Michael Birajiclian, Esq. Joins TitleVest as Managing Director of Business Development

New York, New York (PRWEB) March 9, 2009

TitleVest, a Manhattan-based provider of title insurance and related real estate services, announced today the hire of Michael Birajiclian, Esq. as Managing Director of Business Development.

Over the past decade, Birajiclian has closed more than $ 8 billion in real estate transactions in positions held at several leading investment banks including Bank of America, Nomura Credit & Capital and Morgan Stanley, and most recently as an attorney in private practice at Stark, Amron & Liner, LLP. In his new role as Managing Director of Business Development at TitleVest, he will leverage his vast industry experience and relationships to cultivate new sources of business for TitleVest.

During his tenure with the Bank of America, Birajiclian, a principal in the Real Estate Structured Finance Group, structured and closed in excess of $ 4 billion in conduit, leveraged finance and syndicated transactions; negotiated participation, intercreditor, pooling and servicing agreements and all related transfer documentation; and headed the deal team that closed Bank of America’s portion of the 2006 CMBS Deal of the Year: Toys ‘R Us.

At Nomura Credit & Capital, Inc., Birajiclian managed the loan closing department from the group’s inception and worked directly with program counsel in developing Nomura’s fixed rate, floating rate and large loan form documentation; closed and structured in excess of $ 3.2 billion of fixed and floating rate conduit loans; and negotiated mortgage loan purchase agreements with third-party correspondents to build origination volume.

In the Securitized Products Group at Morgan Stanley, Birajiclian worked closely with the trading desk, originating bankers and outside counsel concerning the proper structure of commercial mortgage and franchise mortgage loans.

In his most recent position at Stark, Amron & Liner, LLP, a New York City based real estate and structured finance practice, Birajiclian represented commercial banks and mezzanine funds on loan closings, preferred equity investments, participations, workouts, foreclosures and general commercial litigation proceedings; advised clients regarding distressed debt and workout situations for sub and nonperforming loans focusing on maximizing asset value; and drafted and negotiated all related loan documentation with a focus on client relationship management.

“I am thrilled to be joining the TitleVest team,” said Michael Birajiclian. “Through my many years as a banker and attorney on numerous large, institutional deals, I know the type of service expected and what it takes to get deals closed. I look forward to working with my extensive base of real estate professionals, as well as developing new relationships and providing them with the very best service in the title industry.”

“Michael is an excellent addition to our team,” said Bill Baron, President of TitleVest. “His extensive experience closing large commercial transactions along with his close relationships with many top industry professionals will help expand TitleVest’s business and reputation as one of the preeminent title insurance providers. We look forward to working with Michael and anticipate great results.”

A resident of Brooklyn, Birajiclian holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Vermont. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association (Oct. 1997), New York Bar Association (Oct. 1999), Real Estate Lenders Association and Mortgage Banker’s Association.

Michael can be reached at 212.757.5800 ext. 248 or mike (at) titlevest (dot) com

About TitleVest

The TitleVest family of companies consists of TitleVest Agency, Inc., 1031Vest, LLC, and Vest Insurance Brokerage, LLC:

TitleVest (TitleVest Agency, Inc.) is a leading provider of title insurance, cooperative apartment lien searches, and related real estate services. TitleVest is a policy issuing agent for First American Title Insurance Company, Chicago Title Insurance Company, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Stewart Title Insurance Company, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company.

1031Vest (1031Vest, LLC) is a leading Qualified Intermediary for IRC Section 1031 Tax-deferred Exchanges. A proud member of the Federation of Exchange Accommodators, 1031Vest is fully bonded and insured.

InsureVest (InsureVest Brokerage, LLC) is a full-service property and casualty insurance brokerage offering a full line of business and personal insurance products from its network of the leading and highest-rated insurance carriers.

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Mary Lou Christy Promoted to Managing Director of The Collingwood Group

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 23, 2011

The Collingwood Group today announced the promotion of Mary Lou Christy from Senior Vice President to Managing Director of the organization. An industry veteran, Mary Lou will launch a new Investor Relations practice for The Collingwood Group. In addition, she will provide support to the firms growing hedge fund/private equity advisory business, furthering its relationships with hedge funds and private equity sponsors that have made significant investments in real estate related assets, including whole loan portfolios, mortgage back securities and critical vendors necessary to diligence, value and service real estate related assets, as well as identifying opportunities for the firm to make principal investments.

