About Hawthorne Cat

The Best Heavy Equipment Dealer

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From the beginning of track technology to the introduction of diesel power, Caterpillar® has been the first with product innovations that meet the demands of a rapidly changing market. Hawthorne Cat is your Caterpillar dealer wherever you work throughout San Diego, Hawaii, Guam, Saipan, and American Samoa.

Since 1956, Hawthorne has served various industries including general and heavy construction, quarry and aggregate, landscaping, marine, paving, waste management, backup power and power generation. Like our products, the list of support services we offer is continually being improved, expanded, and redesigned around our commitment to customer satisfaction.

Hawthorne Cat is committed to partnering with our customers and exceeding their expectations with exceptional products and services through our empowered team that demonstrates strong work ethic, integrity and teamwork. Your complete satisfaction as a partner with Caterpillar and Hawthorne Cat will always be our highest priority. To learn more about all Hawthorne Cat has to offer, contact one of our Caterpillar dealers today.

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About Hawthorne Cat
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Headquartered in Rancho Bernardo (San Diego), Hawthorne Cat has over 400 employees worldwide with locations in San Diego County, the Hawaiian Islands, and throughout the Pacific Region.

Our main service center in Rancho Bernardo comprises 30 acres and includes our corporate headquarters and main service shop. Hawthorne Cat’s service shop has over 50,000 square feet of floor space with 42 service bays. Hawthorne is one of only a few service facilities in Southern California with an engine dynamometer. Our state-of-the-art facilities showcase metal lathes, a 30,000 ft/lbs torque wrench, line boring services, a stress relief machine, paint booths, end mills, auto welders and the capability to re-shape and re-skin moldboards, dozer blades and buckets. Additionally, Hawthorne Cat is one of a few Caterpillar Dealers that can tear down and rebuild engines and components from a core. And that's just the half of it! Our superior heavy equipment offerings take the cake, and are backed by the best in Genuine Cat parts and field service technicians. You can rest assured knowing your machinery will keep moving, improving your corner of the world. Contact one of our Caterpillar dealers today!


Hawthorne Cat remains on the cutting edge of technology solutions that continue to save you time, effort, and money. We are constantly looking for ways to improve our heavy equipment, such as with machine control systems and site positioning systems, so that you can be more efficient, timely, and stay on-budget. We are constantly trying to solve customers' challenges and improve safety so that at the end of the day, you've accomplished your work and can be proud. From marine power systems for your fishing boat to repairing your excavator that's having a bad day, our team is there when you need us.

If you are interested in partnering with us, get in touch with a location in San Diego, Guam, American Samoa, Hawaii, or Saipan today.


Kyle Farmer
Engine Business Manager
858.376.6821 office
760.715.9565 mobile
[email protected]

Tim Roberts
Product Support
General Manager
858.376.6820 office
858.583.8460 mobile
[email protected]

Mark Reza
Used Engine Sales Manager
858.376.6840 office
858.688.0076 mobile
[email protected]

Jeff Reid
Service Manager
858.376.6890 office
858.472.1852 mobile
[email protected]


Cliff Yuen
Director of Sales & Rentals
808.676.0322 office
808.349.7767 mobile
[email protected]


Myver Hecita
Power Systems Rental & Sales Representative
671.649.4241 office
671.898.2740 mobile
[email protected]