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Stewart Title of California Names Brenda Hammer Senior Escrow Officer and Branch Manager

MARIN COUNTY, CA (Oct. 11, 2012) – Stewart Title of California is proud to announce the appointment of Brenda Hammer as senior escrow officer and branch manager for the Mill Valley office. In this position, Hammer will oversee real estate closing transactions and manage the local office.

A 23-year veteran of the industry, Hammer has experience handling various types of real estate transactions including residential new home sales, resale, refinances, commercial resale, construction loan transactions, short sales and 1031 exchanges.

“Escrow officers must have the knowledge and experience to handle any situation that may arise in the transaction,” said Steve Vivanco, president of Stewart Title of California. “Brenda has the necessary experience to safely guide our customers through any transaction. In addition to her expertise, she has a rare combination of technical know-how, a personable style and calming demeanor that makes her a perfect choice for branch manager.”

Hammer offices at 591 Redwood, Suite 2100, Mill Valley, California and can be reached at (415) 383-8410. For more information on Stewart, visit

About Stewart

Stewart Title of California is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Title Co. 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