About Us

Welcome to Star Title Agency LLC


We are located in the heart of The Brewery District in Downtown Columbus, Ohio!  Our address is 500 South Front Street, Suite 250, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

While we are located in Central Ohio, since December 8, 1988, Star Title has closed thousands of commercial and residential real estate transactions in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Kentucky, Tennessee, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania (doing business as Settlement Star Services LLC in Pennsylvania).

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We partner with sellers, buyers, owners, lenders, investors, federal and state governments and local municipalities regarding their real estate transfers and financing needs for both residential and commercial deals, including multifamily apartments, office buildings, shopping centers, hotels, industrial sites and various other projects. We understand that each project and client is unique, and our dedicated staff strive to provide outstanding, professional service at all phases of the transaction.  

Star Title is the authorized agent for Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, First American Title Insurance Company, and Old Republic National Title Insurance Company.

For over 30 years, our clients have consistently trusted Star Title to protect their real estate interests and ensure smooth closings every step of the way. We pride ourselves on the attention to detail given to each client, the exceptional communication given throughout the process, and the flexibility to make transactions convenient for every client.  Our superior staff is committed to ensuring transactions are closed in a cost-effective, timely fashion. We provide services that are unparalleled in the market with our hands-on approach, extensive expertise and client-centric environment, without sacrificing the quality of our work. Our competitive rates make us a great choice for all of your title and escrow needs, but our service and care given to each person is what sets us apart from the crowd.

We would love to be of service to you!

OUR STAFF


James A. Saad
President & General Counsel
(614) 396-3293
JimSaad@saad-startitle.com

Jim is the President and General Counsel of Star Title. He has been practicing law in Ohio since 1977. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio.

Adam F. Saad
Executive Vice President & Corporate Counsel
(614) 396-3296
adamsaad@saad-startitle.com

Adam is the Executive Vice President and also serves Associate General Counsel of Star Title. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, and a Juris Doctorate from Capital University Law School.

Donald P. Fisher
Vice President & Associate General Counsel
(614) 396-3288
dfisher@saad-startitle.com

Don is an attorney who primarily works on commercial and real estate transactions for Star Title Agency. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from The Ohio State University, and a Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School. He has been practicing law for over 20 years. Prior to joining Star Title Agency he was with the Office of General Counsel for the USDA. Don enjoys hiking and camping.

Jonah A. White
Associate General Counsel
(614) 641-2369
jwhite@saad-startitle.com

Jonah serves as Associate General Counsel of Star Title. With nearly a decade of legal experience, he focuses on commercial and residential real estate acquisition, development, construction, and management. Jonah obtained his bachelors degrees in finance and mathematics from the University of Notre Dame, and his law degree from the Yale Law School. In his free time, Jonah enjoys rehabbing houses with his wife, and unsuccessfully training their wily Bouvier, Ozzy.

Martin "Marty" Maggart
Title Company Manager & Paralegal
(614) 641-2364
mmaggart@saad-startitle.com

Marty is a title officer and paralegal who prepares title commitments and policies. He earned his paralegal certification from Capital University Law School. He is currently serving in the United States Army Reserve. He plays trumpet in his free time and likes dogs.

Veronica Lanning
Project Manager and Escrow Officer
(614) 641-2366
vlanning@saad-startitle.com

Veronica is an escrow officer and paralegal, working primarily with commercial real estate transactions. She has been in the real estate industry for over 30 years in various roles. She obtained her paralegal degree from the American Institute and her Real Estate degree from Hondros College. In her free time, she enjoys fishing, swimming and taking cruises.

Lori Macbeth
Project Manager & Escrow Officer
(614) 396-3295
lmacbeth@saad-startitle.com

Lori is a project manager working on commercial transactions for Star Title. She's a graduate of the University of Kentucky where she obtained a degree in Business Administration.

Alex Connor
Title Officer
(614) 641-2363
aconnor@saad-startitle.com

Alex is a title officer who prepares title commitments and policies and performs title and UCC searches. He joined Star Title Agency in 2007 after graduating from The George Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in political science. Alex coaches the St. Charles Prepatory school quizbowl team and supports Columbus and Cleveland sports teams.

Lisbeth A. Rundle
Title Officer
(614) 641-2365
lrundle@saad-startitle.com

Lis is a title officer who has been with Star Title since 1990. She enjoys traveling with her husband.

Ryan Paolini
Title & Survey Processor
(614) 641-2367
rpaolini@saad-startitle.com

Ryan joined Star Title Agency in 2017 as a legal assistant. He assists the attorneys at Star Title with various tasks including reviewing collecting, reviewing and preparing due diligence documents for commercial real estate closings. He graduated summa cum laude from Ohio University in 2017. Ryan was coached by Alex Connor during his time on the St. Charles "In The Know" team.

Michelle Horvath
Title Officer
(614) 633-4818
mhorvath@saad-startitle.com

Michelle is a title officer who joined Star Title in 2018. She has worked in the real estate industry for over 25 years. She is a title officer for primarily residential transactions completing title commitments and policies. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Eva Grow
Escrow Officer
(614) 641-2362
egrow@saad-startitle.com

Eva is an escrow officer who joined Star Title in 2020 working primarily on residential transactions. She's a graduate of Towson University in Maryland with a bachelor of science in communications. In her free time, she enjoys crafting, sewing, attending music festivals and concerts, and playing with her Australian Shepards.

Elissa Miller
Paralegal & Title Officer
(614) 641-2368
emiller@saad-startitle.com

Elissa is a paralegal and title officer who joined Star Title in 2020.



OUR OFFICE LOCATIONS


Star Title Agency LLC

500 South Front Street, Suite 250,Columbus,Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 396-3296 | Fax: (614) 396-3297
orders@saad-startitle.com

Parking Garage

51 West Blenkner Street,Columbus,Ohio 43215
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TESTIMONIALS


"Very professional, I do my business with Mr. Saad since the year 2000."

M. Melhem