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Joseph O'Brien

Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Commercial Officer
Engine Lease Finance Corporation

Joseph O’Brien is the Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial Officer of Engine Lease Finance.  In addition to his current roles Joe has had 23 years involvement with ELF.

Joe is a 1981 graduate of the Boston University School of Management. He has spent his entire career in the leasing industry pricing and remarketing assets of all types until 1990 when he began to focus on aviation and was promoted to assume responsibility for all aviation related residual pricing, portfolio management and remarketing activities.  Joe joined the Company in September 2006 after sixteen years with the then Parent Company, BTMU Capital Corporation including serving as a Board Member of ELF from 2000.    Since joining the Company as EVP Sales and CCO Joe has led the Sales Team to more than $3 billion in engine acquisitions through sale and leaseback, OEM orders and various collaborations. 

After 28 years of continuous evolution and growth, the Company now offers the complete range of engine leasing services from long-term operating leases through to short term AOG support and the provision of engine parts through its investment in INAV, the Chicago based parts provider.  ELF owns and manages some 300 engines valued at over $2.7bn with a current customer base of over 80 customers in 43 countries.

ELF is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited.

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