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    North American Title Co. adds Hirayama as chief title officer in its California and Nevada title operations

    4/4/2016 11:12:40 AM
    PLEASANTON, CALIF. – April 4, 2016 – A nearly 40-year veteran of the title industry, Russell Hirayama has joined North American Title Co. (NATC) as a chief title officer in its California and Nevada title operations. He will provide expert title advisory and solution-centered support for major projects, commercial and other high-liability transactions.
     
    “Russell has an impeccable reputation in our business,” said David Simmons, NATC vice president, California/Nevada title operations manager. “We were able to recruit him based upon our reputation, our staff and the quality title product we provide with our local process and quality control.”
     
    Hirayama most recently spent more than 10 years as a chief title officer for a major national title company and has worked on residential, subdivision, commercial and agricultural properties with liabilities as high as $500 million.
     
    His title industry career began in 1977 with Safeco Title, when he went through its title officer training program after graduating from the University of California, Davis. Hirayama worked in Fresno County and then moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to work for several other title companies and an underwriter.
     
    He is located at North American Title’s California and Nevada title operations headquarters at 6612 Owens Dr., Suite 100, Pleasanton, CA 94588, telephone number (925) 399-3000.