Senior Vice President, Seabury Aircraft Capital
Glen joined Seabury Aircraft Capital as Senior Vice President following Seabury’s acquisition of Structured Finance International (“SFI”) where Glen was an original member and head of transaction management for the group. Glen has over 25 years experience in asset finance, capital structuring, portfolio management, risk assessment, advisory services and M&A. Glen specializes in applying his process expertise, structuring experience and extensive market knowledge to negotiate, guide and manage complex transactions to successful on-time closings, working closely with clients and all functional areas of SFI.
SFI was an investment banking firm that specialized in developing and arranging structured financing solutions and providing an array of consulting and M&A services for airlines, aerospace manufacturers, investors and export credit/other government agencies across the globe. At SFI, Glen negotiated and managed the closings of the loan and/or lease financing for hundreds of aircraft, the establishment and financing of leasing companies and other aviation financings / advisory projects valued in aggregate at over US$10 billion.
Prior to the formation of SFI, Glen served as Director, Commercial Aviation in the Structured Finance Group of CIT / Newcourt Credit Group for eight years, where he was primarily responsible for developing, structuring, negotiating and managing debt and lease financing transactions for a multitude of aerospace clients and as a Principal for the Company’s own book. Glen was also integral in the development of manufacturer/investor/government sponsored leasing companies and asset securitizations and in the development of proprietary products created to provide solutions for clients.
Glen started his career in the structured finance group of National Westminster Bank and moved to the Bank of Nova Scotia as a Senior Manager in Corporate Banking and Corporate Credit. Over those initial seven years, Glen gained significant experience in corporate and structured finance, credit adjudication, portfolio management and banking processes.
Glen received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and his Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto, Canada.