updated, and believe me the status changed daily, sometimes hourly!! I never worked with Jaime before but I can tell you after this one I have total faith and confidence in her abilities and I look forward to working with her, and her team, again!!”
"Denise was such a pleasure to work with!! She communicated well every step of the way. She was very efficient and available at all times. She did 2 back-to-back closings for me with the same clients. I appreciate all of the hard work she did. She made the process smooth and easy for both me and my clients."
"Tina Erwin went above and beyond to provide premier service in a rather complicated closing. Her expertise, willingness and communication was outstanding!!!"
Denise did an amazing job and kept us updated on what was going on the whole way through.
This is the first time I worked with Jaime Horst and I was very impressed!! The transaction was smooth and seamless. She always communicated with my team and me, and always kept us informed on the file, which is extremely important to me. I would definitely recommend her and her team!
I have been in the mortgage business for 29 years. Some title companies' staff are not the best; however, Kirsten helped me this morning on my first call. I asked her if we could do a pre pre audit, and she said sure. I have a lender credit of over $6000.00; however, I was not calculating the entire month of March's interest that resolved my possible principal reduction issue.  She pointed that out and resolved it in less than a minute. I am sure you know, at most title companies, (FNF comes to mind (great stock)) if someone answered the phone, this would have taken hours. You are fortunate to have Kirsten on your team.
Jamie was a joy to work with and helped me on many aspects of this transaction, especially when deadlines were near. Such a blessing to have her help in this deal.
The entire staff at Clear Title has been helpful to me with several transactions. Jaime Horst is the best escrow officer I have worked with in my 25+ year career as an Arizona Realtor.
Jaime Horst and her team were excellent! Could not have been better! In fact, I have another transaction with her as a result of her outstanding communication, followup and detail skills.
Clear Title is a great title company! They closed on time and had amazing contact with my buyer! Super impressive.
Fantastic team! Many thanks to Jaime and Elda and everyone involved in creating a smooth transaction! Looking forward to meeting with Casey Hardon to review what marketing is available. Again, thank you so very much!
Tina Erwin made it a seamless and professional experience for both buyer and seller! Thanks!
Jaime Horst and her team are trully one of a kind. The professionalism and communication skill of Jaime and her team are second to none.
Great service and communication with the escrow officer and her support staff. Thank You!!
I feel compelled to write this testimonial about Jaime Horst, as it has been my pleasure to work with her on many transactions. I have been a Realtor in Arizona for 14 years, and in Scottsdale for 10 years. Soon after my relocation, I had the good fortune to connect with Jaime. When I entrust a transaction, I rely on her expertise. Jaime is a true professional, especially in an industry where you can expect the unexpected! She is knowledgeable, caring and efficient. Jaime understands critical deadlines, the necessity for quick responses, and always makes me feel like I am her VIP client. Her personality is exceptional!
Jeff Macias was very professional and helpful, he REALLY went out of his way to help us close on time.
Tina was fantastic. She did so much in a short escrow period and was a pleasure to work with.
Denise Nojaim did an excellent job. Extremely organized.
Denise Nojaim was great and always fast and concise with her communication. Excellent job and a good overall experience
Denise was AMAZING!!!! Would recommend her any day.
The team we worked with were the "real deal". Best experience!
Tina and Deserae were a pleasure to work with. Feeling blessed to have worked with such a great team of professionals. It was a smooth contract to close. Can't thank you enough!
First time I have closed a transaction with them.  Will use again and recommend.  Communication was outstanding.
Jeff Macias is a great title officer, very efficient and friendly!!  :)  My client loved him!
"Tina Erwin is always a pleasure to work with. She is a great communicator and super efficient. I am always happy to see her written into a purchase contract! I know our escrow will be in good hands! You're the best Tina!"
"Denise exceeded my expectations! Thank you Denise."
"Tina was a pleasure to work with."
"Jaime Horst and her team were fabulous! They were fun and so easy to work with. I look forward to doing this again!!"
"Thank you so much for having this be one of the very smoothest transaction that I have had in a long time. Denise was excellent at keeping everyone in the loop and that is half the battle. Looking forward to another transaction with Clear Title and Miss Denise."
"Tina was fantastic! Her communication was top notch. I will definitely work with her in the future!"
"Denise was great at communicating and keeping all of us in the loop! Thank you to Denise and the Clear Title team! :)"
"The team at Clear Title did an incredible job! Every aspect of the transaction was performed timely and effectively. My clients and team were consistently kept informed during the entire transaction period. I appreciate all the effort that was put into my clients deal. They are very happy with the purchase of their new home! Thank you!"
"Everything went smoothly, and professionally. Great job."
"Denise was wonderful to work with! Her customer service was amazing and her communication was so helpful. I truly enjoyed working with her, and I look forward to doing so again in the future."
"Dawn was professional and very competent. Great to work with."
"Everyone diligently works and communicates at almost any hour, over exceeding any expectation."
"Tina was wonderful and communicated all along the way. I would recommend her to anyone great service thanks Tina."
"Jaime was great and working with Clear I had an excellent experience!"
"Always a pleasure working with everyone at Clear Title. Denise Nojaim is the consummate professional!"
"Denise Nojaim was very professional, communicated clearly and when a slight problem occured she worked with me to solve this issue in a manner that was helpful to the client."
Jaime and her team were on top of every step of the transaction. I could not have asked for a better experience.
"Jaime, Angelic and all the others that I communicated with were timely and provided great communication, which is a priority to me. Thank you so much. It was a very pleasant transaction."
It was a great experience working with Tina at Clear Title. She was prompt in communication and the transaction went smoothly.
Jaime was great to work with-very responsive and efficient.