WFG National Commercial Services, Oregon

Welcome to WFG National Title Insurance Company’s National Commercial Services Division

Our commercial division team can assist with the complexities of closing all commercial transactions. With a client-focused approach, including a single point of contact for clients and rapid turnaround time on orders, WFG National Title’s flat administrative organization allows for quick response to client needs. The Williston Financial Group family of title insurers is currently licensed and operating in 48 jurisdictions nationwide. The company is a full service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services for lender, brokers and principals on transactions nationwide.

Commercial Division

Contact Commercial Services
25 NW 23rd Place, Suite 1
Portland, OR 97210
Hours: 8-5 M-F
Phone: 503-219-9088
Fax: 503-477-6476
Licensing Information
Contact our staff
Trevor Cheyne
VP NW Manager National Commercial Services Sr. Escrow Officer

tcheyne@wfgnationaltitle.com
Direct: 503-444-7047
Fax: 503-477-6476
Kayla Erne
Associate Escrow Officer

kerne@wfgnationaltitle.com
Direct: 503-219-9088

Kayla Erne

Associate Escrow Officer

Kayla has been in the Commercial title and escrow business for over eight years. She began her career in 2012 was quickly enamored with the complexities and uniqueness of each commercial transaction. During her tenure she has worked for two of the leading National teams and has now found her forever home with WFG and we couldn’t be happier! Besides doing what it takes to close your deals, Kayla enjoys exploring Oregon with her son and two German Shepherd fur babies. In her rare free time, she enjoys reading, writing, and podcasting.


Matt Sandler
VP, Oregon State Council

MSandler@wfgnationaltitle.com
Direct: 503-431-2681 
Cell: 971-347-4772

Matt Sandler

VP, Oregon State Council

Matt Sandler, who has been with WFG for over 5 years, is an Assistant Vice President and Commercial Closing Attorney with WFG National Title Insurance Company. In that role Matt has served as Underwriting Counsel, National Claims Counsel and Corporate Counsel for WFG’s parent company, Williston Financial Group. Matt’s expertise covers all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including title and escrow issues. In addition, Matt is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, where he teaches Real Property Transactions to second and third year students. He is active in the real estate investment community and is a frequent speaker at continuing education classes for lenders and real estate agents. Prior to law school, Matt worked as a real estate investment analyst for a Portland lender and advised and counseled real estate investors about specialty financing, asset performance, and investment strategy. In his spare time, Matt enjoys international travel, golf and pick-up basketball.


Julie Merino
VP Commercial Sales Representative

jmerino@wfgnationaltitle.com
Cell: 503-505-2226
Fax: 503-206-7572

Julie Merino

VP Commercial Sales Representative

Julie Merino is a seasoned veteran with more than 24 years’ experience in the title insurance and escrow business. She lends superior knowledge and support to commercial brokerage teams. Her “can-do” attitude and unsurpassed customer service skills have empowered her clients to take their business to the next level. Julie’s unparalleled business skills assure her clients more transactions with a higher closing ratio. Above all, Julie displays a passion for helping others, which shines through with her high client satisfaction rate.