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First American Executive Tanya Ceperley Named a 2024 HousingWire Finance Leader

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, today announced that Tanya Ceperley, senior vice president of mergers and acquisitions, has been named one of HousingWire’s 2024 Finance Leaders, which recognized the top 40 finance executives in housing who are driving financial performance, expanding margins, improving liquidity and helping their businesses access the capital markets.

“A decisive problem solver and deft communicator, Tanya consistently and calmly brings deals across the finish line amid challenging circumstances and timelines, all while demonstrating integrity and building strong relationships with the key constituents involved,” said Mark Seaton, chief financial officer at First American. “Her work ethic and commitment serve as an inspiration to other aspiring leaders in the company, further strengthening the depth of First American’s leadership pool.”

Over the course of her career, Ceperley has successfully led and completed some of First American’s most strategic and complex acquisitions. Under her leadership in 2023, her team closed 25 transactions, ranging from strategic investments in technology startups to acquisitions core to First American’s title insurance business. She was specifically recognized for her skill in navigating and completing acquisitions that have played an important role in shaping the growth and evolution of First American.

The 2024 HousingWire Finance Leaders were selected by HousingWire’s selection committee based on their professional achievements within their organizations, contributions to the overall housing economy, client impact and personal success.

"Even the best business operators, innovators and entrepreneurs have no chance at winning or growing without creative, diligent and strategic financial management and execution," said Clayton Collins, CEO of HW Media. "The executives recognized in the 2024 HousingWire Finance Leaders program represent the strategic finance leaders that unlock and empower progress. They navigate capital markets, execute strategic growth initiatives and facilitate accretive M&A deals. The 2024 Finance Leaders exemplify excellence."

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 $6.0 billion in 2023, 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


Media Contact:

Marcus Ginnaty

Corporate Communications

First American Financial Corporation

(714) 250-3298

Investor Contact:

Craig Barberio

Investor Relations

First American Financial Corporation

(714) 250-5214

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