Big Apple Abstract Corp.


Big Apple Abstract was incorporated in August of 1980 and has been a title insurance agent continuously ever since. We take great pride in our superior reputation in the title industry.

Lawrence M. Litwack, Esq. is the sole owner and counsel to Big Apple Abstract Corp. Mr. Litwack was admitted to practice law in 1969. In 2019 Margaret T. Ling became Senior Counsel at Big Apple. Margaret's previous legal experience includes private real estate practice and over two decades as title underwriting counsel both at underwriter and agency levels.

Our staff is exceptionally competent and experienced in all aspects of the title insurance industry. Almost all have worked for Big Apple Abstract for periods between 15 to 30 years. They are capable of answering all questions and handling all issues.

In 2012, we had the good fortune of establishing Guardian Land LLC. Guardian Land is a successor to Guardian Land Abstract Corp. whose lineage dates back to 1929.

Barry Wasserman, Esq. (1935-2019) and Marvin Simms, Esq. were the principals of Guardian Land Abstract Corp. and became counsel to both Big Apple Abstract Corp. and its division of Guardian Land LLC. Barry and Marvin were admitted to practice law since 1958 and 1959 respectively.

Together with Margaret T Ling, Esq. and Marvin Simms, Esq., Big Apple Abstract Corp. has more than 150 years of title insurance and general real estate experience.

In 2017, we added Vincent J. Monte, LLC as another division of Big Apple Abstract Corp. Vincent J. Monte has been a mainstay in the title industry for an excess of 40 years.

In 2019 Steadfast Title Agency, with Nikon Limberis as Counsel, became another one of our divisions.

We pride ourselves on providing expert and efficient services in all aspects of our business. We have insured matters in virtually all of New York State's counties and through out the United States.

By closing large numbers of commercial transactions, ranging from taxpayers to very large and complex transactions, Big Apple Abstract Corp. is highly qualified to provide all of your title insurance needs.

We are also always available to teach and mentor inexperienced attorneys and to guide them through the closing process.

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42-40 Bell Blvd.
Bayside, New York 11361
United States of America

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