First American Appoints George S. Livermore President of Property Information Group

Sep 26, 2005, 01:00 ET from The First American Corporation

    SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The First American Corporation
 (NYSE:   FAF), the nation's largest data provider, today announced that George
 S. Livermore has been promoted to president of the company's Property
 Information Group.  Assuming the role previously held by Dennis J. Gilmore,
 who was promoted to chief operating officer for the corporation in November
 2004, Livermore will now oversee Data Trace, Data Tree and the Property
 Information Group staff.  He also will maintain his duties as president of
 First American Real Estate Solutions, a position he has held since 1997.
     "Our Property Information Group has performed exceptionally well in recent
 years, and much of that success can be directly attributed to George and his
 management team at RES," said Parker S. Kennedy, chairman and chief executive
 officer of The First American Corporation. "George's visionary leadership will
 play an important role as First American continues to innovate and set new
 standards for performance in the real estate information industry."
     Livermore began his career in the real estate information business in 1984
 at Dynacomp, which was later acquired by TRW.  He was named regional vice
 president of sales for TRW REDI Property Data in 1991, then vice president of
 national sales in 1994.  His tenure with First American began when Experian,
 formerly TRW Information Systems & Services, merged its real estate
 information businesses with First American's Real Estate Information Services
 division in 1997 and he was appointed president of the resulting entity, First
 American Real Estate Solutions (RES).  His role was expanded in 2000, when he
 was named president of the limited partnership company created by the
 combination of Transamerica's Intellitech real estate information business and
     Livermore holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration
 from the University of Arizona.  He currently resides in Orange, Calif., with
 his wife, Laura, and their two children.
     The First American Corporation (NYSE:   FAF), a Fortune 500 company that
 traces its history to 1889, is the nation's largest data provider.  First
 American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply
 businesses and consumers with valuable information products to support the
 major economic events of people's lives, such as getting a job, renting an
 apartment, buying a car or house, securing a mortgage and opening or buying a
 business.  The First American Family of Companies, many of which command
 leading market share positions in their respective industries, operate within
 six primary business segments, including: Title Insurance and Services,
 Specialty Insurance, Mortgage Information, Property Information, Credit
 Information and Screening Information.  With revenues of $6.72 billion in
 2004, First American has approximately 2,000 offices throughout the United
 States and abroad.  More information about the company and an archive of its
 press releases can be found at
      David Schulz
      Corporate Communications
      The First American Corporation
      (714) 800-3298

SOURCE The First American Corporation