John Wheat Named Sales Manager for First American Title's Greater Sacramento Region

August 5, 2009, SANTA ANA, Calif.

First American Title Insurance Company announced today that John Wheat has been promoted to sales manager for the Greater Sacramento region in California. In this new role, Wheat will be responsible for overseeing First American’s sales teams in Sacramento, South Placer, Sutter, Yuba and Yolo counties.

Wheat’s tenure with First American began when he joined the company’s information technology department in 2001. After working as a systems engineer for several years, he took on a new challenge in 2006 when he transitioned to a sales position in South Placer County, and just 12 months later was recognized as Affiliate of the Year by the Placer County Association of Realtors. In early 2008, he was promoted to sales manager for First American’s Central Valley division. Wheat’s background prior to joining First American includes positions in offsite customer management at Pitney Bowes and in the information technology division for Intel Corporation.

A resident of South Yuba County, Wheat is very active in the local community and serves as a paid firefighter and emergency medical technician for Yuba County Fire.

About First American Title Insurance Company
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 its direct operations 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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