About Us

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Sierra School Equipment Company has built a strong reputation as a company that is dedicated to the highest level of quality and satisfaction. Founded in Bakersfield, CA by Robert P. McDermott in 1957, Sierra School Equipment Company has always been family-owned and client-focused.

The company has been a corporation in the State of California since October 3, 1977, and also holds California and Nevada contractor licenses. The corporate office is located at 1911 Mineral Court, Bakersfield, California and has been the home of Sierra School Equipment Company since 1988. The 13,500 square foot facility is home to our main office and central warehouse.

Sierra School Equipment Company has grown considerably over the years and today has 18 employees, including 10 sales representatives and 6 office personnel. Gregory R. McDermott serves as President and held various positions since 1978. Patrick G. McDermott serves as Vice-President and has served the company in the sales and operations since 1986. Michael G. McDermott has been with the company since 1982, also holding various positions, and is the current Chief Financial Officer.

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Providing Exceptional Service and Products Since 1957

Sierra School Equipment Company’s goal is to provide our clients with the most exceptional service and the highest quality products available from a diverse array of manufacturers who firmly stand behind the products they produce. We take great pride in knowledgeable selling, servicing and installation of the products we offer to our clients. Operating in this fashion means that we maintain a large amount of repeat business. Thanks in large part to our steady stream of enthusiastic referrals; we continue to grow as an industry leader.

Since 1957, we have been active in the design, reselling and installation of classroom furniture, administrative office furniture, library furniture & shelving, modular furniture, fixed seating, laboratory cabinets & equipment, lockers, gymnasium bleachers and much more. Since 1957, it has been our pleasure to work closely with countless education, financial, healthcare and religious institutions as well as a range of governmental organizations, corporations and private businesses. When you are looking for professionals in architectural specialties, commercial office furnishings, or educational equipment and furnishings, Sierra School Equipment Company has decades of experience in providing quality products and the best client experience.

Understanding the Needs of Our Clients

We endeavor to make the construction, design, or remodeling process as easy as possible on our clients. As a result, you can depend upon Sierra School Equipment Company to work closely and directly with the companies and institutions that we serve in the planning stages and throughout the entire project. Our primary objective is to listen, which affords us the ability to help determine exactly what our client needs in order to provide the necessary products and superior service on time and on budget.

Sierra School Equipment Company is committed to finding the manufacturer that best meets your requirements. As a result, we represent a diverse array of manufacturers, which enables us to fill a wide range of client specifications. We believe the products we use directly affect a project’s outcome, and we take pride in our products and manufacturers from installation to maintenance.

Sierra School Equipment Company customizes each project for your specific needs. Opt for Sierra School Equipment Company, and we will ensure that all of your requests are fulfilled.

Several Satellite Offices to Serve You Better

We have established several satellite offices locations in Fresno, Los Angeles and Sacramento. These satellite offices enable us to service the entire state of California and Nevada. Whether fulfilling the needs of our existing clients or developing new opportunities, Sierra School Equipment Company is committed to quality, creating value and servicing the requirements of all of our clients now and in the future.

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