Over the years he has been an automotive dealer for Hudson,
Studebaker, Mercedes, Citroen, Volvo, MG, Triumph, Fiat,
Renault, Borgward and Datsun. In July of 1965 we became an
Exclusively Toyota Dealership. Mr. Hamer sold an average of
about 10 cars a month back then. Today the Dealership average is
closer to 1000 cars a month and we continue to grow with the help
and loyalty of our employees and customers.
Our founder Lee Hamer started this company on
April 19, 1939 as an automobile general service and repair
station on the corner of Sepulveda and San Fernando Mission
Boulevards in Mission Hills. With your help and continued
patronage Hamer Toyota has continued to grow into the state of
the art Automotive Dealership we know today!
Mr. Hamer has won many awards for his charitable contributions
to the community as well as for his impeccable reputation for
honesty, integrity, and fairness. Lee was very active in the San
Fernando Valley including the development of youth, sports and
welfare projects that have greatly benefited our community. He
was an active community leader in the Mission Hills Chamber of
Commerce, served two terms as President of Los Angeles Fire
Commission in the 60s and was a founding member of Holy Cross
Medical Center Century Club. Lee was the recipient of the
Fernando Award in 1989. The most prestigious award that can be
earned, for philanthropic and charitable works.
Lee Hamer passed away November 15, 1995.
November 1, 2011 Hamer Toyota was purchased by the Ken Garff
Ken Garff founded his business in 1932 in Salt Lake City Utah.
Read more about Ken Garff here.
Today we continue in the tradition started by Lee Hamer and now
reinforced by Ken Garff; offering friendly, honest, personalized
customer service. Our mission is to create lifetime customers by
providing an unsurpassed customer experience every time.
For more information about our Toyota Dealership, or any general questions, please call us at (818) 365-9621.
Thank you for choosing Hamer Toyota as your Toyota Dealer