Resource Title continues its dramatic growth in the commercial title insurance sector, opening a new office in commercial hub Chicago this week and adding two well-regarded senior executives. Resource Title Agency Inc., one of the nation’s leading independent real estate services firms, has opened a new office in Chicago. The office will be managed by newly appointed Senior Vice Presidents Linda M. Short and David J. Kozicki. The move comes on the heels of the Cleveland-based firm adding three other commercial executives in the past seven months.
Resource Title is an independent, family-owned agency which has provided title insurance and escrow services since 1984. The company has served the commercial market nationwide for 25 years. “Resource Title has experienced a spike in commercial transactions, and our footprint has become a national one,” said Andrew Rennell, executive vice president. “Linda and David will provide a strong and recognizable presence in one of the nation’s key commercial markets and compliment an already dynamic commercial team.”
The new office will be located in the heart of the Chicago Loop. “Our new location puts us in the center of the commercial industry,” notes Rennell, “We are taking major steps to increase our national footprint, and improve our already well-regarded service capabilities for clients in all locations.”
As senior vice president for Resource Title’s national commercial division, Short will lead the sales and marketing operations for the office. She comes to Resource Title from a major national title underwriter where she oversaw commercial business development and managed national accounts. Prior to that, she spent seven years with nationally-known Duke Realty Corporation in a senior capacity handling leasing and development transactions for Duke’s office portfolio.
Kozicki will serve as senior vice president & national underwriting counsel for Resource Title’s national commercial division. He will direct the office’s underwriting, operational and compliance functions while also participating in sales and account development. Kozicki is an 18-year veteran of the title industry, most recently resident vice president and associate national counsel for the commercial division of a national title underwriter. While there he specialized in the coordination and closing of large single and multi-site commercial and industrial national real estate transactions, primarily for high-volume corporate and REIT customers.
“Resource Title has served the commercial segment for years,” said Rennell. “But with the new office and the several talented additions we’ve made to the team this year, we are serving notice that we are stepping up to the next level of national service.”
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