890 Third Street Crescent City, CA 95531 | (707) 464-9723

About Us

Crescent Land Title Company was formed in 1963 by Charles and Marguerite Brown. Their son Kirk and his wife Ellen are now the owners. CLTC is Del Norte County’s only local title company. It has a complete title plant dating back to 1852. Presently our staff consists of 2 escrow officers, a title officer, a title searcher and an office secretary.

We are Del Norte County’s only local title company and meet the needs of the real estate community, lenders, developers, contractors, and individual buyers and sellers with professional and personalized service. Our motto is: "We Do Good Deeds."

Meet our Staff

Kirk Brown


Kirk has 45 years of experience in the title field and has been with Crescent Land Title since 1972. He serves as Chief Title Officer and specializes as an escrow advisor. He enjoys spending weekends with his wife, children and grandchildren as well as playing golf, fly fishing, camping and participating in Rotary Club activities.

Maranda Berry

Senior Escrow Officer, Vice President

Maranda began her escrow career in the late 90's in the greater Sacramento area. She joined Crescent Land Title in the summer of 2001. Today she is our Senior Escrow Officer and Vice President. Maranda handles all aspects of escrow closings. Specializing in residential resale, she also handles commercial transactions, refinance, mobilehome, and other specialty transacions. During her last 10 years in Del Norte County, she has come to know the community very well, and enjoys living and working here.

Darrell Love

Title Research

Darrell has over 20 years of experience as a title searcher and customer service representative at Crescent Land Title. An avid outdoorsman, his time away from the office might find him enjoying camping and hunting.

Liz Freeland

Escrow Officer

Liz is our newest member of the Crescent Land Title team having joined the company in 2009. She has more than 15 years of escrow and title experience. She specializes in refinance, construction and for sale by owner transactions.