SANTA ANA, California – (BUSINESS WIRE) – First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of property insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, today announced that Fortune® and Great Place to Work® have named First American one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in the San Francisco Bay Area. For the second year in a row, the company was named a Leading Employer in the Bay Area.

“The competition for talented people in the Bay Area is tough. We are proud that Fortune and Great Place to Work have reaffirmed our status as a leading employer. However, the primary focus is on our people and the vital role they play in maintaining the superior workplace experience at First American, ”said Dennis Gilmore, CEO of First American Financial Corporation. “Our people and their integrity, teamwork, and dedication to their colleagues, customers, and communities add to our reputation for leadership and innovation in the title insurance and settlement services industries.”

In creating the 2021 Bay Area Best Workplaces list, Great Place to Work took into account more than 44,000 employee surveys from companies across the San Francisco Bay Area and rated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience at work. This included the extent to which employees trust managers, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions and the camaraderie in the team. The ranking is based on employee feedback and rewards companies that make all employees the best, regardless of who they are or what they do for the company.

“Talented people in the Bay Area want to work for organizations where they can be part of something innovative and powerful,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Organizations like First American attract these candidates because of their great work culture, where employees feel like their work makes sense and they can maximize their human potential.”

In 2020, First American was named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the fifth consecutive year and also named one of the best places to work for women and one of the best places to work in financial services and insurance for the U.S. for the fifth year Episode.

The company’s Canadian subsidiary, FCT, was named “Best Workplaces ™ in Canada – 1000+ Employees” by Great Place to Work® for six years in a row (2015-2020). In 2020, FCT was also recognized on the 2020 List of Best Workplaces ™ for Inclusion, Best Workplaces List ™ for Women, and Best Workplaces List ™ for Mental Wellbeing

The best jobs in the Bay Area belong to a series of Great Place to Work® and Fortune® rankings based on feedback from the employee survey. Click here for the full list of the Bay Area’s best 2021 jobs.

About First American

First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) is a leading provider of property insurance, settlement, and risk solutions for real estate transactions with a legacy dating back to 1889. First American also provides property management services. Titles and other real estate records and images; Evaluation products and services; Home warranty products; Property and casualty insurance; Banking, trust and asset management services; and other related products and services. With total sales of $ 6.2 billion in 2019, the company offers its products and services directly and through its agents in the United States and abroad. In 2020, First American was named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the fifth consecutive year. More information about the company can be found at