Real estate has been the central focus of my legal career. I look forward to using my experience to find a solution for you.
Tom is Division Area Manager, Vice President, and Underwriting Counsel for First American Title Insurance Company's National Commercial Services office in Kansas City. Overseeing national commercial operations for the Kansas City region. Having closed and underwritten real estate transactions across the nation, he’s ready to find solutions for your deal today.
Tom set his sights on a career at the intersection of law and property early in law school, a 2014 downturn in the Oil & Gas industry led him to First American. After joining our team in 2015 as associate underwriting counsel, he closed and underwrote transactions for NCS Overland Park. He’s underwritten a wide variety of complex title issues, navigating his customers through mechanics liens issues, multi-site multi-state closings, mezzanine loans, bankruptcy, receivership, redevelopment projects, rail road right of way issues, and handling complex harbor and waterway interests.
Tom is a member of ULI and CCIM. Tom frequently lectures at industry groups for real estate brokers, lenders and attorneys. Earning his Juris Doctorate in 2014 from the University of Kansas – School of Law and he is licensed to practice in Kansas and Missouri.