December 1996

David S. Jenks incorporated Avenue Settlement Corporation in the District of Columbia — Avenue is born.

january 1997

Avenue conducts its first closing.

April 1998

Avenue Commercial Title Company, Inc. is incorporated. Laurence Roscher and Mark Lobar team with David Jenks to service all commercial real estate closings in DC, MD and VA.

MAY 1999

David G. Helfrich separates from the United States Air Force after serving 5 ½ years as an Air Force Officer.

january 1999

David G. Helfrich officially joins the Avenue family.

December 2002

David G. Helfrich completes his JD at Washington College of Law at American University.

April 2007

Avenue purchases a commercial condominium at 1602 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 and moves Suite 320 to a new location. David G. Helfrich heads up that office.

May 2008

David S. Jenks, President/Founder/Owner/Patriarch passes away unexpectedly. David G. Helfrich becomes new President/Owner of Avenue Settlement Corporation and Vice President/Co-Owner of Avenue Commercial Title Company, Inc.

December 2016

Avenue Settlement Corporation turns 20!

April 2018

Avenue Commercial Title Company, Inc. turns 20 (joint celebration in the works)!