Raymond M. Suarez- was born and raised in Queens County, New York. He attended Inter-American University of Puerto Rico where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was also voted outstanding student in Political Science.
Suarez went on to receive his law degree from Delaware School of Law of Widener College located in Wilmington, Delaware. In 1979, he was admitted to practice law in both Florida and New York. The first 15 years of his career were spent in private practice in Brooklyn, New York; a practice which included real estate, landlord-tenant, criminal law and domestic relations.
In 1996, Suarez moved his family to Parkland, Florida. He went to work for Universal Land Title and soon thereafter was named General Counsel. As General Counsel, Suarez has been able to rely on his diverse background to assist in numerous matters as Universal grew to have a national presence. His duties included overseeing litigation, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, rules and regulations, employment issues, and other in-house management responsibilities.