Trump Executive, Mike Boccio, Joins TitleVest as Managing Director, Business Development
Former Managing Director of Business Development and Special Counsel to The Trump Organization Joins Leading Title Insurance Agency
New York, New York (October 16, 2012) - Manhattan-based TitleVest, a leading provider of title insurance and related real estate services, is pleased to welcome esteemed real estate executive and attorney, Mike Boccio, as Managing Director, Business Development and Transaction Counsel.
Mr. Boccio comes to TitleVest from The Trump Organization where he worked as Managing Director of Business Development and Special Counsel, advising Donald J. Trump on real estate acquisitions and operations, entertainment, aviation, and global licensing and brand/trademark portfolio management, among other complex business ventures. In his new role at TitleVest, Mr. Boccio will draw upon his extensive experience and close personal relationships with Mr. Trump and other real estate industry leaders to support their title insurance and related real estate needs as well as act as a strategic advisor to TitleVest's executive team.
Prior to his tenure with The Trump Organization, Mr. Boccio spent nearly a decade practicing real estate law at top New York law firms Kaye Scholer LLP, Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP and Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP. His clients included top-tier investment banks, real estate investors and developers.
"TitleVest is the best in the business, and I'm thrilled to join their team," said Mr. Boccio. "Their unrivaled technology platform and commitment to industry-best service make TitleVest the perfect fit for me. I look forward to supporting my friends and colleagues in the real estate industry as a key member of the TitleVest executive team."
"We are excited to welcome Mike Boccio to TitleVest," said Bill Baron, TitleVest's President and CEO. "His relationship with The Trump Organization and numerous key real estate professionals affords TitleVest unparalleled access to an elite group of real estate investors, developers, lenders and attorneys."
As a proud father of three daughters, Mr. Boccio is committed to supporting children's programs. He volunteered his time to help develop and launch a program called Swipe4thekids ( www.swipe4thekids.com ), which offers a private-sector solution to the underfunding of local school arts, music and sports programs. He also volunteers at Fordham's Corporate Law Center, where he mentors students and is a guest lecturer.
Mr. Boccio holds a B.A. in Economics from the Honors College at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law. Mr. Boccio can be reached at Mike.Boccio@titlevest.com, or on his direct line at 212.757.5800 x313.
Founded in 2000, TitleVest ( www.titlevest.com ) is a leading privately-held New York City-based title insurance agency offering a full range of title insurance and related services throughout the United States, from large complex commercial transactions to residential purchase and mortgage refinances. TitleVest is a policy-issuing agent for six of the nation's largest and highest-rated title insurance underwriters: First American Title Insurance Company, Chicago Title Insurance Company, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, Stewart Title Insurance Company and Old Republic National Title Insurance Company. TitleVest is also an industry leader in developing proprietary web-based solutions for real estate professionals. Two of its most popular offerings are ACRISasap™, which streamlines the creation of NYC/NYS transfer tax documents (for which TitleVest has been issued a U.S. Patent and has another Patent Pending), and Interactive Online Report™, an interactive portal for reviewing title reports and managing the pre-closing, closing and post-closing process.