Stewart Adds Industry Veteran to Commercial Division in Northeast

March 29, 2011

Stewart National Title Services announced that Michael Desmond joined its Boston operation as vice president, national business development. Desmond will be responsible for expanding Stewart's national commercial business and concentrating on increasing the company's market share in the Northeast region of the U.S.

"Mike is an important addition to our organization. His extensive industry knowledge and breadth of transactional experience will enhance our Boston team's unparalleled customer service," said Terrance Milkas, vice president, underwriter and manager for the Boston office of Stewart National Title Services.

An accomplished industry veteran, Desmond has 35 years of experience in commercial real estate. He most recently served as vice president of sales for the national commercial services division of a major national title insurance underwriter and previously held management and sales positions at the regional and national levels for other large title insurance firms.

A graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Desmond is a licensed Massachusetts real estate broker. He is also an active member or the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Real Estate Finance Association (REFA), Real Estate Investment Advisory Council (REIAC) and Urban Land Institute (ULI).

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