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About Us

    

Becky Petersen is President of IPE Closing & Escrow and serves as an Exchange Accommodator for IPE 1031.  Becky received her law degree, with honors, from Creighton University.  She holds a B.A. in Finance from the University of Northern Iowa. Prior to joining IPE, Becky worked in private law practice and most recently served as Field Operations Director and Commercial Underwriting Counsel for Iowa's Title Guaranty program.  She managed the closing and escrow operations for Title Guaranty's Commercial Services Department.  She is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, where she serves on the real estate section council and has been a frequent speaker at real estate seminars.

Becky Petersen  
   

M. Kathleen Brown, Vice President and owner of IPE 1031, was born in Sioux City, Iowa and raised in the Minneapolis area. She received her undergraduate degree from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, and her law degree, with honors, from Drake University Law School, where she was a Note Editor for The Drake Law Review. She is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and the Federation of Exchange Accommodators, a trade organization dedicated to the promotion of client security, integrity and professionalism in the qualified intermediary industry. Prior to joining IPE 1031, Katie was a partner at a law firm practicing in the area of litigation.

Katie Brown  
   


Dave Brown

David A. Brown, CES®, President and owner of IPE 1031, was raised in Swisher, Iowa. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Business and Drake University Law School. Dave is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, where he serves on the Tax Committee; the Federation of Exchange Accommodators, a trade organization dedicated to the promotion of client security, integrity and professionalism in the qualified intermediary industry, where he serves on the Board of Directors; the American Bar Association; the Real Estate Educators Association; and the Realtors Land Institute. Prior to starting IPE 1031, Dave served as a state prosecutor. He holds the designation of Certified Exchange Specialist (“CES®”) and lectures on the subject of Section 1031 for events sponsored by the Iowa State Bar Association, Drake University Law School, the University of Iowa College of Law, the Realtors Land Institute, the Iowa Association of Realtors, and various other accounting, legal and real estate associations. Dave is a contributing editor to the Iowa State Bar Association Income Tax Manual.

   
 

 

Services provided by IPE Closing & Escrow, LLC are not legal services. No attorney-client relationship exists between
IPE Closing & Escrow, LLC, its officers or employees, and parties to a real estate transaction.