About Us

We are a local title company serving the DMV 1996.

Our passion is to educate homebuyers about the closing process

We are reinventing the closing process by leveraging customer service with technology. We provide the tools for a streamlined and transparent closing.

Title Services


Close IT

Mobile Closing

Real Credit


Thanks so much for your diligent, and professionally capable assistance in the closing. I also appreciate very much that you were accessible to answer questions and to give me appropriate advice.

Edmund F., Washington, DC

Thank you for a very seamless closing. I truly appreciate how well your company is run, the responsiveness of all your staff, and your investment in transactional state of the art automated agent, owner and seller offer submission.

Laura M., Real Estate Agent

Thank you very much for all the hard work and quick responses to all of my inquiries. What I really loved was I really didn't have to make a call or come to your office. I would definitely refer your title company to friends and relatives who are looking to buy or sell as well.

Duy N., Washington, DC

Your website made a real difference for my home buyer. He felt a certain level of control, simply because he was so informed. The transaction was smooth and rapid.

L. Sheeline, Real Estate Agent



CEO & Settlement Attorney

Todd is also a partner with Tobin, O'Connor & Ewing and co-founder of the first online marketplace in the U.S. for real estate closings.

Todd received his J.D. from Drake University Law School and his B.A. from Iowa State University. He has practiced real estate law in the DC metro area since 1991 and is a member of the DC Bar and Maryland & Virginia Land Title Associations.

In 2013 he created Close It!, the first mobile app that accurately calculates cash-to-close and net proceeds for real estate transactions.


President & Settlement Attorney

Joe Gentile is a real estate settlement attorney who received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 1999.

He also received degrees in Economics and Italian Language & Literature from the University of Maryland. Joe has practiced real estate law in the DC metro area since 2000 and is a member of the Maryland Bar with title insurance licenses in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.


Settlement Attorney

Catherine Schmitt is a real estate attorney who received her Juris Doctor from Drake University Law School.

She holds two bachelor's degrees from the University of Maryland and has title insurance licenses in DC, Maryland and Virginia. Along with her more than 20 years of experience in the title insurance business, Catherine is a retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant.


Settlement Attorney

Stephanie Dudley received her Juris Doctor from The Catholic University of America in 2005 and has been working in the title industry in the dual roles of attorney and settlement processor ever since.

She is the managing attorney of our 14th Street location, which opened in the fall of 2015. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and in her free time volunteers her legal expertise with the Archdiocesan Legal Network of Catholic Community Services.


Office Manager

Helen brings over 17 years of title industry knowledge to Federal Title. Born and raised in the DMV she loves to spend time with her dog, travel, and dance.

If you're not sure who to speak with, drop Helen a line and she will help you right away!


Post-Closing Manager

Dedra Roberts is the post closing manager and has 20+ years of experience in the title industry — as the office manager and lead title abstractor/examiner for a title abstracting company, a pre-closer, a processor and a settlement agent.

With her years of experience and pleasant personality, she assists our purchasers, sellers, agents and lenders with all of their post-closing needs. If you are due a refund or have questions on a closing that has already occurred, contact Dedra.


Settlement Coordinator

Melina brings almost 20 years of settlement processing experience to Federal Title. Living in Linden, VA she enjoys playing with her two dogs and going hiking with her two daughters.


Settlement Coordinator

Michelle Mantilla is a Settlement Coordinator. She received her B.S. from the University of Maryland at College Park and has been abstracting and examining title since 1992 and conducting both residential and commercial settlement transactions in English and Spanish since 2000.


Settlement Coordinator

Luke graduated Syracuse university with a bachelor's degree in political science. He's no stranger to the industry as both his parents are in real estate. Luke joined Federal Title & Escrow Company full-time in May 2017 as a settlement coordinator. If you have questions regarding settlement, please contact him today.


Post-Closing Assistant

Frances McCain is a post-closing assistant. For questions regarding closing, please contact her.


Senior Title Underwriter & Senior Settlement Agent

Saritta Veronesi is a senior title underwriter and senior settlement agent, responsible for title underwriting and binder preparation.

She has 25+ years of experience in the settlement industry as a title agent, manager of a settlement company, closing officer and processor.


Pre-Closing Manager

Annuetta Young is the pre-closing manger and is responsible for opening all of our files. Annuetta has 10+ years of experience in the title industry as a title examiner/abstractor and a settlement coordinator.

She examines all of our new sales contracts and title requests and then enters the relevant information into our databases. Annuetta also obtains property assessment information and tax information and assists with settlement coordinators duties before the files are given to the assigned settlement coordinator. Should you or your agent have a ratified contract or an existing owner's title policy, please fax/e-mail it to Annuetta.


Post-Closing Assistant

Kinshasha is originally from Camp Springs, Maryland but now resides in the DMV. She has been in the title industry for five years. Outside of the office she enjoys walking around parks spending time with her family.


Disbursements Coordinator

Sanam is our disbursements coordinator and is responsible for all cash disbursements, bank reconciliations and post-closing functions relative to accounts receivable and payable. If you have questions about funding or disbursements, please contact her directly.

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