AmTrust Title Hires Chief New York State Agency Counsel

June 23, 2016

AmTrust Title Insurance Co. named James Thanasules, a commercial real estate title insurance veteran with more than 19 years of experience, as chief New York State agency counsel. 

In his role, Thanasules is expected to contribute to the growth of AmTrust Title’s agency division by aligning and familiarizing the New York agency market with the company.

Prior to joining AmTrust Title, Thanasules served for nearly two decades as vice president and senior underwriting counsel for the New York Agency Division of First American Title Insurance Co.

“We are delighted to welcome James to our organization,” AmTrust Title President Jason Gordon said in a news release. “James’ extensive agency experience — including production, sales, claims and underwriting — has given him a keen understanding of the complex interplay between agent and underwriter as well as the crucial importance of responsiveness and collaboration.”

In addition to underwriting activities, he will continue to present CLE and CE courses on topics including; claims, short sales, reverse mortgages and others. Thanasules’s professional affiliations include New York State Bar Association, New York State Land Title Association and Hellenic American Bankers Association. 

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