Hawley has nearly 35 years of title industry experience and has developed specialized expertise in transactions involving foreign investors purchasing property in the U.S., U.S. investors purchasing property in foreign countries, underwriting commercial real estate transactions and title due diligence. In 2013 he was named Executive Vice President, National Title Services. Hawley has served in a variety of senior positions for Stewart, most recently Senior Vice President – Senior Underwriting Counsel, Multinational Title Services Group Manager. Hawley joined Stewart in 2000.
Hawley is a Retired Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, receiving the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters and the Air Force Commendation Medal during his distinguished career of 33 years in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps.
Hawley received his undergraduate degree from Fairfield University and his law degree from the University of Detroit. He has been admitted to the Connecticut Bar Association as well as the Court of Military Appeals Bar and the United States District Court Bar. He is currently vice chair of the Residential, Multifamily and Special Use Group of the Real Property, Trust & Estates Section of the American Bar Association and is a much sought after speaker for both industry and corporate events.