SOURCE: Halo Companies, Inc.

Halo Companies, Inc.

March 24, 2011 07:00 ET

Jason Anderson Named President of Halo Group Realty, LLC

ALLEN, TX--(Marketwire - March 24, 2011) - Halo Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: HALN) (PINKSHEETS: HALN), a publicly-traded asset management and consumer financial services company, announced the recent promotion of Jason Anderson to President of Halo Group Realty, LLC. In this role, Anderson will provide strategic leadership for the development and further expansion of Halo Group Realty.

"We are rapidly growing our team of agents in the DFW area and are starting our expansion into the Houston real estate market," states Anderson. "Establishing Halo Group Realty as a leader in the real estate market is a top priority."

Anderson joined Halo Group Realty in November 2009 as Vice President of Real Estate. As an actively licensed real estate agent and broker, he helped grow the DFW real estate team from two to thirty agents in less than a year and was instrumental in developing the new commission structure, training program, and an online marketing platform.

In today's competitive marketplace, it is vital to be equipped with the skills and knowledge to succeed. The Five Star Institute Certification training is a power-packed educational and training event, allowing certifications in one convenient place. Wanting to continue the advancement in his career through the pursuit of education, Anderson received the Five Star Short Sale Certification and the Five Star REO Certification. These industry-recognized certifications represent excellence and dedication.

"Jason has played an instrumental role building our real estate group," states Tony Chron, President of the parent Halo Companies, Inc. "He brings an energetic and youthful approach to leading the company, as well as, a wealth of industry knowledge."

As an active community leader, Anderson is involved in many local area chambers of commerce and was recently chosen as one of fifteen local business leaders to participate in the 2010 Leadership Frisco program. He has also been nominated and chosen as a finalist for the National Association of Realtors "30 Under 30" award for 2011.

Prior to joining Halo, Anderson established TAG Realty Advisors, a real estate team serving the Collin, Dallas, Denton, and Tarrant County real estate markets. He developed his leadership skills as a member of the United States Air Force and solidified his entrepreneurial spirit as the founder of several small businesses over the past seven years. Jason graduated from Air Force Community College with a degree in Avionic Electrical Engineering and received his MBA from American Intercontinental University. Jason and wife, Claire, reside in Frisco, Texas.

Halo Group Realty is positioned in the real estate marketplace as a brand that can sustain rapid growth and offer high-quality assistance to those in need of real estate services. As part of the Halo family of companies, Halo Group Realty has access to a wide array of additional consumer financial services (mortgage lending, credit repair, insurance protection, and debt relief) that can put the client in the best possible position to buy or sell a home.

About Halo Companies, Inc.

Halo Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: HALN) is a publicly-traded nationwide asset management and consumer financial services company that provides solutions to financially distressed consumers which can be applied individually or utilized as a comprehensive workout strategy. Halo is able to develop comprehensive, tailored solutions for consumers through debt settlement, credit repair, mortgage lending, real estate services and insurance protection. Halo also offers portfolio advisory and consulting services for investors and institutions holding portfolios of non-performing assets. Halo has been recently recognized by Inc. Magazine, Comerica Bank's Collin 60, the Capital One Bank Celebration of Enterprise, and the SMU Cox School of Business Dallas 100. For more information about Halo Companies, Inc., visit www.haloco.com.

About Halo Group Realty, LLC

Halo Group Realty, LLC is a subsidiary of Halo Companies, Inc. specializing in buying, selling and renting residential properties in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas. For more information about Halo Group Realty, LLC visit www.haloagent.com.

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Information set forth in this press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results might differ materially. A discussion of factors that may affect future results is contained in Halo Companies' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Halo Companies, Inc. disclaims any obligation to update and revise statements contained in this news release based on new information or otherwise.