Industry veteran has more than 10 years’ experience in the title industry
Portland, Ore., January 21, 2019 — Portland, Ore. — WFG National Title Insurance Company, a Portland-based company specializing in national title, settlement, valuation and technology services, announced that Jessica M. Figueroa has joined the company as senior national commercial underwriting counsel for its commercial division based in New York.
Figueroa’s responsibilities include oversight of WFG’s national commercial real estate transactions, where she will support the company’s commercial clients to meet their complex title and commercial closing needs.
Figueroa has more than 10 years of title insurance industry experience in all aspects of major commercial transactions both in New York and nationally. Prior to joining WFG, she served as a national commercial underwriter at Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company. Prior to that, Figueroa also held underwriting positions at TitleVest Agency and First American Title Insurance Company.
Figueroa earned her law degree from New York Law School and her bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University, where she majored in political science with a minor in legal studies in business.
“With her extensive experience in the title industry, we believe Jessica will be a great addition to our team as we continue our national expansion,” said WFG CEO Steve Ozonian.
“We are very excited to have Jessica join our New York office,” said Len Franco, vice president and director of commercial services in WFG’s northeast division. “Her knowledge and experience will help us bring our customers the full benefits of WFG’s reach throughout the Northeast, helping lenders and borrowers achieve a more efficient and expedient title experience.”
“It’s a great motivation to be surrounded by respected members of the real estate industry who are a wealth of knowledge and who encourage growth within a team environment,” Figueroa said. “It’s very exciting to be part of a company that is reshaping how we think about the title industry.”
About WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, Oregon-based WFG National Title Insurance Company, a Williston Financial Group Company, is a new breed of national real estate service provider and title insurance company powered by innovation and collaboration. Founded in 2010, WFG National Title Insurance Company has become the nation’s fastest growing national title underwriter, creating and delivering a comprehensive suite of real estate-related services and technology. In all that it does, WFG National Title Insurance Company strives to improve the real estate transaction while increasing transparency and empowerment to the title agent, lender, realty professional and consumer.
WFG National Title Insurance Company enjoys a Financial Stability Rating of A’ (A prime) as assigned by Demotech, Inc. Built around the directive to “communicate, collaborate, coexist,” WFG National Title Insurance Company 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.