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North American Title Company at a Glance


North American Title Company (NATC) is among the largest real estate settlement service providers in the United States, with well over 1,000 associates and a network of branches from coast to coast. Consisting of both agent and underwriter operations, NATC is backed by the resources and stability of parent company Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN), which reported more than $14.4 billion in assets for fiscal year 2015.
 
Established in 1953 in California, NATC operates in 19 of the fastest-growing states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Virginia, in addition to the District of Columbia. Through our relationship with an expanding affiliate network and agency partners, NATC can provide real estate settlement services in all 50 states. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, NATC reported annual revenues (net of underwriting expense) in fiscal 2015 (ended November 30, 2015) of approximately $229 million, making it one of the leading companies in the industry.
 
NATC is affiliated with North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC), one of the largest title insurance underwriters in the United States. The company’s expansive underwriting network is rapidly branching out across the nation and is already established in 40 states. The Demotech, Inc. insurance-rating agency has rated NATIC as one of the best capitalized and managed underwriters in the title insurance industry. NATIC was also recognized as having one of “the best financial conditions amongst its peers” by Kroll Bond Ratings Agency. Earning the rating of “A Prime Unsurpassed” from Demotech, Inc. means that, regardless of economic or insurance cycle turbulence, NATIC possesses unsurpassed financial strength and stability.
 

North American Title Company Timeline

  • 1953
    American Title Branch network began. Promptly spanned 15 Southern California locations.
  • 1983
    North American Title Company (NATC) was established. 
       Northern California locations were added.
  • 1984
    In Florida, Lennar established its first title agency, Universal Title Insurors, Inc.
  • 1985
    Glendale Federal Bank acquired both American and North American Title Companies.
  • 1988
    Glendale, aided by the California Department of Insurance, merged both companies into
       North American Title Company (NATC).
  • 1991
    North American Asset Development Corp. (NAADC) purchased NATC.
       Underwriting operations begin with the acquisition of First American Aircraft Title Insurance Co.
       The name was promptly changed to North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC).
  • 1993
    West Coast expansion began with Arizona and Colorado.
  • 1994
    Lennar organically formed a new Florida domiciled title underwriter, Title America Insurance Corporation, which was later     renamed North American Title Insurance Corporation (NATIC).
  • 1996
    NATC and NATIC expanded into Texas.
  • 1998
    Lennar acquired NAADC through its title operations holding company, NATG.
  • 2001
    NATC and NATIC expanded into Nevada.
       The unifying NATC brand and logo were implemented across all agency divisions and offices.
  • 2002
    NATC expanded into Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia.
       NATIC was authorized in Oklahoma.
  • 2003
    NATC expanded into Illinois.
  • 2004
    NATC began operations in Minnesota and Pennsylvania.
       NATIC expanded into North Carolina and South Carolina.
  • 2005
    NATIC was authorized in Delaware and New Jersey.
  • 2006
    NATIC was authorized in Illinois, Minnesota, Tennessee and Wisconsin. 
       NATC expanded into New Jersey and New York.
  • 2007
    Merger of two affiliated underwriters made NATIC one of the largest regional title underwriters (by policyholder surplus) in    the country.
       NAAIS was established to cater to the property and casualty insurance market.
       NATIC was authorized in Ohio.
  • 2008
    NATIC was authorized in Wyoming.
  • 2009
    NATIC was authorized in Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
  • 2010
    NATIC was authorized in Massachusetts.
  • 2011
    NATG established a centralized national platform, NANTS, to efficiently handle national business from
       some of the biggest players in the real estate and lending communities.
       NATIC was authorized in Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi and Utah.
       North American Title, LLC was incorporated in Utah.
  • 2012
    NATIC was authorized in Indiana, Oregon and Washington.
  • 2013
    North American Title celebrated its 60th Anniversary.
       NATIC was authorized in Connecticut, Idaho, Maine and New Hampshire.
  • 2014
    NATIC was authorized in Hawaii, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico and Rhode Island. 
       NATC expanded into Indiana. 
       NATIC commenced direct operations in Ohio.
  • 2016
    NATC acquired Appalachian Title Co., expanding the company into North Carolina and South Carolina
       NATC acquired Realstar Title, expanding its footprint to 13 branches across Minnesota