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Kelly Title Group is a respected Title insurance company with decades of cumulative industry experience across our team. We provide a complete range of title services including residential, commercial, and government transactions. Through our strategic partnership with Trident Abstract to facilitate our back-office functions we have unmatched industry expertise and capabilities. 


Our attorney and paralegal teams are highly sought out leaders in the industry and our clients can rest easy knowing that their transactions will be handled with the highest level of communication, attention to detail and genuine care. 


Kelly Title Group writes title insurance through all of the nation’s leading underwriters, including Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, Westcor Land Title and First American Title Insurance Company. Through strategic alliances, we can also service a client's title insurance needs outside of New Jersey.


We invite you to visit our location in the Monmouth Shores Corporate Park, Wall, New Jersey or our newest office across from The Grove in Shrewsbury, New Jersey.

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Derek Kelly

Owner & CEO of The Kelly Group

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C: 732.609.7653   |   O: 732.431.3134


Derek started in the Title Insurance business in 2015. Through dedication, hard work, great customer service and his natural ability to connect people, Derek has become one of the top Title Insurance producers in the state. In 2021, Derek started the Kelly Title Group. 

Derek works with some of the top Attorneys, Realtors, Lenders, Investors, and Developers in the area. His goal is to provide value and ensure a smooth closing process. He is able to provide his clients with tools and knowledge to do more transactions and expand their business.

Most recently, Derek became a father. He welcomed a baby boy, Jace Kelly, in June of 2020. Being a father is one of the most satisfying and proudful moments in his life. When he isn’t working or spending time with his family, Derek likes to golf, play basketball and softball. 

Maggie is a Business Development associate at Kelly Title Group. Maggie prides herself on her ability to help her agents, lenders and attorneys grow their business and to help their buyers get to the closing table as smoothly as possible. Maggie’s commitment and responsiveness to her clients have helped make her a very successful title agent over her nearly 5 years in the industry.

Maggie is a native of Lincroft, New Jersey and a graduate of Monmouth University. In her spare time, she loves to take her four dogs to the beach and get a workout in early to start her day!

Maggie Ripnick

Business Development

C: 732.546.7766   |   O: 732.431.3134


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Cara spent 10 years working in the healthcare industry prior to transitioning to the world of real estate and title insurance in 2020.  Cara currently holds a role as a Business Development Specialist at the Kelly Title Group.  She values the importance of strong relationships and genuine connections.  Cara takes pride in her responsiveness and communication, and believes this is paramount to facilitating smooth and efficient transactions between clients. Cara lives in Warren, NJ with her husband and 2 children.  She enjoys good food, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.  Whether it’s providing marketing services, sponsorship opportunities, or connecting like-minded real estate professionals, Cara’s objective is to assist you in the growth of your business and professional goals in whatever way she can.  

Cara Fischman

Business Development

C: 973.479.0605   |   O: 732.431.3134



Christopher Lynch 

Business Development

C: 732.585.0095   |   O: 732.431.3134


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Chris comes to us from the closing table. After spending 6 years as a real estate closer closing all types of loans, he has transitioned over to our growth team. With a prior background in insurance sales and real estate closings, title was a natural fit! Chris’s wealth of industry knowledge, dedication to his clients, and charisma culminate to an amazing client experience and great addition to the KTG family.


Chris was born and raised in upstate NY before settling down in Woodbridge, NJ nearly 20 years ago with his wife and now four kids. Outside of work, Chris very active in his community, including serving on the Deacon Board of his church and giving time to many different  organizations.

Maria Iacono

Business Development

C: 609.678.8852   |   O: 732.431.3134



Maria started her career in the Title industry in 2020. Her close friends and family who are in the world of real estate guided her transition into Title. Maria currently holds a role as a Business Development Specialist at the Kelly Title Group. Cultivating genuine connections holds very high importance to Maria. She values great communication and prides herself on prompt responsiveness. 

Maria is a Monmouth County native, where she currently resides with her husband and daughter. She has a passion for organizing, enjoys cooking, and loves spending time at the beach with her friends and family. 

Working on marketing campaigns, being involved in networking events, or helping with specific real-estate transactions, Maria is confident she can provide an array of services to those looking to grow their business. 

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