"Federated Title is our go-to title company for the very simple reason that they are the best at what they do. Working with Mike Benzi and his team is not only a pleasure, but it gives us the confidence that all our issues are being addressed by smart people who are responsive, prompt, professional, and intelligent."

- Jeff Fox, Foxy Management

Suzanne M. Garcia, Esq.

Senior Underwriting Counsel

Suzanne has held numerous positions in the title industry for the past 30 years. Previously, she was New York State Counsel for Westcor Land Title Insurance Company, and earlier was Assistant Vice President and Counsel for Quality Control for United General Title Insurance Company, specializing in the training of title agents. She has been employed as a title closer, title reader and as a title officer both for independent agents and for First American Title Insurance Company.

Suzanne has lectured at many CLE seminars and has served as Vice-President of TIRSA. Suzanne’s article “Foreclosures in Title — a New Perspective,” was published in the New York Law Journal in August 2008 and her article “A Glance at the Impact of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis on the Title Insurance industry” was published in the Fall 2009 edition of Pace Law Review.


  • State University of New York, Empire State College
  • City University of New York School of Law


  • New York State Land Title Association – Education Committee (former chair)