National Division

  • Michael Atkins
    Michael Atkins

    Senior Vice President of ORNTIC,

    Sales Representative

    New York

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  • Paul Beever, Esq.
    Paul Beever, Esq.

    Senior Vice President of ORNTIC,

    Underwriter/Commercial Closer

    Las Vegas

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  • Gregory Chaparro
    Gregory Chaparro

    Senior Vice President of ORNTIC,

    Manager - NCS Chicago

    Chicago

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  • Barbara Chirinos
    Barbara Chirinos

    Vice President of ORNTIC,

    Senior Sales Executive

    Minneapolis

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  • Jonathan Fay
    Jonathan Fay

    Commercial Counsel

    Chicago

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  • Jack Feirman
    Jack Feirman

    Vice President of ORNTIC,

    Senior Underwriting Counsel

    New York

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  • Lauren Gray
    Lauren Gray

    Senior Vice President of ORNTIC,

    Commercial Counsel

    Houston, Energy Division

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  • Jasmine Hahn
    Jasmine Hahn

    Attorney,

    Sales Representative

    New York

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  • Terry Hendrickson
    Terry Hendrickson

    Vice President of ORNTIC,

    Commercial Sales

    Chicago

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  • Richard Icklan
    Richard Icklan

    Senior Vice President of ORNTIC,

    President Emeritus, Lex Terrae Companies

    New York

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  • Susan Icklan, Esq.
    Susan Icklan, Esq.

    Senior Vice President | ORNTIC,

    Manager | NCS, Eastern Title Division

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  • Kourt Kammann
    Kourt Kammann

    Sales Executive

    Minneapolis

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  • Michael Samuel
    Michael Samuel

    Vice President of ORNTIC,

    Senior National Transaction Representative

    New York

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  • Heather (Schuette) Bland
    Heather (Schuette) Bland

    Vice President of ORNTIC,

    Senior Underwriting Counsel

    Chicago

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  • Walter Schwabe
    Walter Schwabe

    Account Executive

    Hoboken

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  • Jana Thompson
    Jana Thompson

    Branch Manager, Escrow Officer

    Oklahoma

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  • Austin Wayne
    Austin Wayne

    Business Development Officer

    Chicago

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Michael Atkins is Senior Vice President, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (ORNTIC) and Sales Representative, National Commercial Services (NCS). Based in New York City, Michael manages many of Old Republic’s major national commercial institutional, development and private investor relationships including family offices. With 20 years of experience in the title insurance industry, Michael brings a deep expertise in guiding complex single asset and multi-billion dollar portfolio transactions in conjunction with the national team.

Michael is a Foundation Governor of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and helps shape many of ULI’s strategic initiatives and events in New York and nationally. He also acts as advisor to CrowdStreet, a leading investment platform in the commercial real estate industry. Michael's academic background includes Fulbright and Rotary Ambassadorial scholarships at the Graduate School of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, where Michael earned Master’s degrees in International Economics and Law. He is the founder and President of the Graduate School’s New York Alumni Chapter. Michael completed Bachelor’s Degrees with Summa Cum Laude honors at the University of North Texas, and also holds graduate certificates in International Business and Finance from New York University. Michael is married and lives in Manhattan with his son, daughter, dog and bass guitar.

Paul is Senior Vice President, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (ORNTIC) and serves as an Underwriter and Commercial Closer in the National Commercial Services (NCS) Las Vegas office. In his position, he also manages the NCS-Las Vegas operation and is responsible for directing the full scope of services necessary to close complex transactions for varied commercial industries across the United States.

With more than 40 years of experience in the title insurance business, Paul began his career in northern California as a title operations manager and underwriter. In 1985 he relocated to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area as an underwriter and commercial closer working for major national title insurers. In 2006 Paul returned to the West and relocated to Las Vegas. He joined Old Republic Title’s NCS operation there in 2009.

Paul is respected for his deep technical knowledge, prowess with Excel and expertise in training and transaction process management. He is a member of the California Bar Association, and enjoys jogging, spending time with his grandchildren and dining at upscale buffets on the Las Vegas Strip.

Bringing more than 25 years of commercial title industry experience, Greg joined Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (ORNTIC) in 2016 as Senior Vice President, ORNTIC and Manager of the National Commercial Services (NCS) Chicago operation.

