Penn-York Land Services is a land services company specializing in the provision of title services to oil and gas exploration companies throughout the northeast, including the Marcellus and Utica Shale formations. For more than 30 years we have been one of the region's largest full-service abstract companies focused on the oil and gas business.

Our decades of experience - completing over 25,000 abstracts of title in that time span - translates into in-depth knowledge as to the ever-changing oil and gas laws of each state. Penn-York has built its reputation based on its ability to compile and organize extremely complex oil and gas titles. This combination of experience and knowledge has helped us emerge as the most reliable land services company in Appalachia.

We are proud to assist 5 of the top 20 producers of natural gas in the United States, among others, in achieving continued and cost-effective success in their drilling programs.

Key Personnel

Timothy S. Lindhome | President

Tim Lindhome's career at Penn-York began in 2001. He spent several years in the courthouse as an oil and gas title abstractor. Thereafter, his focus was on negotiating leases and rights of way, running some of the most successful lease plays in the company's history. Tim also played a pivotal role in orchestrating major timber and fee oil and gas acquisitions. In 2010, Tim became an equity owner and Vice President of Penn-York, and became President in July of 2013. He now focuses on analyzing titles in the office and managing abstracting and leasing projects. He is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in finance.

Michael T. Kimball | Executive VP of Land & Title

Michael attended the State University of New York at Buffalo where he earned a BA in Communications in 1999. He joined Penn-York Land Services in 2000, when he began his career in the oil and gas business as a title abstractor. Since then, he has developed a broad knowledge of oil and gas title in Pennsylvania and New York and has trained many of the company's abstractors. In addition to oil and gas title work, he has developed an expertise in title curative and acquisition due diligence. In 2006, he began serving as a project manager and in-house title analyst. Before becoming a full-time project manager and in-house title analyst, he was widely considered one of the best field abstractors in the region. Michael recently managed a multi-billion dollar acquisition due diligence and curative project, the largest in which Penn-York Land Services has ever participated. He is currently overseeing various title projects for multiple clients in Pennsylvania, primarily in the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions. In addition to his current position as a senior title analyst and project manager, Michael became an equity owner and Executive Vice President of Penn-York Land Services in 2010 and has since taken on various business management responsibilities. He is an active member of AAPL and NALA.

Kristie Lindhome | Director of Operations

Kristie graduated cum laude from Allegheny College with both a BS and a BA, and magna cum laude from St. Bonaventure University with an MBA. Kristie established her business management credentials as a Financial Planner for American Express Financial Advisors; where she developed a reputation for sound financial and organizational management and business services marketing. Kristie then joined Penn-York in 2009 to apply those skills in a new role as Director of Operations. She has led initiatives to expand the scope of the firm, adding services and rebranding the corporation as Penn-York Land Services to reflect all the innovative improvements already in place, and those planned for in the near future. Kristie is a member of multiple industry organizations, notably the MLBC chapter of the AAPL and the Women�s Energy Network.

Matthew K. Leslie, RL | Title Analyst/Project Manager

Since joining Penn-York Land Services in 2010, Matt has become one of our top field abstractors and has helped manage one of the largest abstracting projects in the company's history. He has earned a reputation of being an organized, efficient and professional project leader. Currently, Matt divides his time between managing abstract projects and in-house title analysis. Matt holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the State University of New York at Fredonia. He is an active member of AAPL and NALA.

Kari J. Prelog | Title Analyst/Senior Abstractor

Kari began her career in the title business in 1999 and worked as a title abstractor focusing on residential searches and managing closing transactions. She has dedicated her professional time exclusively to oil and gas abstracting since 2006. She has developed an expertise in oil and gas title, project management and acquisition due diligence. Kari started with Penn-York Land Services in 2008 and has served as a supervising abstractor and title analyst. Kari received a BA in Business Administration in 1999 from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Stephanie N. McFadden | Title Analyst/Senior Abstractor

Stephanie began her career at Penn-York Land Services in 2008 and is currently a Senior Title Abstractor and Title Analyst. During her time with Penn-York she has compiled hundreds of abstracts in the most complex areas of Pennsylvania. Her ability and willingness to learn and understand various title issues, together with her attention to detail, efficiency and organizational skills, has helped Stephanie develop into an exceptional Senior Abstractor and Title Analyst. In addition, she has experience in due diligence and project management. Stephanie attended the State University of New York at Geneseo where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in 2007.

Kara Y. Claycomb | Title Analyst/Senior Abstractor

Kara started with Penn-York Land Services in August 2006, as our billing coordinator. Her dedication and ability to self motivate landed her a promotion to an abstracting position in February 2008. In the last five years, Kara has become an exceptional Senior Title Abstractor and Title Analyst. She has compiled many of Penn-York's most complicated abstracts using her vast knowledge of oil and gas title. She has managed some of our most difficult projects.

Kevin C. Kimball | Senior Abstractor

Kevin joined Penn-York Land Services in April 2007 as a Title Abstractor. His broad knowledge of oil and gas title coupled with strong organizational skills has helped him become an outstanding title abstractor with the ability to compile some of the most complex and voluminous abstracts. Kevin is currently a Senior Title Abstractor.