Kenneth MecciaAdd to Address Book.
Ken Meccia, has led Statewide’s marketing and sales division since 1981. Under his management, the company has expanded from its beginnings in Westchester County to serving clients throughout the tri-state area, as well as, nationwide. Ken also heads up the Manhattan office, which has seen considerable growth within the past two years. He is an active member on the Development Board of Hudson Valley Bank and is also a member of The New York Association of Mortgage Brokers and the Westchester County Board of Realtors. Ken served for two years on the White Plains Zoning Board of Appeals and is a licensed real estate agent.
Alan MecciaAdd to Address Book.
Chief Operating Officer
Alan’s 35 years in the title insurance industry has provided him with a wide-range and in-depth knowledge of both commercial and residential real estate transactions. His constant improvement of Statewide’s efficiency, has enabled the company to present clients state of the art technology. Because of his credibility and expertise within the title insurance industry, Alan’s company-wide goal is to deliver a smooth transaction from origination to closing no matter how complex the deal may be.
Jim MecciaAdd to Address Book.
Chairman of the Board
Jim Meccia’s career in the title industry began in 1957 and included various executive positions with major Title Insurance Companies in both New York and New Jersey. Jim has worked extensively with some of the top developers, law firms and lenders throughout his many years in the industry. In 1979, he founded Statewide Abstract Corp in an effort to provide the legal, financial and real estate communities with sufficient title insurance protection. Today, he is still actively involved with Statewide which is now run by his two sons Alan Meccia, CEO and Kenneth Meccia, President.
Mitch UsavichAdd to Address Book.
Senior Vice President
Mitch spent his early years in managing Statewide’s Poughkeepsie office before becoming the Sr. Vice President of the Production/Operations Department in the White Plains office. His extensive background includes service on the Zoning Board of Appeals and Trustee for the Village of Wappingers Falls, as well as 10 years of service for the town of Poughkeepsie South Baseball and Hockey League. He specializes in problematic title issues both commercially and residentially.
Stephen Spedaliere Esq.Add to Address Book.
Stephen M. Spedaliere has been counsel at Statewide Abstract Corp. since 2005. Prior to becoming in house counsel, Stephen was a sole practitioner in White Plains. Stephen is a 1999 graduate of Pace University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut.
Stephen’s experience in the title industry began in 1998 with First American Title Insurance Company of New York in White Plains. From there he joined the law firm of Jason & Nesson, L.L.P. in Rockland County. Stephen brings his extensive experience and knowledge as a practicing real estate attorney to the company. With this experience, he is able to focus both on the legal and title issues to ensure that all of Statewide’s real estate transactions close with the utmost professionalism.
Richard KrasnerAdd to Address Book.
Senior Vice President
Richard Krasner began his career at Statewide Abstract in September, 1992. During his career at Statewide, he has built an extensive client base of attorneys, lenders, realtors, and developers throughout the Hudson Valley and New York City. Rick enjoys entertaining and networking with clients on the golf course. He has been involved with Business Network International since 1998 as a member and Chapter President. He is an active member of the Young Mortgage Bankers Association and the B’Nai Brith Real Estate Group. Rick lives in Scarsdale with his wife Robin and daughter Kimberly.
Connie Alimena J.D.Add to Address Book.
Regional Vice President
Connie joined the Statewide team in 2006. With her razor sharp technical skills, knowledge base, and long-standing industry relationships, she has expanded and oversees the firm’s platform to support the Manhattan market. As a seasoned expert in the title industry, Connie has mastered the art of connecting clients with the right professionals to enhance the value of the firm’s deep ties to key players. She has a vast array of expertise from her combined sales experience and legal background. Connie is a graduate of New York Law School, which enables her to provide her clients with astute legal knowledge. Her professionalism and incomparable service separate her from the rest. These attributes continue to bring her success throughout the real estate marketplace.
Connie works with a myriad of lending institutions, attorneys, realtors and developers throughout New York in both the commercial and residential arena and her proven method of creating relationships for her clients through networking is the foundation of her success.
Karinta DiMartinoAdd to Address Book.
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Karinta began her title insurance career with Statewide in 1998, where she managed the day to day operations. After working for a developer, obtaining her Real Estate license, and managing a bank branch in Mount Kisco, title insurance was a natural fit.
She’s loyal to her clients, committed to excellence in service, and attributes her success to strategic networking. She is active member in PNW, Westchester County Board of Realtors, Westchester County Bar Association and participates actively in fundraising for the troops.
Mark OkamotoAdd to Address Book.
Director of Regional Sales
Mark Okamoto has recently joined Statewide Abstract and brings a wealth of knowledge from his prior sales experience (and Former PGA Golf Professional and retail store owner of Larry’s Golf in Scarsdale) to his position as Director of Sales. Prior to his entry into the title field, Mark has worked in real estate since 2005 and, prior to joining Statewide Abstract, was a consistent top producer in both commercial and residential real estate sales at one of Westchester’s top real estate firms. Having been a Realtor, Mark understands the demands of practicing real estate and brings an extensive knowledge of proven strategies to succeed in a perpetually shifting market. He has formed hundreds of lasting relationships with both real estate professionals, attorneys, investors, developers, mortgage brokers as well as with his real estate customers and clients. Mark is committed to supporting his clients’ endeavors while ensuring he and his team provides the highest level of professionalism and service in the industry.
