Matt was born in Newark, Delaware and graduated from St. Marks High School. He went on to graduate from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and received his Juris Doctorate from Widener University’s Delaware Law School. At Widener, he received the prestigious Certificate of Achievement in Secured Transactions and Evidence. In 2005, Matt formed Longo & Associates, LLP, a real estate law firm specializing in residential and commercial transactions in Delaware. The firm also provides corporate document preparation, representation for civil arbitration, and the facilitation of corporate mergers and acquisitions. Matt also serves as General Counsel for Hillcrest Associates, Inc. in Landenberg, PA and is responsible for all legal matters within the company, along with the management of residential and land development projects. Matt also handles land use issues including variance applications. Matt is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association and the Delaware Association of Professional Engineers. He is admitted to practice in the Federal Court for the District of Delaware as well as the Supreme Court for the State of Delaware. Matt enjoys spending time fishing with his sons, coaching his daughter’s lacrosse, boating and reading.
Kim was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her Bachelor degree in Speech Pathology and her Master’s degree in Education. In 2004, she received her Juris Doctorate from the Delaware Law School. During her time there, she received the Certificate of Achievement in Legal Writing Methods and was honored with the Lindsay Law Library Award. Kim brings an in-depth understanding of law and real estate with ten years of experience as General Counsel for Hillcrest Associates in Landenberg, Pennsylvania, a Land Development, Architecture and Engineering firm. In this position, she experienced all aspects of real estate development including house design, renovations, land surveys and residential sales. Kim is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bar and is admitted to practice law in the United States District Court and Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Kim is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and an Associate Member of the Delaware State Bar Association. Kim enjoys entertaining family and friends, spending time at the beach, boating, reading and of course, she stays busy with her three children, Nathan, Sophia and Henry.
Cindy O’Brien has worked as a real estate paralegal for the past thirty years. Her knowledge, experience and dedication to customer service has always been her greatest asset. Cindy’s prior experience included managing her husband’s law practice, as well as paralegal duties relating to personal injury, wills and estates, real estate, and criminal matters, until his retirement in 2005. She enjoys cooking and entertaining, traveling, and enjoying time with family and friends.
Jennifer Lane is a resident of Newark, Delaware who started her real estate career in 1999. Her understanding and love of real estate has propelled her 16 years in the profession. She is experienced in facilitating bank owned, relocation, and first time home buyer closings. Jennifer enjoys working with and guiding clients, realtors and lenders through complicated transactions. In her off time, you are most likely to find her at the baseball field or gym supporting her children’s sporting events and spending time with her active family.
Michelle Augustus was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and attended Philadelphia Community College, Temple University Real Estate Institute and Career Institute of Philadelphia where she obtained her Paralegal Certification. She has over 25 years of experience in the real estate, title insurance, foreclosure and mortgage industries. Prior to joining the firm, Michelle worked for one of the largest Title Insurance Underwriters in Delaware. She has also managed several title agencies in Pennsylvania. Michelle is also a licensed title agent for the State of Pennsylvania. Michelle is very active in the Women’s Ministry and loves helping people. She enjoys spending time with her husband and family.
Mary is a Delaware native, a graduate of Padua Academy High School and Widener University, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She has eight years of experience in the financial industry with MBNA with a background in loss prevention, credit, consumer finance and marketing. In the spring of 2009, she decided to put this experience to work in the real estate industry, which she has become quite passionate about. Mary has a unique ability to work with people. She is willing to put in the time, effort and energy into each individual transaction, hence rendering positive results for all involved parties. She has a proven track record of delivering results and consistently exceeding customers’ expectations.
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Debbie is a Delaware native who attended Saint Mark’s High School and graduated with a B.A. in Communications from the University of Delaware. After working in business operations and public relations in a corporate environment for five years, she went on to earn a master’s degree in Secondary Education from Wilmington University and taught at William Penn High School for thirteen years. During that time, Debbie studied law at Delaware Law School at Widener University and graduated with a Juris Doctorate in 2013. She joined Longo and Associates in June of 2016. In summer, Debbie can be found at her family shore house in North Wildwood, NJ with her two sons, Tahvo and John Vincent. She is an ice hockey mom the rest of the year but always finds time to sit around a table enjoying the company of friends and family.