Michael C. Ridgway
Mike has been practicing law, focusing on real estate matters, in the Washington Metropolitan area for over 33 years.
Mike received his law degree in 1984 from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. Following completion of law school, Mike served as the law clerk to the Honorable James J. McAuliffe, Jr, Judge of the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Maryland from 1984 to 1985. He is licensed in Maryland and is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Montgomery County Bar Association. Mike has been very active in the real estate community throughout the Baltimore and Washington Metropolitan Region, instructing realtors in continuing educations courses and providing practical solutions to realtors, lenders, and consumers. Mike is experienced in residential and commercial transactions and focuses his practice on providing practical resolution of issues throughout the entire real estate transaction.
Mike is very active in the real estate community, serving in many leadership roles over the years in the Maryland Land Title Association, educating realtors, and assisting as part of other organizations supporting assistance to homeownership. Mike was a member of the inaugural class of Leadership Montgomery in 1990.
Mike is also very active in the regional community at large, serving in leadership roles in non- profit and charitable organizations. Among his many leadership roles, Mike served on the Georgetown Preparatory School Board of Trustees from 2002-2008. Mike was honored as the Montgomery County MD Catholic Business Network Community Leader of the Year 2016 for his years of dedication to charitable organizations.
He graduated from Salisbury State College in 1986. He graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1991. Following his graduation from law school, Steve served as the law clerk to the Honorable James J. McAuliffe, Jr, Judge of the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Maryland from 19__ to 198__.
Stephen serves as Senior Counsel for the Eastern Shore Division of Real Estate Title & Escrow.
He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association, and the Wicomico County Bar Association. Steve has served on the Board of Directors for Salisbury Neighborhood Housing Service, Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County and served on the Education Committee for the Coastal Association of REALTORS®.
In March 2013, Steve was presented “Hero for Habitat” for over 10 years of continued support and for his service on the Board of Directors.
February 2017, Steve was awarded the State of Maryland Governor’s Volunteer Service Certificate recognizing his dedication to the community and years of volunteer service.
Brian P. Glancy
For more than 30 years, Brian has been representing clients in all three Delaware counties in residential and commercial real estate settlements, as well as helping clients with Will preparation, estate administration and business formations.
Brian is a graduate of the University of Delaware and a cum laude graduate of Widener University School of Law. He has taught numerous seminars to fellow attorneys and realtors on real estate, settlement and title matters.
A Baltimore native, Jordan focuses on commercial real estate transactions and other matters related to commercial transactions. Jordan attended the University of Maryland where he graduated in 2008. Jordan attended the New England School of Law, graduating in 2011.
Jordan underwrites a variety of commercial real estate transactions involving private, public and governmental financing. Such transactions include FHA/HUD insured projects, Low-Income Housing Tax Credit projects, various other multi-family/affordable housing projects, large-scale residential subdivisions, shopping centers, office buildings, and raw undeveloped land. Jordan represents a diverse set of clients, including commercial and residential developers, local and large-scale national builders, and local and national lenders.
Jordan is licensed in Maryland and is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and its Real Estate Property Section.
Kevin L. Bayly
Kevin is the managing attorney of Community Title Network’s Washington, DC office. Kevin’s legal experience includes real estate and property law, real estate transactions, contract drafting and negotiations, small business matters, intellectual property, and copyright law.
A native of the Washington, DC area, Kevin attended Gonzaga College High School, graduated from the University of Maryland as a Banneker Key Scholar in 2004, and earned his law degree from Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law in 2012.
Kevin is a member of the Maryland Bar and an active volunteer in both the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland’s Tax Sale Foreclosure Clinic and the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. Kevin is also an affiliate member of the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, and an active member of the Lamond-Riggs Civic Association in Northeast Washington, DC.
Christopher G. Mancini, a native and lifetime resident of the Delmarva Shore, brings over 10 years of legal experience in his role as Managing Branch Attorney for our Fenwick Office. Chris is a licensed attorney in both Delaware and Maryland. He focuses his practice in real estate law in both Maryland and Delaware. Chris is known for his creative problem-solving skills and his ability to provide customers and clients with practical solutions tailored to their individual needs. He is a trained mediator and also practices in the area of Trusts and Estates and engages in Will preparation.
Prior to focusing his practice on real estate, Chris served as an Assistant State’s Attorney for the Honorable Scott D. Shellenberger, in Baltimore County, MD.
Chris attended Worcester Preparatory School in Berlin, Maryland. After high school, he attended Washington College, where he received his B.A. in Business Management while playing four years of lacrosse.
Chris received his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law, in 2012.
Chris and his wife, Sami, love living in Fenwick and working at the beach. Chris is dedicated to the real estate community as well as the general Delmarva community at large.
Thomas F. Cuffie, II
Thomas is a decade long resident of the Baltimore-Washington region. He followed a path, prefaced by an early fascination with geography and college courses in urban planning, directly to HomeSale Settlement Services. As a settlement attorney, Thomas uses problem-solving skills, honed from a combination of engineering coursework and legal experience, to tend to client needs. His keen attention to detail and affinity for intricate processes provide Thomas with the essential tools necessary to be an effective title professional who facilitates real estate transactions for all parties involved. On Capitol Hill, whether in a House congressional office or on the floor of the Senate, Thomas immersed himself in various areas of policy – among them regulations pertaining to financial lending practices, consumer protection, and insurance coverage for homeowners. Thomas is a graduate of Georgia State University College of Law and a member of the Maryland Bar and State Bar of Georgia. He earned his B.S. in General Science from Morehouse College and B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech. To relieve stress, Thomas enjoys his free time as an avid music analyst and whisk(e)y enthusiast.
Josh joins the Community Title Network team in our DC and Kensington offices after practicing as a securities regulatory attorney at two AmLaw Top 200 firms. Using his experience, Josh finds creative and practical solutions to assist his customers and clients with the purchase, sale, and refinance of residential and commercial properties. Josh is a graduate of Miami University (Ohio) and University of Miami School of Law (with honors). When he is not assisting clients, Josh loves traveling, cooking, and spending time outdoors. Josh is a member of the bar in D.C., Florida, Maryland, and Virginia, as well as a licensed title producer in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.
Christopher Joseph David
Christopher has more than 8 years of legal experience in real estate. Christopher quickly developed a passion for conducting settlements because each transaction provides a unique opportunity to assist and guide his clients to a successful conclusion. Christopher firmly believes that each client deserves the highest level of customer service, and he is deeply committed to educating his clients throughout the settlement process. Christopher is known for developing practical solutions to complex title issues in both residential and commercial transactions. Over his career, Christopher has handled thousands of real estate settlements. Prior to joining Community Title Network, Christopher served clients and real estate professionals as manager of a branch office for a large title company in Capitol Hill.
Christopher is a graduate of Georgetown Preparatory School, Hobart College, and the Catholic University School of Law. Christopher is a member of the District and Columbia and Maryland Bars as well as a licensed title agent in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia.
Payton E. Murphy
Payton Murphy joined Community Title Network as a Settlement Attorney after two years in the title insurance industry. Payton graduated from McDaniel College in 2016 with a degree in Political Science. She received her law degree from the Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law, graduating in 2019. There, Payton was first introduced to the title industry while taking a course entitled “Real Estate Transactions”; she immediately knew this was the field for her. Payton appreciates that this industry constantly affords her the opportunity to expand her base of knowledge and learn something new. Payton most enjoys working with clients and agents to ensure they feel supported throughout their transaction. When Payton isn’t in the office, she loves to spend time with friends, visit her local farmer’s markets, and hike the many beautiful trails the DMV has to offer with her hiking buddy, a rescue dog named Hadley.