May 7, 2002, SANTA ANA, Calif.

First American Title Insurance Company, one of the nation’s largest title insurers, today announced that Patricia A. Pipher has been appointed vice president and San Diego county manager. In this new role, she will oversee operations in San Diego and Imperial counties.

Pipher initially joined First American in 1977 as an escrow officer in the company’s Santa Ana, Calif., office. After leaving for a short time in the early 1980s, Pipher returned to First American in 1987 when she was named vice president for the company’s subsidiary, Midland Title Security, Inc., in Hamilton, Ohio. In 1996, she relocated to San Diego and became escrow manager, a position she held until her most recent promotion to regional director of escrow in 2001. 

A Certified Senior Escrow Officer, Pipher is a past director of the San Diego chapter of the California Escrow Association. She also is a licensed insurance agent for First American Property & Casualty Insurance Company.

Pipher attended the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minn., and Xavier University in Cincinnati. She now resides in Oceanside, Calif.

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 nearly 1,100 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


Access the powerful online services available only at First American.

We value your privacy. Learn why we collect this information and how we use it. Sign In
Forgot Username or Password?

Sign Up

Sign up for a myFirstAm® account.

Other Platforms

  • FASTWeb

    Title ordering, routing and tracking.

  • AgentNet®

    eJackets, closing protection letters, back title, bulletins and more.


    Access the nation's largest land record database.

  • Home Warranty

    Coverage for a home's major systems and appliances.