WFG National Title Insurance Company (WFG),  a Portland-based provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services, announced that Gregg W. Christensen has been appointed Senior Business Development Officer for the company’s New York City-based national commercial services division.
Christensen comes to WFG with more than 25 years of commercial real estate and title insurance expertise. Prior to joining WFG, he worked with the national commercial services team of another large national title insurer. Before that, he served as publisher and senior vice president of sales for ALM Real Estate Media Group, where he was one of the company’s top producers.
“We’re thrilled to have Gregg on board to help us continue our national expansion here in the Northeast,” said Len Franco, WFG vice president and director of commercial services for the region. “His tremendous success in building relationships and his intense focus on the client relationship throughout all phases of the transaction are a huge benefit to both WFG and our clients. It’s an exciting time of growth for WFG, and we see this as a major step toward our goals.”
In his new position, Christensen’s responsibilities will include the securing, developing and managing client relationships with principals, lenders, developers, brokers, attorneys and other stakeholders within the commercial real estate sector.
“Coming in on the ground floor of the nation’s fastest growing title underwriter is a true honor for me, and I’m excited for the opportunity to build on WFG’s service commitment in this region,” Christensen stated. “Len and his team have already built an amazing service infrastructure in New York, so it’s exhilarating to hit the ground running as part of a platform of experienced professionals that collaborate so well to get deals done.”
Christensen serves on the Board of Governors of the Mortgage Bankers Association of New York and is a board director of the Asian Real Estate Association of America in New York. A graduate of the University of Arizona, he resides in Huntington, New York.