WFG National Title Adds Horvat

Industry veteran to be SVP of Northwest Operations and Divisional Counsel 

Portland, OR  August 12, 2013               WFG National Title Insurance Company (“WFG National Title”) has added Robert Horvat to serve as Senior Vice President of Northwest Operations and Divisional Counsel. WFG National Title is a full service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services for lender, commercial and residential transactions nationwide.

Horvat will primarily support WFG National Title’s Oregon and Washington title operations. In his role, he will offer underwriting, claims and general legal counsel; provide internal and outside training and support all aspects of daily operations.

Horvat comes to WFG National Title with over 27 years of experience in transactional real estate, business and finance, including a tenure as a partner with one of the largest law firms in the nation.  His expertise includes multi-million dollar commercial and residential real estate transactions as well as the formation, purchase, operation, sale, merger, conversion and liquidation of businesses.  Horvat has served as lead counsel for national and regional lenders and borrowers in sophisticated real property and asset secured financing transactions.  He is rated AV (highest legal ability and ethics rating) by Martindale-Hubbell, and has written and lectured extensively on his areas of legal expertise.

“Bob’s addition again deepens the wealth of resources we can make available to our clients,” said Joseph McCabe, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for WFG National Title. “His extensive experience in combination with his outstanding ability to communicate with peers, clients and colleagues makes him yet another strong addition to our team.”

Horvat will be based in WFG National Title’s Portland office.  He may be contacted at roberthorvat@wfgnationaltitle.com or (503) 431-8587.

 

About WFG National Title Insurance Company

WFG National Title Insurance Company, a Williston Financial Group Company, is a national provider of premium title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industry.  The fastest growing national title underwriter, the WFG family was the nation’s eighth largest provider of title insurance at the end of the third quarter in 2012, less than three years after its entry to the market.  (Based upon market share.  Source:  American Land Title Association http://www.alta.org/industry/financial.cfm).  WFG National Title also delivers a wide variety of residential and commercial mortgage lender services, including default and real estate owned transactions.  The 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 is committed to applying a new philosophy 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.