First American Acquires Arizona-based Agency

January 7, 2020

First American Financial Corp. has fully acquired Title Security Agency LLC, an Arizona-based title agency that has operated for more than four decades. First American had been a minority owner for five years.

Title Security Agency, which specializes in title and escrow services for residential and commercial transactions and has 17 offices in Arizona, will become part of the direct operation of First American Title Insurance Co.

“Title Security Agency is a welcome addition to the First American family,” said Chris Leavell, chief operating officer at First American Title. Both companies emphasize a commitment to delivering superior service and innovation. The addition of Title Security Agency expands our abilities to serve customers in Arizona and enhances our expertise in the Arizona market.”

Title Security Agency President Vivian Boggie, Chief Operating Officer Bruce Jacobs and Senior Vice President Mary Ann Christensen will remain with the company and manage the day-to-day operations.

“I’m excited about the new opportunities for Title Security Agency staff to serve our customers as the Arizona real estate market continues to grow,” said Thomas Sullivan, founder of Title Security Agency. “Title Security Agency employees will also appreciate the opportunity to be part of a company named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the last four consecutive years.”

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