Continental Title Group, a full-service commercial and residential title company headquartered in Baltimore, announced the hiring of Shawn Goldfaden
as vice president and senior underwriting counsel. Continental Title Group is licensed to conduct business in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Delaware, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
Formerly vice president and Maryland state counsel for Stewart Title Guaranty Co., Goldfaden brings more than 22 years of industry experience to the company.
In his new role, Goldfaden will manage a range of commercial and residential purchase and refinance transactions. He will also be involved with corporate marketing and business development strategies.
Goldfaden has knowledge about developers, shopping center owners, syndications, low-income housing tax credit projects, as well as a comprehensive understanding of residential, commercial and mixed-use properties. He has also completed financial transactions for apartment complexes, assisted living and nursing care facilities, conventional and land condominium projects and work for religious organizations.
He formerly worked as district manager for asset preservation; executive vice president and general counsel for SteeleSoft Inc.; and associate attorney for the law firm of Morris & Schneider in Atlanta. Goldfaden is a regular speaker and author on numerous real property and title insurance-related topics and is an active member of the legislative and education committees of the Maryland Land Title Association.
“Shawn brings a tremendous amount of transactional and underwriting expertise to the company, and is extremely comfortable working with complex and detail-oriented situations in a range of different real estate product types,” explained Peter Burstein, chief executive officer of Continental Title Group. “Our company has a talent base rivaled by none. Our team of attorneys and title insurance professionals ranges in age from their 30s to their 70s. Shawn’s addition to our firm further solidifies our ability to be the best solution for our clients, not only today, but for generations to come.”
Continental Title Group and its sister company, Real Estate Title & Escrow, offer specialized products and services targeting the residential and commercial real estate sectors. Licensed in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania, its agents are associated with Chicago Title, Commonwealth Land Title, Stewart Title, Old Republic Title and First American.