Mr. Peck is a recognised authority on the use of Title and Warranty & Indemnity insurance to mitigate the legal risks of property acquisitions and mortgage finance.
Mr. Peck has an extensive background in law, real estate investment banking and insurance in the US and internationally. He has a B.A. in Economics (Honours) from the University of Wisconsin and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He practiced law in New York and then joined Lehman Brothers, where he worked for 16 years, becoming Senior Vice President, Real Estate Investment Banking.
In 2002, Mr. Peck joined LandAmerica Financial Group to head International Services, with the mission to expand LandAmerica’s title insurance business in Canada and Mexico and to introduce title insurance in the European and Asia Pacific markets. Following the acquisition of LandAmerica by Fidelity National Financial, he continued to be responsible for strategic development of the company’s international insurance business.
In 2011, he co-founded Secure Legal Title with Sean Dalton and Jean-Bernard Wurm to bring Lloyd’s of London title insurance to the UK and European markets, and in 2014 he expanded Secure Legal Title’s title insurance business to Mexico, with the acquisition of Armour Secure Insurance, and more recently to the Caribbean, Central and South America and India.