Joe Curtis embodies a belief system that he leads and lives by: create and implement strategic systems backed by empowered and accountable individuals who are passionate about the company’s mission, vision and values.
Joe served as executive VP of sales & business development for his first three years at Pango Group. During this time, he transformed the sales department by integrating accountability, honing in on the team’s skillset and implementing cohesive processes. The result was monthly revenues quadrupling in a brief period.
Due to his impeccable leadership skills, immense success with leading the sales team and understanding how integrity and accountability play a factor in the bottom line, he was promoted to COO and has held this position since 2016.
Pango Group is a family of companies that together are the leading California-based settlement service experts. With its extensive family of brands, Pango Group is able to provide a full-suite of services, including escrow, notary, insurance, document archiving and equipment leasing. To date, Pango Group owns and manages 20 offices throughout the state of California with a staff of over 50 escrow officers and 250 employees.
The organization’s brands include Glen Oaks Escrow, CV Escrow, American Trust Escrow, Escrow Trust Advisors, California Elite Escrow, Mosaic Signing Services, Document Archive Solutions, California Settlement Services and VOI Insurance.
The company is so much more than a settlement services organization. At its core, people come first. Pango Group’s mission statement is to run exceptional real estate service businesses that enhance the lives of the people, partners, and communities it serves.
But, those aren’t just words on a piece of paper. It’s a living and breathing mission that the team works diligently to execute through each and every interaction they have. And, it’s clear the company is doing just that given its been named one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles for six years running.
And Joe Curtis is no exception to taking this mission very seriously in his role. His transparent and collaborative leadership style has been a significant contributing factor to humanizing systems and processes, which has allowed him to develop new business entities, strengthen existing ones and redefine the importance of people.
As Pango Group continues to grow, it has developed partnerships with experts in Silicon Valley to provide advanced technology to its real estate partners. Recently, it successfully completed a cryptocurrency real estate transaction and helped someone purchase a house with bitcoin.
Prior to his role at Pango Group, Joe acquired over fifteen years of experience in the escrow industry. He attributes his success and the success of the business to living by the motto, “If you focus on people and give them clear expectations, the outcomes take care of themselves.”