Engine Lease Finance’s Joe O’Brien To Retire


November 2020 – An Article released by Airline Economics

Joe O’Brien, the deputy CEO & chief commercial officer (CCO) of Engine Lease Finance has announced his retirement after 14 years with the engine lessor and 16 years before that with parent company BTMU Capital Corporation. Joe has also served as board member for ELF since 2000.

Since joining ELF as EVP sales and CCO in 2006, Joe led the sales team to more than $3 billion in engine acquisitions through sale and leaseback, OEM orders and various collaborations.

Julian Jordan, executive vice president & head of new business has assumed responsibility for all engine acquisitions and management of the sales and marketing team. Joe Hussar, executive vice president & head of portfolio has assumed responsibility for all remarketing efforts in addition to his roles managing engine sales, collaboration with INAV and capital markets.

Joe will leave ELF at the end of the year. All the team at Airline Economics wishes him well.