Proper title welcomes three additions to its team

Proper Title, LLC, a Northbrook-based full-service title insurance agency serving the residential and commercial real estate industries, announced it has welcomed industry leaders Shirley Wrightsell as senior escrow officer and manager, Patrick H. Kennedy as commercial closing manager, and Brenda Krasuski as senior escrow officer.

Wrightsell, has joined the firm as a senior escrow officer and manager, where she will lead the administration of construction escrows for commercial, residential and retail development. Wrightsell has been in the title insurance industry for more than 30 years, most recently working with Chicago Title Insurance Company.

Kennedy brings nearly 20 years of experience in oversight of commercial real estate closings to the role of commercial closing manager at Proper Title. “Patrick is proficient in virtually every type of property, and works with all sizes of lenders, law firms, and local governments, as well as federal agencies,” said Niernberg. “There isn’t a situation he hasn’t seen, or cannot efficiently handle for a client.” Kennedy was also the recipient of Fidelity Investments’ “President’s Club Award” 2004 through 2010.

Proper Title has also welcomed Krasuski to the commercial escrow team as a senior escrow officer. She has spent the past 13 years providing commercial escrow services throughout the Chicago area, including Chicago Title Insurance Company, and will focus primarily on residential transactions.