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The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Joseph P. Sebik, CPA, Director of Tax at Siemens Financial Services, Inc., to receive its 2017 Michael J. Fleming Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who have... Read Story
September 14, 2017, 07:10 AM


The Equipment  Leasing and Finance Association and the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation announced that effective Sept. 1, 2017, their business address has changed to: 1625 Eye St. NW, Suite 850Washington, DC 20006 For more information, please... Read Story
September 05, 2017, 07:07 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
August 24, 2017, 07:15 AM


To help lessees and lessors prepare for the new lease accounting standard, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released “Quick Quiz:  Test Your Lease Accounting I.Q.” The quiz is comprised of 12 yes or no questions pertaining to... Read Story
August 23, 2017, 07:07 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is hosting a free one-hour webinar to present findings of its 2017 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity, the largest and most important source of statistical information on the $1 trillion equipment... Read Story
August 01, 2017, 07:02 AM


In order to compete in today’s rapidly changing world, equipment finance firms are innovating their business processes and recognizing the value of investing in technology upgrades, according to the 2017 Software Guide released by the Equipment... Read Story
July 28, 2017, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
July 26, 2017, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced that its 2017 Operations and Technology Excellence Award will go to two companies: CIT Direct Capital and Mintaka Financial. The winners were selected by a subcommittee of ELFA members... Read Story
July 25, 2017, 07:10 AM


New business volume grew 2.5% in the equipment finance industry in 2016, according to the 2017 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA).  The rise in new business volume marked the... Read Story
July 14, 2017, 07:15 AM


What’s the state of credit and collections in the equipment finance industry? The 7th Annual Credit Manager Survey provides some key insights. The survey results, based on feedback from close to 300 ELFA members, were presented at ELFA’s 2017 Credit... Read Story
June 29, 2017, 07:18 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
June 23, 2017, 07:19 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has earned a Gold Award in the 2017 Hermes Creative Awards, an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programs, and... Read Story
June 12, 2017, 07:01 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
May 25, 2017, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Robert Boyer, President of Susquehanna Commercial Finance, Inc. (soon to be renamed BB&T Commercial Equipment Capital Corp), to receive its 2017 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in... Read Story
May 11, 2017, 07:03 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has awarded Barry S. Marks, founding shareholder of Marks & Associates, P.C., the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence. Marks received the award on May 8 at the ELFA Legal Forum in St.... Read Story
May 10, 2017, 07:14 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced that equipment finance executives from across the country will gather in Washington, D.C., for ELFA’s Capitol Connections event, May 17-18 at the Washington Court Hotel. This event is designed... Read Story
May 04, 2017, 07:00 AM


During National Small Business Week, April 30-May 6, 2017, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) is sharing reasons why a large majority of U.S. businesses—nearly 8 in 10—finance their equipment. In an environment of heightened... Read Story
May 01, 2017, 07:06 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
April 26, 2017, 07:12 AM


The Executive Committee of the ELFA Board met on March 11 in Naples, Florida, under the leadership of Chairman Tony Cracchiolo. The Committee, which is the association’s primary management body, meets in person three times annually to assess the... Read Story
March 28, 2017, 07:07 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
March 23, 2017, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced it is accepting member nominations for its 2017 Operations & Technology Excellence (O&TE) Award. The award will be presented to up to two winners at the ELFA Operations & Technology... Read Story
March 21, 2017, 07:00 AM


What are the hottest equipment sectors in 2017? The answer is construction, medical, machine tools, high-tech/computer, plastics and trucks/trailers, according to a new survey of ELFA member asset managers and consultants. The 2017 “What’s Hot/What’s... Read Story
March 06, 2017, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
February 24, 2017, 07:10 AM


The vast majority (78%) of U.S. businesses lease or finance their equipment, and today the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released a new infographic highlighting why this method of equipment acquisition is so popular. The “8 Reasons to... Read Story
February 15, 2017, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has earned a Platinum Award in the 2017 AVA Digital Awards, an international competition that recognizes excellence in digital communication. ELFA was recognized for the redesign of its flagship website... Read Story
February 14, 2017, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced it is accepting nominations for the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the equipment finance... Read Story
February 01, 2017, 06:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
January 26, 2017, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) which represents the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, today revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2017. Given U.S. businesses, nonprofits and government agencies will spend over... Read Story
January 18, 2017, 07:27 AM


