Rankings

2022 Monitor 100: Navigating Ongoing Unpredictability

The Monitor 100 rebounded from the initial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, posting a modest gain in net assets and the largest uptick in originations since 2012. The group managed this feat amid a tight labor market and backlogged supply chain. And although soaring inflation, rapidly rising rates and recession fears have joined the maelstrom in 2022, the group remains optimistic for future growth.... read more

Bouncing Back: The Vendor Top 40 Achieve 10.9% Y/Y Growth

The vendor channel experienced a resurgence in 2021, reporting 10.9% growth in activity — the highest percentage gain achieved by the group since 2013. The top three — DLL, Wells Fargo Equipment Finance and Bank of America Global Leasing — held on to their ranks while major shifts took place in the channel due to a flurry of acquisition activity and new entrants. ... read more

Comeback Kids: Monitor’s Top Private Independents Achieve Record Growth in 2021

Following incredible turbulence in 2020, 2021 proved to be a bounce-back year for Monitor’s Top Private Independents, as the group logged a record for the annual ranking with 35.6% year-over-year growth in new business volume. The upper echelon was made up of some familiar names, including returning contender Amur Equipment Finance, while Onset Financial ascended to the rarefied air of the top five. ... read more

Brian Madison: TrinityRail Gains Steam as the Pandemic Subsides

Brian Madison joined TrinityRail to oversee its leasing company in 2015 after a series of successful leadership roles across the equipment finance and leasing industry. What initially attracted Madison to the railcar manufacturing industry and what keeps him motivated is the endless possibilities of a 150-year-old industry ripe for innovation.... read more

Kiyoshi Doi: Strength in Relationships

Kiyoshi Doi, the CEO of JA Mitsui Leasing USA, has been in the leasing business for three decades and throughout that time, he’s developed a passion for forging strong customer relationships, which will be a key part of the company’s growth strategies.... read more

Mike Rooney: A Little Help from My Friends

Mike Rooney wouldn’t be where he is today without determination, hard work and the friends he’s made along the way. Being a good leader requires patience, a strong resolve and knowing when to take a risk, and Rooney has learned when to take a chance on a potential employee regardless of industry standards.... read more

Rick Matte: Marching Together

As president and chief operating officer of Encina Equipment Finance, Rick Matte uses his years of experience at larger organizations like GE Capital to inspire and drive a strong customer-focused business strategy and an emphasis on building highly-connected teams.... read more

2021 MONITOR 101+ Smaller Group Achieves 23.3% Portfolio Growth

The companies who make up the Monitor 101+ continued to expand in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, achieving an annual portfolio increase of 23.2% and an uptick in volume of 1.8%. Sany Capital USA topped the asset ranking, while Liberty Commercial Finance retained its position as the highest generator of new business volume. ... read more

John Wolfe: A New Leader of The Pack for the M&T CEF Team

John Wolfe has taken the reins of M&T Bank’s Commercial Equipment Finance Group. Building off a solid equipment finance platform, Wolfe draws his inspiration from his mentor, Frank Campagna, who taught him to never forget there is always a client on the other end of every transaction.... read more

Ellen Comeaux: Dedication to Execution

Ellen Comeaux is in a relatively new role at TIAA Bank, having been named senior vice president and commercial division sales leader last November, but three decades in the equipment finance industry have equipped her with all she needs to build a foundation for growth.... read more

Frederick M. Van Etten: Success Breeds Success

Frederick M. Van Etten has built and formed multiple equipment finance businesses during his long career in the industry and that experience has taught him that remaining patient and producing at a high level are the keys to not only gaining success but inspiring others.... read more

2021 Monitor 100: Optimism Abounds for Recovery — NBV Forecast Up 10.8%

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is evident in this year’s Monitor 100. Although net assets and volume declined year over year, forecasts predict a full recovery by year-end, with portfolios and originations expected to increase 5.3% and 10.8%, respectively. Despite a tumultuous year, John Deere Financial claimed the volume crown and rose to runner-up in the portfolio ranking. ... read more

A Tale of Two Vendor Channels

This year’s ranking of the Monitor’s top 40 players in the vendor channel illustrates an almost even split in performance, with 19 respondents reporting net gains and 21 posting declines. With collective vendor channel originations of $39,958.8 million, the group performed better than many anticipated this time last year with a net decline of 3.2%.... read more

Standing Strong After the Storm: Monitor’s Top Private Independents Achieve 9.1% Growth in 2020

Although Monitor’s Top Private Independents faced many challenges in 2020, the group managed collective volume growth of 9.1% amid the COVID-19 pandemic. With Ascentium Capital out of the running, Stonebriar Commercial Finance seized the crown, while Trans Lease, First National Capital and Kingsbridge catapulted their way into the top five. ... read more

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