TONYA BURRUS- Sales and Marketing Executive/Real Estate Closer with Title Concepts, LLC

Tonya was born in Norfolk, VA and raised in the Hampton roads area, She graduated from Ryan Academy in 1990, attended TCC 1990-1991 and received a Diploma from Southeastern Travel and Tourism of Kissimmee, FL in 1993.

She currently lives in Norfolk with her 4 children. Two sons and two daughters, whom are all in elementary school.

She entered the Real Estate industry as a secretary at First Residential Mortgage in Nashville, TN in 1996. She quickly worked her way up in the company as a compliance officer, then processor and final goal obtained of becoming a Mortgage Loan Officer. She went to work for United Capital Mortgage in 2000 as a Senior Loan Officer. She then decided in 2002 to move to the retail side of mortgage lending, as a wholesale executive for Countrywide Home Loans, as well as move back to Hampton Roads. She continued to work the wholesale side of lending with Southern Trust Mortgage Company through 2003.

Tonya entered the Title Industry side of Real Estate the latter part of 2003. She helped open and run Southeastern Title and Escrow. She then became a stay at home Mom for a short period of time after the birth of her oldest son. She re-entered the title industry and worked for attorney Ken Dodl and his title company 360 Settlement and Title Services in 2009.
In August 2010, she came on board with Title Concepts as the Sales and Marketing Manager and Real Estate Closer. In May 2012 she moved to Nashville, TN where she continued to work and grow as a title and escrow professional at GreenVue Title and Escrow. She moved back to Hampton Roads in October 2013, where she plans to stay and raise her children. At the time of her return to the area, she came back on board with Title Concepts. At Title Concepts, Shannon and her have combined their skills, knowledge and professionalism to form a dynamic team where outstanding customer service and a personal touch is their trademark. Tonya has the upmost respect for Shannon as a person and a professional business woman. She is a woman of her word, with strong work ethic and a high level of integrity.


  • Over 10 years’ experience in the title industry
  • Virginia Notary
  • Experience in closing FHA, VA, VHDA, 203K, new construction, reverse, HELOC loans and short sales
  • Buyer and Seller side closings


  • HRRA Affiliate (Hampton Roads Realtor Association)
  • Norfolk and Chesapeake WIRE (Women in Real Estate)
  • FB Club (Future Billionaires)
  • WCR Hampton Roads Chapter (Women’s Council of Realtors)
  • BNI (Business Networking International)