With deep industry knowledge and a reputation for providing exceptional customer service, Greg leads a highly experienced and talented team of title, escrow and underwriting specialists in providing the transactional expertise required to close complex commercial transactions involving a wide range of industries across the country. In addition, he directs the operation’s national business development initiatives for expanding Old Republic’s national commercial footprint.

Prior to joining Old Republic Title, Greg held positions as senior national counsel and area manager of commercial divisions in Chicago and Indianapolis with another major national underwriter. Greg earned his Juris Doctorate from Hasting College of the Law in San Francisco, CA after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Redlands in Redlands, CA.

Jonathan is a Commercial Counsel for the National Commercial Services (NCS) Chicago operation, where he underwrites title insurance policy coverages for commercial real estate transactions including complex high-liability, multi-site, multi-state portfolios. In this role, he negotiates title policy and endorsement coverages in connection with the acquisition, disposition, leasing, financing, refinancing and construction financing of a wide variety of commercial real property assets.

Jonathan serves as a resource for customers regarding all facets of title insurance, title curative and real estate settlement matters. In addition, he offers guidance to internal staff, leads department underwriting meetings and presents on a myriad of title insurance industry topics.

Prior to joining NCS in 2019, Jonathan acted as Underwriting Counsel and Title Department Manager of a Chicago-based title agency. Jonathan also practiced as an associate of a Chicago-based law firm representing national lenders and loan servicers in default litigation and related matters.

Jack Feirman serves as Vice President, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (ORNTIC) and Senior Underwriting Counsel of the National Commercial Services (NCS) New York operation. He is an accomplished attorney with over 40 years in private practice as a partner in two New York City law firms with extensive experience in real estate finance, development of commercial and multifamily projects construction and leasing. Jack is an honor graduate of Brandeis University with a Bachelor of Arts in history and attended the Harvard Law School where he earned his Juris Doctor graduating cum laude.

As Senior Vice President, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (ORNTIC) and Commercial Counsel for National Commercial Services (NCS), Lauren manages the National Energy Title Services Division which provides energy companies, commercial investors and financial institutions with specialized underwriting and closing services required for their transactions throughout the United States.

Previously serving as Associate General Counsel and Real Estate Project Counsel for national companies that invest in and develop utility scale solar farms, wind farms and gas-fired power plants, Lauren understands the unique title insurance and project management requirements of the energy industry.

Lauren is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and the Dickinson School of Law. She has practiced law for over 20 years, including holding positions in several law firms in New York and Texas, where she represented developers and commercial clients. Lauren is a member of the Texas Bar Association and is a requested speaker and presenter for various energy industry programs.

Jasmine Hahn brings a wealth of experience in both title insurance and real estate law to Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (ORNTIC), serving in her role as Attorney and Sales Representative for the National Commercial Services (NCS) New York operation. Collaborating closely with the Old Republic Title team, Jasmine specializes in closing complex commercial real estate transactions throughout the country. She maintains a keen focus on consistently providing customers with superior service throughout every aspect of the transaction process for each project.

Jasmine began her career in title insurance over 35 years ago as an independent title closer. In 1994-1998 she attended New York Law School while still working full-time as a title closer. Jasmine graduated law school with honors and was admitted to the New York State Bar (NYSB). She is currently a member of the NYSBA Real Property Law Section, the NYC Bar Association, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), and serves on the Committee on Condominiums and Cooperatives and the Title and Transfer Committee at the NYSBA.

Terry is Vice President, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (ORNTIC) and Commercial Sales Representative for the National Commercial Services (NCS) Chicago office. He has been engaged in the national title insurance business for over 30 years. During that time, he has been involved in some of the largest and most sophisticated real estate transactions in the country. Terry has extensive experience in working with REIT’s, law firms, lenders, developers and investors in all segments of the commercial real estate business.

Terry has a degree in Finance from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Northwestern University. Terry is a past president of several organizations including the Chicago Real Estate Council, the Commerce Alumni Association at the University of Illinois and the Union League Club of Chicago. He resides in Park Ridge Illinois, has two daughters and four granddaughters.

Richard serves as Senior Vice President, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (ORNTIC), President, Lex Terrae National Title Services, and Manager of the National Commercial Services (NCS) New York operation. His responsibilities include oversight of additional NCS offices in the Eastern region of the country, providing national underwriting support, and directing his offices’ national business development activities in support of expanding Old Republic’s business in the national commercial title insurance market.

