First American Named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® List for Second Year in a Row

American Financial Corporation
a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and
risk solutions for real estate transactions, announced today that the
company is one of the 2017
Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®
, according
to Fortune and global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work®.
This marks the second consecutive year that First American has earned a
place among the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®.

“Ranking among the best companies in America to work for two years
running is a tremendous accomplishment. Our people consistently impress
me with their integrity, commitment and teamwork, so I’m proud to see
their efforts to create a premier workplace recognized nationally
again,” said Dennis Gilmore, CEO, First American Financial Corporation.
“Embracing a culture that emphasizes people first continues to deliver
returns for our employees, our customers, our shareholders and for the
communities in which we work.”

First American was among hundreds of other companies evaluated for
placement on the list. The evaluation is based on feedback from over
232,000 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified™ companies with more
than 1,000 employees. Companies vying for consideration must participate
in an employee survey and respond to an in-depth questionnaire about
their programs and company practices. Employees rate their workplace
culture on a variety of aspects, including the level of trust they feel
towards leaders, the pride they take in their jobs and the camaraderie
they experience with co-workers.

“Congratulations to the 2017 100 Best,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of
Great Place to Work. “These leading companies are at the vanguard of a
new business frontier, where organizations know they have to develop the
full human potential of all their employees. They are working to build
Great Places to Work for all, which are better for business, better for
people and better for the world.”

In 2016, Fortune® and Great Place to Work® also
named First American as one of the 2016
Best Workplaces for Women
and 2016
Best Workplaces for Diversity
. First American has earned recognition
as a “best place to work” 48 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 in 2015 and 2016, and a 2017 Best Workplace in Canada for

To see the complete 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®
list, click here.

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; and banking, trust
and investment advisory services. With revenues of $5.6 billion in 2016,
the company offers its products and services directly and through its
agents throughout the United States and abroad. More information about
the company can be found at

About The Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®

To identify the 100 Best Companies to Work For®, each year
Fortune partners with Great Place to Work to conduct the most extensive
employee survey in corporate America. The ranking is based on feedback
from more than 232,000 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified™
companies with more than 1,000 employees. Winning a spot on this list
indicates the company has distinguished itself from peers by creating a
great place to work for employees – measured and ranked through our
analysis of the results of our Trust Index© survey and
Culture Audit© questionnaire. Through the Trust Index©,
employees anonymously assess their workplace, including the honesty and
quality of communication by managers, degree of support for employees’
personal and professional lives and the authenticity of relationships
with colleagues. Results from the survey are highly reliable, having a
95 percent confidence level and a margin of error of 5 percent or less.
Companies’ results on the Trust Index© survey are compared to
peer organizations of like size and complexity. The Culture Audit©
includes detailed questions about benefits, programs and practices.

About Great Place to Work®

Place to Work®
is the global authority on high-trust,
high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment
tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best
Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work provides the
benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and
recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great
Place to Work produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to
Work For®” and a series of Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists,
including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium
Companies and over a half dozen different industries. Great Place to Work®
provides executive advisory and culture
services to businesses, non-profits, and government
agencies in over 50 countries across six continents. Follow Great Place
to Work online at
and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.


First American Financial Corporation
Media Contact:
Ginnaty, 714-250-3298
Corporate Communications

Craig Barberio, 714-250-5214
Investor Relations