CREF Board Member
Senior Vice President Senior Commercial Counsel, Fidelity National Title San Diego
Allan is an attorney and experienced underwriter. He offers a comprehensive understanding of the elements involved in commercial real estate transactions. Based in San Diego, Allan has been called upon to travel throughout the United States and abroad to manage or collaborate on title transactions associated with high-liability projects, including apartment complexes, retail shopping centers and hotels.
Allan earned a Juris Doctorate from Western State University. He incorporates leadership and management skills into his role as Senior Vice President at Fidelity National Title, National Commercial Services. His background in the technical aspects of title, including underwriting, provides for a deeper understanding of the complex requirements of achieving clear title. This specialized approach allows him to better position clients for success. “I collaborate with professionals across the country, working closely to acquire the title policies and coverage our clients need,” he explains. “The network of relationships I have established, including those with senior managers and legal officers, is a significant factor in our ability to negotiate on our clients’ behalves.” Allan was also the former president of a CA statewide title company and was the former president of the California Land Title Association.