Our History

Since we opened our doors on April 3rd, 2006, our success has been built on the relationships with our clients. They become our friends and family because of the personable, friendly and professional service we provide.

We are customer centered and will strive to over deliver.

Jodi L. Brust, Owner and President

Jodi is the proud owner and President of American Dream Abstract, Inc. She opened the doors to American Dream on April 3rd 2006 after working for another title company for over a decade where she was handling every aspect of the title process from application to closing. She is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s business as well as leading the company’s center of excellence on customer service. She is the heart and soul of American Dream Abstract and her ambition to succeed is behind everything the company has accomplished.

Jodi is the company’s team leader who takes a hands-on approach in her business. Jodi prides herself in training all of her employees and enjoys showing them the team approach. Her knowledge and diverse experience in residential and commercial transactions gives her the ability to observe clouds on title by paying close attention to detail. Her success in clearing said clouds on title ensures fast & smooth closings.

Her reputation and professionalism provide a high level of integrity and her daily passion is to exceed the quality and customer service expectations of our clients, as well as other parties involved in the real estate transaction. She has established and maintained excellent client relationships, which has led to the growth of American Dream Abstract’s business and client base.

Amy F. Anthony, Senior Account Executive

Amy began working in the title industry in 2002 as a file clerk during the real estate “boom.” Having been a real estate agent, working at a title company seemed like a natural next step. Her title career began with an entry level position and has grown into a leading role with American Dream Abstract after joining us in 2007. Amy has held various positions within the company as it has expanded over the years and now is our Senior Account Executive in charge of customer accounts and customer relations.

Amy’s loyalty and dedication to American Dream has given her the honored place of being Jodi’s “right hand woman.” She is an expert at building positive relationships with customers and employees. She is skilled at mentoring new members of the office team to achieve success through constant positive reinforcement.

Her experience in sales enables her to sense the individual needs of clients, which gives our company the ability to offer title insurance with a personal touch. Amy specializes in building a personal rapport with our clients and enjoys the challenge of seeking new client opportunities. Amy’s motivation consistently exceeds company expectations, which has lead to the company to continually securing new clients and increasing client relationships.

Neil Koenig, Senior Account Executive

Neil has been with the company since opening in 2006 and is one of the driving forces behind our Business Growth and Expansion over the years. He is one of our leaders and helps run the customer relations department. He is a Big part of American Dream’s success because of his work ethic and personality, which are the two traits that make him stand out and add to the success of our team. No challenge or work load is too big as Neil assists in the day to day management of the staff and office procedures. His friendly and positive attitude is contagious and it reflects in our customer service to our clients. His pursuit of excellence parallels American Dream Abstract’s drive to excel and provide quality services to our clients.

Mike Quinn, Title Closer and Account Executive

Mike began his working relationship with American Dream Abstract as a title closer in the early part of 2007. Mike continues to expand his knowledge and experience in the title industry, as both a title closer and as an assistant, working hand in hand with Attorneys representing lenders to close real estate transactions. His in depth sales background and his personable style paved the way for him to become an Account Executive for American Dream. Mike’s loyalty and dedication to American Dream has made him successful in securing clients and he continues to pursue potential clients. He brings a certain style to the closing table and to the office that is a great asset to the company.

Caroline Bancroft, Title Production

Caroline joined the American Dream Team in 2010. She initially came on board as support staff handling phone calls, filing and utilizing her accounting skills in our bookkeeping department. She quickly exhibited her understanding of the title process and earned a position in the application department. With her work ethic and due diligence she began to take part in the process of completing the title orders from start to finish. As Caroline has grown in her knowledge of the complete title process, she now works alongside Jodi, to examine, read and type the title reports. She also handles clearance calls from all parties as well as diligently pursing obtaining satisfactions for any open mortgages. Caroline has secured her place as a wonderful asset and is a vital part of the team effort that is the foundation of our success.

Eileen Taurisano, Recording Department

Eileen began working with American Dream in 2015. The company’s rapid growth made it necessary to have someone take the lead in running the Recording Department full time. She immediately took charge of the department and shared her wealth of knowledge and experience with the team. Eileen has 30 plus years of experience as a paralegal in the mortgage industry, as well as her expertise in recording both Residential and Commercial transaction documents in all 62 counties of New York State. Eileen has quickly become part of the dream team, not only with her attention to detail and diligent follow up on recordings, but with her sense of humor, quick wit and nurturing nature.

Christine Boylan, Client Services Administrator

Christine began working with the American Dream team in August 2016 in the midst of a company growth spurt and were very much in need of a new addition to our staff. Christine's delightful and bubbly personality made her an instant asset to us and our clients. Her primary responsibility, as the Client Services Coordinator, is the first point of contact with our valued clients. She made a very smooth transition into her new position and gracefully found her place as part of our team. Christine's 7 plus years of experience in the title industry afforded her skills to compliment the way we work here, as well as working with our clients. Christine processes and coordinates new title applications, in addition to handling clearance concerns to insure an effortless closing experience for all parties. She has lovingly become known as the "other Christine" to our clients as she is the second "Christine" to join our team. But to our team, she is known as "CB" to keep down the confusion or "shoes" as she has a different pair for every outfit!