Michigan-Based Title Agency Acquires Ohio Operation

January 22, 2013

Attorneys Title Agency LLC, based in Farmington Hills, Mich., has acquired the assets of Talon Title Agency of Central Ohio Inc.

The acquisition was first reported by Columbus Business First.

The company will operate as Talon Title Agency in Central Ohio, while Joe Barone, former co-owner of Talon Title, will serve as president of the Ohio company. Talon Title has four offices and has 40 employees.

First American Title Insurance Co. formed the Talon Title brand in 2003. The company became an independent agency in 2006 with First American remaining as its underwriter.

Barone told Columbus Business First that Talon Title’s has focused on the residential market in recent years, but the acquisition by Attorneys Title will help the agency grow its commercial business.

Attorneys Title President William Robinson Jr. said the his company made the acquisition to diversify its geographic footprint.