About Us

Welcome to Bay County Settlements, Inc.


At Bay County, we strive to help ensure that the settlement process is a positive and memorable experience.  

Our staff has handled a wide variety of real estate transactions across the Washington, D.C. Metro Area:  From Northern Virginia to the Northern Neck, and Suburban Maryland to Southern Maryland. Our settlement officers are licensed Title Insurance Agents appointed to write policies for First American Title Insurance Company, an industry leader. We are bonded and insured, and we comply with the American Land Title Association's Best Practices.  

OUR STAFF


David M. Stamm, Esq.
President
(301) 737-3612
david.stamm@baycountysettlements.com

David is the President of Bay County Settlements, Inc., the Director of Bay County Title, LLC, and the founder of the Maryland Operation for Bay County Settlements, Inc. David is also the General Counsel for Bay County's parent company, NM Management, Inc. Prior to joining Bay County, David worked in the private practice law firm setting where he advised clients through a wide variety of real estate matters. David's real estate clients have included homeowners, prospective purchasers, developers, builders, lenders, real estate brokers, property managers, landlords, and tenants. Prior to entering private practice, David served as the Law Clerk to the Honorable Steven Chappelle of the Circuit Court for Charles County, Maryland. Education: JD, University of Maryland Carey School of Law; BA, History, St. Mary's College of Maryland. Bar Admissions: Maryland, District of Columbia

Pamela Godfrey
Operations Manager
(540) 658-2162
p.godfrey@baycountysettlements.com

Pamela is a Virginia native and professional with more than 22 years' experience in the real estate industry. Pam's many years of experience began working for the Real Estate Law Firm of Michael J. Barrett in Fredericksburg in 1996. She continued her title career as a Settlement Officer with Lawyers Title (1997-2001). Taking a break from title, she worked at C&F Mortgage (2001-2011). As a Mortgage Loan Closer, Processor and eventually Loan Officer, Pam understands all aspects of the real estate transaction. Pam joined Bay County Settlements as a Settlement Officer in April of 2011, and in 2016 was promoted to the role of Operations Manager for Bay County Settlements in VA and MD. She brings a wealth of knowledge, focus and superior customer service to each transaction. No matter how complex the situation, Pam's focus is to provide the highest level of professionalism for an accurate and smooth settlement experience for all parties involved.

Spencer Stephens
MD Corporate Counsel & Settlement Attorney/ Annapolis
301-963-3697
spencer.stephens@baycountysettlements.com

Spencer recently began as corporate counsel for Bay County Settlements, Inc. working out of our Annapolis office. Spencer is a leading authority on ethics and professional liability for real estate brokers and agents and on all real estate law generally. For over 20 years, Spencer has been a litigator, representing brokers, agents, surveyors, engineers, contractors and other in lawsuits, arbitration and administrative matters before professional boards. He has been outside counsel to Century 21 New Millennium for over 10 years. He has lectured and written extensively on real estate, contract and construction law, especially as it relates to brokers and agents. He earned his law degree from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and his bachelor's degree from East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. Spencer worked his way through college interpreting classroom lectures for deaf students and is proficient in American Sign Language. Sp

J. Allen Williams, Esq.
Virginia Counsel and Settlement Officer

allen.williams@baycountysettlements.com

Allen is a committed and experience professional, and a licensed Virginia Attorney. Allen is based out of our McLean, Virginia Office. Originally from Mississippi, Allen found he way to Virginia after six years active duty in the United States Marine Corp. Allen's diverse life and work experience, and commitment to service make him an excellent partner in working through settlement and other real estate related matters.

Belinda Quade
Maryland Settlement Officer and Paralegal
(301) 737-5107
belinda.quade@baycountysettlements.com

Belinda is an experienced title professional who prides herself in delivering outstanding service to clients, real estate agents, lenders, and other stakeholders throughout the real estate transactional process. At Bay County, Belinda serves as a Settlement Officer in the California, Maryland Office. Prior to joining Bay County, over a period of twelve years, Belinda climbed the ranks from assistant to processor to manager for an established and respected large, regional title company in the Washington, DC Metro Area. Belinda applies a friendly, but no-nonsense approach to the title process in the effort to keep stress to stakeholders at a minimum.

Roshni Amat
Virginia Settlement Officer/Kingstowne Office
(703) 822-2355
roshni.amat@baycountysettlements.com

Dave Bryan
Virginia Settlement Officer/Gainesville & Warrenton Office
(540) 219-1159
dave.bryan@baycountysettlements.com

Dave has been a resident of Fauquier County for over 18 years and has been in the real estate industry since 2000. Dave has extensive experience in mortgage banking working for Prosperity Mortgage, and Beach First National Bank. He was the President of the Helping Hand Foundation from 2007 to 2010 and was a certified housing counselor. There he successfully assisted over 500 homeowners seek mortgage relief with their lenders. He has been a Realtor since 2010 and joined Bay County Settlements in 2012. Dave conducts settlements in the Gainesville, Warrenton, and Culpeper offices. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Dave navigates clients through the settlement process in a clear and concise manner. Dave believes that no client should ever feel confused about any facet of the settlement after completion. He conducts settlements in a compelling manner that is clear for the first time homebuyer, and the experienced purchaser alike.

