Robert G. Bannon assumes responsibility for First American Title operations ...


Robert G. Bannon, regional vice president, has relocated to Washington DC to assume responsibility for First American Title Insurance Company's operations in the Mid-Atlantic region, announced President Parker S. Kennedy. The Mid-Atlantic region includes Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia.

Bannon, a 30-year veteran of the title industry, started with First American in 1979 as the Connecticut state manager. Since then he has held various senior-level positions within the company, including regional vice president for the Southern New England region; president of First American Title Insurance Company of New York; and Northeast regional vice president.

Bannon holds a bachelor's degree from Washington & Lee University and a juris doctor from Washington & Lee University School of Law, where he served as associate editor of the "Washington Lee Law Review." Bannon is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association where he also serves on the executive committee of the association's Real Property Section. Bannon has served as past president of several title organizations including the New England Land Title Association, Connecticut Title Association, Connecticut Board of Title Underwriters, Title Insurance Rate Service Association (New York) and the New York State Land Title Association. A native of New York, Bannon lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife, Dee.

First American Title Insurance Company, principal subsidiary of The First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. The largest title insurer in the nation, it offers title services through a network of more than 300 offices and 4,000 agents throughout the United States. It also provides title services abroad in Australia, the Bahama Islands, Canada, Guam, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. The company has its headquarters in Santa Ana, California.