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The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced plans for the third annual ELFA Equity Forum, celebrating and advancing diversity, equity and intergenerational collaboration in the equipment finance industry. Equipment finance professionals... Read Story
May 29, 2024, 07:22 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 23, 2024, 07:25 AM


Capitol Connections is designed to educate members of Congress about the $1 trillion equipment leasing and finance industry’s role as a major source of capital and investment in the United States. While advocating for the industry on tax and... Read Story
May 22, 2024, 07:19 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Edward K. Gross, Shareholder at Vedder Price P.C., to receive its 2024 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant... Read Story
May 21, 2024, 07:25 AM


To meet a growing demand for training in the equipment finance industry, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association launched the Onboarding Series, a collection of online training courses specifically targeted toward the knowledge and skills new... Read Story
May 15, 2024, 07:22 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) recognized PEAC Solutions for 25 years of membership in the organization.PEAC Solutions stands as a prominent multinational asset finance platform specializing in delivering cutting-edge financial... Read Story
May 14, 2024, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced it is accepting member nominations for its 2024 Operations & Technology Excellence Award. The award recognizes equipment finance organizations that have successfully implemented an operational... Read Story
May 09, 2024, 07:15 AM


Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has awarded Paul Bent, Senior Managing Director at The Alta Group, the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence. ELFA Legal Committee Chair Molly Simon, Senior Legal Counsel at DLL, presented the... Read Story
May 07, 2024, 07:25 AM


Rafael Castillo-Triana, CEO of The Alta Group’s Latin American Region, will shed light on the market-entry opportunity presented by climate finance at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) 2024 Legal Forum taking place May 5-7 in... Read Story
May 01, 2024, 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
April 23, 2024, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the agenda for its 2024 Credit & Collections Management Conference and recognized the members who are serving on the Credit & Collections Planning Committee. The Conference is offered both... Read Story
April 11, 2024, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced 11 member employees completed its two-day, instructor-led “Principles of Equipment Leasing and Finance” curriculum in March, which culminated in their completing an exam and being awarded... Read Story
March 27, 2024, 07:23 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 25, 2024, 07:23 AM


What are the hottest equipment markets of 2024? The 34th annual “What’s Hot/What’s Not: Equipment Market Forecast 2024” from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) reveals industry perceptions of 15 equipment markets based on a survey... Read Story
March 12, 2024, 07:25 AM


Rick Remiker and Carl Chrappa—both leaders at global equipment finance advisory The Alta Group—will deliver remarks at a pair of upcoming events hosted by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) focused on the industry’s future. Remiker... Read Story
February 27, 2024, 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
February 26, 2024, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) launched a new Funding Source Database to serve industry leaders as a companion tool for the upcoming 2024 Funding Conference, April 16-18 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. The annual Funding... Read Story
February 23, 2024, 07:23 AM


To assist equipment finance companies in tracking financial disclosure regulations that will impact their businesses, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has developed a new interactive state-by-state disclosure map of legislative... Read Story
February 06, 2024, 07:18 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) released the following statement on House Passage of Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act.ELFA applauds the U.S. House of Representatives on passage of the Tax Relief for American... Read Story
February 02, 2024, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the launch of a new series of webinars focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. The series, “DiversiTEA Talks: Brewing Inclusion at ELFA,” will explore essential topics to foster an industry... Read Story
January 26, 2024, 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 $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
January 24, 2024, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), which represents the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2024. Real private investment by U.S. businesses in equipment and software is... Read Story
January 17, 2024, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has announced the agenda for the 2024 Equipment Management Conference & Exhibition on March 10-12 in New Orleans. The annual conference attracts more than 300 asset managers, equipment appraisers... Read Story
January 12, 2024, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the results of the association’s Business Council Steering Committee elections. The committees are an integral part of ELFA operations, providing input on the direction of the association... Read Story
January 10, 2024, 07:23 AM


Members of the equipment 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 the 2024 ELFA Calendar of Events, which... Read Story
January 08, 2024, 07:23 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, 2023, 07:25 AM