Members of the equipment leasing and finance industry will have multiple opportunities to network and engage in business and professional development this year. The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released its 2017 calendar of events... Read Story
January 04, 2017, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
December 21, 2016, 07:19 AM


Jon Gerson, President of Executive Solutions, has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Service Providers Business Council Steering Committee.The Service Providers Business Council Steering Committee... Read Story
November 18, 2016, 06:18 AM


Kirk Phillips, President and CEO of Wintrust Commercial Finance has been re-elected to serve a two-year term on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Financial Institutions Business Council Steering Committee.  The Financial Institutions... Read Story
November 16, 2016, 07:09 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has announced the results of the association’s September 2016 Business Council Steering Committee elections. The Business Council Steering Committees are the association’s primary constituent bodies and... Read Story
November 10, 2016, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has launched a fully redesigned website at www.elfaonline.org that provides user-friendly access to the latest information and resources concerning the $1 trillion equipment finance industry. The... Read Story
October 28, 2016, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
October 26, 2016, 07:14 AM


Mike Wiedemer, National Sales Director of First American Equipment Finance, has been elected to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA’s) Financial Institutions Business Council Steering Committee. He joins as First American CEO Alan... Read Story
October 26, 2016, 07:02 AM


Today, during the 55th Annual Convention of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), the association announced its new Board of Directors and Officers who will serve during the next 12 months. Anthony Cracchiolo, President and CEO of U.S... Read Story
October 25, 2016, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced an initiative to educate its membership about the business benefits of adopting electronic documents known as “e-chattel paper.” The initiative will encourage members to use e-chattel paper and... Read Story
October 25, 2016, 06:56 AM


Seventy-eight percent of respondents in a survey of businesses used at least one form of financing when acquiring equipment in FY 2015, according to the U.S. Equipment Finance Market Study:  2016-2017 released today by the Equipment Leasing & Finance... Read Story
October 24, 2016, 09:03 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has named Sudhir P. Amembal, Chairman and CEO of Amembal & Halladay, to the 2016 Class of the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame. ELFA President and CEO Ralph Petta made the announcement this morning... Read Story
October 24, 2016, 07:06 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
September 26, 2016, 07:30 AM


Compensation in the equipment finance industry increased modestly in 2015, according to the 2016 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) and McLagan. For the sixth consecutive year... Read Story
September 15, 2016, 07:14 AM


Ivory Consulting Corporation is proud to announce that Senior Consultant, Ray James, was selected by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) to receive its 2016 Michael J. Fleming Distinguished Service Award. This award honors those who... Read Story
September 14, 2016, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Ray James, Senior Consultant for Ivory Consulting Corporation, to receive its 2016 Michael J. Fleming Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who have made... Read Story
September 07, 2016, 07:05 AM


Robert Fagan, Vice President of Collections at Eastern Funding, has been invited by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA) to join its Credit and Collections Management Planning Committee for 2017.The committee serves as an information... Read Story
September 02, 2016, 07:00 AM


ELFA Announces Lease and Finance Accountants Conference Sept. 12-14, 2016 What: 2016 Lease and Finance Accountants Conference, hosted by the Equipment Leasing and Finance AssociationWhen: Sept. 12-14, 2016Where: Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner... Read Story
September 01, 2016, 06:56 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
August 24, 2016, 07:10 AM


Equipment finance companies looking to stay competitive in a digital world are recognizing the value of investing in technology upgrades, according to the 2016 Software Guide released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association. Whether to meet... Read Story
August 23, 2016, 07:12 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is hosting a free one-hour webinar to present findings of its 2016 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity, the largest and most important source of statistical information on the $1 trillion equipment... Read Story
August 05, 2016, 07:19 AM


For the seventh year in a row, the much anticipated Collections Effectiveness Survey was presented and well received at ELFA’s 2016 Credit and Collections Management Conference, June 5-7 in Denver, Colorado. The survey was started in 2010 to bring... Read Story
August 03, 2016, 07:09 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
July 26, 2016, 07:15 AM


