After two decades of dedicated service to the Rangeley community, respected attorney and judge Margot Joly retired at the end of 2023. Her esteemed practice, Joly and Associates, has now transitioned to Cumberland Title Services, LLC. Leading the Rangeley office is Cyndy Egan, a trusted local expert with over 17 years of experience at Joly and Associates, known for her deep connections with the local community.

Customer service is the cornerstone of Cumberland Title Services, especially as clients navigate the complex process of buying and selling real estate in Maine. Under the leadership of attorney Tom Schoening, Cumberland Title prioritizes clear communication and efficiency to ensure a seamless closing process for all parties involved. With a legacy dating back to 1986, Cumberland Title has earned its reputation as a reliable partner for brokers, lenders, and property owners throughout Maine.

Tom Schoening, who previously worked with Drummond & Drummond in Portland, brings his extensive expertise in commercial real estate transactions to Cumberland Title. His legal background equips the company to address complex issues that may arise during residential transactions, offering tailored solutions to meet each client’s unique needs.

Additionally, Samantha Tibbetts, serves as the real estate and title attorney for Cumberland Title and its sister company, Central Maine Title. Samantha brings seven years of experience in the real estate and title industry, starting our at a local title company while she was still attending University of Maine School of Law. Samantha understands that communication in a real estate transaction is crucial to a successful closing so she is always happy to work side by side with realtors, lenders, buyers, and sellers to provide legal solutions for challenging title issues, ensuring a smooth closing experience for all clients.

Tom Schoening underscores the importance of supporting local businesses, stating, “Buying local” isn’t just about purchasing goods—it’s also about choosing local expertise for essential services like real estate and legal matters. By supporting local businesses, residents help sustain the vibrancy of their communities and ensure that crucial decisions are made by those who understand the area’s unique dynamics.

Cumberland Title Services is proud to begin providing its gold-standard level of service to Rangeley, with Cyndy Egan leading the way. Her deep roots in the community and unwavering commitment to customer service make her the ideal steward for continuing Margot Joly’s legacy. Remember, when you choose to “buy local,” you are investing in the strength and prosperity of our community.
The Rangeley office is located at 2352 Main Street in Rangeley.  Visit them online at &

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