About the Monitor

Since its launch in 1974, the Monitor has evolved into the leading independent trade publication in the equipment finance and leasing industry. Employing a unique content delivery format, each issue includes timely articles authored by industry specialists and regular features, which are a hallmark of the magazine.

The Monitor’s seven annual offerings include the Monitor 100 Issue in addition to the publication’s six bi-monthly issues. In June of each year, the Monitor publishes its most popular issue — the Monitor 100 — our annual ranking and analysis of the top 100 equipment finance and leasing companies in the U.S. This 30+ page exclusive report has served as a benchmark for the industry for over 20 years. For more information on the Monitor’s reports and rankings, click here.

Exclusive Features & Departments…

Each issue of the Monitor is themed around a mainstream industry subject and includes feature stories on industry executives as well as several departments encompassing articles authored by industry specialists and legal practitioners. And at the end of each issue, we present a caricature representation of a top news story posted on monitordaily.

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See what issues are coming next:

  • Issue 1 – Innovation – This issue Features the Most Innovative Companies, Asset Managers’ Roundtable, and the 2021 Sector Outlook
  • Issue 2 – Funding Issue & Top Private Independents – Featuring the Annual Ranking of Top 25 Independents, Funding Sources/Capital Markets and the Buy Side Update
  • Issue 3 – Technology & Next Generation Profiles – Featuring the Annual Vendor Rankings, Next Generation Profiles and Views from the Technology Leaders
  • Issue 4 – Monitor 100 Report – Featuring Spotlight on New Arrivals/Leadership, Comprehensive Analysis & Dimensioning and Ranking by Assets, Volume & More
  • Issue 5 – Monitor 101+ Report – Featuring the Ranking of Companies 101+, Spotlight on New Arrivals/Leadership and Company & Executive Profiles
  • Issue 6 – Fall Conference / Inaugural Brokers’ Report – Featuring Report on Top Brokers in Equipment Finance, 3rd Annual Monitor Icon Award Winners and Views from Technology Leaders
  • Issue 7 – Women in Equipment Finance / Diversity & Inclusion / Bank 50 – Featuring Women in Equipment Finance Profiles, Ranking of Top U.S. Bank Affiliates and D&I in Equipment Finance

Plus, every issue of the Monitor includes: a recap of the top news stories, topical articles authored by industry professionals, company and executive profiles penned by our resident journalists… and so much more!

If you are interested in writing for the Monitor, please contact Rita Garwood about editorial deadlines at

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