609 584-8810 info@stanj.net


About Us

– Senior Management –


Email: Jeanne DeStefano, President / Co-Owner 

Jeanne has over thirty years of experience in the marketing sector of the industry and is a licensed Title Producer and Real Estate Agent. Concentrating on the residential area, Jeanne also directs overall company operations. Jeanne can be reached at extension 101.


Email: Tom DeStefano, Senior Vice-President / Co-Owner

A New Jersey licensed Title Producer, Tom brings over twenty five years of experience in the marketing sector of the industry. He focuses his efforts on the commercial and industrial market segments and provides excellent service to all of Sterling’s clients. Tom can be reached at extension 102. 


– Key Staff Positions –

Title Examination


Email: April Olex , Title Officer & Office Manager 

A New Jersey Licensed Title Producer, April has many years of experience in multiple facets of the title industry. In addition to heading the examination services at Sterling, April oversees the flow of your order through Sterling’s various departments. April can be reached at extension 104.

Settlement Department

EMAIL: Cindy Clough , Settlement & Closing Paralegal
Cindy brings a wealth of paralegal skill to our Settlement Department. Covering all areas of interaction with the lender, Closing Document preparation, disbursement of funds. Cindy will make all facets of your transaction a pleasant experience. Cindy’s extension is 105.
EMAIL: Barb DeStefano , Settlement & Closing Paralegal
Barb brings many years of paralegal experience to our Settlement Department. She interacts with all facets of your transaction with the lender, your attorney and any municipal agencies, Closing Document preparation and disbursement of funds. Barb will make your transaction a smooth experience. Barb’s extension is 103.
EMAIL: Diane ValentinoSettlement & Closing Paralegal
Diane brings many years of paralegal experience to our Settlement Department. She interacts with all aspects of the process with your lender, attorney and the various municipal agencies. She will also prepare your Document Package and handle disbursement of funds after your closing. Diane is accessible every step of the way throughout your transaction. Diane’s extension is 112.

Post Closing


EMAIL: Jack Destefano, Post Closing / Recording Dept.
Jack’s corporate management background brings a wealth of experience to the Post-Closing function with Recording of Deeds & Plotting to the myriad of related interactions with Local and County Government Agencies. Jack can be reached at extension 109.


EMAIL: Sandi Wright, Financial Analyst & Staff Accountant
Sandi oversees all of the financial operations for Sterling. Even though this position is demanding, she provides business insight to the other departments to ensure the checks and balances throughout the client process work smoothly.  Sandi can be reached at Extension 107.


Prompt, Personal and Honest Service

At Sterling, we focus on providing our clients with exceptional service that is always courteous, prompt and professional.  Going that Extra Mile for you whether it be handling on-site closings in the evening or on a weekend or providing an extra degree of interaction with the lenders and municipal services on your behalf to make sure your closing is smooth and error-free . . .  This is our Hallmark of Service and promise to you.

 Our Journey

Our staff have lived in the Hamilton area for more then twenty years.  Jeanne and Tom DeStefano, have been involved in the title industry for most of their adult careers.  They understand what matters to the attorneys, lenders, buyers and sellers in the real estate industry and always strive to make each transaction a pleasant personal experience for all involved.  Most of our staff have been with the company since its inception and truly care about the process and accuracy of each closing and can always be counted upon for that extra personal touch to make sure you are completely satisfied.

You, our clients and friends, have helped us grow and provide excellent service to the region over the years and we hope our relationship with you will continue far into the future.  Feel free to call on us at any time with all your title needs and questions.

Thank you . . .  from all the staff at Sterling Title Agency