About Us


Our Story

Advance Partners Title, formerly known as HBG Title Company, opened its doors in 2011.  Although the company is relatively young, we have over 90 combined years of Title experience in South Florida.  We are a full-service office serving the entire state.


We are HUD and MDEAT Certified and are American Land Title Association Members.  Advance Partners Title also is an ISS Vetted Closing Professional Member.  This is a distinction given to Title Companies that is required by many of the top lending institutions.  Our clients come from all areas of the Real Estate industry, including Real Estate agents, Mortgage Brokers, Investors and Developers.

Meet the Team

At Advance Partners Title, we pride ourselves on delivering excellent service, while maintaining a “can-do” attitude. You will be helped by one of our professionals in our team.

Steve Medina

Director of Operations / Title Agent

Steve is in his 30th year in the Title industry.  He started his career on the "Title" side preparing Abstracts of Title then later examining and preparing Title Commitments and Policies.  He later moved over to the "Closing" side where he was trained in processing, closing and post-closing. Since 1999, Steve has managed and owned several successful Title Agencies and claims his experience in all aspects of the industry is his strongest attribute.

Steve lives in Kendall with his wife Silvia and their 3 children.  He is an avid Baseball fan and is also a bit of a Walt Disney World "Freak" which you will notice the moment you step into his office.

Alexys Ibañez

Closer / Title Agent

Alexys has been in the Title industry for over 16 years.  She has handled everything from REO’s and Short Sales to MDEAT and New Developments.  She has seen the highs and lows of the South Florida Real Estate Market and has lived to tell about it.  She is excited to start this new endeavor with HBG Title Company.  As Closer, her duties include compliance of all transactions before they go to closing.  

In her free time, Alexys likes to watch and attend sporting events, going to Walt Disney World and especially spending time with her daughter Sarah Elizabeth.

Becky Sanz

Post Closer

Becky has been in the title industry for 15 years; she began her journey in the title industry as a receptionist and moved her way up to become a Post-Closer. “I believe in continuing to take the road to success by building strong relationships with our clients.”

In her spare time, Becky enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.

Shantall Lehnhard

Title processor

Shantall has been in the title industry for over 15 years mainly with Law firms.  Her past duties included REO’s, Short Sales and Loan Modifications.  Currently, she oversees the initialization of new files, ordering searches and estoppels and is the company’s first contact with the client.  Her experience in a wide variety of Title facets make her an asset to the office.

Born and raised in Miami. Shantall lives with her husband, Daniel, and their 2-year-old son Nicholas. She enjoys exercising, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Yvonne Ramirez-Herrera

Title Agent

With over 20 years of Experience in Real Estate Closings and Title Insurance, Yvonne is an Enthusiastic, Organized and Dedicated Licensed Title Agent with High Integrity, and Strong Work Ethic.  A South Florida Native, she has an Extensive knowledge of the Area Industry and is Driven to Improve Results, Exceed Goals and CLOSE DEALS.

Submersed quite literally in a Native Lifestyle, she is a Crew Member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, enjoys Boating, Scuba Diving and Water Skiing.