• First Group
  • $83,065.00 -194,360.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Financial Services - Insurance
  • Full-Time
  • 201 E 45th St


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Company Summary

Join our team! As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, First American Title Insurance Company (NYSE: FAF) is an ideal place to build your career. We have been entrusted with helping our customers achieve and protect their dream of homeownership since 1889. First American Title s National Production Services division provides global title and escrow production support across all channels within First American Title including the Mortgage Services, Commercial, Direct, and Agency divisions. We believe that our people are the key to the company s continued success. Because our employees enable our future, we invest in theirs by supporting their careers and promoting their overall wellbeing. First American has created an award-winning culture and has been named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For 2018 list for the third consecutive year and to more than 50 regional Best Places to Work lists. For more information, visit www.firstam.com.

Job Summary

Commercial Title Examiner:

Examine titles to determine legal condition of primarily commercial or industrial property title on a national level. Copy or summarize recorded documents which affect the condition of title to the property. Works independently and uses experience to examine title to real property, ranging in complexity, to determine status and establish chain of title. Builds base of experience with different types of property. Projects undertaken can range from simple parcels requiring a few hours of production time to commercial properties that may take days to complete.

Experienced candidate can work REMOTE.

Essential Functions

  • Performs title examination and examines the chain of title for a wide range of title orders, primarily commercial.
  • Abstracts and analyzes records, such as leases, subleases, liens, judgments, easements, vital statistics, and plot and map books. Determines ownership and legal restrictions to verify legal description of property and completeness of records that may cross county lines.
  • Resolves most issues such as missing information, incomplete, inaccurate or contradictory information contained in the title documentation
  • Prepares initial title commitment documentation based on the application of procedural guidelines
  • Prepares and reviews reports for accuracy
  • May provide underwriting interpretation within established guidelines

Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used

  • Multi-state title examination knowledge/experience
  • Detail / quality orientation
  • Analytical review skills
  • Research skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Customer service orientation
  • Standard MS skill set
  • Proficient with company operating systems
  • Knowledge of legal terms helpful

Typical Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Typical Range of Experience

  • 3+ years directly related experience

First American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our Company and our dedication to putting People First, check out firstam.com/careers.
Associated topics: agent, business, commercial, commercial real estate, commercial leasing agent, listing, listing consultant, realtor, real estate agent, real estate broker

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.


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