First Team Real Estate Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating First Team Real Estate regarding its recent data breach. The First Team Real Estate data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


First Team Real Estate is a full-service brokerage firm offering a variety of real estate services. Accordingly, First Team Real Estate specializes in residential, commercial, and investment properties as well as offering property management and global relocation services. Founded in 1976, First Team Real Estate assists customers throughout Southern California, boasting the rank of #1 real estate company in Southern California for the last 19 years.3 Headquartered in Irvine, California, First Team Real Estate has over 2,000 agents and closed more than $6 billion in total sales in 2021.


On July 1, 2023, First Team Real Estate discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, First Team Real Estate determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on or around June 29, 2023. On September 22, 2023, First Team Real Estate began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Drivers license number
  • Health insurance information
  • Financial account number 
  • Tax identification number

If you received a breach notification letter from First Team Real Estate:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the First Team Real Estate data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in free credit monitoring service provided by First Team Real Estate;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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