Meet Freddie Amendolia

Margaret A. Zabo-Castelli is Chief Legal Officer of The ACORN Group, President and Chief Operating Officer of Acorn Closing Services. Peg is an attorney at law and licensed title agent in the State of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Peg handles real estate matters as well as clearing title to ensure that she gets her clients to the closing table in a timely manner.

B.A. from La Salle University
J.D. from Temple University School of Law

Legal experience:
Administrative and Real Estate Attorney at Blank Rome from 1979 to 1989
Real estate/ title attorney as well as mortgage foreclosure attorney from 1989-1997
Title Attorney/ General Counsel from 1998-current



There may really be no need to introduce Freddie Amendolia to our clients…he seems to know the WORLD! Freddie has been putting smiles on Client’s faces for more than three decades! This agent could write a book on networking. Freddie’s wonderful personality, along with his charm and genuine desire to devote his whole heart and soul to each client makes him endeared by all. He started his long real estate career in Philadelphia in 1980, and also has a strong background in Estate Planning. He has been honored with the designation “Certified Senior Advisor” by the Society of Certified Senior Advisors. He is a Certified Distressed Property Expert. His awards for professional achievement are many, and holds the prestigious Prudential award, “Top Gun” for Excellence. He is active in giving back to our communities via Children’s Miracle Network, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Susan G Komen Race for the Cure, A member of the MS Society’s Leaders Circle, To name a few… As well as being a Sir Knight of Columbus and a Noble of Shriners International.
If you are thinking of Buying or Selling and/or If you don’t love where you live…
Call Freddie, then start packing!!!

Kate is Executive Director, Human Resources at The ACORN Group. Kate takes pride in working with upper management and employees to have a good working relationship along with a good working environment to work in.
Kate is a seasoned HR leader with over 25 years business & Human Resources experience in medium to large-sized organizations providing guidance in start-up, growth and stabilization. Before joining ACORN, Kate assisted with setting up training for new bankers and maintained training for existing bankers while working at the Risk Management Association. Kate Managed employees in Account Receivables, Account Payables and Collections. Kate has assisted the CEO, COO, Chairman and President of our Real Estate, Development & Title Divisions for the past several years.
Whether you are an internal customer or an external one...Customer Service is Kate's # 1 priority!

Robert L. Tate
Director, New Construction. Bob Tate grew up on a farm in Iowa, then moved to Baltimore after school. From there, Bob worked for a few construction companies until he learned enough to start his own business. Through that experience, he was able to do all the work needed to make the dreams come true for the many homeowners he worked for. After moving to Philadelphia for his wife's career and having two great kids, he's using his vast background to assist people in many areas of real estate from buying, selling and building. 

            MEET BOB TATE




If you don't love where you live... call me, then start packing!

​Danielle was born and raised in South Philadelphia and moved to Margate City after graduating from Prep Charter. After spending her first full summer as a "Margatian", she is currently working on her Masters in Criminal Justice while working as Freddie's "Right Arm" and Coordinating the Team! When not at school or work, you will find Danielle either swimming downbeach, or training or boxing at Greate Bay Racquet & Fitness.


Meet Our Team!