About Advantage Title

Advantage Title, the flagship company of the Advantage Group, is an industry leader in the metropolitan area providing commercial and residential title insurance and related services to attorneys, developers, investors, lenders and REITs in New York and across the United States.

Joseph M. Willen established Advantage in 1987 on a foundation of professionalism, integrity and trust by assembling a team of top title counsel and highly experienced specialists.

Our mission is to meet and exceed the demands of our clients and their most critical transactions. Our management, infrastructure, technology, underwriter relationships, and commitment to be the best are what sets us apart.

“In 1987, I founded Advantage Title based on this simple premise: Service matters. I am proud to have assembled the most talented and dedicated team of professionals in the industry, many of whom have been with us for over 20 years and have become an invaluable and trustworthy resource to our clients. Our unwavering commitment to service is what separates us. That’s your advantage.”
– Joseph M. Willen, President & CEO

Leadership and Counsel

Joseph M. Willen

Joseph M. Willen

President & CEO
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Amy Willen Spiros

Amy
Spiros

Executive Vice President
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Kathy Randazzo

Kathy
Randazzo

Executive Vice President
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Michael Licitra

Michael
Licitra

Executive Vice President
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Joseph Taylor

Joseph
Taylor

Executive Vice President
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Drew Steigler, Esq.

Drew
Steigler

Executive Vice President
Chief Underwriting Counsel
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Debra Thompson, Esq.

Debra
Thompson

Executive Vice President
General Counsel
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Christine Favara Monti, Esq.

Christine
Favara Monti

Executive Vice President
National Counsel
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John Bransfield

John
Bransfield

Senior Vice President
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Chris Nuzzi

Christopher
Nuzzi

Senior Vice President
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Denette Pollock

Denette
Pollock

Senior Vice President
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Jennifer Tomei

Jennifer
Tomei

Senior Vice President
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Denise Angiulo

Denise
Angiulo

Vice President
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Lita Cohen Rudy

Lita
Cohen Rudy

Vice President
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Underwriters

Stewart Title Insurance Company
First American Title Insurance Company
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company

Chicago Title Insurance Company

Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
American Land Title Association (ALTA) logo

ALTA Best Practices Certified

Advantage has adopted and strictly enforces policies and procedures to maintain certification and compliance with ALTA’s Best Practices, which include:

  • Advanced security systems managed by an in-house IT team
  • Clean Desk Policy
  • Company and individual licensing
  • Routine background checks on all employees
  • Three way reconciliations and other safeguards on all financial transactions
  • Adherance to strict timeframes and tracking procedures for recordings and policies

Advantage is committed to adhering to these policies and procedures, assuring that confidential information is protected at all times.

Professional Affiliations

New York State Land Title Association
Real Estate Board of New York
Long Island Real Estate Group
Commercial Industrial Broker Society of New York
Commercial Real Estate Women of New York
Long Island Business Development Council
Women Economic Developers of Long Island
Long Island Builders Institute