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Our Team

Our Team


Our team focuses on providing the very best residential and commercial real estate conveyancing services in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. We pay special attention to ensuring exceptional customer service and providing a positive experience for home buyers, sellers, and lenders. Our attorneys conduct your closings, complete title work, and assist with other legal issues in order to provide an outstanding closing experience. At Cornerstone, we value timeliness and accuracy, along with consistently courteous and prompt customer service. Our team, which includes Kate Catalano, Sarah Wolf, Michael Cornelio, Sandy Archer, Andrea Adams, Sue Hale, Nicole Thompson, and Sandy Burkett, has countless years of combined experience in the real estate industry. Independent contractors provide extra services allowing for constant coverage in all county registries, and our attorneys are happy to travel to a closing location of your choice. We utilize the latest technology for additional expediency and convenience and we keep up-to-date with recent developments in the industry, including the prevention of cyber crime.


Kate Catalano, Attorney, and Founder
KateAttorney Catalano has been practicing law since graduating from Boston University School of Law. She is also an alumna of Boston College. Prior to opening Cornerstone Title, Kate started her own general practice law firm, Catalano Law, concentrating in real estate law, estate planning and business law. Kate’s knowledge of real estate law and great attention to detail ensures that every transaction results in a smooth, efficient closing. Kate has a passion for entertaining which blends both her professional and personal lives. In the summer when not in the office, you may find her boating around the Isles of Shoals. email Kate


Sarah A. Wolf, Attorney

SarahSarah is a native of New Hampshire and an alumna of Brandeis University and Boston University School of Law. Prior to joining Cornerstone Title and Catalano Law, Sarah worked for a general practice firm in Portsmouth concentrating in estate planning and real estate law. After spending time as a lawyer in the corporate world, Sarah is happy to return to her roots, applying her passion for the law and for producing high-quality work to the needs of her clients and other professionals she encounters. She loves traveling, and recent trips have included camping in the Sahara in Morocco and exploring lochs and castles in the United Kingdom. email Sarah

Michael Cornelio, Attorney

michael-cornelioAttorney Cornelio is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire School of Law. Michael’s fifteen years of experience in residential and commercial real estate transactions and litigation make him a valued part of the Cornerstone team. Michael is also a graduate of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s New England Regional Program and has a Certificate in Mediation from Northwestern University’s School of Professional Studies. When not in the office Michael is most likely found at a local ballpark umpiring the game.  email Michael 


Sandy Archer, Processing Director 
SandySandy has over 25 years coordinating and closing real estate transactions. Our clients appreciate Sandy’s vast knowledge of the real estate and mortgage industry. Real estate agents, loan officers, buyers, and sellers rely on her availability and expertise to answer their closing questions. Sandy enjoys crafts and keeps our Cornerstone tree decorated for each holiday. In addition to being able to answer your closing questions, Sandy can also keep you up to date with Red Sox stats. email Sandy


Sue Hale, Policy Director and Office Manager
suehaleSues years of experience in the lending industry gives her insight into the closing process. She provides support services to our team to ensure a smooth closing every time. Sue is dedicated to providing excellent customer service. She enjoys Hawaii, the ocean, snorkeling and mountain bike trail riding. email Sue



Andrea Adams, Real Estate Paralegal
andrea Andrea has many years of experience working with the client in real estate law. Her attention to detail guarantees documents will be perfect the first time. She enjoys spending time outdoors gardening and listening to music. Her green thumb keeps the office full of fresh flowers. email Andrea



Nicole Thompson, Administrative Director
Nicole has a strong background in communication and writing, with a degree from Keene State. Her prompt management of client requests and accuracy with regard to e-recording and post-closing ensure a great experience for all parties. She is passionate about music, particularly heavy metal and on weekends you can often find her at a concert. She also loves trying new recipes found on Pinterest and various cooking blogs. email Nicole


Sandy Burkett, Escrow Director
Sandy has a strong background in customer service and the legal world. Her careful review of documents yields outstanding results for clients. She loves spending time with her grandchildren and you can often find her at the playground with them.