Eric Friedman Named COO For Default Services Group of First American Title's Mortgage Services Division

April 3, 2012, SANTA ANA, Calif.

First American Title Insurance Company’s Mortgage Services division announced today that Eric Friedman has been named chief operating officer for its Default Services group.

In his new role, Friedman is responsible for all areas within the company’s Default Services group, including new product development, compliance, client relations management and technology.  

Prior to joining First American, Friedman served as president and chief operating officer for PREO LLC, an online real estate marketplace for distressed assets. He has also held positions at OneWest Bank, formerly Indymac Federal Bank, and at Fannie Mae.

A native of Southern California, Friedman holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, Northridge.

About First American Title Insurance Company
First American Title Insurance Company, the largest subsidiary of First American Financial 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 First American Financial Corporation’s subsidiaries and an archive of its press releases can be found on the Internet at


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