Stephen Chertoff
Virginia Title Insurance Underwriter
(703) 822-2380
stephen.chertoff@baycountysettlements.com

Steve joined Bay County Title as its underwriter in January, 2000. He has been involved in real estate since the mid-1990s first as a licensed real estate agent and later as a title professional and licensed settlement agent. Steve managed several title agency offices until he had the opportunity to establish his own title company and managed all aspects of its operation. Now he reviews title for all the Virginia offices of Bay County Settlements and prepares title commitments and title insurance policies and endorsements for these offices.

Haley Cupka
Virginia Settlement Officer/Gainesville & Culpeper Offices
(540) 658-2162
haley.cupka@baycountysettlements.com

Haley was born and raised in Texas but has called Virginia home for the past 15 years. She was working in the legal industry for many years before joining Bay County in April 2016. Her prior legal experience and education at the University of Mary Washington provide her with a unique viewpoint when dealing with difficult, high-stress situations, and she prides herself on remaining cool, collected and coordinated through any transaction. Top-notch customer service and smooth transactions are her number one priority! Haley currently works out of both the Fredericksburg, Virginia and Culpeper, Virginia office, and she processes settlements for the Culpeper, Virginia, Warrenton, Virginia, and Gainesville, Virginia offices.

Cindy Fields
Virginia Settlement Officer/Woodbridge & McLean Offices
(703) 763-5150
cindy.fields@baycountysettlements.com

Cindy was born and raised in Virginia and has been in the real estate industry for more than 30 years. She started on the ground floor and worked her way up to the top paralegal in the firm of J. Michael Burke, P.C. in Burke, Va. Upon his retirement, she moved to Segan, Mason & Mason, P.C. in Annandale, Va, until her move to Bay County Settlements in January 2016. Great customer service is Cindy's highest priority! Cindy has processed files for Virginia, Maryland and D.C. She is currently licensed in Virginia and is works out of our Woodbridge office

Karin Haid
Virginia Settlement Officer/Fredericksburg Office
(540) 658-2162
karin.haid@baycountysettlements.com

Nichole Jenkins
Virginia Settlement Officer/Loudoun & Chantilly Offices
(571) 223-3122
nichole.jenkins@baycountysettlements.com

Nichole was born and raised in Northern Virginia and has over 12 years’ experience handling real estate settlements. Nichole started her career in real estate transactions while working for a Law Firm in Falls Church, VA (2004-2006). Taking a break from real estate, she went to work for the Government Contracting sector in logistics for major player in the industry (2006-2007), where she realized that real estate industry was her true passion. Nichole's real estate career progressed as a title agent, then Operations Manager and head Settlement Agent, and then onto the role of Executive Vice President for a Loudoun County, Virginia based title company. Nichole understands all aspects of the real estate transaction from beginning to finish. Not only does Nichole work with Residential Home Buyers/Sellers, she has also handled countless Commercial transactions over the past 8 years. Nichole also enjoys the business development side of title and develo

Sandy Fleming
Pre/Post Closer-Kingstowne Office
703-822-0145
Sandy.fleming@baycountysettlements.com

Rebecca Jones
Pre/Post Closer- Fredericksburg Office
540-658-2162
rebecca.jones@baycountysettlements.com

Dorian Dawkins
Pre/Post Closer- Woodbridge Office
703-763-5150
dorian.dawkins@baycountysettlements.com

Allison Keplinger
Pre/Post Closer- Loudoun & Chantilly Offices
571-223-3122
a.keplinger@baycountysettlements.com

Alyssa Bailey
Processor
301-737-5173
alyssa.bailey@baycountysettlements.com




OUR OFFICE LOCATIONS


Alexandria, VA

5990 Kingstowne Towne Center,Alexandria,VA 22315
Phone: 703-822-0145 | Fax: 703-822-0715
docs@baycountysettlements.com

California, MD

23063 Three Notch Road,California,MD 20619
Phone: (301) 737-5107 | Fax: (703) 633-2496
settlements@baycountysettlements.com

Fredericksburg, VA

1931 Plank Rd, Ste 201,Fredericksburg,VA 22401
Phone: 540-658-2162 | Fax: 540-658-2163
p.godfrey@baycountysettlements.com

Gainesville, VA

8078 Crescent Park Drive, Ste 205,Gainesville,VA 20155
Phone: 703-753-7910 | Fax:
dave.bryan@baycountysettlements.com

McLean, VA

6641 Old Dominion Drive,McLean,VA 22101
Phone: 703-748-5499 | Fax:
allen.williams@baycountysettlements.com

Woodbridge, VA

12581 Milstead Way, Ste 400,Woodbridge,VA 22192
Phone: 703-763-5150 | Fax: 703-763-5133
cindy.fields@baycountysettlements.com

Loudoun Office

20405 Exchange St, Ste 221,Ashburn,VA 20147
Phone: 571-223-3122 | Fax: 571-223-3133
nichole.jenkins@baycountysettlements.com