First American Ranked Among the Best Workplaces in Texas

March 20, 2018, Santa Ana, Calif.

First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, announced today that Fortune® and Great Place to Work® have recognized First American as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Texas. Earlier this year, First American was named one of the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, marking the third consecutive year First American earned a place on that list.

“Texas is a competitive marketplace filled with great companies and talented people, so this recognition signals we’re performing well. But, it is our people that deserve the praise, as their daily efforts create the workplace experience at First American,” said Dennis Gilmore, CEO, First American Financial Corporation. “Their integrity, teamwork and commitment to their colleagues, customers and communities, continue to enhance First American’s reputation for leadership and innovation in the title insurance and settlement services industry.”

To prepare the 2018 Best Workplaces in Texas list, Great Place to Work applied its data-driven methodology to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from more than 28,000 people across a wide range of industries, gauging more than 50 factors that shape employees’ experience at work, including employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. Great Place to Work also analyzed demographic patterns to ensure organizations created great workplaces for all employees, regardless of who they are or what they do.

“Texas is the top exporting state in the U.S. and one of the top 10 economies in the world,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Texans can be proud that organizations like First American are building the state’s economy by creating great places to work for all.”

In 2017, Fortune® magazine and Great Place to Work recognized First American for the second consecutive year as one of the Best Workplaces for Women and one of the Best Workplaces for Diversity, as well as one of the 40 Best Workplaces in Financial Services. First American has earned recognition as a “best place to work” 55 times in publications across the United States since 2012.

Internationally, the company’s Canadian subsidiary, FCT, was named by Great Place to Work® as one of that country’s Top 50 Best Workplaces for three consecutive years (2015, 2016 and 2017), and a 2017 Best Workplace in Canada for Women, as well as one of the Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance.

The Best Workplaces in Texas is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work® and Fortune® based on employee survey feedback. To see the complete list of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Texas, click here.

First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) is a leading provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions that traces its heritage back to 1889. First American also provides title plant management services; title and other real property records and images; valuation products and services; home warranty products; property and casualty insurance; and banking, trust and wealth management services. With total revenue of $5.8 billion in 2017, the company offers its products and services directly and through its agents throughout the United States and abroad. In 2018, First American was named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the third consecutive year. More information about the company can be found at