Executives at Kensington Vanguard stated that the new capital would help the company grow on a nationwide scale; it would also enable the firm to attract more sales staff to bring in new revenues. Both Kensington leaders appreciated the market expertise brought in by Waterfield and Red Oak.
One of the biggest independent title insurance agencies in the United States, Kensington Vanguard offers settlement and escrow services, residential and commercial title insurance, and real property and commercial lien searches.
Kensington Vanguard has facilitated titles for major clients, including the Seagram Building ($789 million), the Empire Hotel ($180 million), and One Soho Square ($335 million), all in New York City. The firm also offers continuing legal education credits for seminars on real estate issues.