Joe Gentile


Joe Gentile is a seasoned settlement attorney and president of Federal Title & Escrow Company, an independently owned title company in the Capital Region that has a reputation of using technology to deliver a seamless closing experience.

Born in D.C. and raised in Maryland, Gentile holds an undergrad degree from the University of Maryland and a juris doctor from the George Washington University. He joined Federal Title shortly after law school and has since helped to grow the company from one location to five locations throughout the Capital Region.

With an easy-going personality and fine attention to detail, Gentile is adept at distilling complicated legal concepts and making clients feel at ease around the closing table.

Gentile is a lifelong fan of the Italian national football team and avid supporter of local sports teams including the Nationals, Capitals and the Washington Football Team as well as his alma mater’s Terrapins. He enjoys spending time with his family and traveling with them to favorite destinations like Disney World.

Federal Title & Escrow Co.

For nearly 25 years, our independently owned title company has leveraged technology to streamline the closing process, providing top-notch service at a competitive price for buyers, sellers, agents and lenders across the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

  • We are proud pioneers of creating a better closing experience for buyers, sellers, agent and lenders.
  • Our instant REAL Credit™ for ordering settlement services online has saved our neighbors upward of $18 million to date.
  • Our paperless, custom-built closing workflow software allows us to proactively keep customers in the know and avoid settlement surprises.
  • Our free mobile app Close It!™ helps homebuyers and their agents better understand the complete cost to be paid at closing.

Often imitated but never replicated – we set the bar other title companies aspire to reach.

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Closing Costs Explained…

Closing costs include taxes, lender fees and title fees that a homebuyer pays at settlement. Watch this video to prepare for the process.