The Collingwood Groups new Investor Relations practice comes at a critical time, particularly in light of the existing financial crisis which has exposed gaps in the ability of public firms to address their obligations to communicate with their investors, said Joe Murin, the firms Chairman and former President of Ginnie Mae. We also recognize that these principals apply to many private firms, as well — predominantly those that seek to expand their activities into the federal sector and need assistance in communicating their value proposition to the community of economic buyers in the Washington, DC area. Sending out accurate and proper messages is vitally important to any business that seeks to be successful in this arena.

Mary Lou has extensive corporate experience leading Investor Relations and Marketing for several large cap financial companies. Prior to joining Collingwood in September 2010, Mary Lou held several executive-level positions at Fannie Mae, including Senior Vice President of Investor Relations, Vice President of MBS trading desk, and VP of Sales and Marketing in the Southwestern Region. Earlier in her career, Mary Lou was a Regional Director at PMI Mortgage Insurance Company.

Mary Lou’s specific areas of expertise include advising clients on ways to develop new business, expanding equity and debt ownership, creating transparent market disclosures, building high-performance marketing teams, and assisting executives on ways to communicate during financial, regulatory, and/or economic crises. She has an MBA in Business Management from University of Dallas and completed her undergraduate work at Villanova University.

Mary Lou has done a phenomenal job as Senior Vice President of The Collingwood Group, and we are delighted to appoint her as Managing Director to launch and oversee the companys new Investor Relations practice, and to continue to support the firms growing hedge fund/private equity advisory business, said Brian OReilly, President and Managing Director of The Collingwood Group. Her experience has been and will continue to be an invaluable asset to the organization which will further help our clients build their businesses, drive growth, and accelerate value creation.

The Collingwood Group (http://www.collingwoodllc.com) is a Washington, DC-based advisory firm focused on growing clients businesses, promoting revenue growth and increasing investment returns. The firm is led by Joe Murin, former President and CEO of Ginnie Mae, and Brian Montgomery, former Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner. Both played major roles in the federal governments efforts to address the nations financial crisis and restore stability and liquidity to financial markets. The firms expertise spans all aspects of Agency, non-Agency and FHA/VA housing financing programs; Ginnie Mae securitization activities; domestic and international secondary market activities and issues; primary and special servicing; full asset lifecycle vendor and talent management; and all elements of portfolio acquisition, property management and asset disposition.


Debbie Kaufmann The Collingwood Group


Phone – 202.626.9724

Mobile 301.252.3582

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Tom Cronin Joins The Collingwood Group as Managing Director

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 08, 2011

The Collingwood Group announced today that Tom Cronin has joined the firm as a Managing Director. In his new role, Cronin will lead The Collingwood Groups secondary market initiatives. Cronin will support The Collingwood Groups ongoing efforts helping clients navigate the business opportunities that exist in Washington and the housing finance industry.

Cronin has more than 35 years of mortgage industry experience. Most recently, he served as Senior Managing Director of Clayton Holdings, Inc., responsible for the areas of industry, corporate and government relations.

Former Senior GSA Govt Joins The Collingwood Group as Handling Director

Washington, DC (PRWEB) Might 02, 2012

The Collingwood Group announced these days that Barney Brasseux has joined the firm as a Taking care of Director to help the company and its clients grow their government contracting work. Brasseuxs addition is part of Collingwoods continuing dedication to its consumers organization good results in Washington.


Brasseux will also support Collingwoods assorted supplier efforts, which concentrate on advertising little and diverse companies seeking to increase their companies company within the monetary solutions sector in the two the govt and non-public sectors.


Ahead of becoming a member of Collinwood, Brasseux experienced a long and distinguished career with a variety of organizations of the Federal Govt, which includes two decades with the General Providers Administration (GSA). Prior to his retirement from GSA in 2010, Brasseux served as Deputy Administrator from 2008 – 2010. Prior to that, Brasseux held Deputy and Assistant Commissioner postings with GSAs Federal Acquisition Services, and was the Federal Supply Companies Chief of Workers. In 2007, Brasseux gained the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Support.