Mitsubishi HC Capital America announced Katie Mullin, Vice President of NA Marketing Communications, has been appointed to serve on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Communications Committee for a two-year term. This is Mullin’s... Read Story
December 20, 2023, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the agenda for the 2024 ELFA Women’s Leadership Forum, Feb. 8-9 in Nashville. The highly-anticipated event hosted by the ELFA Women’s Council will focus on inspiring and empowering attendees to... Read Story
November 30, 2023, 07:25 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
November 21, 2023, 07:25 AM


ELFA is mourning the loss of Jim Humphrey, Senior Vice President of Sales at member company Odessa. Jim was a valuable member of ELFA for many years who served on the Operations & Technology Committee and participated in many association events.As... Read Story
November 07, 2023, 07:25 AM


In a major victory for members of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association and the entire equipment finance industry, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued a nationwide injunction delaying implementation of Section... Read Story
October 27, 2023, 07:20 AM


During the 62nd 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. Rob Boyer, CLFP, President, First Commonwealth... Read Story
October 25, 2023, 07:25 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 25, 2023, 07:22 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced the appointment of Leigh Lytle as President and CEO, effective Dec. 4. ELFA Board Chair Bob Neagle made the announcement at the General Session of the 62nd ELFA Annual Convention in... Read Story
October 24, 2023, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has named William Bosco, Jr. to the 2023 Class of the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame. ELFA Board Chair Robert Neagle made the announcement at the General Session of the 62nd ELFA Annual Convention... Read Story
October 24, 2023, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced the winner of its Advocacy Champions Award for 2023 is the Bank Business Council Steering Committee. The award recognizes the Business Council Steering Committee (BCSC) that is most... Read Story
October 24, 2023, 07:00 AM


Compensation in the equipment finance industry returned to steady increases in 2022, according to the 2023 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey, one of two new studies released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA).... Read Story
October 16, 2023, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced that 27 member employees completed its two-day, instructor-led “Principles of Equipment Leasing and Finance” curriculum in September, which culminated in their completing an exam and being... Read Story
October 11, 2023, 07:00 AM


From optimizing advertising campaigns and personalizing customer experiences, to predicting consumer behavior and automating routine tasks, artificial intelligence (AI) is dramatically reshaping the marketing landscape. Members of ELFA’s... Read Story
October 09, 2023, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has announced a refresh of its website at www.elfaonline.org, providing user-friendly access to the latest information and resources for the $1 trillion equipment finance industry. The updated site offers... Read Story
October 04, 2023, 06:53 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association will recognize 29 companies for their membership longevity and commitment to the association at the upcoming ELFA Annual Convention, Oct. 22-24 in Phoenix, Arizona. A special display in the conference... Read Story
September 27, 2023, 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
September 26, 2023, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Dominic A. Liberatore to receive its 2023 Michael J. Fleming Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the association and... Read Story
September 20, 2023, 07:20 AM


Artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic, but for marketers, is it the wave of the future or the flavor of the month? Join the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association for the webinar, “AI for Marketers: Embracing Analytics and Creativity” on... Read Story
September 14, 2023, 07:20 AM


Fostering a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where employees feel valued, respected and empowered as individuals can lead to increased productivity, innovation and overall employee satisfaction. An exploration of DEI principles and... Read Story
September 11, 2023, 07:22 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has filed to join an injunction to stop implementation of the CFPB’s Section 1071. ELFA is asking the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas to expand its recent injunction staying the... Read Story
August 30, 2023, 07:24 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 29, 2023, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced Oakmont Capital Services is the recipient of the 2023 Operations and Technology Excellence Award. Their award-winning project will be showcased during ELFA’s Operations and Technology... Read Story
August 18, 2023, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released the 2023 Interactive SEFA Dashboard, an online tool featuring highlights from the Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA). This free resource allows ELFA members to quickly and easily... Read Story
August 16, 2023, 07:23 AM


Fraud, AI and digital strategies will take center stage at ELFA’s 2023 Operations & Technology Conference, Sept. 11-13 in New Orleans, the association announced today. The annual conference draws operations and IT professionals from around the... Read Story
August 15, 2023, 07:20 AM


