Hammerschlag & Co., Inc.


Hammerschlag & Co., Inc. was launched in 1995 as a parking advisory and consulting firm after Mr. Hammerschlag’s successful sale of a joint parking operations venture to a publicly held national parking operator. Hammerschlag & Co, Inc. has advised owners, developers, investors, lenders, municipalities and managers of real estate assets on a national basis since that time. Over the past ten years, our role as investor and acquirer of parking assets has grown and we provide asset management for the properties under our sponsorship. This tangible knowledge, as an owner, investor and asset manager, has directly benefited the clients we serve and the properties under our care.


John W. Hammerschlag

John Hammerschlag


Hammerschlag & Co. President, John W. Hammerschlag, has over 30 years of experience in the parking industry and has built a parking investment and advisory services business that is unique in the industry. He understands the dynamics of the national and local parking markets, the nature of parking competition, and the players involved.

In 1995, Mr. Hammerschlag launched his own business, after the successful establishment and sale of a joint parking operations venture. Formerly, Mr. Hammerschlag held the position of President and Chief Operating Officer during his 15 year tenure with a privately held parking operator in Chicago where he directed the team development of five commercial self park garages and operations for over 100 owned, leased and managed parking facilities.

From 1973 to 1976 he served as a commercial lending officer for Citibank in New York City. Mr. Hammerschlag's academic credentials include an MBA from the University of Chicago (1973) and a BSE from the University of Michigan (1970).

Mr. Hammerschlag is also a member of the International Parking Institute, National Parking Association where he serves on its Board of Directors, World Presidents Organization-Chicago Chapter, Urban Land Institute (serving on the Traffic Oriented Development Council), Economic Club of Chicago, Realty Club of Chicago, and other local charitable and community organizations.

To contact John Hammerschlag, please direct email to: john@hammerschlagparking.com.