FARMINGTON HILLS — Farmington Hills-based Attorneys Title Agency, a full-service title company providing comprehensive services throughout the state of Michigan, announced today that it has formed a new affiliate, Ohio-based Talon Title Agency, LLC. Talon Title Agency has acquired the assets of its branch in Columbus, Ohio. The transaction closed on December 31, 2012. ATA chairman and CEO David A. Trott made the announcement.
“As the largest independent title agency in metropolitan Columbus, Talon Title Agency, LLC has some great opportunities,” stated Trott. “We are thrilled to expand our footprint into Ohio, and the acquisition further strengthens our presence in the Midwest.”
Talon Title Agency will continue to operate its four offices throughout the metropolitan Columbus market. Former Talon Title Agency of Central Ohio President Joseph J. Barone will remain president of the new agency, overseeing the organization’s 40 employees. William L. Robinson, Jr., who is also the president of ATA, will serve as the CEO of Talon Title Agency.
“This acquisition is fundamental to maintain our current position as a leader and innovator in the Columbus market,” said Barone. “It will arm Talon Title Agency with the strong financial backing, operational advancements, innovative and impactful technology, and a proven approach to sales and marketing that Attorneys Title is renowned for throughout the state of Michigan.”