First American Recognized as ‘Most Innovative Company of the Year’

May 10, 2022

First American Financial Corp. was recognized as a “Most Innovative Company of the Year” by the American Business Awards. First American earned a bronze Stevie award in the category for companies with more than 2,500 employees. More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in various industries were submitted to the 2022 American Business Awards in a wide range of categories.

“Earning recognition as a leading innovator from our peers in the broader business community reflects the inspiring work our people do every day to further our leadership of the digital transformation of title and settlement,” said Paul Hurst, chief innovation officer at First American. “It also highlights the tremendous opportunity we have to enhance the real estate transaction experience for buyers, sellers, real estate professionals, lenders, title agents and other market participants.”

Innovative achievements that helped First American earn this prestigious award included ClarityFirst, the company’s digital platform for commercial transactions, and Endpoint, a company that is meeting the demand for a residential digital closing experience. The award was also bestowed for the company’s progress in title and settlement automation, its patent portfolio, investments in furthering the company’s data leadership, and venture investments in more than 20 early-stage proptechs.

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