FCT Announces New Member of Executive Leadership Team

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, January 8, 2019 – FCT, the national leader in title insurance and real estate technology, today announced the appointment of Gary Finkelstein to the company’s executive leadership team. Gary will be responsible for leading the Commercial Solutions division, including
overseeing product development and operations.

“I am thrilled to welcome Gary to the FCT team,” said Michael LeBlanc, CEO of FCT. “Gary’s extensive leadership experience and industry knowledge in both the commercial real estate investment and development side of the business will further enhance the strength of our leadership team.”

Gary joins FCT with more than 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Most recently, he was the president of a real estate development and consulting firm, where he was
responsible for strategic commercial growth initiatives and project management for some of Canada’s most prestigious retailers. Prior to that role, he was the regional vice president at one of Canada’s top 10 commercial real estate investment trusts.

About FCT

Founded in 1991, the FCT group of companies is based in Oakville, Ontario, and has over 800 employees across the country. The group provides industry-leading title insurance, default solutions and other real estate-related products and services to approximately 450 lenders, 43,000 legal professionals and 5,000 recovery professionals, as well as real estate agents, mortgage brokers and builders, nationwide.

The Great Place to Work® Institute has named FCT one of Canada’s Top 50 Best Workplaces for four consecutive years (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) and certified FCT as a Great Place to Work. FCT’s parent company, First American Financial Corporation, was named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

For more information on FCT, please visit the company website at www.fct.ca.

Phillip Notley