In a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is asking the CFPB to expand the recently issued injunction staying the effective dates of Section 1071 of Dodd-Frank to include all affected... Read Story
August 10, 2023, 07:17 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced plans for the second annual ELFA Equity Forum celebrating and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the equipment finance industry. Industry professionals who consider themselves diverse... Read Story
August 07, 2023, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the agenda for its 2023 Lease and Finance Accountants Conference and recognized the members on its 2023 Financial Accounting Committee. New this year, the conference is offered both in-person on... Read Story
August 03, 2023, 07:20 AM


In a letter to the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is calling for Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act to be overturned. The letter is the latest action on Section 1071 by the association, which... Read Story
August 01, 2023, 07:23 AM


The increasing reliance on technology by equipment finance companies in virtually every aspect of their businesses makes investment in software solutions a critical consideration. To assist in the decision-making process, the Equipment Leasing and... Read Story
July 31, 2023, 07:25 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, 2023, 07:23 AM


The ELFA Engage app—a mobile hub for events, news and networking in the equipment finance community—has reached a new milestone of 2,000 users. The number of users has doubled over the past year, as industry professionals returned to business travel... Read Story
July 24, 2023, 07:22 AM


An interview with Howard Shiebler, who will speak at ELFA’s 2023 Operations & Technology Conference and Exhibition, Sept. 11-13 in New Orleans. See details and register for the Conference at www.elfaonline.org/events/2023/OT. In our increasingly... Read Story
July 24, 2023, 07:15 AM


The equipment finance industry saw new business volume increase 6.3 percent in 2022, according to the 2023 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). This is a modest decrease from... Read Story
July 18, 2023, 07:24 AM


Preparation for compliance with the rules and reporting requirements of Section 1071 of Dodd-Frank was the topic of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) recent webinar, “Section 1071: It WILL Affect Your Operation – Here’s How, and... Read Story
July 13, 2023, 07:20 AM


Registration is now open for the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s 62nd ELFA Annual Convention, scheduled Oct. 22-24, 2023, at the at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ. The Convention brings together professionals from... Read Story
July 11, 2023, 07:15 AM


With New York’s commercial finance disclosure laws set to take effect Aug. 1, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced a new webinar to help equipment finance professionals prepare. The webinar, “The NY Disclosure Laws Are Effective on... Read Story
June 28, 2023, 07:20 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 26, 2023, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is hosting a free webinar, “ELFA’s Climate Finance Working Group Presents: a Briefing of the Inflation Reduction Act.” When: Thursday, June 22, 2:30-3:30p.m. EDTHighlights: The Inflation Reduction Act... Read Story
June 20, 2023, 07:18 AM


What: The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is hosting a free webinar, “Section 1071: It WILL Affect Your Operation - Here’s How, And What You Can Do To Prepare.” When: Wed., June 21, 1-2 p.m. EDTHighlights: Now that the CFPB finalized the... Read Story
June 14, 2023, 07:20 AM


Insight Financial Services (IFS), a division of Insight Investments, LLC, announced it has been recognized by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) for 25 years of membership in the organization.“IFS has been providing customized... Read Story
June 14, 2023, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced 30 member employees completed its two-day, instructor-led “Principles of Equipment Leasing and Finance” curriculum, which culminated in their completing an exam and being awarded certificates of... Read Story
June 09, 2023, 07:22 AM


Patricia Voorhees, a Director at The Alta Group, will share insights to help leasing professionals capitalize on the projected multi-trillion-dollar opportunity in climate equipment finance at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA)... Read Story
June 05, 2023, 07:22 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released the detailed agenda for Emergence2023, July 13-14 at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD. The two-day event hosted by the Emerging Talent Advisory Council will focus on leadership... Read Story
May 31, 2023, 07:22 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, 2023, 07:25 AM


