About

Our Team

Our mission is to provide you with the best service possible. We will try to make any of your transactions be less stressful, whether it is purchase, refinance, construction or just a search on a property. Please let us help you!

Why choose us?

To us, it is not just work. We take pride in knowing we make our clients happy. We have more experience in the settlement field than any other company in the area. We know what works, and we deliver results. We are a team of down to earth people that live right in the communities that we serve. We take our research, closings, and title work extremely serious, and provide you with superior service.

 

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Michael Menard, PLS
President/COO/Co-owner

(814) 274-2210
mmenard@cornerstonesettlement.com

Michael Menard is a co-owner of Cornerstone Abstract and Settlement He is a professional land surveyor for Pennsylvania and New York State.  In addition, he is a licensed sewage enforcement officer for the state of Pennsylvania. ​​

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Christine Strawderman
Business Manager
(814) 274-2210

cstrawderman@cornerstonesettlement.com

Christine Strawderman is Office Manager for Cornerstone Abstract and Settlement.  She attended Boise State University with an emphasis on business.  She has ten years experience with human resources, payroll and benefits, and office management. 

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Amy J. Witter
Title Agent
(570) 724-2731

awitter@cornerstonesettlement.com

Amy J. Witter is a Paralegal and graduated from Pennsylvania State College of Technology.  She has been a licensed Title Agent with Old Republic Title Company since 2006.  Prior to employment with Cornerstone Abstract and Settlement, she worked in all areas of law and real estate for almost 20 years within Tioga and Lycoming Counties.  More recently, she was a co-owner and title agent for a real estate settlement company.  She is currently one of  the Title Agents in our Tioga County office.

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Emily L. Focht
Title Agent

(570) 724-2731
efocht@cornerstonesettlement.com

Emily L. Focht graduated from Mansfield University with a Bachelor's Degree in History. She has been working in the real estate business since 2010 and became a licensed Title Agent with Old Republic Title Company in 2017. She is currently one of the Title Agents in our Tioga County Office.   

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Scott Fortner


Scott G. Fortner is a 2007 graduate of Port Allegany High School. Prior to his employment at Cornerstone Abstract & Settlement, he spent the last decade in the real estate and oil and gas industry as a title searcher, working in over thirty counties in the State of Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio and West Virginia. He is a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) and has been a licensed Title Agent with Old Republic Title Company since 2020. He is currently one of the Title Agents in our Potter County office.

Locations

You can email us at info@cornerstonesettlement.com or contact us at any of our three main locations below:

Potter County

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Tioga County

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McKean County

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