Richard DiPietro’s career in the parking industry began over thirty-two years ago. Prior to joining Propark in 2012, he served as a senior vice president for PortfolioFirst Parking Solutions with asset management responsibilities for a select assortment of commercial and hospitality properties. DiPietro also served as a senior vice president for Standard Parking Corporation for over seventeen years, with overall responsibility for the company’s northeast and Mid-Atlantic US operations. He has established himself by developing unique marketing strategies, implementing and monitoring strong revenue controls, and managing operating expenses to meet or exceed budget expectations. DiPietro’s expertise includes the development of parking facility operational plans and budgets, analyzing operational, sales and financial results, and maximizing the efficiency and profitability of parking operations.
Prior to his career in the parking industry, DiPietro enjoyed a successful and diverse career in aviation, including positions as a United States Army helicopter pilot, Airport Manager for Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport, Maine’s State Director of Aeronautics, and the City of Chicago’s Deputy Commissioner of Aviation.
DiPietro enjoys playing golf in his spare time and is a hockey enthusiast. He is married with two children and resides in West Hartford, Connecticut.