AmTrust Names Underwriting Counsel for New York Division

April 29, 2021

AmTrust Title Insurance named Margaret Ling as business development and underwriting counsel. Ling’s focus will be on the continued support, development and growth of the company's New York state agency division.

Prior to joining AmTrust, Ling held the role of senior counsel at Big Apple Abstract Corp. She also previously served as senior underwriting counsel at MacGregor Abstract Corp, New York Title Services and First Nationwide Title Agency LLC. In her more than 25 years in the industry, Ling has also worked at companies including First American Title National Commercial Services, Fidelity National Title Group and Stewart Title Insurance Company. She began her career as an attorney in private practice specializing in residential and commercial real estate law and business and corporate transactions.

“Margaret is a tremendous asset to our agency base,” said Jason Gordon, president of AmTrust Title. “She organizes and presents many vibrant continuing legal education and networking events on the latest important topics in real estate and she continues to be involved and engaged with the New York bar associations and real estate community.”

Ling currently serves as the development director and co-chairperson of the Real Estate Committee of the Asian American Bar Association of New York; Board of Director and co-chairperson of the Asian Practice Committee at the New York County Lawyers Association; member of the executive council of the New York State Network of Bar Leaders; Board of Director of the Asian Real Estate Professional Association; Board of Director of the Brooklyn Real Estate Board; Board of Director of the Queens Chamber of Commerce Foundation; chairperson of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Queens County Bar Association; member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the New York State Bar Association; member of the National Diversity Council.

“Margaret has a wealth of real estate knowledge with over 25 years of experience in the title insurance industry, both working for title insurance underwriters and title agents,” said James Thanasules, manager of AmTrust Title’s New York Agency Division. “She understands the needs of title agents and how to best service them.” 

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