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Proper Title Bolsters Expansion with Three New Hires

Proper Title, LLC, a full-service title insurance agency serving the residential and commercial real estate industry, has expanded its title services through three new hires: Julie Cwik as senior underwriting counsel, Jan O’Hara as escrow manager in Northwest Indiana and Kristi Greer as processor in Northwest Indiana. 

“The real estate market continues to be competitive, so it’s more imperative than ever that we have the team in place to meet our clients’ needs and guide them through all aspects of title insurance and the underwriting process,” said Brent Fielder, EVP of business development for Proper Title. “These new hires will only add to the solid foundation we are building on as we expand and open new offices.” 

This past January, Chicago-based Proper Title opened its first office outside of Illinois in Schererville, IN. A month later, Proper Title added a second location in Northwest Indiana in Valparaiso, its 14th overall. 


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