First American Named One of the Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™ by Great Place to Work® and Fortune for Seventh Consecutive Year
September 8, 2023, Santa Ana, Calif.
First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a premier provider of title, settlement and risk solutions for real estate transactions and the leader in the digital transformation of its industry, announced today that Great Place to Work® and Fortune have recognized First American as one of the Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™ for the seventh year in a row.
“First American is widely recognized for our unique culture, which fosters innovation and reflects the dedication and teamwork our people demonstrate daily toward each other, our customers and the communities they serve,” said Ken DeGiorgio, CEO of First American Financial Corporation. “We work hard to provide our people a great place to work, so it’s especially rewarding to earn national recognition year after year.”
Great Place to Work selected the Best Workplaces list using rigorous analytics and confidential feedback derived from employee responses to 60 statements on a five-point scale and their answers to two open-ended questions within the Great Place to Work® Trust Index™ survey. The ranking is based on analysis of survey responses from over 191,000 employees from Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies in the financial services and insurance industry. Honorees were selected based on their ability to offer positive outcomes for employees regardless of job role, race, gender, sexual orientation, work status, or other demographic identifier.
“Congratulations to the Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “These companies know that it isn’t the industry – but the company – that determines the employee experience. By putting people first, they are reaping the rewards: higher levels of performance, innovation and customer experience.”
Alyson Shontell, editor-in-chief of Fortune, added “Creating a vibrant workplace culture that draws the best talent in finance is vital for the success of the leaders in this highly competitive industry. It is also what’s needed to ignite innovation and deliver best-in-class performance.”
Additional Workplace Culture Recognition
Earlier this year, First American was named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine for the eighth consecutive year, and recognized as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators by Fast Company. In 2022, First American was named one of the Best Workplaces for Women™ for the seventh year in a row. Additionally, First American earned a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for LGBTQ+ workplace equality, marking the fifth consecutive year First American has earned top marks in the CEI.
The company’s Canadian subsidiary, FCT, has been named by Great Place to Work to the Best Workplaces™ in Canada – 1000+ Employees list for the past nine years. In 2022, the company was also recognized for the third consecutive year on the list of Best Workplaces™ for Women.
About First American
First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) is a premier provider of title, settlement and risk solutions for real estate transactions. With its combination of financial strength and stability built over more than 130 years, innovative proprietary technologies, and unmatched data assets, the company is leading the digital transformation of its industry. First American also provides data products to the title industry and other third parties; valuation products and services; mortgage subservicing; home warranty products; banking, trust and wealth management services; and other related products and services. With total revenue of $7.6 billion in 2022, the company offers its products and services directly and through its agents throughout the United States and abroad. In 2023, First American was named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine for the eighth consecutive year and was named one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators by Fast Company. More information about the company can be found at www.firstam.com.
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