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Since 1908


Our business comes from referrals and happy customers.

With 115 years of experience, established in 1908, we have become industry leaders thanks to our robust and up-to-date service and maintenance system. Our commitment to excellence enables us to provide outstanding customer service.

We are a woman-owned and family-run small business, proudly rooted in the Bay Area. Our values of honesty, integrity, and friendliness are at the core of everything we do, and we aim to lead by example in our interactions with everyone we encounter

Nestled in the heart of wine country, our offices boast a small vineyard right out front where we often enjoy our lunches amidst the grape vines. We’re also proud to have Banksy, our rescue dog, as a part of our team, and her tail wags in excitement every time the UPS truck arrives.

Our early focus was on motors and generators, but during WWII, the defense of the San Francisco Bay became paramount. Jim Leete played a crucial role in this effort by repairing submarine generators. To ensure the quality of his repairs, he rode along with the repaired generators on their way back to the Pacific Theater, and even disembarked onto a boat just past the Golden Gate Bridge. It was on a bus ride from Santa Rosa to Larkspur that Jim met his wife, whose tiny hands caught his eye. For years, she used her small hands to make repairs on motors, reaching into the tiniest crevices that no one else could

In 1989, Rick Ramsay took over the company as President, and made generators the sole focus with a goal of modernization. With years of experience under his belt, Rick possesses a unique ability to design customized solutions. Meanwhile, Liesl, his wife of 35 years, serves as the CEO and oversees daily operations. Carole, Liesl’s mother and a retired RN with a background in emergency support, also plays an active role in leading the company

Leete Generators’ mission is to ensure that our customers always have power when they need it the most, powering both their lives and livelihoods across the nation. We are dedicated to providing uninterrupted power solutions, and our commitment to delivering reliable power is reflected in our motto: Power. On. Always.