Senior Vice President of Settlement Services and General Counsel
William Raveis Real Estate
Ray has served as a legal counsel for William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance since 2000. In 2003, he became General Counsel for William Raveis Real Estate, as well as Senior Vice President of Settlement Services where he oversees William Raveis Insurance, The Kelsey Company and the William Raveis Attorney Network. Prior to joining William Raveis Real Estate, Ray practiced law in Washington D.C. with the firm of Webster, Chamberlain & Bean. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University and a Juris Doctor (cum laude) from Tulane University Law School. Ray is a licensed attorney in Connecticut, New York, District of Columbia, and Maryland.
Sterbcow Law Group LLC
Marx Sterbcow is nationally recognized as one of the leading legal authorities in the financial settlement services industry. Sterbcow’s practice focuses on RESPA, UDAAP, TILA, Fair Lending Act, FTC, and other administrative and regulatory compliance issues. He advises banks, mortgage lenders, title insurance agencies and underwriters, law firms, and real estate brokerage companies across the United States on matters involving affiliated business arrangements, third-party vendor management auditing, CFPB & state regulatory enforcement, social media oversight, mergers and acquisitions, marketing and advertising agreement compliance, lead generation programs, and promotional advertising program guidance.
Sterbcow graduated from Tulane University with a B.A., Gonzaga University School of Law with a J.D., and the John Marshall School of Law’s Center for Real Estate Law with an LLM. Among his many accolades, he was recognized as a Trendsetter by The Title Report.
Director of Regulatory Compliance
Leslie Wyatt is the Director of Regulatory Compliance at SoftPro. She began her career in the real estate industry over 20 years ago, and joined SoftPro in 2002. She currently oversees the Compliance Department with her primary focus being on regulatory issues at the Federal, state and county levels.
Leslie is a member of the ALTA Implementation Task Force, the Title Action Network Steering Committee, the ALTA Government Affairs Committee, the ALTA Membership Committee, the ALTA Education Committee and the TLTA Federal Issues Committee. She has represented ALTA at a congressional briefing regarding the CFPB and the TRID changes. Leslie travels though out country speaking on our industry’s hot topics with a focus on regulatory and compliance. Leslie continuous to work with the CFPB on various projects regarding TRID, UCD, MISMO and other industry hot topics.