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Senior Title Underwriter (Insignia National Title Agency)
Ref No.: 18-00530
Location: New York, New York
Job Description:
Job Title:
Title Reader/Proofer

Reports To: Underwriting Counsel, & Production Manager

Job Description:
The Senior Title Officer will work with the processing team to produce files from origination through closing. Position is responsible for handling large volumes of files; both residential and commercial transactions. Strong customer service skills are a must as this position is very involved with communication with clients, salespeople, attorney's and underwriters. A high attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment are essential for success in this position.

Responsibilities:
• Read, proof and clear purchase and refinance transactions; both residential and commercial
• Examine abstracts of titles, leases, contracts, and other legal documents to determine title insurance and legal issues in connection with title insurance commitments and reports
• Works with title agency clients and attorneys representing parties to a real estate transaction to clear title exceptions and prepare the title for closing
• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

Specific Job Requirements:
• Minimum of 3 years experience with title insurance underwriting and clearance
• Ability to use technology and analysis tools (Excel, Outlook, Web, Tracker Pro Title Software)
• Ability to communicate and work with processing team and management
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Proficient data entry/computer skills
• Ability to multi-task and high attention to detail
• Highly self-motivated and constantly driving for improvement
• Confident, hardworking and professional
• Law School graduate, licenses to practice in NY State helpful, but not required

Other:
• Minimum prior experience of 3 years required for this position. Please do not apply without this experience.
• Able to commute to Midtown Manhattan – Monday-Friday
• Position available immediately
Salary:
• Competitive Salary, Commensurate with Experience