Candace Chazen is Senior Vice President and Director of Client Relationships for Fidelity’s D.C. National Commercial Services (NCS) operation. Candace began her professional real estate career with Commonwealth Land Title as in-house counsel for the Washington, D.C. office, evaluating complex underwriting risks and conducting commercial closings. She has established and promulgated underwriting guidelines and supervised and negotiated title claims on behalf of the company. Candace is a licensed title insurance producer in the District of Columbia, Maryland & Virginia. Prior to taking on her current role in commercial sales, Candace was the D.C./Metro Maryland Agency Division Manager for CLTIC, acting as the company liaison for a network of several hundred title agents and attorneys. In this role, Candace was recognized as a member of the Company’s Achiever’s Circle.
Candace joined the D.C. NCS operation in 2007. Candace implements and supports sales strategies to generate business from new-to-company customers and to increase business from existing customers. Since 2009, Candace has been recognized annually as a Million Dollar Club company award recipient.
I attribute my success to both my commercial underwriting experience and my recognition of the critical importance of professional and friendly client service. Moreover, I recognize that I cannot be successful independently. I have the confidence in my colleagues to surpass the expectations of new clients and work together with me to maintain and expand these relationships.
Over the years, Candace has been actively involved in the District of Columbia Land Title Association and the Maryland Land Title Association. She is a Past President and Education Chair of the MLTA and was appointed by former Governor Parris Glendening to the Maryland Affordable Housing Trust Board of Trustees. She was also appointed by Maryland’s Insurance Commissioner to serve on the Title Insurance Sub-Committee of the Property and Casualty Insurance Advisory Board.
Candace is an active Company member of CREW, DCBIA and NAIOP. She served as Chairperson of CREW-D.C.’s Community Action Committee and was a member of CREW-D.C.’s Executive Committee 2009-2010. She was awarded a CREW Scholarship to represent CREW D.C. at the CREW 2009 National Conference, In 2010, she was honored with CREW D.C.’s Esprit de Corps Award. Candace was a 2014 Crew Deal Making Award Participant and in 2015 appointed to the CREW DC Nominating Committee for the 2016 CREW, D.C. Board of Directors. In 2016, she was appointed and served on the CREW Network Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee.
In 2015-2016, Candace was appointed to the DCBIA’s Community Services Corporation Board. In 2017, Candace was honored as a Bisnow DC Woman of Influence.
Candace graduated from The University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1980 and earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland in 1983. She is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bar Associations.
Candace was born, raised and lives in Montgomery County, Maryland with her husband and 2 children. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and dogs. In her spare time, she likes to run, walk, bike and loves to travel.