Managing Director, Seabury Aircraft Capital
Stacey Wilson is Managing Director of Seabury Aircraft Capital LLC (“SAC”), a subsidiary of New York-based Seabury Capital Group LLC (“SCG”), specializing in the structuring and sourcing of aircraft, aircraft parts, and aircraft engine backed financing solutions from institutional debt and equity investors on behalf of airlines, aircraft leasing companies, and manufacturers. Wilson has more than two decades of experience in aircraft financing.
Prior to joining SAC, Wilson co-founded SFI International LLC (“SFI”), a FINRA registered broker dealer, where he was managing member and registered (Series 24) operations principal. He also was an owner of SFI’s parent company, Structured Finance International LLC, an airline advisory and consulting firm specializing in aircraft portfolio management, aircraft remarketing, merger advisory, financial restructuring, revenue and code sharing agreements between major and regional airlines, and fleet purchase negotiations with manufacturers, including financing support and maintenance warranties. Prior to SFI’s acquisition by SCG, Wilson conducted closings of more than 1,000 aircraft valued at $18 billion.
In 1997, after Wilson’s honorable discharge from active duty as a US Air Force senior pilot, he joined the New York office of Newcourt Capital Inc (acquired by CIT in 2000) as an original member of the Aerospace Finance unit, which pioneered many of the manufacturer and government supported financing methodologies in use today.
Wilson is a decorated veteran of the Gulf war and is a lifetime member of the VFW. As a US Air Force senior pilot, he accumulated more than 3,500 hours of multiengine jet instrument time. Wilson flew in global humanitarian relief operations and served as a squadron operations officer overseeing airport ramp operations, aircrew scheduling, aircraft maintenance, and aerial port operations.
Wilson holds an MBA from the Wharton School in finance and accounting, and a BS from the United States Air Force Academy, and his core studies included aeronautical, astronautical, electrical, mechanical, and civil engineering. He is FINRA licensed (series 24, 7, 63).