Wayne K. Bennett
- Commercial Operations Manager
Office: (816) 988-9788
Mobile: (913) 608-2823
Kansas City, MO 64105
Wayne, commercial operations manager for Stewart Title’s Midwest Division, has over 30 years’ experience in the title insurance industry and holds both a Kansas and Missouri insurance agent’s license. His roles over the years have included construction lien waiver examiner, construction escrow officer, residential closer, commercial escrow officer, national commercial escrow officer, 1031 exchange officer, department manager, branch manager, underwriter, sales, marketing and public speaking. He has helped close over $1 billion in commercial transactions, including the McDonald's® acquisition of Boston Market®; the national acquisition, development, construction financing and sale of the Candlewood Suites® portfolio, the Western Auto Lofts conversion and end sales; the Nueterra Real Estate Development portfolio of medical office buildings; and the Value Place portfolio of extended stay hotels. Wayne was born and raised in Chicago and attended Northern Illinois University. He moved to Kansas City 12 years ago, and has a 27-year-old daughter, Shelley, and a 23-year-old son, Brian.