Kelly J. Caskey Named Assistant Vice President for First American Title

June 6, 2000, SANTA ANA, Calif.

First American Title Insurance Company, one of the nation's largest title insurers, today announced that it has named Kelly J. Caskey assistant vice president for the company. Working out of the Santa Ana, Calif., corporate headquarters, Caskey, in her current position as assistant controller, is involved in Securities and Exchange Commission reporting and is responsible for preparation of financial reports for internal management as well as special projects.

Caskey started with First American's Santa Ana, Calif., office as senior corporate accountant in 1996. Three years later, she was named assistant controller, her most recent position. Prior to joining First American, Caskey served as assistant controller for LNP Engineering Plastics, in Santa Ana, Calif., and served four years in public accounting.

Caskey, a certified public accountant, earned her bachelor's degree from California State University, Fullerton. Born in Minnesota, Caskey resides in Fullerton with her son, Donnie, and her daughter, Kara.

First American Title Insurance Company, the largest subsidiary of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, the company offers title services through more than 800 offices and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and abroad. The company has its headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif. Information about The First American Corporation's subsidiaries and an archive of its press releases can be found on the Internet at