First American's National Commercial Services Division Announces Strategic Leadership Appointments
– Sally French Tyler and Joseph J. Ghilardi Assume Top Roles –
January 10, 2007, SANTA ANA, Calif.
First American Title Insurance Company today announced the appointment of two seasoned executives to run its National Commercial Services (NCS) division. Sally French Tyler, the division’s new president, succeeds Curt Johnson, who was recently promoted to president of First American Title Insurance Company. Working closely with
In their new roles, Tyler and Ghilardi will be responsible for planning and overseeing the operational management of First American’s commercial real estate activities, as well as coordinating activities and strategies for First American’s commercial real estate regions throughout the
“Sally and Joe are tremendous leaders with an extensive amount of commercial real estate experience and know-how,” said Johnson. “Their insight and enthusiasm have already proved to be valuable resources for our company and our commercial customers. I look forward to working with them as we continue to grow our commercial services division.”
A 20-year veteran of the title insurance industry,
In addition to her extensive industry experience and expertise, Tyler holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and has been profiled in numerous industry trades, including the National Real Estate Investor’s 40 Stars of Tomorrow (1998), Commercial Lender, Commercial Property News, National Real Estate Investor, Business to Business and Globe Street.
Ghilardi also has extensive experience with commercial transactions. After beginning his title industry career with another large national title underwriter, he joined First American’s operations in
Ghilardi, who holds a bachelor’s degree from
First American’s NCS division provides single-point service for simple to multi-property/multi-state national commercial real estate transactions. Handled by industry experts utilizing cutting-edge technology systems, the transactional process is easier, quicker and met with outstanding relationship management.
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 1,800 offices and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and abroad. The company has its headquarters in