Welcome to Hanmi Escrow
Since 1983


Ik Hyon (Walter) Cho – CEO/Escrow Manager

(email: hanmiescrow17@sbcglobal.net)

Mr. Cho is a pioneer in the Korean-American escrow industry, having more than 30 years of escrow experience.   He founded Hanmi Escrow Co., Inc. in 1983.  Mr. Cho actively participates in community service activities.  He served as the chairman of the Korean American Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles, an organization in which he now serves as a board member.  Mr. Cho was a member of the Advisory Council on the Democratic and Peaceful Unification of Korea for 10 years, a position which was appointed by the President of Republic of Korea.  Mr. Cho has earned numerous awards for his civilian service in the United States Army, including the U.S. Department of Army Superior Performance and the Army Decoration for Meritorious Civilian Service, the U.S. Department of Army’s second highest honor for civilian employees.   He is also a member of the American, Californian, and Los Angeles Escrow Associations. 

Tom Cho – President/Attorney At Law/Escrow Manager

(email: hanmiescrow13@sbcglobal.net)

Mr. Cho has over 19 years of escrow experience completing numerous complex  transactions.  Mr. Cho co-founded the company with his father, Walter Cho, in 1983.   He has an undergraduate degree from U.C.L.A., a master’s degree from U.S.C. and a law degree from Southwestern University School of Law.  He is currently a member of the California State Bar.

Kelly Choi – Escrow Officer

(email:  hanmiescrow16@gmail.com)

Kelly is a true "Angeleno" who grew up in Los Angeles and attended Hollywood High School and California State University of Los Angeles. Kelly truly exemplifies commitment to excellence. She is an expert in business (bulk) escrow. She is experienced in ABC transfers, and you can rely on her commitment and knowledge to ensure a smooth transaction. Having run her own business in the past, she understands the importance of a fast and easy transaction. She won't accept anything but excellence!

Alison Han

(email:  hanmiescrow11@gmail.com)

Alison Han has joined Hanmi Escrow Co., Inc. after years of experience in commercial and residential real estate industry. Alison has studied marketing for undergraduate program at San Francisco State University and obtained M.B.A. from Pepperdine University. Alison currently specializes in refinance escrow at Hanmi and focuses on serving clients with quality service and professionalism. Personally, Alison is a loving wife and mother of two boys.
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