Capital Title is the largest independent title company in Texas with over 80 locations across the state.
Austin Northwest Team
President (Austin)/Commercial Escrow Officer
Monica Middleton is a proud second generation Austinite and graduate of the University of Texas. As a title officer, Monica brings 20 years of experience in the industry to every transaction. It is safe to say she has seen it all and has knowledge about all kinds of transactions - everything from raw land deals to billboard signs.
Monica’s attention to detail, calmness during a crisis and her in depth experience with all aspects of closing a deal including her unique expertise with title insurance rate rules and endorsements make her an invaluable resource to her clients. Her most complex transaction was a commercial loan involving 40 restaurants in more than 20 different counties.
Monica has been recognized as a top producer for many years. She was inducted into The Achiever’s Club for a nationwide company.
Monica’s life outside of work is quite busy as she tries to keep up with her husband, who is an extreme sport participant, and her three lovely boys, who eat, sleep and breathe everything sports. She is very blessed to have such a loving family with whom she spends as much time as possible.
Samantha is an experienced escrow officer who began her career in the title industry right after graduating from the University of Texas in 2002. Starting as the receptionist, Samantha caught on quickly and was adeptly closing transactions in less than a year.
Well known for being reliable, professional, knowledgeable, and responsive, Samantha is also extremely personable, thorough, efficient, resourceful and a great team player. With a knack for thinking outside the box, Samantha finds ways to accommodate her clients’ needs so that everyone walks away from the closing table having enjoyed a great experience. She especially enjoys participating in residential purchases and always makes sure that it’s an exciting and positive experience for the home buyer.
Samantha is experienced in a broad range of closings including 1031 exchanges, investors, commercial and residential, builders, refinance, and construction loans. She enjoys new experiences and always appreciates the opportunity to learn something new. She especially enjoys residential purchases and always makes sure that it’s an exciting and positive experience for the home buyer.
When not working, Samantha enjoys spending time with her family, which includes three active young children who love participating in basketball, soccer and flag football. She is passionate about exercising and finds running and boxing to be her two personal favorites. Samantha also enjoys traveling and a trip to Paris, France to relive her time abroad after college teaching adults English is on her future to-do list.
Phyllis is a veteran closer with more than 36 years of experience in the title industry and has been with Capital Title since 2016. After graduating from the University of Texas in 1981 with a Bachelors of Business Administration she started her career as an escrow assistant, until 1997 when she became an escrow officer.
Phyllis was born in Austin and raised in Gonzales, Texas. She has been a resident of Austin since 1979. Phyllis feels that being brought up in a small community is one of the reasons she enjoys interacting with people at the closing table, where she always strives to make people feel at home.
Phyllis’s Business Philosophy for Closing:
- Always be proactive in every aspect of the closing process,
- It is extremely important to communicate with all parties involved in a closing transaction,
- Our job is to make the closing process as smooth and pleasant as possible for everyone - seller, buyer, lender, realtor, etc.
- “Exemplary” is an attitude and we strive to prove that at every closing,
- It is very important to build a relationship with our customers. We want our customer to not only feel special, but to know that they are appreciated and that they can depend on us for their closing needs. We want them to feel like Capital Title is “home” and they are an extension of our business family.
In her spare time Phyllis enjoys spending time with her husband of 32 years, two daughters and three grandchildren. When time permits she also enjoys working on scrapbooking projects and attending retreats for those projects
Kat Anderson is a native Austinite who attended The University of Texas – San Antonio to study Interior Design at The School of Architecture. She was introduced to the Title Industry in 2007 and is now a Licensed Escrow Officer.
With over 10 years of experience, Kat has acquired extensive knowledge and expertise in 1031 exchanges, investors, commercial and residential transactions, as well as builders, refinance, construction loans and reverse mortgages. She radiates an upbeat, positive attitude and is always ready to take on even the most complicated transactions. Kat is recognized by her colleagues and clients as being fun and easy to talk to, confident in her abilities and a natural multitasker. Working with first-time homebuyers and assisting them in making one of the most important purchases in their lifetime is the most rewarding aspect of her career.
In her personal life, Kat is a talented musician and artist who enjoys traveling the world. She has explored Thailand, parts of Europe and Central America. She will travel to Peru to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu later this year.