New business volume grew 12.4% in the equipment finance industry in 2015, according to the 2016 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released today by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA).  The rise in new business volume... Read Story
July 20, 2016, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced that its 2016 Operations and Technology Excellence Award will go to two companies: LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. and National Leasing. The winners were selected by a subcommittee of ELFA... Read Story
July 13, 2016, 07:12 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
June 23, 2016, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announces that Scott Riehl has joined the organization as Vice President of State Government Relations, effective June 1. Riehl will direct and execute all aspects of the association’s state government... Read Story
June 14, 2016, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
May 25, 2016, 07:10 AM


2016 Capitol Connections, hosted by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association will be held Wednesday, May 18 – Thursday, May 19 at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C. Attendees will include Presidents, CEOs and senior executives of... Read Story
May 10, 2016, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Dennis Brown, ELFA Vice President of State Government Relations, to receive its 2016 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award. The award, named for ELFA’s former Vice... Read Story
May 09, 2016, 07:06 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has awarded Alan Mogol, Principal at Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver, the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence. Mogol received the award May 2 at the ELFA Legal Forum in San Francisco. ELFA... Read Story
May 04, 2016, 06:48 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) , which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
April 25, 2016, 07:42 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced it is accepting member nominations for its 2016 Operations & Technology Excellence Award. The award will be presented to up to two winners at the ELFA Operations & Technology Conference... Read Story
March 31, 2016, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
March 23, 2016, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced it is accepting nominations for the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame Class of 2016. The program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the equipment finance... Read Story
March 04, 2016, 07:09 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has released a host of new user-friendly tools to help lessors and lessees prepare for new lease accounting rules issued recently by the Financial Accounting Standards Board. The association is... Read Story
March 02, 2016, 07:10 AM


Ralph Petta, President and CEO of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, released the following statement regarding the new lease accounting standard issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB):“We welcome the release of the new... Read Story
February 26, 2016, 07:17 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
February 24, 2016, 07:15 AM


Staying competitive in a digital world is making replacement of front- and back-end systems a top priority for equipment finance firms, reveals the 2015/2016 Business Technology Performance Index (BTPI) released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance... Read Story
February 09, 2016, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association and the CLFP Foundation announced a joint collaboration to support and advance the Certified Lease & Finance Professional credential, the preeminent designation for equipment finance professionals.... Read Story
February 02, 2016, 07:18 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
January 27, 2016, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has announced two new opportunities for lessors to learn about forthcoming changes to the lease accounting standard: a one-hour web seminar on Feb. 9 and a one-day workshop on March 2. Both events are... Read Story
January 21, 2016, 07:04 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) which represents the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, today revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2016. Given U.S. businesses, nonprofits and government agencies will spend over... Read Story
January 12, 2016, 07:16 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s new President and CEO Ralph Petta announced three staff promotions, effective Jan. 1. Julie Benson, Vice President, Membership Marketing - Julie Benson joined ELFA in 2013 as Director of Membership.... Read Story
January 05, 2016, 07:15 AM


Members of the equipment leasing and finance industry will have multiple opportunities to network and engage in business and professional development this year. The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released its 2016 calendar of events... Read Story
January 05, 2016, 07:03 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
December 21, 2015, 07:12 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1.046 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall... Read Story
November 23, 2015, 07:11 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released a new educational tool that addresses impending changes to the lease accounting standard. The white paper, “Changes in Lease Accounting: The Benefits of Equipment Lease Financing Remain,” is... Read Story
November 12, 2015, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has announced the results of the association’s September 2015 Business Council Steering Committee elections. The Business Council Steering Committees are the association’s primary constituent bodies and... Read Story
November 10, 2015, 07:00 AM


On Oct. 27, during the 54th Annual Convention of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), the association announced its new Board of Directors and Officers who will serve during the next 12 months. William Stephenson, CEO and Chairman of... Read Story
October 28, 2015, 06:59 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has named seven industry leaders to the 2015 Class of the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame. ELFA Chairman Robert Rinaldi, Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Industrial Finance, Inc., announced the... Read Story
October 27, 2015, 06:43 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903 billion equipment finance sector, showed their... Read Story
October 23, 2015, 07:05 AM


