About us

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The 1st Title Team

Josh Hiznay

Josh Hiznay, a Poland native, graduated from Youngstown State University in 2006 and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Akron law school in 2009. After graduating from law school, Josh joined 1st Title as well as established his own law practice helping clients with a wide range of legal issues. In recent years, his practices focuses on real estate, probate and estate planning matters.

Josh has been a board member of the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals, a board member of the Boardman Community Foundation and the president of the Youngstown State University Scholar Alumni group. Josh lives in Poland area with his wife and son.

Anthony Gemma

Atty. Anthony N. Gemma received his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University in 1973 and graduated cum laude from Capital University Law School in 1976. He has been licensed to practice law in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida, and is also licensed as an Ohio Title Insurance Agent. He has extensive experience in litigation, real estate and small business matters. He founded 1st Title Escrow & Land Title Agency in 2005, and currently remains a partner in the company