Kenneth Manqueros Named President of First American Title’s Agency Services Division
October 16, 2007, SANTA ANA, Calif.
First American Title Insurance Company announced today that Kenneth Manqueros has been named president of the company’s National Agency Services division. In his new role, Manqueros will plan and execute the division’s strategies, as well as coordinate the activities of the regional offices that service the company’s agents nationwide.
Manqueros, who has more than 17 years of title industry experience, began his tenure with First American in 1992, when he joined the company’s San Diego office as a residential sales representative. He relocated to Las Vegas in 1995 to accept a position as commercial/subdivision manager. He was then quickly promoted to vice president and county sales manager in 1996, and state sales manager in 1998. Upon returning to California in 2000, Manqueros was named national sales manager for the company’s Lenders Advantage division in Santa Ana, Calif. In 2004, he was promoted to vice president and national agency sales director for First American Title, then a year later moved to First American Title’s National Commercial Services division to become regional sales manager for Southern California.
Curt G. Johnson, president of First American Title Insurance Company stated: “Ken’s broad industry experience will help First American identify programs and services to support the varied initiatives of First American’s agency partners. I am very pleased to have Ken in this important role, and we expect that his oversight will immediately benefit the processes, underwriting practices and technology solutions that support our agency operations.”
As a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Manqueros is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. He also has been actively involved in a number of professional organizations throughout his career, including membership in the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties and serving on the membership committees of the Nevada Development Authority and the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies.
About First American
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 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 www.firstam.com.