Equipment finance executives from across the country will gather in Washington, D.C., for ELFA’s Capitol Connections event on May 24 at the Hilton Washington DC Capitol Hill. This event is designed to educate members of Congress and select... Read Story
May 23, 2023, 07:22 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Christopher A. Enbom, CEO & Chairman of AP Equipment Financing, to receive its 2023 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award. The award honors individuals who have made... Read Story
May 22, 2023, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the Call for Presentations for the 2023 ELFA Annual Convention. Proposals to speak at the event, which is the largest annual gathering of equipment finance professionals, are due Tuesday, July... Read Story
May 15, 2023, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced it is accepting member nominations for its 2023 Operations & Technology Excellence Award. The award recognizes equipment finance organizations that have successfully implemented an operational... Read Story
May 11, 2023, 07:20 AM


ePlus inc. announced its wholly owned subsidiary, ePlus Group, inc., has been recognized by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) for 30 years of membership in the organization.  Since 1990, ePlus has been offering a wide portfolio of... Read Story
May 10, 2023, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has awarded Moorari K. Shah, Partner at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLC, and Ken Weinberg, Partner at Rimon, P.C., the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence. ELFA Legal Committee... Read Story
May 09, 2023, 07:20 AM


Marc Hamroff, Julia Gavrilov and Robert Cohen of Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP will address legal developments affecting the equipment finance industry this year and best practices for managing them at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA)... Read Story
May 09, 2023, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the agenda for its 2023 Credit & Collections Management Conference and recognized the members who are serving on the Credit & Collections Planning Committee. New this year, the Conference is... Read Story
May 08, 2023, 07:23 AM


Two advisors from The Alta Group will share expertise on legal issues impacting the equipment leasing industry at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) 2023 Legal Forum taking place May 7-9 in Fort Myers, FL.Paul Bent, Senior... Read Story
April 26, 2023, 07:20 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, 2023, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) recognized TBF for 25 years of membership in the organization. The company is an industry pioneer and leader in commercial debt buying. ELFA is the premier trade association representing companies... Read Story
April 18, 2023, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the agenda for its 2023 Legal Forum and recognized the members who are serving on the 2023 ELFA Legal Committee. New this year, the Forum is offered both in-person on May 7-9 in Fort Myers, FL... Read Story
April 13, 2023, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is mourning the passing of James H. Possehl, who passed away on March 23. According to ELFA, Jim served as ELFA Chair from 1997-1998 and was an inaugural inductee into the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame... Read Story
April 11, 2023, 07:20 AM


Types of fraud common in the equipment finance industry, ways to identify fraud, and solutions to prevent and mitigate it were the topics of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s recent webinar, “Fraud: What’s Old is New Again.” Debbie... Read Story
March 30, 2023, 07:20 AM


At a specially convened meeting of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) Board of Directors, Chair Bob Neagle announced that President and CEO Ralph Petta will retire at the end of 2023. Petta has served in a variety of roles at ELFA... Read Story
March 27, 2023, 07:25 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, 2023, 07:23 AM


DataScan announced its formal acceptance into the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), deepening its commitment to the equipment finance industry.For over 30 years, DataScan has provided solutions designed specifically for wholesale... Read Story
March 14, 2023, 07:02 AM


Fleet Advantage announced Jackie Jacobs, CLFP, Director of Data Analytics & Corporate Development, will be speaking during the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) March Emerging Talent Networking Event on March 14, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m... Read Story
March 14, 2023, 07:00 AM


Service providers in the equipment finance industry can gain insights into serving members of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) from a recent survey conducted by the association’s Service Providers Business Council Steering... Read Story
March 01, 2023, 07:15 AM


What are the hottest equipment markets of 2023? The 33rd annual “What’s Hot/What’s Not: Equipment Market Forecast 2023” from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) reveals industry perceptions of 15 equipment markets based on a survey... Read Story
February 28, 2023, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has announced the agenda for the 2023 ELFA Women’s Leadership Forum, April 3-4 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. The two-day event hosted by the ELFA Women’s Council will focus on leadership... Read Story
February 27, 2023, 07:23 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, 2023, 07:21 AM


Amid the current dynamic market environment, the 2023 National Funding Conference will offer equipment finance professionals a unique opportunity to do business together. The annual conference, which connects funding sources with equipment finance... Read Story
February 06, 2023, 07:18 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association will convene its 2023 Equipment Management Conference & Exhibition on Feb. 26-28 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, FL. The annual conference draws asset managers, equipment appraisers... Read Story
January 26, 2023, 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 25, 2023, 07:22 AM


