Chicago Title Launches National Self-Storage Group, New Hire

Posted by Modern Storage Media on May 15, 2024 6:15:23 AM

Chicago Title National Commercial Services California, a member of the Fidelity National Financial family of companies, has announced a new initiative: the Chicago Title National Self-Storage Group. Chuck Mills, who has nearly 40 years of finance experience including loan origination, financial consulting, and venture capital, has been brought onboard to lead the group as its Vice President of National Sales.

chuck millsMills earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate and Finance from the University of Arkansas and holds a California real estate broker license. He has played a role in over $10 billion worth of commercial loans across various sectors, including multifamily, retail, industrial, office and hospitality. In 2000, Mills got started in the self-storage sector and since then, he has financed more than 500 self-storage loans totaling over $2 billion. He is also an active member of various industry associations, including the national Self Storage Association (SSA), California Self Storage Association (CSSA), Arizona Self-Storage Association (AZSA) and Texas Self Storage Association (TSSA).

"Chicago Title's focus on the self-storage sector is a significant milestone," says Mills. "The dedicated national platform tailored exclusively to self-storage ensures that clients have access to an expert who understands the intricacies of the industry. Whether dealing with a single property or navigating a complex multi-state transaction, clients can rely on a single point of contact."


ryan"While Chicago Title has maintained an active presence in the self-storage sector for nearly two decades, Chuck's comprehensive expertise and keen understanding of the complexities and nuances inherent in self-storage transactions will significantly benefit clients," says Ryan Huntsman, Vice President and National Sales Manager at Chicago Title NCS California. "We look forward to growing our national presence in the self-storage sector under Chuck's astute leadership."

In addition to Mills and Huntsman, the self-storage team includes Jaclyn Estabrook, an 18-year veteran of the real estate industry, and Chad Wilson, Chicago Title's dedicated self-storage escrow officer with over 25 years of experience.