We are a local title company serving the DMV since 1996
We are reinventing the closing process by leveraging customer service with technology. We provide the tools for a streamlined and transparent closing.
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.
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.
Stephanie Dudley is a real estate settlement attorney who received her J.D. from The Catholic University of America.
She has been working in the title industry since 2005 and has title insurance licenses in DC, Maryland and Virginia. 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. She is the managing attorney of our Downtown office.
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.
Ben Raffel is a real estate settlement attorney who received his Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in 2013.
He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. Ben is a member of the Maryland and Michigan Bar, with title insurance producer licenses in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.
Phillip Mazzotta graduated from Florida State University in 2016 and received an M.B.A from Saint Leo University in 2018.
Phillip's goal is to make Federal Title the most consumer friendly and digitally driven title and escrow company in the region. Prior to his career in the title industry, Phillip worked on nationwide advocacy campaigns as a digital marketer.
Greg Fudge, is a native Texan who grew up in the Air Force, and is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park.
Most of his working career has been devoted to law office management, primarily in Human Resources and Operations Management. He is a member of the Association of Legal Administrators.
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.
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.
Dedra Roberts is the post closing manager and has 20+ years of experience in the title industry.
Prior to joining Federal Title she was the office manager and lead title abstractor/examiner for a title abstracting company, a pre-closer, a processor and a settlement agent.
Annuetta has over 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.
Michelle received her B.S. from the University of Maryland at College Park
She has been abstracting and examining title since 1992 and conducting both residential and commercial settlement transactions in English and Spanish since 2000.
Sanam is our disbursements coordinator and is responsible for all cash disbursements, bank reconciliations and post-closing functions relative to accounts receivable and payable.
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.
Kinshasha is originally from Camp Springs, Maryland. She’s a Post-Closing Assistant, here at Federal Title and has been in this challenging and exciting industry for 5 years.
When not in the office greeting wonderful clients, answering phones and tending to Post-Closing inquiries, she enjoy peaceful walks in the park, helping those in need, and spending time with her family.