On the opening day of the ELFA Convention, panelists from The Alta Group, Genpact and Equipment Data Associates will invite attendees to join them in mapping the customer journey through leasing, and in sharing ideas about how it can be re-energized... Read Story
October 09, 2015, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
September 23, 2015, 06:58 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announces that Heather Staverman, CMP, has joined the organization as Director of Meetings and Exhibits, effective Sept. 10. In this position, Staverman will plan, manage, implement and promote several... Read Story
September 15, 2015, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Lesley Sterling, ELFA Vice President of Business and Professional Development, to receive its 2015 Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant... Read Story
September 14, 2015, 07:06 AM


Compensation in the equipment finance industry increased modestly in 2014, according to the 2015 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) and McLagan. For the fifth consecutive year... Read Story
September 10, 2015, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
August 25, 2015, 07:05 AM


As the U.S. economy continues to improve and new technology solutions enter the marketplace, equipment finance companies are modernizing their IT systems and using technology in new ways to solve problems and create opportunity. The 2015 Software... Read Story
August 12, 2015, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is hosting a one-hour webinar to present findings of its 2015 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity, the largest and most important source of statistical information available on the $903 billion equipment... Read Story
August 03, 2015, 07:16 AM


New business volume grew 6.7% in the equipment finance industry in 2014, according to the 2015 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released today by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). The rise in new business volume marked... Read Story
July 28, 2015, 07:16 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announces that its 2015 Operations and Technology Excellence Award will go to two companies: Element Financial Corporation and Quick Bridge Funding, LLC. The winners were selected by a subcommittee... Read Story
July 23, 2015, 06:45 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) informational end-user website, Equipment Finance Advantage, has been honored with two awards for communications excellence. The website, at www.EquipmentFinanceAdvantage.org, is a winner in the... Read Story
June 25, 2015, 07:06 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
June 22, 2015, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
May 22, 2015, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Valerie Hayes Jester, President of Brandywine Capital Associates, Inc., to receive its 2015 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award. The award, named for ELFA’s former... Read Story
May 11, 2015, 07:00 AM


What: 2015 Capitol Connections, hosted by the Equipment Leasing and Finance AssociationWhen: Wednesday, May 13 – Thursday, May 14Where: Washington Court Hotel, Washington, D.C. Who Attends: Presidents, CEOs and senior executives of ELFA member... Read Story
May 11, 2015, 05:50 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has awarded Barbara Goodstein, Partner at Mayer Brown LLP, the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence. Goodstein received the award at the ELFA Legal Forum in Nashville. ELFA Legal Committee... Read Story
May 07, 2015, 07:00 AM


LeaseTeam announced that the company’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Russ Hallberg; its Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman, Randy Haug; and its Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer, Jeff Van Slyke, will... Read Story
May 06, 2015, 06:47 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
April 23, 2015, 07:05 AM


For banks involved in the equipment leasing and asset finance business, regulatory agency requirements stemming from the “Great Recession” have forced banks to assign higher levels of loss to equipment-based defaults and thus allocate a higher level... Read Story
April 21, 2015, 06:36 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has responded to a new proposal regarding credit risk under the Basel framework. ELFA is calling for risk weighting treatment for commercial leases and loans backed by capital equipment, in... Read Story
April 20, 2015, 07:07 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
March 24, 2015, 06:50 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced it is accepting member nominations for its 2015 Operations & Technology Excellence (O&TE) Award. The award will be presented to up to two winners at the ELFA Operations & Technology... Read Story
March 11, 2015, 06:57 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced it is accepting nominations for the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame Class of 2015. The program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the equipment finance... Read Story
March 03, 2015, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
February 25, 2015, 06:57 AM


