Landmark Title Assurance Agency – Title

2555 E. Camelback Road, Suite 275
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Office: (602) 748-2800
Fax: (602) 748-2710

Ramon Castillo

Chief Title Officer

Ramon Castillo

Chief Title Officer

Ramon brings more than four decades of experience to the Landmark Title team. Beginning his career in 1977, Ramon has extensive experience in the title industry, handling complex commercial closings in a variety of industries, including hotels, golf courses, shopping centers and apartment buildings. As Chief Title Officer, Ramon will advise staff and focus on serving clients to successfully close transactions. Ramon is an active member of the Land Title Association where he has served as the Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President and President. He has received a number of industry honors including the designation of Arizona Land Title Professional from the Land Title Association of Arizona and the “Circle of Excellence” award from Fidelity National Financial.

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Josh Conant

Josh Conant

Assistant Chief Title Officer

Josh Conant

Josh Conant

Assistant Chief Title Officer

Josh got his start as a title officer in 2002 with Fidelity National Title. Since then, he has worked in multiple industry-related roles. His past positions include Title Officer and Team Lead at Nextitle and Executive Vice President and Director of Title Operations at Invest Title, both in Phoenix. In 2021 he was promoted to Assistant Chief Title Officer.

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Michael Bishop

Michael Bishop

Senior Commercial Title Officer

Michael Bishop

Michael Bishop

Senior Commercial Title Officer

Mike is a 1994 graduate of ASU and he previously held the position of Title Manager for Northwestern Title specializing in foreclosure properties. Mike is well versed in title insurance products for the commercial real estate market working with clients in a high-volume office to facilitate deals to closing.

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Sean Barragan

Senior Commercial Title Officer

Sean Barragan

Senior Commercial Title Officer

Sean has spent more than three decades building his career in the title industry. He is well versed in handling complex transactions in multiple states, working for firms in both Seattle and Phoenix. Most recently, Sean was responsible for major accounts for commercial title at Fidelity National Title. As a Sr. Commercial Title Officer on the Landmark Title team, Sean is committed to growing and maintaining the company’s customer base.

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Chris Bennett

Commercial Title Examiner

Chris Bennett

Commercial Title Examiner

Chris Bennet brings nearly 20 years of experience in the title industry. Prior to joining Landmark Title as a Commercial Title Examiner, Chris most recently worked at Fidelity Title. As part of the title team, Chris is dedicated to providing timely customer service to commercial clients. Chris grew up in California and Berlin, Germany before settling in Glendale, Arizona. When Chris is not working, you can find Chris playing golf or enjoying time with his five children and nine grandchildren.

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Owen Sanchez

Owen Sanchez

Title Officer

Owen Sanchez

Owen Sanchez

Title Officer

Owen Sanchez began in the real estate industry in 2015 as a packaging and recording clerk with Title Security. Owen was initially inspired by a colleague to consider a position in escrow services and he quickly found a fit. He was promoted to title examiner and later to title officer.  Owen was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, the oldest of four. Owen is a passionate NBA fan, and spends his free time volunteering as a youth basketball coach for the Tucson Magic Basketball Organization, coaching kids from grade school to high school.

Barbara Whipple

Commercial Title Officer

Barbara Whipple

Commercial Title Officer

Barbara (Bobby) Whipple is an industry veteran that has worked in the title industry for more than 40 years. For nearly 22 years, she was part of the Landmark Title team in Tucson and transitioned to Title Security for a few years before taking a brief retirement. Not one to sit idle, Bobby came out of retirement in 2020 and returned to Landmark Title as a Commercial Title Officer. Bobby’s extensive experience and understanding of the industry allow her to foresee issues and   is an Arizona native that grew up on the reservations in Keams Canyon (Hopi) and Sells (Tohono O’odham). She holds a BA in Business Administration from University of Phoenix.

Holly Bennett

Title Liaison - Examiner

Holly Bennett

Title Liaison - Examiner

Holly Bennett brings more than 22 years of experience in real estate to the Landmark Title Team. Over the course of her career, she has held positions with DataTrace, LandAmerica, and Fidelity, where she
gained an in dept understanding of title production and examination. As a Residential Title Production Supervisor for Landmark Title, Holly will work with her team to meet all residential title processing expectations and assist with the buildout of Resware. Holly is originally from Michigan, but now resides in Glendale. Away from the office, Holly loves spending time with her family and friends and enjoying time outdoors camping, golfing and playing a variety of sports.

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Michele Scanlon

Michele Scanlon

Residential Title Lead/Title Examiner

Michele Scanlon

Michele Scanlon

Residential Title Lead/Title Examiner

Michele brings nearly 30 years of experience to the Landmark Title team. In 1991 started working as a loan officer and worked for multiple lenders before making the transition to the title industry. She began as a Title Examiner for First American Title in California and returned to Arizona in 2004 where she previously worked for Fidelity National Title. Michele oversees residential title production and examines residential title orders to help facilitate smooth closings.

Brittanie Tarumoto

Brittanie Tarumoto

Residential Title Examiner

Brittanie Tarumoto

Brittanie Tarumoto

Residential Title Examiner

Brittanie Tarumoto began working in the title industry in 2015. She previously worked in the celebrity travel industry where she learned the importance of managing timelines and deadlines. She made the career switch when she was recruited by Thomas Title. Brittanie joined the Landmark Title team in 2017 as a Title Assistant before being promoted to the position of Title Examiner. 

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Support Staff

Jaeden Mendoza

Recording Desk

Dawn Ruotolo

Title Assistant