Bruce Hawley, Stewart Title

Bruce Hawley, Stewart Title

Senior Vice President, Senior Underwriting Counsel and Multinational Title Services Group Manager – Stewart Title Guaranty Company – New York, NY and Fairfield, CT


Phone: 646-525-3542

An accomplished veteran with over 30 years in the real estate industry, Hawley joined Stewart in 2000.  In addition to managing Stewart Title Guaranty Company’s Multinational Title Services Group in New York City and Fairfield, Connecticut and providing national underwriting services, Hawley is responsible for developing business with multinational law firms and companies throughout the United States and in several foreign countries.

Hawley has served in many capacities in the title insurance industry including New York Metro National Title Services Office Manager, Senior National Commercial Underwriting Counsel, New England Area Manager, New England Area Marketing Manager, Northeast Regional Claims Counsel, State Title Operations Counsel, Staff Attorney, and as a Title Agent for leading national and regional title companies.

Hawley received his undergraduate degree in English from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut, and his law degree from the University of Detroit-Mercy.  He is currently Vice-Chair of the Residential, Multi-family and Special Use Group of the American Bar Association (ABA) Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section and is a member of the board of directors of the International Association of Attorneys & Executives in Corporate Real Estate (AECRE).

He is a frequent speaker at national real estate law conferences and has authored several articles.  His latest article entitled “Due diligence considerations for multi-national/multi-state commercial real estate transactions — with an emphasis on title insurance” appears in the Corporate Real Estate Journal, Vol. 1, Number 4 Fall 2011.

He is also a retired Brigadier General from the U.S. Air Force, receiving the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters and the Air Force Commendation Medal during his distinguished 34 year career in the U.S. Air Force JAG Corps.