Nearly 300 asset managers, equipment appraisers and remarketers will convene in Miami, Feb. 22-24, for the 26th Annual ELFA Equipment Management Conference. The conference will allow professionals in the equipment leasing and finance industry to... Read Story
February 11, 2015, 05:54 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced that President and CEO William G. Sutton, CAE, will retire at the end of 2015 and that ELFA’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors have voted unanimously to name Chief Operating... Read Story
February 02, 2015, 07:12 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
January 26, 2015, 07:00 AM


Visitors to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) end-user website, Equipment Finance Advantage, will find new enhancements that make it a more powerful resource than ever for helping businesses take advantage of the benefits of... Read Story
January 20, 2015, 07:00 AM


Favorable Economic and Financing Conditions Will Drive Replacement and Expansion SpendingThe Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) which represents the $903 billion equipment finance sector, today revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition... Read Story
January 12, 2015, 07:00 AM


Members of the equipment leasing and finance industry will have multiple opportunities to network and engage in business and professional development this year. The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released its 2015 calendar of events... Read Story
January 06, 2015, 06:51 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
December 19, 2014, 07:02 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
November 24, 2014, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has announced the results of the association’s September 2014 Business Council Steering Committee elections. The Business Council Steering Committees are the association’s primary constituent bodies and... Read Story
November 05, 2014, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has established the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame to annually recognize individuals who have made unique, significant or lasting contributions to the equipment finance industry throughout their... Read Story
October 23, 2014, 07:11 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
October 22, 2014, 07:06 AM


On Oct. 21, during the 53rd Annual Convention of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), the association announced its new Board of Directors and Officers who will serve during the next 12 months. Robert “Bob” Rinaldi, CEO of Commercial... Read Story
October 22, 2014, 06:47 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
September 24, 2014, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has selected  John Bober, Global Technical Controller for GE Capital, to receive its 2014 Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the... Read Story
September 09, 2014, 07:00 AM


Compensation in the equipment finance industry increased modestly in 2013, according to the 2014 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) and McLagan. For the fourth consecutive year... Read Story
September 03, 2014, 07:03 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
August 25, 2014, 06:58 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is mourning the passing of Michael J. Fleming, who served as the association’s President for 27 years. Mike passed away Aug. 19 after a long but valiant fight with cancer.The family would appreciate... Read Story
August 20, 2014, 07:08 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
July 24, 2014, 06:33 AM


In order to make well informed credit decisions, one tool that credit and risk professionals in the equipment finance industry rely on is financial statement analysis. Now, a new online course is available from the Equipment Leasing and Finance... Read Story
July 15, 2014, 06:50 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced that its 2014 Operations and Technology Excellence Award will go to two companies: BB&T Equipment Finance Corporation and Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, Inc. The winners were selected by... Read Story
July 10, 2014, 06:27 AM


New business volume grew 9.3% in the equipment finance industry in 2013, according to the 2014 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released today by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association. The growth in volume was down from the 16.4%... Read Story
July 08, 2014, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
June 24, 2014, 06:30 AM


As the U.S. economy continues to improve and new technology solutions enter the marketplace, equipment finance companies are modernizing their IT systems and using technology in new ways to solve problems and create opportunity. The 2014 Software... Read Story
June 20, 2014, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Robert J. Rinaldi, CEO of King Commercial Finance, to receive its 2014 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award. The award, named for ELFA’s former Vice President of... Read Story
June 10, 2014, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
May 22, 2014, 06:47 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has awarded Michael  Tobak, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at GE Healthcare Financial Services, the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence. Tobak received the award at the ELFA... Read Story
May 05, 2014, 02:00 PM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
April 23, 2014, 06:39 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
March 25, 2014, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
February 26, 2014, 06:47 AM


Construction, oil/gas/energy and trucks/trailers are the hottest equipment sectors of 2014, according to a survey of 100 asset managers and consultants to be released at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s 26th Annual Equipment Management... Read Story
February 12, 2014, 07:07 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
January 27, 2014, 07:00 AM


Members of the equipment leasing and finance industry will have multiple opportunities to network and engage in business and professional development this year. The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released its 2014 calendar of events... Read Story
January 17, 2014, 06:53 AM


