Steven W. Brown Brings 25 Years of Title Experience to the Company
Chicago, Ill. – June 4, 2012 – Industry veteran Steven W. Brown has been named to the new position of president of Baird & Warner Title Services, a division of Baird & Warner Real Estate. Brown’s arrival marks the launch of the company’s move into the commercial title arena and other related services. In his new role, Brown will work to grow the title business by expanding the products and service offerings among real estate brokers and attorneys.
“Baird & Warner Title Services is at a crucial growth phase, and we need a strong leader to move us forward; Steve is the perfect fit,” said Stephen W. Baird, president and CEO of Baird & Warner Real Estate. “His years of experience in the industry, coupled with a keen ability to identify significant opportunities within the title market, will be an invaluable asset to our team.”
Baird & Warner Title Services was recently named one of the top 10 title companies in Illinois by national underwriter Fidelity National Title Group.
About Steven W. Brown
Brown has worked in the title industry for over 25 years, beginning his career in commercial and residential title at Chicago Title Insurance Company. Most recently, Brown was the director of Illinois operations for Meridian Title of Illinois, building and leading a startup title operation. The business grew under his leadership, and he was able to create a real estate- owned division as well as a commercial division. Prior to joining Meridian Title of Illinois, Brown held executive roles at Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation, now part of Fidelity National Title Group.
A native of the Chicago area, Brown was born and raised in Mt. Greenwood. He holds a bachelor’s degree in human resource management and business administration, and a juris doctorate degree from Valparaiso University. He currently resides in Orland Park with his wife and three children.
About Baird & Warner
Established in 1855, Baird & Warner is Chicagoland's largest and most experienced independent residential real estate brokerage. For over 150 years, the Baird & Warner brand has been synonymous with innovation and integrity, and Stephen W. Baird, the firm’s fifth-generation owner, has been consistently recognized among the industry’s most influential leaders. With more than 1,500 sales professionals and comprehensive mortgage financing and title insurance services, the company consistently ranks among the nation’s top real estate firms. In line with its legacy of customer focused innovation, BairdWarner.com has been named “Best Overall Website” among the 600 member firms of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World’s international broker network.