Jason C. Bergman has nearly two decades of experience in the real estate/title insurance industry.
Prior to joining Benchmark, Jason was a Vice President and Underwriting Counsel for one of the nation’s largest title agencies. Before that, he was title insurance underwriting counsel for First American Title Insurance Company in New York, and previously served as claims counsel for First American Title Insurance Company and Fidelity National Title Group.
He is a Board Member of the Rutgers Center for Innovation Education and the Professional Science Master’s Degree, Customer Experience Certificate Program. Jason was a three-term Chair of the New York State Land Title Association’s Law Committee, is Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association Real Estate, Condemnation, and Trust Litigation Committee’s Title Insurance subcommittee, and Co-Chair of its Mortgage and Foreclosure subcommittee.
Jason was awarded the CRE® credential by the Counselors of Real Estate, an international organization of high profile property professionals. Individuals awarded the CRE® credential have attained the highest levels of expertise and achievement in their real estate specialty, particularly in the provision of sophisticated advice and high-level problem solving.
He writes regularly on compelling real estate law and practice subjects for various publications, including the New York Law Journal. Jason received a B.A. from Muhlenberg College, a J.D. from New York Law School, and is pursuing his M.A. in Real Estate Finance & Development from New York University.
New York State is known for a lot things. Being lender friendly is not one of them. The foreclosure process (especially for home loans) is lengthy and laden with traps. It is also becoming quite onerous, as evidenced by the passage of a recent statut...