Economic Improvement and Favorable Financing Conditions Will Drive Capital Spending This YearThe Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) which represents the $827 billion equipment finance sector, today revealed its Top 10 Equipment... Read Story
January 13, 2014, 07:02 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
December 20, 2013, 07:02 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has released three new resources to help businesses take advantage of the benefits of equipment finance.  The multimedia resources—a video, a digital toolkit and an infographic—highlight how... Read Story
December 03, 2013, 09:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
November 25, 2013, 06:54 AM


Michael A. Toglia, Publisher of Equipment Finance Advisor and ABL Advisor has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Service Providers Business Council Steering Committee.The Service Providers... Read Story
November 18, 2013, 06:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the results of the association’s September 2013 Business Council Steering Committee elections. The Business Council Steering Committees are the association’s primary constituent bodies and are... Read Story
November 13, 2013, 07:00 AM


William G. Sutton, CAE, President and CEO of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, has received the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the National Eagle Scout Association and the 2013 Financial Services “Good Scout” Award from the... Read Story
November 11, 2013, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
October 23, 2013, 07:00 AM


During the 52nd Annual Convention of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), the association announced its new Board of Directors and Officers who will serve during the next 12 months. Adam D. Warner, President of Key Equipment Finance... Read Story
October 23, 2013, 06:57 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has posted an article by Bill Bosco, Principal of Leasing 101, and member of the ELFA Financial Accounting Committee, on the lease accounting project to the ELFA website.  The article notes that... Read Story
October 04, 2013, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association launched a new video highlighting the benefits of ELFA membership for companies in the $725 billion equipment finance sector. The video, “The Value of ELFA Membership,” showcases a diverse group of... Read Story
October 01, 2013, 06:55 AM


Compensation in the equipment finance industry rose for the third year in a row in 2012, according to the 2013 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) and McLagan. For the third... Read Story
September 30, 2013, 07:01 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
September 24, 2013, 07:02 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) raised serious concerns that a revised proposal to change lease accounting rules would increase the cost and complexity of lease accounting without significantly improving the quality and relevance... Read Story
September 11, 2013, 07:00 AM


Calls for Boards to Reevaluate the Leases ProjectWilliam G. Sutton, CAE, President and CEO of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, released the following statement highlighting recent developments that add to mounting evidence that the... Read Story
September 04, 2013, 07:03 AM


Today  ELFA President and CEO William G. Sutton, CAE, sent the following message to all ELFA members: We need your help! You and your customers have only two weeks left to comment on the lease accounting Exposure Draft. ELFA is urging all lessees... Read Story
August 30, 2013, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
August 23, 2013, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced that its 2013 Operations and Technology Excellence Award will go to two companies: TCF Equipment Finance, Inc., and SunPower Corporation. The winners were selected by a subcommittee of... Read Story
August 16, 2013, 07:08 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has selected Kevin P. Prykull, Senior Vice President and Credit Executive at PNC Equipment Finance, LLC, to receive its 2013 Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who have made... Read Story
August 15, 2013, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
July 24, 2013, 07:05 AM


On July 9, ELFA's lease accounting team—members Rod Hurd, John Bober and Bill Bosco and Chief Operating Officer Ralph Petta—met at the offices of the Financial Accounting Standards Board in Norwalk, Conn., to discuss the lease accounting Exposure... Read Story
July 15, 2013, 06:58 AM


New business volume grew 16.4% in the equipment finance industry in 2012, according to the 2013 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association. The growth in volume was on par with the 16.5%... Read Story
July 02, 2013, 07:00 AM


As the economy improves and as equipment leasing and finance companies prepare for the upcoming lease accounting changes, more are upgrading their technology—front end, back end, and enterprise-wide. The 2013 Software Guide released today by the... Read Story
June 25, 2013, 07:02 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
June 21, 2013, 07:03 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association will hold a web seminar, “Changes in Lease Accounting: Analysis and Implications for Your Business,” on Thursday, June 27, 12:30pm-2pm ET. The web seminar will analyze the lease accounting Exposure Draft... Read Story
June 05, 2013, 07:03 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
May 23, 2013, 07:10 AM


