4270 Wilshire Boulevard . Los Angeles, CA 90010
Firmly established as Los Angeles' leading provider of escrow services.
Eric Shewfelt is the elder statesman of the third generation of Shewfelts, and our 4th company president. After graduating from UCSB and spending two years with the Peace Corps in Colombia, Eric began his escrow career in 1982. He manages all types of commercial, industrial, multi-family and single family residential real property transactions, including 1031 tax deferred exchanges. Trained by his grandfather Roy, father Donald, and uncles, Eric is highly regarded throughout Southern California for his industry expertise and extensive knowledge of more complicated transactions that may involve large commercial sales, personal property sales, and delayed, concurrent, and reverse exchanges. His customer service mindset and communication skills provide for both a successful closing and a rewarding client experience.
Eric and his wife make their home in Hancock Park. Their four adult children, including his sons, Matthew and Brian, who work with Eric, also reside in Los Angeles. A lifelong athlete, Eric remains an avid cyclist and golf enthusiast.
Craig Shewfelt, Wilshire Escrow Vice President and President of Windsor Exchange Corp., and Donald’s youngest son, began his career at Wilshire Escrow more than 34 years ago after his graduation from UCSB. Trained by both his father and his older brother, Craig inherited their facility and expertise for complicated commercial and residential transactions and exchanges. He provides his clients with unmatched customer service and his commitment is unwavering. Additionally, Craig has exceptional organizational management skills and has helped define the Wilshire Escrow approach to a successful transaction through to closing.
Craig and his wife live in Pasadena. Craig’s son, Cullan, works at the family company and his daughter lives in San Francisco.
Vice President Douglas Shewfelt began his Wilshire Escrow career in 1988. Interrupted by a call to service in 2003, Douglas completed a tour of duty in Uzbekistan during the Gulf War, and then returned to Wilshire Escrow a year later. Douglas trained in escrow with his father Richard in real estate sales (commercial and residential), refinance escrows, and 1031 tax deferred exchanges. Doug also handles bulk sale and business opportunity escrows, including liquor license transfers and varied holding escrows. Douglas is well known for his superior organizational skills and immaculate record-keeping, assets that have greatly benefited company operations and facilities management. He lives with his wife and two children in Sylmar, California. An avid outdoor recreationalist, Doug has an extensive collection of modern and historic surfboards.
Kristin Shewfelt rejoined Wilshire Escrow in 2013 after successful tenures in both education and the green building industry. Kristin trained with her father and brothers, and developed a reputation for expertise, work ethic, and customer service. Clients took notice, and continue to come to her for an exceptionally smooth and personalized experience. Kristin earned her MA in Spanish Literature from UCLA. Kristin and her fiancé live in the Los Angeles area.
Matthew Shewfelt joined Wilshire Escrow Company in 2010, shortly after he graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a BA in Music Theory. Marking the debut of the 4th generation of the Shewfelt Family, Matthew started as an escrow assistant for his father Eric. He quickly learned the intricacies of escrow law and its many policies, practices, and procedures. In 2013, he began working his own desk as an escrow officer, and has since handled many residential, income, and commercial transactions. Matthew provides exceptional customer service to all his clients and shows a natural talent for nurturing and training new employees. His interest and skills in technology have helped guide the company to more streamlined tasks and improved customer experience.
Matthew, his wife, and their fur family live in Highland Park. Like his father, he too is an avid cyclist, and dedicates time and energy to community outreach and civic engagement.
Leslie Lim is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in the escrow industry. She began her career in the late 1980s in Beverly Hills as an assistant, and then an officer. Through the years, Leslie has grown her areas of expertise, which include commercial, residential, REO’s, short sales, and 1031 tax deferred exchanges. She brings industry leadership and a customer service mindset to all her business dealings. Leslie is an exceptional multi-tasker and maintains a strict timeline toward a successful closing. She is greatly valued by Wilshire Escrow and our staff. Leslie currently lives in the Los Angeles area.
Brian Shewfelt graduated from Bard College in 2011 with a BA in Literature and Historical Studies, and began his career at Wilshire Escrow shortly thereafter. Brian has trained under both his father Eric and his uncle Craig, and has demonstrated mastery of the escrow and exchange processes as well as client services. He clearly shares his father’s gift of escrow content knowledge and successful execution of more complicated transactions. Brian and his wife live in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. An avid bibliophile and cinephile, Brian is also a gifted student of history and current events.
Joey Multari began his career at Wilshire Escrow in 2016 while finishing his BA in Political Science at Cal Poly Pomona. Grandson to Donald, Joey began working with his uncles, Eric and Craig, and became a fast standout for his work ethic and productivity as well as his facility with highly detailed escrow and exchange procedures. Joey is a forward thinker who is helping the company adapt to ever-evolving 21st century customer needs and technological advances. Joey and his girlfriend live in Sherman Oaks with their beagle, Molly. Joey is a sports enthusiast and avid gamer.