With a respected career of more than 40 years in the title insurance industry, Richard has participated in the leadership and daily operations of large independent and national title companies. Joining Old Republic Title in conjunction with a 2002 Company merger, he concentrates his efforts and those of his teams on providing superior customer service in closing multi-site, multi-state portfolios, high-liability transactions, and other complex and unique projects in a variety of commercial segments across the United States. Richard is a member of many professional groups and associations.

Susan is Senior Vice President, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (ORNTIC) and Manager, National Commercial Services Operation, Eastern Title Division. In her role, Susan manages the Hoboken NJ, New York City NY, and Hartford CT offices of the National Commercial Services (NCS) Division of ORNTIC.

Serving more than 25 years in the industry, Susan brings a wealth of transactional, legal and practical experience to her position. She is responsible for managing and coordinating national commercial transactions across the country, as well as shepherding complex title underwriting and escrow matters for large multi-site, multi-state portfolios and other high liability projects.

Susan is a graduate of the George Washington University School of Law and is a member of both the New Jersey State Bar Association and New York Bar Association.

Michael Samuel is Vice President, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (ORNTIC) and Senior National Transaction Representative for the National Commercial Services (NCS) New York operation. Drawing on his more than 40 years of experience in the title insurance industry, Michael works closely with national customers and serves as their liaison to Old Republic Title’s outstanding underwriting, title and escrow service teams on transactional matters.

Michael began his career as a title abstractor while attending college at the University of California, Berkeley. Following graduation, he advanced his knowledge and career in the title insurance industry by assuming new roles and relocating from the West Coast to New York. Today in his leisure time, Michael enjoys spending time with his family, working on personal finance and investment projects, and participating in community service activities.

Heather R. Schuette is Vice President, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (ORNTIC) and Senior Underwriting Counsel for the National Commercial Services (NCS) operation in Chicago, Illinois. In her role she focuses on the underwriting of title insurance policy and endorsement coverages for complex single and multi-site commercial real estate transactions for properties located throughout the United States, participates in the training and development of junior underwriters and assists other senior-level underwriters with risk evaluation and resolution of complicated title issues.

Heather has over 18 years of experience in the title insurance industry, including underwriting and claims/litigation administration. Prior to joining Old Republic National Title, she spent over 14 years as commercial underwriting counsel for another major national title insurer. In addition to underwriting title insurance policies issued directly by the title insurer, Heather has also handled risk analysis and approval of high-liability policies issued by commercial title insurance agents located around the country, giving her unique insight and perspective into both sides of the title industry.

Heather is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois. She is a member of the Title Counsel Committee and ALTA/NSPS Survey Work Group for the American Land Title Association, and an active participant of the Illinois Land Title Association and former member of its Board of Directors.

Walter (“Walt”) Schwabe serves as Account Executive for the National Commercial Services (NCS) Hoboken operation. Walt has extensive knowledge of both residential and commercial real estate transactions gleaned from his career of more than 25 years in business development services for the title industry.

Joining the Old Republic Title family in 2014, Walt has successfully served customers through underwriter branch office locations and title agency operations in local markets. In his current role with NCS, he is responsible for growing commercial business relationships and facilitating service delivery to customers.

Walt is known for his responsiveness and team-oriented approach to helping create innovative solutions for the unique requirements that are often a part of real estate transactions. He has been an active member of the NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association, New Jersey Chapter (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties). In his leisure time, Walt enjoys spending time with family, fishing, golfing, and biking.

Phone: (405) 722-3014

Extension: 11790

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Austin Wayne serves as a Business Development Officer for the National Commercial Services (NCS) Chicago operation. He works in close collaboration with the Chicago team of highly respected and responsive national underwriters, title and settlement professionals who can skillfully handle the multi-faceted requirements for commercial transactions spanning business segments and markets nationwide.

Austin is a member of the REAL Professionals Network. His sales and marketing experience, combined with his strong communication skills, high attention to detail, and positive and proactive disposition, make him an exceptional partner for Old Republic Title customers and NCS service delivery teams.

In his free time, Austin enjoys spending time with his family, traveling to new places, and is a sports enthusiast that loves to play volleyball, basketball, and golf. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management as well as a Master’s Degree in Health Administration.