Robert Haynes joined as director of originations, Mountain region, based in Denver. Before joining CIT, Haynes held positions of increasing responsibility at NHB Bank, Bank of the West and Transamerica Finance Corporation where he focused on direct originations and relationship management.
David Hicks joined as director of originations, Mid-South region, based in Nashville, TN. Hicks has held origination roles at GE Capital, Macquarie Equipment Capital and the former Banc One Leasing (JPMorgan Chase), as well as managerial roles at Fifth Third Bank and Cadence Bank.
Tim McNeely joined as director of originations, Pacific Northwest region, based in Sacramento, CA. Prior to joining CIT, McNeely held roles of increasing responsibility with GE Capital, Siemens Financial Services, Capital One, AIG and Rabbank.
Michael Ollio joined as director of indirect originations, based in Pittsburgh, where he will cover banks, captives and independents. Before joining CIT, Ollio held roles at PNC Bank and PNC Equipment Finance, as well as at Siemens Financial Services.
Jason Sullivan joined as director of originations, Southeast region, based in Charleston, SC. Before joining CIT, Sullivan held positions of increasing responsibility at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and GE Commercial Finance where he focused on direct originations and relationship management.
“We continue to build our team to be a best-in-class originations group in the capital equipment sector,” said Eric Miller, group head and managing director of CIT Capital Equipment Finance. “We increased direct originations 400 percent in 2016. These additional hires with regional expertise should position us well to continue to provide financing solutions to meet the needs of our valued middle market customers. We expect to continue to grow in 2017.”
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