We solve parking challenges


About CityLift

Parking systems you can count on

CityLift Parking designs, manufactures, installs, and services automated parking systems that reduce the footprint needed for parking and can typically be done at a cost per space that's comparable to conventional parking. CityLift is headquartered in Oakland, CA, and Singapore, with offices in Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle, and New York.

Our Team

A dedicated experienced team

The CityLift Team is unique in the automated parking industry in that we offer a fully vertically integrated supply chain and manufacturing model. Our team-based approach means our sales, design, engineering, operations and support teams are aligned within a single organization for maximum innovation and superior parking solutions for our customers.




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Executive Team

Brandon Richardson

Chief Product Officer

As CityLift’s Chief Product Officer, Brandon oversees the Engineering, Supply Chain, IT and Manufacturing Organizations. Prior to CityLift, Brandon served as the Alaska Regional IT Manager for ConocoPhillips where he played a key role in technologically transforming the region through advanced analytics and modernization initiatives. Prior to ConocoPhillips, Brandon served in numerous leadership roles within Chevron developing enterprise strategies, driving control system integration and overseeing global ERP deployments. Brandon begin his career 24 years ago, as an officer in the US Army implementing innovative solutions in some of the most hazardous environments in the world. He holds an MBA from Norwich University and a BA in Political Science from Texas State University, San Marcos.

Kasey Hester

SVP, Operations

Kasey is responsible for leading the CityLift Operations team, which includes Installations, Service & Maintenance, as well as our special projects and new business lines. His construction career began with hands-on work as a carpenter, welder, and field engineer. He continued to pursue his love for the industry taking on roles in Project Management, Estimating, and Operations with several regional General Contractors. Additionally, he served as VP of Commercial Construction and President of Development for Mario Sinacola Companies, a large fully integrated Construction and Development Company. Most recently, he was the VP & Global Head of Real Estate, Facilities & Construction for Solera Holdings, a Global $2B technology company. Kasey and his family, including his incredible wife and their five children, are based in the Fort Worth, Texas area where they enjoy spending time together in their church and community.

Mike Brinck

SVP, Strategic Accounts

Mike has a 25-year proven record in direct sales, channel sales, and executive management and joined CityLift full time in June as the Vice President of Sales. Previous to joining CityLift, Mike spent 16 months consulting for Digital Realty Trust (DLR) - a world leader in the data center space, and prior to that co-founded a data center infrastructure monitoring business focused on UPS and battery backup power systems where he helped build a profitable global business over 6 years and then successfully sold it to a private equity firm in June of 2012. Prior to Canara, Mike was responsible for growing several successful enterprise software/hardware startups such as Data Power Monitoring Corporation, Alternative Systems, Vastera (successful IPO in 2000), and Qiva by building direct and channel sales efforts.

Peter Guffey

Chief Financial Officer

Peter is responsible for overseeing CityLift’s financial strategy as well as its accounting, risk management, treasury and investor relations functions. Prior to joining CityLift, Peter was a Vice President at Dundon Capital Partners. Peter began his career as a financial analyst at Citigroup in Houston, TX before moving to New York City where he spent the last 6 years investing in private companies in the energy and industrial spaces. Peter holds a BA in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin.