First American Title Insurance, a subsidiary of First American Financial, has appointed Steven Rogers as new president, managing director of its New York division, and senior vice president.

In this new role, Rogers will be responsible for all aspects of First American Title’s New York division, including business development, both direct and agency, and underwriting. He will be located in the company’s New York City office.

Rogers has been associated with the First American for nearly 17 years. He began his career with the company as claims counsel.

Most recently, he served as vice president and senior national underwriting counsel for the New York division, underwriting and coordinating national commercial transactions and counseling customers and staff regarding title insurance and national title and conveyancing issues and managing the division’s staff of National Commercial Services’ underwriters.

He also served as branch manager of the company’s Uniondale, New York, office, where he was responsible for all aspects of that operation and as a director with the National Commercial Services division, where Rogers acted as a liaison with offices in other regions of the country on matters related to underwriting and servicing.