Commercial real estate services expert to lead company’s national expansion
August 9, 2019 – Portland, Ore. – WFG National Title Insurance Company (WFG), a Portland-based, full-service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services, announced that Gregg W. Christensen has been appointed senior business development officer for the company’s New York City-based national commercial services division.
Christensen comes to WFG with more than 25 years of commercial real estate and title insurance expertise. Prior to joining WFG, he worked with the national commercial services team of another large national title insurer. Before that, he served as publisher and senior vice president of sales for ALM Real Estate Media Group, where he was one of the company’s top producers.
“We’re thrilled to have Gregg on board to help us continue our national expansion here in the Northeast,” said Len Franco, WFG vice president and director of commercial services for the region. “His tremendous success in building relationships and his intense focus on the client relationship throughout all phases of the transaction are a huge benefit to both WFG and our clients. It’s an exciting time of growth for WFG, and we see this as a major step toward our goals.”
In his new position, Christensen’s responsibilities will include the securing, developing and managing client relationships with principals, lenders, developers, brokers, attorneys and other stakeholders within the commercial real estate sector.
“Coming in on the ground floor of the nation’s fastest growing title underwriter is a true honor for me, and I’m excited for the opportunity to build on WFG’s service commitment in this region,” Christensen stated. “Len and his team have already built an amazing service infrastructure in New York, so it’s exhilarating to hit the ground running as part of a platform of experienced professionals that collaborate so well to get deals done.”
Christensen serves on the Board of Governors of the Mortgage Bankers Association of New York and is a board director of the Asian Real Estate Association of America in New York. A graduate of the University of Arizona, he resides in Huntington, New York.
About WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, Oregon-based WFG National Title Insurance Company (WFG), a Williston Financial Group company, is a new breed of national real estate service providers and title insurance companies powered by innovation and collaboration. Founded in 2010, WFG has become the fastest growing national title underwriter, creating and delivering a comprehensive suite of real estate-related services and technology. In all that it does, WFG strives to improve the real estate transaction, while increasing transparency and empowerment to the title agent, lender, realty professional and consumer.
WFG enjoys a Financial Stability Rating of A’ (A prime) as assigned by Demotech, Inc. Built around the directive to “communicate, collaborate, coexist,” WFG has worked to introduce a superior level of client commitment and service to the traditional mortgage and real estate industry, working to meet the changing needs of its clients, agents and associates. For more information, please go to www.WFGNationalTitle.com.