Mari AnastosAdd to Address Book.
Assistance Vice President, Sales
Mari Anastos brings her twenty years of experience as a legal assistant in the title industry to her new role of Account Executive at Statewide in their White Plains office. “Unlike many AEs in the business Mari’s first-hand knowledge ensures she understands every aspect of the title process and can get involved at any level to guarantee the transaction moves smoothly and swiftly to closing,” states Kenneth Meccia, President of Statewide.
Anastos has relationships with realtors, attorneys and mortgage brokers and bankers throughout the tri-state area and brings a unique understanding of the team process required to close deals in today’s fast-paced real estate environment. Having experience with both simple residential deals and complex commercial transactions provides her with a depth of experience that will benefit Statewide Abstract clients.
Anastos has been a member of the Women’s Council of Realtors and is a member of the Westchester County Bar Association.
Michael MecciaAdd to Address Book.
A graduate of Lincoln College, Michael Meccia previously worked at Honda in White Plains for three years and held the position of top salesperson in his last two years there. By joining Statewide he follows in his grandfather’s, Uncle’s and Father’s footsteps.
Like his colleagues, he will complete the National Board of Realtors training course to deepen his knowledge of the industry. He is a member of the Young Mortgage Banker’s Association and will join the White Plains Bar and Banker’s associations and will complete his Notary licensing this summer. In his spare time, Meccia plays golf, enjoys trap shooting with his father and is an avid tennis player.
Ellen Marcus Esq.Add to Address Book.
Having worked in the real estate field of law for her entire legal career of 24 years, Ellen Marcus is detail-oriented, organized, and well-versed in providing impeccable service to her clients. Her experience running the mortgage closing department of a prominent law firm in White Plains plus other positions in her career, have offered the opportunity to be responsible for transactional real estate closings, including drafting contracts, dealing with contract negotiations and advocating on her client’s behalf, before, at and after closings.
Ellen’s experience will serve Statewide Abstract clients well as she joins the team to handle a multitude of responsibilities with regard to title processing. Marcus received her B.A. from Hunter College and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. She was admitted to the NYS Bar in 1994 and is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey and is a member of the NYS Bar Association.
Julie M. FallerAdd to Address Book.
Julie has been a New York State Title Insurance counsel since 1998. Prior to joining Statewide she was Senior Underwriting Counsel for Skyline TRG Title Insurance agency in New York City, Vice President and New York State Agency Counsel for Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company Assistant Vice President Counsel, and Agency Services Representative for Stewart Title Insurance Company, Assistant Vice President and State Counsel for United General Title Insurance Company, Assistant vice President, Counsel and Reinsurance Administrator for First American Title Insurance Company of New York, and Commercial Underwriting Counsel at several large agencies in New York City. She received her Bachelor Arts degree in Psychology from Holy Cross in Worcester MA and earned her Juris Doctor degree from Pace University School of Law. She is a member of the New York State Bar and the Westchester County Bar and has served on the Land Records Committee of the new York State Land Title Association and the Hudson Valley Liaison for Land Records of the New York State Land Title Association.
Cindy StembelAdd to Address Book.
Cindy has over 8 years of experience at Statewide Abstract. Her multitude of tasks includes the handling of applications, proof-reading, organizing and distributing of all title reports. She is responsible for gathering the necessary information from the examiners and vendors while providing impeccable service to all clients.
Mary Anne CaseyAdd to Address Book.
Vice President & Sr. Title Officer
Mary Anne has been part of the Statewide team for over 16 years in the Legal Department. Prior to joining Statewide, she spent 10+ years working for two national underwriters – First American and Ticor Title. Before starting in the title industry, Mary Anne spent 13 years in banking as an operations officer and assistant manager.
Matthew McAllisterAdd to Address Book.
A financial manager successful in various roles within the financial services industry, Matt brings with him an impressive history of delivering hands-on results for several organizations. His attention to detail and commitment to enhancing the quality of customer service provided is what has taken him to the top of his field in a short period of time. His experience in financial management, strategic planning, management reporting, vendor relations, process improvement and research and analytics serves Statewide clients well in his position as Title Officer.
Paul CapuanoAdd to Address Book.
Paul has been an employee of Statewide Abstract Corporation since 2002. He came with extensive knowledge of the Title Insurance business from spending 27 years at the Westchester County Clerk’s office. During this tenure, he was the Supervisor of the Land Records Division for 8 years.
Millie PerezAdd to Address Book.
Millie has been in the Title Insurance business for over 24 years and has been part of the Statewide team since 1987. Millie works on a wide range of projects and she also remits for the underwriters as well as types title policies and title reports.
Lisa CapicchioniAdd to Address Book.
Lisa began as a title examiner in 1979 has been with Statewide Abstract since 2012. Her multitude of tasks includes the handling of applications, proof-reading, organizing and distributing of all title reports. She is responsible for gathering the necessary information from the examiners and vendors while providing impeccable service to all clients.
Meghan ParteAdd to Address Book.
Meghan is a 2004 graduate of Manhattan College where she received her Bachelors of Science in Accounting. After obtaining public experience she joined Statwide in 2005. She has proven to be a great asset, especially with the management of our client escrows.