Mike joined Old Republic National Title Insurance Company in August 2013 as Executive Vice President, ORNTIC; and Director, National Commercial Underwriting and Business Development. In this role, he provides commercial underwriting services to the Company on a national basis, and will grow and develop ORNTIC’s national footprint.
Mike got his start in the title and real estate industries over 35 years ago. During those years, he would go on to hold a number of significant legal and management roles within the title industry, including: General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer and President of one of the major national underwriters; as well as playing a prominent role in their international expansion in Canada, the United Kingdom, Eastern Europe and Latin America. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Legislative Officer for a national electronic registry of mortgage loan servicing rights and ownership for the lending industry.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from C.W. Post College—Long Island University in Brookville, NY; Mike went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago, IL. Active in a number of industry organizations, he is a member of the: Illinois Bar Association, New York Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, American Bar Association, Texas General Counsel Forum, American Corporate Counsel Association and American Land Title Association, where he served on its Board of Governors from 2010 - 2012. Mike also served as President of the New York State Land Title Association from 1992 – 1993, and was a member of its Legal, Legislative and Underwriting Committees.
Old Republic Title's underwriters are Old Republic National Title Insurance Company and American Guaranty Title Insurance Company