Stewart National Title Services' Barb Chirinos Honored as Member of the Year by Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women

HOUSTON (May 23, 2012) – Stewart National Title Services is proud to announce that Barb Chirinos, a business development officer for the National Title Services Minneapolis operation, has been named Member of the Year by Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women (MNCREW).

The annual award honors a MNCREW member that has demonstrated extraordinary leadership as well as a steadfast commitment to community, professional excellence and the selfless advancement of others. Chirinos, who served as the organization’s 2011 chapter president, has been a member since 2004 and has served on their board since 2008.

"We are very pleased that Barb has been recognized by Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women as Member of the Year for her outstanding leadership and service," said Paul Sands, executive vice president and director of Stewart National Title Services. "She is an invaluable asset to both Stewart and the real estate community.”

Chirinos joined Stewart in 1988 and has worked in various areas at the local, regional and national levels. Chirinos offices at 1700 W. 82nd Street, Suite 100, Bloomington, MN 55431, and can be reached at

About Stewart

Stewart National Title Services, a division of Stewart Title Guaranty Co., provides a single point of contact for U.S. and multinational customers who require special expertise in title, underwriting and closing for single and multi-site commercial transactions. Stewart Title Guaranty Co. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), a customer-focused, global title insurance and real estate services company offering products and services through our direct operations, network of approved agencies and other companies within the Stewart family. Stewart provides these services to homebuyers and sellers; residential and commercial real estate professionals; mortgage lenders and servicers; title agencies and real estate attorneys; home builders; and United States and foreign governments.

Stewart also provides loan origination and servicing support; loan review services; loss mitigation; REO asset management; home and personal insurance services; tax-deferred exchanges; and technology to streamline the real estate process. Recognized in 2012 by Forbes® as one of the Most Trustworthy Companies in America, Stewart offers personalized service, industry expertise and customized solutions for virtually any type of real estate transaction, and is the preferred real estate services provider. More information can be found at