In recognition of the critical importance of innovation in today’s rapidly shifting business environment, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association will present four Innovation Roundtables in 2023. These virtual events will allow equipment... Read Story
January 23, 2023, 07:18 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced that Eboni Preston-Laurent has joined the organization as Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In this newly created position, Preston-Laurent will oversee and manage strategy... Read Story
January 18, 2023, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), which represents the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2023. Real private investment by U.S. businesses in equipment and software is... Read Story
January 12, 2023, 07:24 AM


ENGS Commercial Finance Co. announced the appointment of Roman Gajda, a member of the leadership team at ENGS, to ELFA’s Independent Business Council Steering Committee.Gajda joined ENGS in 2015 and has been a key contributor on ENGS’ fintech... Read Story
January 12, 2023, 07:13 AM


Members of the equipment 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 the 2023 ELFA Calendar of Events, which... Read Story
January 10, 2023, 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
December 21, 2022, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the results of the association’s Business Council Steering Committee elections. The committees are an integral part of ELFA operations, providing input on the direction of the association... Read Story
December 19, 2022, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released a report detailing compensation practices at small and medium-sized equipment leasing and finance companies. The 2022 Small and Medium Enterprise Compensation Survey reveals trends in... Read Story
December 14, 2022, 07:22 AM


Results of the 2022 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey were featured during the recent webinar, “Compensation and Workforce Trends in Financial Services,” presented by ELFA. Moderator Bill Choi, VP, Research & Industry Services at ELFA... Read Story
December 07, 2022, 07:25 AM


ELFA’s Technology Innovation Working Group continues to monitor technology and innovation trends to help equipment finance industry leaders understand the impacts and opportunities for the future of the industry. The group hosted the fourth... Read Story
November 30, 2022, 07:22 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
November 22, 2022, 07:22 AM


On Dec. 9, new commercial financing disclosure requirements will take effect in California. To help members of the equipment finance industry prepare, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has compiled critical informational resources.“ELFA’s... Read Story
November 15, 2022, 07:20 AM


Highlights from the 2022 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey will be among the topics of discussion during the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) upcoming webinar, “Compensation and Workforce Trends in Financial Services... Read Story
November 09, 2022, 07:24 AM


This year the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has been recognizing companies for various lengths of membership. The Alta Group is among just nine companies marking a 25-year milestone in this trade group that represents a $1 trillion... Read Story
November 08, 2022, 07:20 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, 2022, 07:25 AM


Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP announced Julia Gavrilov, a partner of the firm, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association's (ELFA) Equity Committee and as a member of its Legal Resources Subcommittee.The Equity... Read Story
October 21, 2022, 07:23 AM


During the 61st 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 Neagle, President and CEO, Finova Capital... Read Story
October 12, 2022, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has named Valerie Hayes Jester to the 2022 Class of the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame. ELFA Chair Mike DiCecco made the announcement at the General Session of the 61st ELFA Annual Convention in... Read Story
October 11, 2022, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has announced that the winner of its Advocacy Champions Award for 2022 is the Bank Business Council Steering Committee. The award recognizes the Business Council Steering Committee (BCSC) that is... Read Story
October 11, 2022, 07:20 AM


ELFA sent the following message to registered attendees of the ELFA Annual Convention on Oct. 2 from Ralph Petta, ELFA President and CEO, and Mike DiCecco, ELFA Board Chair.Dear Convention Attendee:We are pleased to inform you that the 61st ELFA... Read Story
October 03, 2022, 07:21 AM


Compensation in the equipment finance industry returned to steady increases in 2021, according to the 2022 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). New business volume... Read Story
September 27, 2022, 07:25 AM


The Alta Group announced Paul Bent, Senior Managing Director and head of Legal Services and Business Assessment, will be a presenter at ELFA’s 61st Annual Convention on Oct. 9-11.“Welcoming Change as Opportunity” is the title of this year’s event... Read Story
September 27, 2022, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
September 26, 2022, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced plans for the inaugural ELFA Equity Forum, Nov 6-7 in Washington, D.C., to celebrate and advance diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the equipment finance industry. Industry professionals... Read Story
September 21, 2022, 07:21 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Brittany S. Ogden to receive its 2022 Michael J. Fleming Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the association and the... Read Story
September 06, 2022, 07:22 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released the 2022 Interactive SEFA Dashboard, an online tool featuring highlights from the Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA). This free resource allows ELFA members to quickly and easily... Read Story
August 31, 2022, 07:13 AM


