“A legacy of quality with a future you can trust”

About H. B. Wilkinson Title Company

H.B. Wilkinson Title Company, a privately held company established in 1883, has a long history of professionalism in the land title industry. New ownership has established goals to position the company for the future. The HBW Team is comprised of title industry veterans who are committed to introducing new levels of service and technology to customers. The company and its staff are active in numerous industry trade groups and professional associations including the American Land Title Association and the Illinois Land Title Association.

HBW adheres to security policies and industry Best Practices that exceed industry standards to ensure that data and network assets are safe and confidentiality is protected. The company and its team are committed to being market responsive and play a leading and innovative role in the industry to meet the need of consumers, lenders, attorneys and Realtors® and all real estate professionals.

H.B. Wilkinson Title Company has a knowledgeable and well-trained staff who go the ‘extra mile’ to resolve title and closing issues. The company is committed to a new level of open communication with customers and has dedicated itself to work with all customers in resolving title problems. HBW has several convenient locations in northwest Illinois and offers other flexible closing options.


Commercial and Construction

From one-time deals, complex multi-parcel developments, farm transactions and commercial or industrial parcels, we make sure your deals stay on track and get to the closing table. We anticipate problems before the closing and assist you throughout the process to help you realize the highest return on your investment. The Company has a dedicated new construction division to handle new construction projects from a single-family renovation to multi-site, multi-state developments.


National Title Services

H.B. Wilkinson Title Company, through its strategic partner, Greater Illinois Title Company,  will assist you and your clients and provide title and closing services for out-of-state residential and commercial transactions. By offering full-service title insurance and settlement services for real estate transactions nationwide, HBW will deliver title insurance, construction and commercial escrow services, sale and refinance closing services and real estate information within the state of Illinois and across the country.

H.B. Wilkinson Title Co. is a policy issuing agency of Chicago Title Insurance Co. Old Republic National Title Insurance Co., and Fidelity National Insurance Company. As leaders in the industry, they provide HBW with underwriting support, financial security and industry resources to assure customers of underwriting options an unsurpassed protection.

H. B. Wilkinson Title Co. has introduced innovative and competitive pricing schedules for refinances, second mortgages, home equity loans and construction escrows. These pricing schedule provide options for customers and the ability to save customers time and money. Rate schedules and price quotes will be furnished upon request.

Meet Our Key Contacts

Greg Kosin

President and Owner


Stephen Kosin



Angie Bruggenwirth, IEP/ITP

Executive Vice President of Operations
Senior Title Examiner


Audra Baltierra

Senior Title Examiner



Why HBW?

  • Comprehensive Title Products and Services
  • Single Point of Contact for All Transactions
  • Customized Support Teams
  • Proven Track Record and Portfolio of Projects
  • Illinois and National Coverage
  • Creative Underwriting
  • Unique Expertise with Commercial and Construction Projects
  • Dedicated and Experienced Employees with Years of Local Market Expertise
  • Highest Overall Rated Title Insurers
  • Financial Strength and Stability
  • Security Policies in Place to Ensure Confidentiality

Contact Us

HBW Title has been providing an innovative range of title insurance, escrow closing and
real estate  information products and services since 1883.


Feel free to reach out to HBW for all your title and escrow closing needs today.  We look forward to working with you!  

H.B. Wilkinson Title Co.

321 North Bench Street
P.O. Box 215
Galena, IL 61036

Phone: 815.777.3318
Fax: 815.777.1754

For Closing: closings@hbwtitle.com

For Orders: orders@hbwtitle.com

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