Highly qualified Vice President with an extensive background in real estate and successful office management. Strong leadership and communications skills with the ability to direct others to consistently meet and exceed desired results. Proven success record of leading and managing staff in stressful situations within a fast-paced office environment. Continuously strive to take a leadership role and create a positive environment.
Extensive knowledge and understanding of Real Estate, Title Insurance and Banking Industry
Ability to multitask.
Strong drive to succeed.
Excellent communication skills.
Superior Team Building skills.
Exceptional people skills.
Computer knowledge including Microsoft word, Excel, TSS, Display soft, Outlook and Landex.
Homestead Land Services, Inc Title Insurance AgencyMt.Pocono, PaVice President of Operations11/2009 to Current
Build relationships with Real Estate Agents, Investors, Developers, Lending institutes, Mortgage Brokers, and current clients to build business.
Attend business card exchanges and business networking groups to build new relationships and generate business.
Review reconciliation reports and assist in Escrow Account Reconciliations.
Preform post-closing audits.
Resolve all pre-closing, closing, and post-closing issues as needed.
Appoint department heads and delegate responsibilities to them.
Oversee the day-day to work flow for all departments.
Coach and develop staff including providing staff with motivation, training, and guidance while demonstrating effective leadership and encouraging team concepts.
Analyze operations to evaluate performance of the company to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
Negotiate and approve contracts or agreements with suppliers.
Oversee all aspects of marketing.
Prepare and present educational seminars for employees and real estate professionals.
Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
Interview, hire new employees and determine salaries.
Screen phone calls for President and provide any required assistance the President may require.
Responsible to ensure overall excellence within office.
Identify problems, diagnose causes and determine corrective actions.
Provide direction and assistance to all departments as needed.
Review company expenses and make sure accounts are paid.
Coordinate and arrange any necessary travel and or meeting arrangements.
Manage all customer relations.
Review and ensure all work preformed by staff is in compliance with best practices.
Provide any help necessary to pre-closing, closing, and post-closing departments as needed.
Review and or prepare title commitments, closing disclosures, final title policies and all documents related to closing as needed.
Perform settlement closing as needed.
Homestead Land Services, IncMt.Pocono, PaOffice Manager12/2006 to 11/2009
Directed activities of workers who searched records and examine titles, assigning, scheduling, and evaluating work, and providing technical guidance as necessary.
Supervised 10 employees, scheduled work hours, and resolved conflicts.
Purchased all office supplies and maintained inventory.
Scheduled employer's daily office appointments, professional meetings and seminars.
Opened, sorted, and distributed incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.
Set goals and deadlines for department.
Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives.
Homestead Land Services, IncMt. Pocono, PaProcessor/ Settlement Closer11/2005 to 12/2006
Answered phone calls and directed calls to appropriate parties or took messages.
Prepared and or reviewed necessary documents for closings such as deeds, affidavits, 1099's, power of attorneys, and spousal waivers.
Examined documentation such as mortgages, liens, judgments, easements, plat books, maps, contracts, and agreements to verify factors such as properties legal descriptions, ownership, or restrictions.
Read search requests to ascertain types of title evidence required and to obtain descriptions of properties and names of involved parties.
Examined individual titles to determine if restrictions, such as delinquent taxes, will affect titles and limit property use.
Prepared reports describing any title encumbrances encountered during searching activities, and outlined actions needed to clear titles.
Conferred with realtors, lending institution personnel, buyers, sellers, contractors, surveyors, and courthouse personnel to exchange title-related information or to resolve problems.
Entered into record keeping systems appropriate data needed to create new title records or update existing ones.
Prepared, reviewed and explain HUD 1 statements.
Prepared and review final title policies.
Disburse file after closing including distributing monies to person owed money to after settlement such as sellers, real estate agents, tax collectors, associations.
Perform VA, FHA, HELOC and Conventional real estate closings.