Escrow and 1031
Exchange Division

Your Success
is Our Success

Leverage a wealth of escrow and real estate expertise for your complex commercial and industrial escrow transactions. Our Commerce Escrow team brings intimate knowledge of the inner workings of the escrow business to anticipate obstacles and tailor solutions to each unique situation.
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About Commerce Escrow®

Precision and
Accuracy
Knowledge of our industry, your goals, and over 35 years’ experience; Commerce Escrow has built a solid reputation as Professionals for Professionals.
Teamwork and
Experience
Our long relationship with banks, brokers, title companies, and messengers ensures a fast, precise response when precision is essential.
Achieve
Financial Success
Your dedicated specialist manages and customizes even the most complex transactions, especially when time is of the essence.

Our goal
is your success.

When experience, certainty of execution, and speed of delivery matter most, Commerce Escrow has been one of the top choices for over 35 years. Our extensive knowledge and experience enables us to anticipate obstacles and tailor solutions. We pride ourselves on being Professionals for Professionals and maintaining the utmost standards for reliability and responsibility. From start to finish we strive to make certain all of your expectations and requirements are met or exceeded. The Commerce Escrow team has years of experience in the commercial and industrial escrow industry. Our emphasis on excellence and our ability to get the job done has made Commerce Escrow a thriving and successful business on which all of our clients have come to depend.
1031 Exchange
RPM Investments® (RPM) is a qualified 1031 Exchange Accommodator should you require the services of an accommodator in order to qualify your transactions as a Deferred Exchange pursuant to Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code, or Section 1031 of the California Revenue and Taxation Code. We understand the critical time sensitivity of a 1031 Exchange and will work with you so that your exchange is successfully completed within the timeframes dictated by the IRS and California Revenue and Tax Code. RPM gains a competitive advantage by working closely with Commerce Escrow’s escrow officers.

“We understand the critical time sensitivity of a 1031 Exchange and will work with you so that your exchange is successfully completed.”

Robert Minsky
SVP, Head of Escrow and Exchange
A Team that Knows
the Business
At Commerce Escrow we pride ourselves on providing the quickest response time in the industry, while maintaining high levels of accuracy and ensuring your transaction runs smoothly to a successful close. We excel because of our emphasis on teamwork. Every transaction and/or client is assigned to an Escrow Officer who has the support of a team of professionals with extensive experience and knowledge of all facets of your escrow transaction.

We have broadened our team approach in handling your escrow by building relationships with ancillary institutions; including but not limited to various banks, lenders, brokers, titles companies, and messenger services. Commerce Escrow shares your concerns and we are sensitive to the various time limits governing your real estate transaction from opening to closing.
Custom Solutions
Fast Response
One of our strengths at Commerce Escrow is our ability to think outside the box. We do not have a “cookie cutter” approach to processing and handling real estate transactions. Our philosophy is that each escrow transaction requires a custom solution. We have the ability to approach your transaction in this manner because we have a wealth of escrow and real estate knowledge, starting with our Leadership Team’s extensive experience and 35-year track record of success. Our Leadership Team has an intimate knowledge of the escrow business that can only be gained through long-term dedication and reliable service to all of our clients. Commerce Escrow’s phenomenal client return rate is a testament to how we apply our specialized knowledge. We care about your financial future and we want to be a component in helping you achieve financial success.
Non-Real Property Holding Escrows
Did you know Commerce Escrow also provides Non-Real Property Holding Escrows? A Holding Escrow doesn't involve the transfer or encumbrance of real estate.  It's a two party agreement to hold funds or documents pending mutual instructions from the parties to the escrow.

Additional Expertise

We have over 35 years of experience in providing escrow services for all
types and sizes of escrows. We have extensive experience with:
Tract Sales
Stock Transfers
Bulk Sales
Holding Escrows
Industrial Facilities
Residential Properties
Liquor Transfers
We can process and close your real estate transaction in the most efficient manner possible. Our experience gives us the foresight to anticipate potential problems and possible obstacles and provides us with the expertise to problem solve so delays can be avoided and your transaction can move to a successful closing. We want you to be successful and all of our company resources are available to make sure that you are.

Self-Directed IRAs

Good News for Real Estate investors! Did you know that with our subsidiary PENSCO* Trust Company you can use your IRA to invest in Real Estate? And, depending on your particular situation, possibly get  tax advantages that really add up.
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Income Property Banking

Opus Bank’s team of experienced Income Property Bankers have a thorough knowledge of today’s multifamily and commercial real estate marketplace. If you’re looking or permanent financing for a 5+ unit Apartment or other Commercial Real Estate Financing, our Income Property Banking team can tailor the right solution to meet your business objectives.
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Contact Us
Commerce Escrow
a division of Opus Bank
1055 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1000
Los Angeles, California 90017
Telephone
Telephone
855.788.3858
Fax
Opus Bank
Opus Bank
19900 MacArthur Blvd., 12th Floor
Irvine, California 92612
Escrow Officers
Exchange Officers
Shannon Kinnard: skinnard@comescrow.com
Evelyn Flores: eflores@comescrow.com
Stephanie Romo: sromo@comescrow.com
*Opus Bank, Commerce Escrow, RPM Investments and PENSCO are registered trademarks of Opus Bank, a California commercial bank.

* PENSCO Trust Company performs the duties of an independent custodian of assets for self-directed individual and business retirement accounts and does not provide investment advice, sell investments or offer any tax or legal advice. Clients or potential clients are advised to perform their own due diligence in choosing any investment opportunity as well as selecting any professional to assist them with an investment opportunity. Alternative investments are not FDIC insured and are subject to risk, including loss of principal. PENSCO is indirectly affiliated with a registered broker dealer and with a licensed small business investment company through Opus Bank (“Opus Affiliates”). Other than the Opus Affiliates, PENSCO is not affiliated with any financial professional, investment, investment sponsor, or investment, tax or legal advisor.