Edina, Minn.—January 20, 2010 – Martin ("Marty") Henschel, V.P. and chief title officer of Edina Realty Title, was honored with an "Emmy" award on Wed., Jan. 20 at Edina Realty‘s annual "Expo" event. Established to honor company founder Emma L. Rovick, the "Emmy" Award is given annually to two people, one employee and one sales associate, who exemplify Edina Realty‘s traditions of honesty, integrity, and commitment, and contribute significantly to the company.
Henschel joined Edina Realty Title in 1996, where he supervises the New Construction/Commercial Division. This division offers a full line of title-related services, including title insurance, closings for commercial and new construction loans and disbursement services. Henschel also serves as underwriting counsel for Edina Realty.
Henschel has worked and served as counsel in the title insurance industry since 1983. He is a frequent lecturer on real estate topics and has served on the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership committee and the Minnesota Electronic Real Estate Recording task force. He is a former director of the Minnesota Real Estate Services Association (MRESA), and currently serves on the board of the Minnesota Land Title Association (MLTA) and as chair of MLTA's legislative committee. Henschel holds a B.S. in economics from the University of Minnesota and a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law.
"Marty is a great leader in the industry and is highly regarded at Edina Realty Home Services," said Bob Peltier, Edina Realty president and CEO. "His colleagues consider him the 'go-to' guy whenever a problem arises because he goes above and beyond the norm to get a deal closed or save a transaction. Marty leads by example and is a great representative of all that our companies stand for."
Edina Realty, a subsidiary of HomeServices of America, is one of the nation‘s largest real estate companies with more than 60 real estate offices throughout Minnesota, North Dakota and Western Wisconsin and nearly 2,450 REALTORS®. Edina Realty‘s family of companies includes Edina Realty, Edina Realty Title, Edina Realty Mortgage and Edina Realty Relocation. Edina Realty handled more than 28,000 transactions and $5.8 billion in sales volume in 2009. For more information, visit www.edinarealty.com.