Fifth Third Private Bank, a division of Fifth Third Bank announced the release of its collaborative research with the National Center for the Middle Market, housed at The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business. The research provides... Read Story
August 31, 2022, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released the detailed agenda for the 2022 Lease and Finance Accountants Conference, scheduled for Sept. 12-14 in New Orleans, LA. The three-day event will provide the latest information on accounting and... Read Story
August 24, 2022, 07:22 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
August 23, 2022, 07:21 AM


Commercial financing disclosure requirements taking effect in various states starting in 2022 will have a significant impact on the commercial equipment leasing and finance sector. ELFA’s State Advocacy team, led by Vice President of State Government... Read Story
August 22, 2022, 07:22 AM


The equipment finance industry has seen an explosion of technological advances in recent years. As firms seek to select new software solutions for their business—whether to increase efficiency or solve business challenges—the Equipment Leasing and... Read Story
August 16, 2022, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced Meridian OneCap Credit Corp. is the recipient of the 2022 Operations and Technology Excellence Award. Their award-winning project will be showcased during ELFA’s Operations and Technology... Read Story
August 10, 2022, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association unveiled Career Pathways, a comprehensive leadership development program for equipment finance professionals as they progress through each phase of their careers. Career Pathways is a comprehensive list... Read Story
July 27, 2022, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
July 26, 2022, 07:27 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced registration is open for the 61st ELFA Annual Convention, Oct. 9-11 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Marco Island, FL. The convention brings together professionals from across the... Read Story
July 19, 2022, 07:15 AM


The equipment finance industry saw new business volume increase 7.4 percent in 2021, according to the 2022 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released today by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). This is a marked... Read Story
July 18, 2022, 07:22 AM


As state-level regulations in California have been finalized and pressures to comply mount, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) will host a second webinar designed to help the equipment finance industry prepare for financial... Read Story
July 13, 2022, 07:23 AM


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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
June 24, 2022, 07:23 AM


What are the current and forecasted conditions of credit and collections in the equipment finance industry? The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released its 2022 Credit Manager Survey and 2022 Collection Manager Survey with slide decks... Read Story
June 21, 2022, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released the detailed agenda for Emergence2022, a leadership development program for emerging talent in the equipment finance industry. The one-day event, to be held July 14 in Superior, CO, is designed... Read Story
June 10, 2022, 07:22 AM


At the May 19 ELFA Innovation Roundtable, attendees enjoyed an engaging and wide-ranging conversation focused on the theme, "Beyond Portals: Evolving Digital Customer Experience." During the interactive discussion, participants gained insights into... Read Story
June 02, 2022, 07:21 AM


More than 125 ELFA members gathered on Capitol Hill on May 25 for Capitol Connections, the equipment finance industry’s biggest advocacy event of the year. Board Chair Mike DiCecco kicked off the program by highlighting its importance.“I would like... Read Story
June 01, 2022, 07:20 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
May 24, 2022, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Charles W. Cross, Senior Lead Counsel at Wells Fargo, to receive its 2022 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant... Read Story
May 23, 2022, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the Call for Presentations for the 61st ELFA Annual Convention. Proposals to speak at the convention, which is the largest annual gathering of equipment finance professionals, are due Friday... Read Story
May 20, 2022, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced it is accepting member nominations for its 2022 Operations & Technology Excellence Award. The award recognizes equipment finance organizations that have successfully implemented an operational... Read Story
May 05, 2022, 07:19 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has awarded Marc L. Hamroff, Managing Partner of Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP, the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence. ELFA Legal Committee Chair Jeanette Dannenfelser, Vice President and... Read Story
May 03, 2022, 07:15 AM


During National Small Business Week, May 1-7, 2022, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) is highlighting key reasons for small businesses to rely on leasing and financing to acquire equipment. Most small businesses need equipment in... Read Story
April 29, 2022, 07:25 AM


Many equipment finance companies use e-signatures routinely in business transactions, but e-signing and e-leasing are not the same thing, and the differences may lead to legal issues in court. A panel of experts at the Equipment Leasing & Finance... Read Story
April 28, 2022, 07:20 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
April 25, 2022, 07:24 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced that Jeff Quigley has joined the organization as Vice President of Finance & Administration, effective March 31. Quigley will oversee the association’s finances and treasury operations as well... Read Story
April 22, 2022, 07:25 AM


