Douglas Collins, Jr., Esq.

Vice President/ General Counsel

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Leigh Helms

Settlement Processor

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Leigh Helms is the newest member to our Gainesville Team, joining in December of 2020. Before coming aboard with Metropolitan Title Leigh worked as a legal assistance for a local law firm working with foreclosure properties and the sale of those properties in Maryland and Virginia. Outside of the office Leigh enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, helping her husband with his amateur blacksmith shop, and learning leather working for mediaeval/fantasy amour.

Rhonda Gobie

Settlement Processor

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Stephanie Purvis

Director Business Development ( Virginia/DC Metro )

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Stephane Purvis Director of Business Development Stephanie comes to Metropolitan Title LLC after 5 years experience as an Account Executive in the Title Industry . She is also very experienced in Purchase and Refinance Real Estate closings. Stephanie also previously helped her husband, John with his Real Estate Business. He is a 3rd generation REALTOR in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. 

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Kiernan Penna

Closing Manager ( Virginia/DC Metro )

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Kiernan joined the company in the summer of 1988 working part time as a legal assistant while attending George Mason University. Having worked for an estate lawyer in Alexandria , VA for a short stint, she was eager to dive into something more fast paced. After graduating, she accepted a full time position as a transaction settlement coordinator and has been assisting Jim Mitchell in all aspects …

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Noelia Figueroa

VP Pennsylvania Operations ( Pennsylvania/FloridaVirginia/DC Metro )

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Noelia Moreno Figueroa National / VP Pennsylvania Operations Noelia joined Metropolitan Title in February of 1999, just a few months after graduating from Law School. Her primary function as VP Pennsylvania Operations is to manage and grow new client relationships in our Pennsylvania office. She is currently a licensed Settlement Agent in 12 states and conducts closings in both English and Spanish.

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Ryan Mitchell

Settlement Processor

Direct Phone: 703-753-9005
Office Phone: 615-800-4005

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Founder/President of Metropolitan Title LLC, Metropolitan Escrow & Title LLC earned a Juris Doctor from The American University, Washington College of Law in 1983. Jim was licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1983 and in the State of Maryland in 1984. The Texas operations; commenced in 2005.

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Kerry Self

Regional Operations Manager ( Virginia/DC Metro )

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Kerry manages the daily operations for the Leesburg, Middleburg and Winchester offices.   Kerry has decades of expertise in the real estate industry having owned her own title company after successfully growing and managing two others.  Kerry is widely sought after and respected in the industry for her organization, attention to detail, personal approach and overall knowledge of real estate.

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Paul Pelish

Settlement Officer ( Virginia/DC Metro )

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Paul received a dual major Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and History from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia in 1989, and received his Juris Doctor from the George Mason University School of Law (now the Antonin Scalia Law School) in 1997 where Paul served as the President of the Student Bar Association.   Paul owned and operated Historic Title, LLC in Leesburg, Virginia for 14  …

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