Rick formed NorthStar Title Services in June 2001. Relying on the combination of experience, technology and Areddy’s leadership; NorthStar has established itself as one of Cleveland’s elite full-service title companies. Prior to the inception of NorthStar, Areddy ran one of Cleveland’s largest title agencies and had more than twelve years of experience working for a national title insurance underwriter.
Areddy received his Bachelor Degree in Psychology from Michigan State University and his M.B.A. from the University of Detroit. He is currently a member of a variety of real estate related trade groups and is a licensed title agent by the Superintendent of Insurance for the State of Ohio.
MARY R. PORTER
Mary is a Principal and the general counsel for NorthStar Title Services, LLC and heads the Commercial Department. In addition, Porter coordinates 1031 Exchanges on behalf of NorthStar Transfer & Exchange. Porter actively participates in CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) and served as a past president. She is a frequent lecturer in title insurance and real estate continuing education programs. She is an active member of the Cuyahoga County Bar Association, and Cleveland Bar Association (Real Estate Law Section).
Porter received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University and earned her Juris – Doctorate degree from Cleveland State’s John Marshall College of Law. She has been a licensed attorney in the State of Ohio since 1989.
Deborah Lawrence-Auten, Esq.
COMMERCIAL ESCROW OFFICER
Deborah Lawrence-Auten recently joined NorthStar Title as a commercial escrow officer after moving back to the Cleveland area. Deb has over 21 years of managerial and national closing experience in the commercial title industry. Deb Obtained her B.S. in management from David Myers Business College and
her J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College Of Law.
She co-chaired the 2007 Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Real Estate Law Institute, was a Trustee of the Cleveland Epilepsy Association where she co-chaired their annual Gala fundraiser in 2010-2011, and has received awards from the Commercial Real Estate Women’s Cleveland Chapter. In her free time, Deb loves spending time with family, biking and golfing.
Sarah Minneman has been with NorthStar Title Services since the company’s inception in 2001, and has 25 plus years of experience in the real estate industry. She is a licensed Title Insurance Marketing rep in the State of Ohio, a member of the Business Accelerator’s Chapter of BNI, is the Educational Committee Chair for the Cleveland Realtist Association, and a member in the Akron Cleveland Board of Realtors. In addition to managing her sales territory, Sarah is responsible for implementing a strategic sales plan which expands the company’s sales team and customer base to ensure its strong presence throughout Northeast Ohio.
Sarah graduated from Miami University with a BA.
REGIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER
Doug is part of the ownership team that began NorthStar Title in 2001 and he has been in the title industry for over twenty years. Doug’s knack for making quick friends and turning those friendships into long term business relationships has been the pinnacle for his success.
Doug attended Ohio State University and Lorain Community College focusing on business. He has attended many sales seminars over the years and has been a member of various industry related organizations. Doug is a licensed title agent in the State of Ohio.
REGIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER
Karen has been serving the title industry since 1992 and she prides herself on providing excellent customer service to all parties of the real estate transaction. She began her journey with NorthStar Title in 2017 and couldn’t be happier to have joined a team who values stellar customer service. Karen spends her time maintaining and developing real estate relationships by providing continuing education, conducting lunch and learn programs, networking and assisting in servicing transactions.
Karen received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University, with a specialization in Marketing. She is a member of the Lake and Geauga Area Association of Realtors, a member of the Greater Cleveland HBA, and she supports the local Real Estate Market through various organizations.