Commercial Escrow Officer – First American (Tampa)

Join our team! First American’s National Commercial Services division provides single-point service for simple to multi-property/multi-state national commercial real estate transactions. As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, First American (NYSE: FAF) is an ideal place to build your career. We have been entrusted with helping our customers achieve and protect their dream of home-ownership since 1889. We believe that our people are the key to the company’s continued success, and we invest in diverse talents and backgrounds and empower our teams to achieve more than they could anywhere else. First American has created an award-winning culture and has been named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the fourth consecutive year and to more than 50 regional Best Places to Work lists. For more information, please visit www.careers.firstam.com

Job Summary

This position will assume responsibility for coordinating, managing and closing 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 requirements
  • Resolution of title comments/objection letters
  • Preparation of complex single site and multi-site commercial closing statements
  • Disbursement of closing funds.

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 -7 years prior experience as title officer or escrow officer in a busy national commercial title and closing operation in the title industry.
  • High School Diploma or College Degree with demonstrated proficiency in mathematics.
  • Ability to demonstrate fluency and power-user proficiency in First American Title Insurance Company’s FAST proprietary title and escrow platform in a national commercial operational setting; including full utilization of FAST workflow technology and workflow tasking.
  • Ability to successfully manage and close complex, high-liability single and multi-site commercial real estate transactions and experience utilizing Excel to prepare complex, multi-site closing statements.
  • 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.
  • 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 meet deadlines.
  • Superior customer service skills required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Must be professional and a team player.

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.

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