About Us

Who we are

Headquartered in Shannon, Ireland with offices in Boston, London, Singapore and Hong Kong, elfc is the world’s leading engine financing and leasing company. elfc is a group company of Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc. Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc. is a renowned global leasing company based in Japan and publicly listed on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock Exchanges. This gives elfc the financing power and stability to satisfy the long-term financing needs of airlines, operators, OEMs, and MROs and to meet the commercial challenges presented by today’s dynamic world markets.

With this access to extensive funding at favourable rates, we can ensure low-cost flexible financing for the commercial aviation industry. elfc’s customer base includes some of the world’s most established airlines, newest start-ups, and many of the seasoned LCC’s around the world. Our client base also includes OEMs, MROs, and Aircraft Lessors.

ELFC IN NUMBERS

350

Spare Engines

80+

Current Customers

40

Countries

x10

Support Locations

What we do

elfc is the world’s leading engine financing and leasing company. We specialise in flexible short to long-term engine support packages for the airline commercial aviation industry.
Our global business revolves around supporting the world’s airlines and our experienced team are dedicated to consistently delivering for our valued customers.

Our current customer base includes more than 80 airlines, operators, OEM and MRO organizations worldwide. Since our foundation we have served more than 200 customers. After more than 30 successive years of profits and portfolio growth, the company now owns and manages over 300 aircraft engines worth approximately $2.7bn.

Awards

ESG

Our Environmental, Social (Community) and Governance frameworks emphasise the responsibilities that we have to ensure our business is conducted in a manner that is consistent with the principles of a good corporate citizen and balances shareholder needs with those of our other stakeholders and the environment.

Meet the Team

With 80 employees based across 9 countries, comprising 10 different nationalities, our highly talented and diverse employees are one of the key pillars of elfc.

Ireland
Darren Reilly

Assistant Vice President Portfolio

Ireland
Justin Phelan

Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing

Ireland
Shane Hennessy

Portfolio Sales Associate

Ireland
Shane Fenton

Sales & Marketing Associate

Ireland
Lisa Fitzgerald

Marketing Administrator

UK
Julian Jordan

Executive Vice President & Head of New Business

Spain
Vassil Vassilev

Vice President Sales & Marketing – CIS, India & Turkey

United States
Josh Symanski

Vice President Sales & Marketing

Ireland
Declan Madigan

Senior Vice President Remarketing

China
Yajie Li

Vice President Sales & Marketing – China

Singapore
Olaf Knuth

Vice President Sales & Marketing Middle East & Asia

Brazil
Eduardo Fuchs

Vice President Sales & Marketing – Americas

China
Shelly Xie

Sales & Marketing Associate – PRC

Ireland
Thomas Caulfield

Vice President Commercial Strategic Analysis

Ireland
Cathal Ryan

Tax & Treasury Analyst

Ireland
Shane O’Callaghan

Commercial Strategy

United States
Joe Hussar

Executive Vice President & Head of Portfolio

Ireland
Ed Connolly

Senior Vice President Capital Markets

Ireland
Ciaran McGlynn

Vice President Sales & Marketing – EMEA

Singapore
Helge Pistor

Vice President Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific

Our Heritage

1989

elfc established

From humble beginnings elfc has managed to grow through the challenges over 33 years to serve our customers and be their reliable partner in good times and bad.