159 years of commitment to the principles of fair housing and diversity.
Award-winning Baird & Warner Title Services was established to continue the high level of real estate services established by industry leader Baird & Warner, the dominant force in Chicagoland real estate. For more than 159 years, Baird & Warner has built a company with a long-standing heartfelt commitment to the principles of fair housing and diversity, driven by five generations of independent local family ownership. Baird & Warner Title Services continues to uphold the same traditions and service expectations for its clients and partners.


Warren Habib

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Baird & Warner Real Estate
President, Baird & Warner Title Services

Warren Habib is Baird & Warner’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, and serves as president of Baird & Warner Title Services. He is also a member of the firm’s executive committee.

Warren has more than 25 years of experience in business and P&L management. Prior to joining Baird & Warner in 2007, he spent five years at HSBC as the chief financial officer of the consumer and mortgage lending servicing channel. There, Warren held several key roles in the credit card business, focusing on driving profitable growth. He also headed HSBC’s business process improvement group, leveraging Six Sigma methodology.

Warren is a certified public accountant and has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility with companies such as Sears and SBC-Ameritech, now AT&T.

Warren received an MBA from DePaul Graduate School in Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in business and accounting from LeTourneau University in Texas.

Beyond his professional life, Warren serves as the chairman of a nonprofit organization that helps underprivileged children and families.



Cindy Schwartz

Vice President of Operations

Cindy Schwartz is Baird & Warner Title Services vice president of operations, responsible for running the day-to day operations, presenting at branch offices, overseeing special projects, helping create the budget, and reviewing financial reports. Cindy is a 30 plus year real estate industry veteran, and has been with Baird & Warner Title Services since its inception.

Cindy began her career in title services as a closing officer for Republic Title Company. She then worked for Koenig & Strey – GMAC Real Estate for 11 years as title examining manager, as well as Chicago Title Insurance Company as an escrow officer.

Cindy earned her bachelor’s degree in library science from the University of Missouri-Columbia and completed the paralegal program at Roosevelt University of Chicago. She has been a licensed real estate broker since 1984.