January 24, 2002, SANTA ANA, Calif.

First American Title Insurance Company, one of the nation’s largest title insurers, today announced that Harry J. Shutinya has been named state manager for the company’s Maryland operations.

A 13-year veteran of the title industry, Shutinya initially joined First American in 1995 as an account executive. He was promoted to state sales manager for Washington D.C. and Maryland in early 2001.

Shutinya is an active member of the Maryland Land Title Association (MLTA) and has served on the Association’s board of directors. He also was a member of MLTA’s legislative committee and chairperson of the underwriting committee. His community involvement includes serving on the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Unit panel for donors and recipients, as well as contributing time and effort to promote disability awareness projects throughout the state of Maryland.

Shutinya holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Maryland at College Park and a juris doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He currently lives in Timonium, Md., with his wife, Joan, and their three children.

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 900 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


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