Wisconsin-based Knight Barry Title Acquires Competitor

September 10, 2013

Knight Barry Title continued its aggressive expansion strategy with the recent acquisition of Pinnacle Title of Appleton.

“Knight Barry is now bigger and stronger in the Fox Valley with an immense opportunity for lenders and real estate professionals to use our services,” Jeffrey B. Green, president of Knight Barry. With the addition of Pinnacle Title we now have two Appleton offices with 15 title professionals concentrating on residential and commercial real estate transactions.”

Angie Bodenheimer, former president of Pinnacle will become the branch manager of Knight Barry’s Appleton office. Barb Skoglind will remain at Knight Barry’s Grand Market Drive office and has been named commercial services manager.

“I’m excited to show our Pinnacle customers the new title services and products they can order and how most of it can be done from their fingertips online,” Bodenheimer said.

Real estate professionals and lenders in the Fox Valley have access to Knight Barry’s Q3 online software, which provides access to online title products, increased turn time and more efficiently priced products.

Over the past 10 years, Knight Barry has followed a very aggressive plan to become the largest title insurance agency in Wisconsin and the Midwest. The company has expanded into Michigan, Illinois and Minnesota and has become licensed in nearly 30 other states. Established in 1854, Knight Barry Title Group is headquartered in Racine and employs nearly 240 people in four states and now has 27 offices.

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