Elsa M. Simaan
- Business Development Officer
- Office: (704) 401-2022
5935 Carnegie Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28209
Elsa began her career as a commercial real estate paralegal for the law firm of Shutts & Bowen. Six years later, Elsa accepted a position with JDC (America) Corporation, a Japanese development company. Here, she was responsible for overseeing all legal matters pertaining to partnership issues, managing zoning matters and new development. In addition, Elsa was instrumental in settling a major lawsuit that resulted in her promotion to director of various subsidiaries and vice president for JDC.
In 2001, she joined Wells Fargo Bank, and gained a decade’s worth of commercial real estate experience there. As a vice president, asset manager in real estate commercial servicing, Elsa was responsible for handling highly complex pool transactions (a value of $1.8 billion consisting of 975 properties made up of retail shopping centers, office buildings, mixed-used properties, industrial, malls and apartment buildings). She had to work with the various rating agencies, special servicers and other parties involved in the many transactions under her.
Elsa joined Stewart in 2013 as an escrow officer and was promoted to her current role as business development officer two years later. Elsa’s expertise in handling intricate portfolios matched with her ability to foster relationships with customers while managing the entire real estate closing process, makes her an immense asset to her team.