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Combining a national network of skilled professionals with local expertise and service, we are your trusted partner for commercial real estate transactions. Through service centers located throughout the country, we provide timely, customized solutions for transactions of all sizes, scopes and locations. .

Our educators are seasoned First American Title National Commercial Services experts – ready to share recent information and their expertise with you.  

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Survey Secrets: 
The Latest with ALTA Surveys & Reading Survey

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 

11:00 AM PT | 2:00 PM ET

First American Title's Tessie Buchner and FA Commercial Due Diligence Services Co.’s Todd D’Amico share the newest information on ALTA Surveys and review how to expertly read them. 

Learn about ALTA surveys, including: 

  • ALTA standards for surveys
  • Legal description issues
  • Table A items
  • Survey Exceptions & Endorsements
  • Encroachment & Boundary Lines

This presentation may be approved for CLE credit in your state. Please reach out to your First American Title contact for more details. 

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Tessie Buchner

Tessie Buchner serves as Assistant Vice President and Senior Commercial Underwriter for the Kansas City, Missouri office of the National Commercial Services division of First American Title Insurance Company – a member of the First American Financial Corporation family of companies. 

She has been involved in the real estate industry since 1995, working in lending, title insurance and real estate. Her experience with First American Title National Commercial Services includes underwriting shopping centers, hotels, colleges and retail development sites as well as underwriting mechanic lien and construction issues. Tessie also has previous experience with another large underwriter for approximately six years in the underwriting, national, and claims departments. 

Tessie holds a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from Columbia College and a J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She’s a former Adjunct Faculty Member of Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren as well as quilting, reading, and sun-seeking on beaches. 

Meet the Presenters

Todd D’Amico

Todd D’Amico brings more than 24 years of surveying, mapping and zoning experience to FA Commercial Due Diligence Services Co., where he manages and directs commercial due diligence projects at a national level. 

He has taken more than 40,000 ALTA Land Survey projects through the due diligence process. These projects include apartments, commercial projects, restaurants, hotels, public school districts, railroads, timberland projects, industrial sites, Right-of-Way projects, residential and retail. 

Todd received his degree in civil / land surveying from the Oklahoma State University and is a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor. Todd is a member of the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), Geographic and Land Information Society, Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors. 

Todd also serves as the current Chairman of the ALTA/NSPS Land Survey Work Group. This group is a part of the American Land Title Association and responsible for collaborating with NSPS to develop educate and inform the title, settlement, surveying and related industries about the importance of an accurate land title survey to land title evidencing. 

Title Camp Sessions Coming Soon!

These 60-minute webinars will offer relevant topics to the commercial real estate industry. Be sure to opt-in to receive invites for the future webinars:

August – Title Insurance Overview 

September – Advanced Commercial RE Transactions 

October – Distressed Transactions

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CLE is approved in AZ, CO, FL, GA, IL, KS, MO,  NE, NJ, NV, NY, PA, SC, TN, UT & WA

CLE is pending in CO, IN, MN, NC, OH, OK, OR, TX & WI

Due to compliance restrictions, we are unable to offer CLE credit to clients located in CA and are unable to offer this webinar to clients located in IA. 

* In compliance with regulations, if you wish to obtain NV CLE credit, a $15 fee will be charged.  * In compliance with regulations, if you wish to attend the webinar in the state of WA, a $15 fee will be charged.