William G. Sutton, CAE, President and CEO of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, today released the following statement regarding the exposure draft published by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International... Read Story
May 16, 2013, 10:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Julia Pierce, President at Pierce Capital, to receive its 2013 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award. The award, named for ELFA’s former Vice President of Federal... Read Story
May 15, 2013, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has awarded Mark Kohler, General Counsel for Syndications at GE Capital Americas, the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence. Kohler received the award at the ELFA Legal Forum on May 6 in... Read Story
May 14, 2013, 09:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announces it is accepting nominations for its Distinguished Service Award, which honors an individual who has made a significant contribution to the association and the equipment finance industry.... Read Story
April 26, 2013, 07:01 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
March 25, 2013, 07:42 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced it is accepting member nominations for its 2013 Operations & Technology Excellence (O&TE) Award. The O&TE Award will be presented to two winners at the ELFA Operations & Technology... Read Story
March 19, 2013, 06:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced that Julie Benson has joined the organization as Director of Membership. In this position, Benson will lead ELFA's efforts to recruit, retain and renew members as well as oversee the... Read Story
March 08, 2013, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
February 26, 2013, 07:29 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announces that Megan Kueck has joined the organization as Director of State Government Relations, effective Feb. 4. In this position, Kueck will monitor, analyze and advocate on state legislation... Read Story
February 21, 2013, 07:22 AM


Equipment management professionals from the equipment leasing and finance industry will gather at the 25th Annual Equipment Management Conference & Exhibition, Feb. 24-26 in Tampa, Fla, to evaluate current market conditions, portfolio quality and... Read Story
February 08, 2013, 06:55 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
January 25, 2013, 07:30 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) which represents the $725 billion equipment finance sector, today revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2013.  Given that every year U.S. businesses, nonprofits and government... Read Story
January 14, 2013, 07:20 AM


The ELFA community is mourning the loss of long-time member Dennis Neumann, Chief Executive Officer of BNY Capital Funding, who passed away suddenly on Jan. 4. Neumann contributed to the association in countless ways. He served as 2004-2005 ELFA... Read Story
January 08, 2013, 07:43 AM


Members of the equipment leasing and finance industry will have multiple opportunities to network and engage in business and professional development this year. The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released its 2013 calendar of events... Read Story
January 04, 2013, 07:30 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
December 21, 2012, 07:39 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has launched a new website, www.EquipmentFinanceAdvantage.org, to help businesses take advantage of all the benefits of equipment leasing and finance. The Equipment Finance Advantage website is a... Read Story
December 05, 2012, 07:39 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for October was $7.6 billion, up 27... Read Story
November 27, 2012, 07:59 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the results of the association’s September 2012 Business Council Steering Committee elections. The Business Council Steering Committees are the association’s primary constituent bodies and are... Read Story
November 08, 2012, 07:29 AM


Sustained economic growth spurred an increase in compensation among originators in the equipment finance industry in 2011, according to the 2012 Equipment Leasing & Finance Compensation Survey from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA)... Read Story
November 05, 2012, 07:33 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for September was $8.2 billion, up... Read Story
October 24, 2012, 07:50 AM


Today, during the 51st Annual Convention of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, the association’s Board of Directors issued a Policy Statement on Comprehensive Tax Reform. The statement outlines key principles the association, which... Read Story
October 22, 2012, 06:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for August was $6.9 billion, up 21%... Read Story
September 25, 2012, 07:50 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced Andy Fishburn has joined the organization as Vice President of Federal Government Relations, effective September 10. Fishburn will direct and operate all aspects of the association’s... Read Story
September 20, 2012, 06:55 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has announced it may withdraw its support for the proposal to develop a new lease accounting standard, calling the current proposal “fraught with difficulties.” In a letter to the Financial... Read Story
September 05, 2012, 10:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for July was $6.6 billion, up 15.8... Read Story
August 23, 2012, 08:08 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Andrew Mesches, a 30-year veteran of the equipment leasing industry, to receive its 2012 Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant... Read Story
August 22, 2012, 07:50 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for June was $8 billion, up 9.5... Read Story
July 25, 2012, 07:58 AM


