Universal Title is proud of the personal level of service we give our clients and customers.
David K. Mason
Chief Executive Officer
David K. Mason started in the title business in 2006, and officially took over as Universal Title’s Chief Executive Officer in 2012. Today he leads a team that consists of over 85 individuals across more than 20 locations, and consistently ranks in the top 3 Title Companies in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area by the Washington Business Journal. Universal Title has also been nationally recognized by First American Title Insurance Company as one of its top agents. In 2020 David helped launch BKCO Title and Escrow, a sister company of Universal Title, that currently operates in Washington State.
As a native of the Washington, D.C. area, David gets great joy from being able to assist so many people in the community realize the dream of homeownership. Having gotten his start during a period in our history when so many families lost their homes, those formative years continue to influence the direction of Universal Title. As the real estate transaction has increasingly become more complicated and burdensome, his mission has been one of making the settlement process easier, more transparent, more efficient, and more enjoyable for all the parties involved.
David’s vision for Universal Title is that it continues to be an organization where individuals exceed what they previously thought they were personally and professionally capable of achieving.
David is a graduate of Duke University where he majored in Economics and was a four-year letterman and captain of the baseball team. He earned his J.D. from The University of Virginia School of Law and is admitted to the Virginia State Bar and District of Columbia Bar.
Jennifer Mason Halsted
Executive Director of Business Development & Sales
After taking a hiatus from a career in sales/client development to raise her two daughters, Teresa came back full force and joined Universal Title as a settlement agent and was instrumental in the growth of the Arlington and Tysons offices. As the company grew, so did Teresa’s desire for growth. She began adding members to the business development team and rose through the ranks of Universal Title to become the Executive Director of Business Development & Sales. Teresa is passionate about the growth and development of the Business Development team and Universal Title.
Samantha La Mell, J.D.
Regional Director, Maryland
David V. Mason
Founder and Chairman
Carrie Mock, J.D.
Regional Director, Virginia
Maria Deligiorgis, Esq.
Dir. of National Expansion
& General Counsel
Maria Deligiorgis is the General Counsel and Director of National Expansion for Universal Title. Maria received her law degree from the American University Washington College of Law and her bachelor’s degree in music and her master’s degree in journalist from the University of Iowa. Maria was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 1990 and she also is admitted in Maryland.
Director of Business Development & Sales, Old Town
Director of Business Development & Sales, Kingstowne
Director of Business Development & Sales, Fairfax
Director of Business Development & Sales, Stafford and Fredericksburg
Director of Business Development & Sales, Annapolis and Southern MD
Director of Business Development & Sales, Falls Church
Erika M. Madden
Director of Business Development & Sales, Howard County
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