True Title, headquartered in Clayton, Missouri, is led by industry veterans John Duckworth (president) and John Banjak (general counsel), and has satellite offices in Frontenac, Chesterfield and Festus. In addition to Duckworth and Banjak, the company has fourteen full time employees and two part time employees to service its residential and commercial client base. The company, founded in 2012, is jointly owned by Duckworth, Banjak and Alton, IL-based Community Title & Escrow, Ltd. (“CTE”). CTE provides back-office support in the form of accounting, human resources and information technology. In addition, CTE manages and operates QDraw, Inc., joint venture amongst the CTE and True Title which provides construction disbursing services to its member companies, including True Title.
True Title is underwritten by Chicago Title Insurance Company and Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, two of the largest and most respected title insurance companies in the country – a reflection of the knowledge, experience and quality Duckworth, Banjak and the entire True Title team bring to the table.
Our clients include residential and commercial real estate agents and brokers, mortgage bankers and loan officers, homebuilders, investors, speculators, developers, attorneys, utilities and government agencies. We are equipped to handle the simplest raw land transaction of only a few thousand dollars to a complex, multiple-phase, multi-million dollar commercial development.