Annuetta Young

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. Ms. Young 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 Ms. Young.

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Catherine Schmitt

Catherine Schmitt is a retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant and 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 more than 20 years of experience in the title insurance business.

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Chris David

Chris David is a real estate attorney and settlement coordinator at Federal Title & Escrow.

He received his Juris Doctor from the Catholic University of America and is a member of the Maryland and DC Bars. Prior to joining the Federal Title team, he practiced real estate litigation at Tobin, O’Connor & Ewing.

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Cindy Gastelum

Cindy Gastelum is a settlement coordinator.

A complete bio is coming soon.

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Dedra Roberts

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 Ms. Roberts.

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Frances McCain

Frances McCain is a post-closing assistant.

A complete bio is coming soon.

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Helen Do

Helen Do is the office manager and keeper of the schedule for all of our closings.

If you're not sure with whom to speak, Helen will direct your call to the appropriate staff member and gladly answer any general settlement questions.

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Jackie Kurz

Jackie Kurz is a real estate attorney with more than 10 years, focusing primarily on real estate matters.

She received her Juris Doctor from the Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University and is a member of the Pennsylvania and DC bars.

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Joe Gentile

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

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

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Kinshasha Romney

Kinshasha Romney holds an associate's degree in psychology from Prince George's Community College, where she graduated with high honors.

Ms. Romney is new to the title industry and says she is excited to take on a new challenge. She is a post-closing assistant at Federal Title.

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Mahrya Delaney

Mahrya O'Connor Delaney supervises all accounting and financial reporting for the company.

She's responsible for all cash disbursements, bank reconciliations and post-closing functions relative to accounts receivable and payable.

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Melody Blersch

Melody Blersch has 17 years of experience in the settlement industry as a manager of a settlement company, closing officer, development manager, processor and post closer.

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Michelle Mantilla

Michelle Mantilla received her B.S. from the University of Maryland at College Park and is a member of the Maryland Land Title Association.

She has been abstracting and examining title since 1992 and conducting both residential and commercial settlement transactions since 2000. She is a bilingual (Spanish) settlement agent and processor.

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Nikki Smith

A graduate of Cal State Fullerton, where she was executive editor of the award-winning Daily Titan newspaper, Nikki Smith moved to D.C. in 2006 to write the news.

When the economy collapsed, Ms. Smith switched from print news to Web marketing. She wears many hats at Federal Title: copy writer, event planner, media liaison, graphic designer, Web developer, marketing strategist. She is the architect behind federaltitle.com and managing editor of the company's official blog, the Real Estate Settlement Observer.

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Sanam Geramifar

Sanam Geramifar is a settlement coordinator.

A complete bio is coming soon.

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Saritta Veronesi

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

At Federal Title she is senior title underwriter and senior settlement agent, responsible for title underwriting and binder preparation.

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Shantae Holland

Shantae Holland is a settlement coordinator and title producer.

A complete bio is coming soon.

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Stephanie Dudley

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.

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Todd Ewing

Todd Ewing is a real estate attorney and our company founder.

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

Mr. Ewing received his law degree from Drake University Law School and his undergraduate degree 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.

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