Peter Thorson Joins Parking “Dream Team”

December 07, 2015




Hartford, Connecticut – Propark America announced today that Peter Thorson has joined the company as a senior vice president.

“We are thrilled to welcome Peter to the Propark family,” said Propark’s Chief Executive Officer, John Schmid. “Peter has a robust background in the parking industry and brings with him a unique blend of hands-on leadership and technological expertise, coupled with the mindset of an entrepreneurial strategist. Adding an individual of this caliber to our company as we continue to expand our national portfolio is an exciting development for Propark.”

Before joining Propark, Peter served as the vice president for the Southern California region for SP Plus Corporation (formerly Standard Parking Corporation) for eighteen years.

“As one of the nation’s largest privately held parking companies, Propark continues its mission to construct the ‘Dream Team of Parking’,” elaborated Schmid. “We are looking forward to Peter delivering results for our clients and enhancing the parking experience for our guests; both goals being accomplished through creative application of technology initiatives, service delivery programs and sustainable parking practices.”

In his new role, Peter will be responsible for overseeing, developing and growing Propark’s Southwestern United States region, as well as the company’s near-airport parking operations, nationwide.

About Propark America

Propark America is one of the country’s premiere parking companies, providing full-service parking solutions across all parking markets, including office buildings, retail centers, corporate campuses, airports, universities, medical institutions, municipalities, stadiums, residential buildings and hotels. Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, Propark operates more than 500 locations in convenient markets across the United States, including New York, Washington D.C., Boston, Cambridge, San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento, Palo Alto, Reno, Cleveland, Jacksonville, Nashville, San Antonio, Denver, Phoenix, Hartford, Stamford and New Haven. For more information, please visit