Senior Managing Director, Seabury Capital
Global Head of Investment & Merchant Banking
President and CEO, Seabury Corporate Finance
1350 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
Direct: +1 212 284 1128
Fax : +1 212 284 1145
Patrick Henry Dowling is Global Head of Investment and Merchant Banking for Seabury Capital as well as President and CEO of Seabury Corporate Finance focusing on the Aviation, Aerospace & Defense and Maritime industries. He has over 40 years’ experience in the finance industry and was formerly a partner with Massif Partners as the Chief Investment Officer of Massif Partners Private Debt.
Previously, Mr. Dowling was Senior Managing Director & Group Head of Aerospace & Defense at Tygris Commercial Finance Group as well as a corporate officer and founder. Before Tygris, he was Managing Director & General Manager of CIT Leveraged Finance Transportation responsible for providing global solutions to manufacturers, suppliers and service providers seeking debt, leasing and structured financings. Mr. Dowling also served as a member of CIT’s Management Committee. He was previously Managing Director & Industry Leader – Aerospace & Defense for GE Commercial Finance. Mr. Dowling had a 22-year career at GE Capital, serving in various management and leadership positions including Managing Director for GE Equity and Managing Director for GE Corporate Finance.
Mr. Dowling has been involved in over $20 billion in acquisitions, equity investments and debt financings in the Financial Services, Transportation (Aerospace & Defense, Trucking, Logistics, Rail, Intermodal and Marine), and Commercial Real Estate industries. He successfully launched CIT Aerospace & Defense Commercial and Industrial Finance business de novo with approximately $2.5 billion in commitments and managed a portfolio of approximately $750 million. Mr. Dowling originated and managed a $430 million portfolio of minority equity investments at GE Equity.
Mr. Dowling is on the Board of Directors for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation as well as the USO of Metropolitan of New York. He serves as Chairman of the Miss Kate Foundation, participates as an Ambassador to Airlink Business Development Council and is a member of the Audax Business Development Corporation board of directors. He is also on the board of directors for Zephyrus Aviation Capital and was formerly on the board of directors for the Institute for Defense & Business Foundation, Penske Truck Leasing and the American Trucking Associations Foundation. Mr. Dowling is a certified public accountant and has a BS in accounting from Fordham University plus a JD from Pace University School of Law. He is a FINRA Registered Principal and is Series 7 and 24 qualified.