Commercial Escrow Officer

First American Title
Published
June 16, 2019
Location
Denver, CO
Job Type

Description

Join our team! As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, First American Title Insurance Company (NYSE: FAF) is an ideal place to build your career. We have been entrusted with helping our customers achieve and protect their dream of homeownership since 1889. First American Title’s National Commercial Services division provides single-point service for simple to multi-property/multi-state national commercial real estate transactions. We believe that our people are the key to the company’s continued success. Because our employees enable our future, we invest in theirs by supporting their careers and promoting their overall wellbeing. First American has created an award-winning culture and has been named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2018 list for the third consecutive year and to more than 50 regional Best Places to Work lists. For more information, visit www.firstam.com.

Job Summary

Responsible for establishing new escrow accounts and processing escrow documents in accordance with established policies and procedures. Acts as a neutral third-party between buyers and sellers during a real estate sale, managing funds and processing real estate transactions.

Essential Functions

  • Handle all types of transactions
  • Analyze Company risk as it pertains to escrow and title.
  • Utilize and is an advocate of Gost.
  • Is an active member on all NCS Escrow calls and training workshops
  • Continues to enhance title knowledge by actively communicated and engaging with Title Underwriters.
  • Strong working knowledge of Corporate and NCS policies and procedures including wire fraud.

Knowledge And Skills/Technology Used

  • Strong knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the escrow/title industry field
  • Demonstrates a can do attitude not only with the clients but with fellow members the team which will allow them to think outside the box.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong client relations and organizational skills
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Typical Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent 

Typical Range Of Experience

  • 4-6 years’ experience as an Escrow Officer
  • Specialized knowledge in one or more escrow product areas

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.

Company Description

First American Title Insurance Company provides comprehensive title insurance protection and professional settlement services for homebuyers and sellers, real estate agents and brokers, mortgage lenders, commercial property professionals, homebuilders and developers, title agencies and legal professionals to facilitate real estate purchases, construction, refinances or equity loans.

First American's thorough title searches, title clearance and title insurance policies help to produce clear property titles and enable the efficient transfer of real estate.

As one of the largest title insurance companies in the nation, First American offers title insurance and settlement services through its direct operations and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and internationally.

First American Title Insurance Company traces its history to 1889 and is the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF).

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