Martin J. Dugan

Executive Director, Seabury Aircraft Capital

Marty joined Seabury as Executive Director of Seabury Aircraft Capital following Seabury’s acquisition of Structured Finance International (“SFI”), where Marty was a co-Founding Principal. Marty has more than three decades of experience in asset finance, capital structuring, advisory services, M&A, and operations management; including as founding CFO for a publicly traded US low cost airline. He has led the structuring and arranging of more than $10 billion in equipment and enterprise financing, with a large portion focused on aviation.

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 government agencies across the globe. Over the past 20 years the SFI team developed several first financing structures that are still in place today and arranged financing for more than 1,000 aircraft with an aggregated acquisition costs exceeding $18 billion (in 2020 dollars). In addition, the SFI team negotiated the purchase of more than 600 aircraft, created 3 manufacturer/investor sponsored captive leasing companies and worked on notable airline acquisition projects. Prior to founding SFI in 2006, Marty served nine years as a Senior Director of Structured Finance Aerospace with CIT Group and Newcourt Credit Group; where he helped build and lead a global aviation focused Structured Finance/Investment Banking team charged with developing, arranging and underwriting financing solutions for aviation clients. Before joining Newcourt in 1997, Marty served as the Founding CFO, Board Member and Investor of Western Pacific Airlines. Prior to Western Pacific, Marty served for several years as a financial and operations executive with one of the US largest healthcare conglomerates and worked in public accounting.

Marty received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Dayton and is a Certified Public Accountant. Marty is also a Board Member of Empire Holdings, which operates regional cargo and passenger airlines, and provides unmanned flight, aircraft conversion and MRO services.