This month the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) recognized ECS Financial Services for 25 years of membership in the organization. ELFA is the premiere trade association representing companies in the nearly $1 trillion equipment... Read Story
April 08, 2022, 07:19 AM


ARC Equipment Finance LLC, a privately held national equipment finance company, has joined the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). The trade association represents over 500 financial services companies and manufacturers. The membership... Read Story
April 06, 2022, 07:06 AM


At the March 3 ELFA Innovation Roundtable, attendees enjoyed an engaging and wide-ranging conversation about digital adoption. During the facilitated discussion, participants gained insights into how industry peers are dealing with digital adoption... Read Story
April 01, 2022, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the agenda for its 2022 Legal Forum scheduled for May 1-3 in Washington, DC. The Forum will provide attorneys serving the equipment finance industry with critical updates on legal issues... Read Story
March 24, 2022, 07:20 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
March 23, 2022, 07:24 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
February 24, 2022, 07:23 AM


What are the hottest equipment markets of 2022? The 32nd annual “What’s Hot/What’s Not: Equipment Market Forecast 2022” from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) reveals industry perceptions of 15 equipment markets based on a survey... Read Story
February 15, 2022, 07:23 AM


One of ELFA’s most popular data resources was the subject of a recent webinar, “202l MLFI Survey Summary: Leveraging Data to Improve Performance.” Panelists Ralph Petta, President and CEO, ELFA; Richard Barry, President, Merchants Bank Equipment... Read Story
February 08, 2022, 07:22 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the agenda for the 2022 ELFA Women’s Leadership Forum, April 11-12 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL. The two-day event hosted by the ELFA Women’s Council will focus on leadership... Read Story
February 03, 2022, 07:25 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
January 26, 2022, 07:24 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the 2022 Equipment Management Conference & Exhibition will be held in-person on Feb. 13-15 at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson, AZ. The annual conference draws asset managers, equipment... Read Story
January 21, 2022, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced that changes in commercial disclosure requirements in California and New York are expected to take effect in 2022 that will have a significant impact on the commercial equipment leasing and... Read Story
January 18, 2022, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is hosting a free webinar, “2021 MLFI Survey Summary: Leveraging Data to Improve Performance.” This special event will present 2021 year-end findings of its Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25)... Read Story
January 12, 2022, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), which represents the nearly $1 trillion equipment finance sector, revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2022. Real private investment by U.S. businesses in equipment and software is... Read Story
January 11, 2022, 07:20 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 2022 calendar of events... Read Story
January 06, 2022, 07:22 AM


As the key source of business intelligence that is critical to its member companies, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has launched the Knowledge Hub, a one-stop online library that provides easy access to its wide range of industry... Read Story
January 04, 2022, 07:22 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
December 22, 2021, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released a report detailing compensation practices at small and medium-sized equipment leasing and finance companies. The 2021 Small and Medium Enterprise Compensation Survey reveals trends in... Read Story
December 14, 2021, 07:20 AM


ELFA’s Technology Innovation Working Group continues to monitor technology and innovation trends to help equipment finance industry leaders understand the impacts and opportunities for the future of the industry. The group sponsored the interactive... Read Story
December 07, 2021, 07:15 AM


Compensation in the equipment finance industry was relatively flat in 2020, according to the 2021 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). Although industry new business... Read Story
December 06, 2021, 07:22 AM


As state-level regulatory pressures mount, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced a new webinar designed to help industry leaders prepare for state-level regulations that are expected to impact equipment finance firms in the near... Read Story
November 30, 2021, 07:23 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
November 23, 2021, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the results of the association’s Business Council Steering Committee elections. A diverse group of ELFA members has been elected to serve on five committees representing key business sectors of... Read Story
November 19, 2021, 07:20 AM


ENGS Commercial Finance Co., a member of Mitsubishi HC Capital Group, announced the appointment of two of its employees to serve on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) committees for a two-year term. Steven Holben, CLFP, Director of... Read Story
November 02, 2021, 07:18 AM


