Our Story

Buchner & O’Toole Title Company is a full service Title Insurance Company.

Buchner & O’Toole Title Company was originally founded June 6, 1910 as Buchner & Roe and was located in the Fielding Building on LaSalle Street in Ottawa, Illinois.  John F. Buchner, the LaSalle County Recorder at the time, and Charles S. Roe were the owners.  Mr. Buchner was originally from Carroll County, Indiana and Mr. Roe was from Franklin Grove, Illinois.

In 1915 James M. O’Toole, originally from New York, became associated with the business and in 1916 it became known as Buchner & O’Toole.

Meet the Buchner & O’Toole Team

Customer Focused:

This proactive approach to service goes beyond just being a vendor, who offers products. Buchner & O’Toole Title understands that the only way to bring out the greatest value of the company’s products, and the customer’s business, is to partner with the customer. In response to working alongside its customers, listening to their needs and anticipating what products and services will be a good fit, Buchner & O’Toole is able to introduce solutions that will meet its customers’ current and future needs.

Gloria Wagner

Orders & Title Operations


Nancy Benninger

Real Estate Closings Officer


Scott LeClere

Client Relations Manager


Next Steps…

Do not hesitate to give our staff a call for any or all questions, requesting a quote or servicing your title service requests.

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