President & CEO
John D. Hammond is the President and CEO of Riverway Title Company.
In 1997, Mr. Hammond began his commercial title insurance career with Partners Title in Houston. In May of 2005 he joined First American Title – Tanglewood. Then in July of 2012, First American Title – Tanglewood became Riverway Title Company. In 2015, Mr. Hammond purchased Riverway Title Company.
Mr. Hammond has been in the Houston commercial real estate arena since 1982 as an owner, broker and lender. His knowledge of commercial real estate and title insurance helps him assist his clients in every facet of their commercial transaction from start to finish. With experience in all types of commercial property transactions, Mr. Hammond’s network of business contacts and relationships in the commercial real estate industry has made Riverway Title Company one of the premier title companies in Texas capable of handling any type of commercial transaction.
Mr. Hammond received his Bachelor of Business with honors and Masters Degree from the University of Houston. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Bayou City Breakfast Club, and Braeburn Country Club. He is a founding investor of the University Of Houston C.T. Bauer Graduate Real Estate Program where he currently serves on the Executive Advisory Board and the Finance Committee. He is also a founding stakeholder of the School of Entrepreneurship at the University Of Houston. Mr. Hammond serves on the Board of Directors of Texas Inter-Faith Housing Corporation, and is a Life Member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and the University Of Houston Alumni Association.