J. Gregory Harrington Named President of First American International Services Group
January 5, 2006, SANTA ANA, Calif.
The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), the nation’s largest data provider, today announced that J. Gregory Harrington has been named president of First American International Services Group.
First American International Services Group is a new division comprised of offshore corporate resources dedicated to providing a wide selection of high-quality, cost-effective offshore services to the mortgage industry.
Harrington joined The First American Corporation in August 2004 as senior vice president of strategic product development. He brings more than 20 years of management experience in all facets of mortgage banking to his new position, including 13 years with JP Morgan/Chase where he most recently served as senior vice president of mortgage operations. He was also actively involved in the company’s offshore ventures for the past five years.
Under Harrington’s leadership, First American International Services Group will continue to grow its international presence through the addition of resources and locations and will foster First American’s ability to meet the growing desire among mortgage industry customers for offshore services.
The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a FORTUNE 500® company that traces its history to 1889, is the nation’s largest data provider. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products to support the major economic events of people’s lives, such as getting a job, renting an apartment, buying a car or house, securing a mortgage and opening or buying a business. The First American Family of Companies, many of which command leading market share positions in their respective industries, operate within six primary business segments, including: Title Insurance and Services, Specialty Insurance, Mortgage Information, Property Information, Credit Information and Screening Information. With revenues of $6.72 billion in 2004, First American has approximately 2,000 offices throughout the United States and abroad. More information about the company and an archive of its press releases can be found at www.firstam.com.