This episode focuses on the intermediary side of the 1031 exchange with Julie Baird of First American Exchange Company.
The Crexi Podcast explores various aspects of commercial real estate in conversation with top industry professionals. In each episode, we feature different guests, tapping into their wealth of expertise and exploring the latest trends in commercial real estate.
In this episode, Crexi’s Yannis Papadakis sits down with Ms. Baird to explore topics of leadership and navigating the 1031 in today’s market.
Their wide-ranging conversation covers:
- Invaluable lessons for establishing oneself in a company
- The steps of a 1031 exchange
- Education on the 1031 federal tax code
- The role of the 1031 exchange in the current economy
- Essential lessons in leadership
- And much more!
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About Julie Baird:
Julie Baird is the President of First American Exchange Company, a national qualified intermediary owned by First American Title Insurance Company. Baird first joined First American Exchange in 2006 and has previously served as National Counsel and Western Regional Manager.
Baird has been involved in all phases of the 1031 exchange business, including business development, negotiation of documentation; management and oversight of reverse and build to suit exchange transactions; and the facilitation of underwriting decisions.
Baird is the immediate past President of the Federation of Exchange Accommodators and is past Director for CREW Denver. She is a frequent speaker and author on 1031 exchange and industry related topics.
She is also a former Chair of the Executive Committee of the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of California and she is the prior Managing Editor of the California Real Property Journal. In 2009, Baird was named as one of the “Top 20 Under 40” real estate professionals by the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network. Prior to joining First American, Baird was a real estate attorney in private practice in San Francisco.
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