Barney Brasseux brings an unparalleled stage of perception and encounter in govt contracting processes and methods to our organization at a time when the demand from customers for that exclusive encounter is especially acute, explained Brian Montgomery, Chairman and Managing Director of The Collingwood Group. We also expect Brasseuxs govt contracting encounter to be particularly useful in assist of Collingwoods various provider partners and clients. 1 such organization that Barney will be supporting quickly is our business partner AITHERAS, an 8(a) agency with outstanding government contracting qualifications, including their recent perform in assist of Arlington Countrywide Cemetery, extra Montgomery.


I am thrilled by my affiliation with The Collingwood Team. Their agency is exclusive in the fiscal companies industry and in the region of government contracts in certain, stated Brasseux. Businesses frequently talk about marketing tiny and diverse organizations in government contracting, but I am most impressed with Collingwoods endeavours in support of the small and assorted organization group. Their expertise and knowledge is a must have to the two these tiny and assorted businesses and their huge firm clients that can associate with these businesses, he included.


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The Collingwood Group (http://www.collingwoodllc.com) is a Washington, DC-primarily based business advisory organization centered on expanding clients companies, marketing revenue growth and growing expense returns. The agency is led by Brian Montgomery, former Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner. Montgomery played a main function in the federal governments endeavours to deal with the nations fiscal disaster and restore stability and liquidity to fiscal marketplaces. The corporations other founders have held management positions inside of other businesses in the financial services market, including the GSEs. Collingwoods experience spans all factors of Agency, non-Company and FHA/VA housing funding plans Ginnie Mae securitization activities domestic and international secondary market place activities and troubles principal and specific servicing total asset lifecycle vendor and expertise administration and all factors of portfolio owing diligence, acquisition, house administration and asset disposition.


Tom Cronin Promoted to The Collingwood Team LLC Partner and Controlling Director

Wasjhington, DC (PRWEB) February fourteen, 2013

Washington, DC based mostly organization advisory company, The Collingwood Group, right now announced that Tom Cronin has been promoted to Companion and Managing Director.


Cronin will carry on to assist the corporations organization advancement and business advisory pursuits. As the newest member of the companies senior management group, Cronin will also perform to broaden the companies mortgage servicing practice, particularly as it relates to issues involving Ginnie Mae servicing and relevant servicing transfers.


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We are delighted to announce Toms marketing, mentioned Brian Montgomery, Collingwood Team Chairman and Co-Founder. Toms broad knowledge and large institutional knowledge of the house loan market have confirmed priceless to Collingwoods clients, and with addition of Toms robust management as a member of Collingwoods senior leadership staff, the companies growth will no question carry on to accelerate, Montgomery added.


Right away prior to joining Collingwood, Cronin served as Senior Managing Director of Clayton Holdings, Inc., exactly where he managed home loan items and securities. Cronin also served as a Managing Director of Interactive Mortgage loan Advisors, LLC., and Vice Chairman at Matrix Bancorp. In addition, Cronin has held leadership positions with the Mortgage Bankers Affiliation (MBA) and was appointed as a Fellow of the Society of Qualified Home loan Bankers.


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The Collingwood Group (http://www.collingwoodllc.com) is a Washington, DC-dependent organization advisory firm focused on expanding clients businesses, selling profits development and increasing investment decision returns. The firm is led by Brian Montgomery, former Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner. Montgomery performed a main part in the federal governments endeavours to tackle the nations fiscal disaster and restore stability and liquidity to fiscal marketplaces. The companies other founders have held management positions inside other businesses in the monetary solutions industry, like the GSEs. Collingwoods skills spans all elements of Company, non-Agency and FHA/VA housing financing packages Ginnie Mae securitization activities domestic and international secondary market pursuits and issues main and special servicing complete asset lifecycle seller and talent administration and all aspects of portfolio due diligence, acquisition, property management and asset disposition.


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City Real Estates Director of Expert Growth Meets with Customers of Congress Throughout NARs Mid-12 months Conferences on Capitol Hill

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 29, 2013

Urban Actual Estates Director of Expert Development and senior broker, Matt Silver, just lately guide the demand on Capitol Hill, strategizing and discussing genuine estate concerns with fellow REALTORS