Transaction Counsel/ Underwriter in Miami, FL

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

First American   •  

Miami, FL 33299

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

Job Summary

This position will assume responsibility for coordinating, managing and underwriting national complex, high liability commercial real estate transactions ranging from single site to multi-site commercial real estate transactions.

Essential Functions

  • Title clearance and satisfaction of commitment Schedule B-I requirements
  • Resolution of title comments/objection letters
  • Reviewing title/survey comments and underwriting requests
  • Negotiation of endorsement/affirmative coverages with NCS Florida underwriters and local field offices.

Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used

  • Proven knowledge and competency in the areas of title fulfillment, escrow/settlement procedures and title insurance principles and procedures as they relate to underwriting and closing national commercial real estate transactions.
  • Strong understanding of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of real estate law/practices, title insurance and settlement process.
  • General understanding of underwriting real estate transactions for the issuance of title insurance policies.
  • General knowledge of Federal and State regulations related to real estate title insurance and settlement services.
  • Ability to successfully manage high-liability single and multi-site commercial real estate transactions.
  • Proficiency in Excel with the willingness to embrace technology applications to achieve excellence in customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work to successfully meet imposed deadlines.
  • Must possess detail orientation with proven ability to produce quality, error-free work.
  • Confidence and capability to work well under pressure and deadlines.
  • Superior customer service skills required.
  • Must possess professional written and verbal communication skills that would be respected by elite members of the legal communities around the country.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Must be organized and results-driven.
  • Must be professional and a team player.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with an emphasis in business management/administration, finance, or real estate
  • J.D. Degree from an ABA accredited law school and admission to actively practice law as a member in good standing in at least one state required.

Typical Range of Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a national commercial title and closing environment with a focus on closing transactions and resolving underwriting issues.

Valid Through: 2019-10-14