First American to Host MBA’s School of Mortgage Servicing at Westlake, Texas Campus

—December Curriculum will help Shape Next Generation of Mortgage Professionals—


October 2, 2007, SANTA ANA, Calif.

The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), America’s largest provider of business information, today announced that it will host the School of Mortgage Servicing offered by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), December 11-13, at its Westlake, Texas, campus.

Students attending the School of Mortgage Servicing will earn required credits towards their Certified Mortgage Servicer designation.

“We are proud to partner with the MBA in furthering the expertise and knowledge of current and future mortgage industry professionals,” said Barry Sando, president of First American’s Mortgage Information Services group. “Together we are shaping the future of mortgage servicing.”

Dennis Jankowski, senior vice president of First American’s Default Information Services group, will be coordinating First American’s role with the MBA and working with the instructors, who are selected for their comprehensive knowledge of servicing topics, their familiarity with prime and subprime markets and their ability to relate at the senior-lien and junior-lien levels.

“By collaborating our educational efforts with leading companies such as First American, we ensure that the most current and relevant information is provided to the next generation of mortgage service providers,” said John Golden, vice president of education for the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Comprehensive mortgage servicing training will be offered at the December school on topics such as portfolio valuations, servicing sales and acquisitions, customer service, escrow, default, loss mitigation, real estate owned (REO) transactions and more.

Additional information on the MBA’s School of Mortgage Servicing and the curriculum being presented on First American’s Westlake, Texas, campus can be found at www.campusmba.org.

About First American

The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a FORTUNE 500® company that traces its history to 1889, is America’s largest provider of business information. 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 five primary business segments, including: Title Insurance and Services, Specialty Insurance, Mortgage Information, Property Information and First Advantage. With revenues of $8.5 billion in 2006, First American has approximately 2,100 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.

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