First American Title's Orange County Division wins several national awards ...


The Orange County Title Division of First American Title Insurance Company won several national awards at First American Title's national management conference held in Tucson, Arizona, the last week in February.

Vice President and County Manager A.W. "Buz" Smith accepted three of the company's top awards for most net profit, profit retention, and for top market share in its region on behalf of the Orange County Division. Smith, a 30-year veteran, has managed the division since 1978.

The branch office located at 114 East Fifth Street, Santa Ana, reported over $7 million in profit last year. The Orange County Division consists of 166 employees. Smith credits these employees for maintaining an excellent service level, thus making the division so successful. Smith recently awarded employee of the year honors to his entire staff in recognition of their accomplishments.

The Orange County Division is a branch office of First American Title Insurance Company, one of the nation's largest title insurers with over 4,500 offices or agents in all 50 states. The company also provides title services abroad in Guam, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and England.


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