First American Title Voted ‘Best Title Insurance Underwriter’ for Sixth Year in a Row

Recognition from the Best of New York Law Journal survey reflects commitment to superior customer service

September 24, 2018, Santa Ana, Calif.

First American Title Insurance Company, a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services and the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), today announced it has earned New York Law Journal’s Best Title Insurance Underwriter award for the sixth consecutive year. First American Title was ranked first overall among title insurance underwriters, according to the ninth annual Best of New York Law Journal survey.

“Earning recognition from your customers is special and provides added motivation to identify new ways to deliver a superior experience to our customers,” said Michael F. Hillman, senior vice president and managing director, Northeast region at First American Title’s National Commercial Services division. “It’s a strong signal we’re doing business the right way and we are thankful our customers took the time to share their feedback.” 

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. First American Title provides comprehensive title insurance coverage and professional services for real estate purchases, construction, refinances and equity loans. For more information, visit 

About First American

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; banking, trust and wealth management services; and other related products and 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 

About New York Law Journal Survey

Published since 2010, the Best of New York Law Journal feature is celebrating its ninth year of providing the New York legal community the opportunity to acknowledge who they believe to be the best providers of products and services to their market. This year, the results of the survey were released on September 24, 2018. 

Voters had the option of selecting firms listed on the ballot or writing in their favorite firm, if not listed. Once voting was closed, the New York Law Journal team vetted the votes to ensure no duplicate votes, ballot stuffing, votebots, etc., and ensure a fair process.