City Park is a leader in the parking industry, and our growth and success remains unmatched. In fact, City Park is now the fastest-growing parking company in San Francisco, adding 8-10 premier facilities each year. And our remarkable leadership is also represented by our 95% client retention-rate over the past 50 years.
Led by a Senior Operations Team with an average of over 15 years of expertise per manager, City Park provides superior services, including planning, operations, monitoring, auditing and reporting. And as the region’s largest parking company, City Park offers more service resources than our competition ever possibly could, including over 400 valet employees and operations managers. City Park is also a leader in the use of technology and in implementing Green products and practices.
Members of our Leadership Team include:
Tim Leonoudakis, Chief Executive Officer
With over 20 years experience in the parking industry, Tim has expertise in every aspect of the business, including facility designs, operations, parking systems and procedures, revenue-control technology, marketing, customer service and administrative programming. Tim uses modern management programs of teambuilding, empowerment and best practices within the parking industry to provide for the constant improvement of City Park's management systems. As a result, City Park continues to expand operations by being awarded 8-10 new locations each year and has become one of San Francisco's largest providers of professional parking services.
As an owner/operator, Tim takes a hands-on approach and is actively involved in every aspect of transitioning, upgrading and modernizing garage operations. Tim will bring "fresh eyes" and an energy that will review every aspect of the parking operation from the ground up, providing for new opportunities for revenue enhancement.
Chris Leonoudakis, Vice President, General Manager
Chris's primary role is to identify key operational issues and establish a critical path of tasks to coordinate smooth operations. Chris oversees the efforts of our Division Managers and the on-site employees at all facilities, and reviews systems and procedures, implementing operational upgrades where necessary. Chris will also review the workforce and evaluate the skill level and capacity of the employees and make additional recommendations to retain, retrain or replace as needed.
Chris also establishes and oversees the implementation of clear guidelines relative to employee work issues, revenue control, customer service requirements, auditing and banking.
Chris is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in Transportation and Small Business Management. As General Manager of City Park for over 20 years, Chris oversees the day-to-day operations of all facilities, including the monitoring of Field Managers, Site Managers, valet/cashiering employees and revenue-control equipment, along with extensive accounting and auditing programs. The extent of his operational responsibilities includes over 400 employees serving 75 locations throughout San Francisco. Chris grew up in the parking business, and began as an attendant at Candlestick Park at the age of twelve.
Spencer Sechler, Director of Sales and Marketing
Spencer began his career in the parking industry in 1993 at the Westin Crown Center and Hyatt Regency in Kansas City, Missouri for another full-service parking company. He has managed over 40 properties at one time and has gained experience in virtually every parking application, including retail valet, multiple-facility projects, hotels, merchant garages, multi-use garages, event parking, office and floor valets, restaurant valet and multi-tenant office garages.
Jack Krasner, Director of Finance and Accounting
Jack has held controllership positions for almost 20 years in a number of industries, including software development, manufacturing, services and system-conversion projects. His skills and experience add value to our monthly reporting, revenue control and financial growth initiatives.
Jack has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island, Majoring in Accounting. In 1997 he earned his Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation.
Michael Rescigno, Chief Operations Officer
In the capacity of Chief Operations Officer, Michael Rescigno plays a critical role. It is his ultimate responsibility to implement the operational improvements and marketing opportunities for the locations he manages. Mike began his career in the parking industry in 1993 in New York City for another full-service parking company. He has managed over 40 properties at one time and has gained experience in almost every parking application, including hotels, merchant garages, parking garages, office and floor valets, restaurant valet, and multi-tenant office garages.
Robert Bindel, Division Manager
As Division Manager, Robert Bindel provides the day-to-day contact with City Park's on-site managers, providing leadership and direction to ensure the goals set by each location are met and exceeded. Additionally, Robert provides upper-level oversight, meeting frequently with building owners and property managers to make recommendations on garage operations and improvements, assisting in the scheduling and operation of special events, and preparing budgets and reports.
Robert’s experience in the parking industry has spanned both the public and private realm, giving him a wealth of different parking knowledge. Robert's first experiences were of an operational kind as he managed 29 employees and 3 facilities in San Francisco including the Bank of America Center and Omni Hotel. His experience as a Parking Analyst with the City and County of San Francisco broadened his scope by being deeply involved in the financial end of parking - analyzing revenue and expense trends, budgeting, auditing and facility inspections, cost reduction programs, and assiting in the management of a $62 million parking portfolio.
Irene Camarena, Director of Human Resources
Irene joined City Park in September 2006. A native San Franciscan, Irene brings 12 years of experience in hospitality, strong leadership and a solid record of proven achievements in diverse areas, including employee relations, union negotiations, recruitment and staffing, training and development, and diversity outreach
Irene has been recognized for her ability to create and implement training programs that help employees improve their performance and take their team to the next level.
David Griest, Director of Information Technology
As City Park’s IT Director, David leads the company’s technology initiative to automate and secure City Park’s electronic data processing. David has over 10 years experience working with financial institutes, energy companies, software companies and even a bio-pharmaceutical company.
His most recent assignment was at Chevron Oil as a member of the Enterprise Server Team. David’s background includes a variety of skills, such as Network Administration, Server Administration, Telecom Administration and even an instructor in the Navy (USS Enterprise/CVN-65). David enjoys keeping his skills sharp and diverse. He looks forward to implementing new technologies at City Park in our continuous effort to increase the productivity and profitability of our clients.