Holtsberg Joins North American National Title Solutions as Manager and Senior Counsel

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Philip Holtsberg is 30-year legal veteran who also serves as senior underwriting counsel with North American Title Insurance Co., assisting with commercial underwriting

Philip Holtsberg is NANTS manager/sr counsel and NATIC senior underwriting counsel

Holtsberg joins North American National Title Solutions as manager/senior counsel

Philip’s longtime involvement and transactional expertise in the real estate industry provides us with additional support and experience in dealing with our national customers.

Philip Holtsberg has joined North American Title as manager and senior counsel for its National Title Solutions (NANTS) department, which handles multistate, multisite transactions for national commercial customers. He also serves as senior underwriting counsel to North American Title Insurance Co. (NATIC), North American Title’s affiliated underwriter, where he will assist with underwriting matters for Florida and other commercial customers, as well as educational initiatives for NATIC agents.

“Philip’s longtime involvement and transactional expertise in the real estate industry provides us with additional support and experience in dealing with our national customers,” said John Shafer, director, national commercial division for North American Title Co. “He will focus on underwriting issues and will be an asset to our national commercial division.”

Holtsberg is a Florida Bar Board Certified real estate lawyer. He most recently was a senior attorney with The Ort Law Firm, an Orlando-area boutique firm, practicing real property law, with an emphasis on commercial transactions. He previously worked for seven years with Attorneys’ Title Fund Services LLC, which provides education, marketing support and underwriting to Florida real estate attorneys. Holtsberg served in several capacities, including education manager, forms counsel and senior underwriting counsel.

A graduate of the University of Miami with a bachelor’s degree, a Master of Business Administration and a Juris Doctor, Holtsberg was in private practice for 18 years. He then earned a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, where he did basic and applied research, grant writing and teaching. He also served as assistant director for the university’s Gerontology Center and as interim director for the Housing and Demographics Research Center. Holtsberg later returned to private law practice and also offered services as a forensic psychologist.

“North American Title and its family of companies are industry leaders when it comes to customer service and product excellence,” said Holtsberg. “I look forward to joining with NAT team members across the country in striving to better serve our agents, customers and clients.”

Holtsberg is located at the North American Title corporate office at 760 Northwest 107th Ave., Suite 401, Miami, FL 33172, telephone number (305) 559-5656.

About North American Title Insurance Co. (NATIC)
North American Title Insurance Co. (NATIC) is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents to achieve the goal of true business success for over 50 years. NATIC conducts real estate settlement services in 39 states and the District of Columbia. NATIC earned the reputation as the “underwriter next door,” because their decision makers and associates are easy to reach and their processes are quick and straight forward. The NATIC agency application process is fast and transparent for qualified agents. NATIC has a one-hour underwriting response guarantee that is unparalleled in the industry.

NATIC is the largest capitalized company in Peer Group 2, which groups companies with capitalization between $25 million and $100 million as determined by Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc. NATIC is ranked 7th by The Performance of the Title Insurance Underwriters© in terms of cash or cash equivalents. North American Title Insurance Co. maintains over $84 million* in cash or invested assets. This represents over 92 percent of the company’s assets and is characteristic of the most important attribute to title protection, namely, financial responsibility. *As of 12/31/2014.

Demotech, Inc. awarded NATIC a rating of: A' (A Prime) Unsurpassed. A.M Best rated B++ (Good). NATIC is headquartered in Miami, Fla. To learn more, visit http://www.natic.com.

About North American Title
With well over 1,000 associates and a vast network of branches from coast to coast, North American Title (NAT) is among the largest real estate settlement service providers in the United States. Consisting of both agent and underwriter operations, NAT reported annual net revenues in fiscal 2014 of $189 million. The company also has the resources and stability of a wholly owned subsidiary of an S&P 500 company with over $12.9 billion in assets (fiscal quarter ending Nov. 30, 2014). North American Title’s agency network operates nationally under the name North American Title Co. (NATC), and is located in 18 of the fastest-growing states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Through our relationship with our expanding affiliate network, NATC provides real estate settlement services in all 50 states. NAT is headquartered in Miami, Fla. To learn more, visit http://www.nat.com

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