An increasing number of equipment leasing and finance companies are seeking to modernize their information technology (IT) systems due to an improving economy and new features that helping companies make the business case for their investment... Read Story
July 24, 2012, 07:36 AM


New business volume grew 16.5% in the equipment finance industry in 2011, according to the 2012 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released today by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association. The growth in volume surpassed the 3.9%... Read Story
July 19, 2012, 07:44 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced that its 2012 Operations & Technology Excellence Award will go to two companies: LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. and AIG Commercial Asset Finance. The winners were selected by a subcommittee of... Read Story
July 17, 2012, 07:43 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for May was $6.2 billion, up 10.7... Read Story
June 26, 2012, 08:10 AM


According to a posting on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association web site, ELFA members met with the Securities & Exchange Commission’s Office of Structured Finance during ELFA’s Capitol Connections conference in May to discuss the... Read Story
June 22, 2012, 06:40 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the new David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award. The award will be presented annually to an ELFA member volunteer who has made an extraordinary contribution to the association’s... Read Story
May 25, 2012, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for April was $6.1 billion, up 20... Read Story
May 23, 2012, 08:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association launched a new resource to help equipment manufacturers and vendors provide financing to their customers. The Manufacturer & Vendor Resource Center is a starting point for manufacturers to learn the... Read Story
May 22, 2012, 07:00 AM


In the latest developments on the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)/International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Leases Project, the Boards have conducted outreach meetings with the main objective of changing the lessee cost pattern. At... Read Story
May 03, 2012, 07:30 AM


The latest FASB/IASB Lease Accounting Project meetings on February 28 and 29 had as the main objective changing the lessee cost pattern to straight line similar to current GAAP. The reason for the continued work on the lessee cost pattern is that... Read Story
April 27, 2012, 05:30 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for March was $6.8 billion, up 10%... Read Story
April 24, 2012, 08:20 AM


Susan Carol has been appointed chairwoman of the new Communications Committee serving the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA).The committee's mission is to support the external and internal communications interests of ELFA's diverse... Read Story
April 23, 2012, 06:15 AM


Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) President and CEO William G. Sutton, CAE, recognized Ralph Petta, Chief Operating Officer, for his 25 years of service to the association.Petta joined the association staff in April 1987 and has served... Read Story
April 12, 2012, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for February was $5.0 billion, up 22... Read Story
March 27, 2012, 08:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for January was $5.1 billion, up 21%... Read Story
February 27, 2012, 08:00 AM


William G. Sutton, CAE, President and CEO of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration’s proposal for corporate tax reform: “For U.S. businesses and manufacturers to... Read Story
February 27, 2012, 06:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has launched a fully redesigned website at http://www.elfaonline.org that provides user-friendly access to the latest information and resources concerning the $628 billion equipment finance industry. The... Read Story
February 02, 2012, 03:00 PM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for December was $10.8 billion, up... Read Story
January 25, 2012, 08:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) which represents the $628 billion equipment finance sector, today revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2012.  Given that every year U.S. businesses, nonprofits and government... Read Story
January 10, 2012, 06:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association mourns the passing of David H. Fenig, who served as ELFA Vice President of Federal Government Relations for the past eight years. Fenig will be remembered as a valued friend, trusted colleague and... Read Story
December 23, 2011, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for November was $6.2 billion, up... Read Story
December 22, 2011, 08:00 AM


A proposal to change how leases are accounted for on corporate balance sheets could have a widespread, detrimental impact on the U.S. economy, triggering a $10 billion reduction in gross domestic product (GDP) and 60,000 fewer jobs by 2016, the... Read Story
December 07, 2011, 08:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for October was $6.0 billion, up 22% from... Read Story
November 22, 2011, 07:30 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the results of the association’s September 2011 Business Council Steering Committee elections. The Business Council Steering Committees are the association’s primary constituent bodies and are... Read Story
November 15, 2011, 06:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for September was $7.1 billion, up... Read Story
October 25, 2011, 07:04 AM


San Antonio, Texas -During the 50th Annual Convention of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), the association announces its new Board of Directors and Officers, who will serve during the next 12 months. Crit DeMent, Chairman and CEO... Read Story
October 25, 2011, 06:00 AM