During the 60th Annual Convention of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, the association announced its new Board of Directors and Officers who will serve during the next 12 months. Michael DiCecco, Executive Managing Director of Huntington... Read Story
October 27, 2021, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced that the winner of its Advocacy Champions Award for 2021 is the Bank Business Council Steering Committee. The award recognizes the Business Council Steering Committee (BCSC) that is most engaged... Read Story
October 27, 2021, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
October 26, 2021, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has named John C. Deane to the 2021 Class of the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame. ELFA President and CEO Ralph Petta made the announcement at the General Session of the 60th ELFA Annual Convention... Read Story
October 26, 2021, 07:18 AM


Fleet Advantage announced Jackie Jacobs, Senior Fleet Transaction Analyst and Project Manager, will be presenting at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s 60th Annual Convention taking place October 24-26, 2021 in San Antonio, TX. Jacobs’s... Read Story
October 21, 2021, 07:00 AM


Moritt Hock & Hamroff (MH&H) announced two of its attorneys in the Secured Lending, Equipment and Transportation Finance Practice were selected to present at the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA) Annual Convention, to be held in San... Read Story
October 20, 2021, 07:01 AM


The current funding environment in the equipment finance industry has been described as an ocean of liquidity, with sellers surfing and buyers swimming against the tide. ELFA Annual Convention goers will dive into funding trends and strategies during... Read Story
October 13, 2021, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released the 2021 Interactive SEFA Dashboard, an online tool featuring highlights from the Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA). This free resource allows ELFA members to quickly and easily... Read Story
October 12, 2021, 07:20 AM


Fintech is often touted as a transformative force in equipment finance. But is it overcoming equipment sellers’ reluctance to offer finance options to their customers? What’s the return on investment for fintech innovation in the industry? Robert... Read Story
October 05, 2021, 07:01 AM


Which of today’s challenges will equipment finance businesses still be talking about 10 years from now?Industry legal experts will predict just that during their “Back to the Future” session at the ELFA Annual Convention, said Paul Bent of The Alta... Read Story
September 30, 2021, 07:15 AM


Given the extraordinary nature of the current COVID-19 pandemic, to provide for the health and safety of all attendees and staff at the 2021 ELFA Annual Convention in San Antonio, TX, on Oct. 24-26, ELFA requests that all conference attendees... Read Story
September 27, 2021, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
September 24, 2021, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Thomas Ware to receive its 2021 Michael J. Fleming Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the association and the... Read Story
September 21, 2021, 07:25 AM


Wondering about the current and forecasted state of credit and collections within the equipment finance industry? ELFA’s 10th Annual Credit Manager Survey provides key insights into credit and reflects the thoughts and perspectives of executive... Read Story
September 10, 2021, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the agenda for ELFA Lease & Finance Accountants Conference LIVE!, an interactive virtual conference on Sept. 14. This one-day event will provide the latest information on accounting and... Read Story
September 03, 2021, 07:20 AM


An introduction to omni-channel marketing, ways to build a content marketing strategy and a case study on bringing these elements together were the focus of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Aug. 19 webinar, “Reaching Your Customer in a... Read Story
August 31, 2021, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the agenda for ELFA Operations & Technology LIVE!, an interactive virtual conference on Sept. 14. The conference will provide direction and support for equipment finance companies using... Read Story
August 27, 2021, 07:22 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
August 24, 2021, 07:23 AM


Sasser Family Companies announced Chicago Freight Car Leasing (CFCL), a Sasser subsidiary, has won the 2021 ELFA Operations & Technology Excellence (O&TE) Award. This prestigious award is given annually by the Equipment Leasing and Finance... Read Story
August 24, 2021, 07:16 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co. (CFCL), a Sasser Family Company, is the recipient of the 2021 Operations and Technology Excellence Award. The award-winning project will be showcased during... Read Story
August 09, 2021, 07:20 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
July 26, 2021, 07:23 AM


The equipment finance industry saw new business volume decrease 7 percent in 2020, according to the 2021 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). This marked the first time in a... Read Story
July 19, 2021, 07:23 AM


The increasing reliance on technology by equipment finance companies in virtually every aspect of their businesses makes investment in software solutions a critical consideration. To assist in the decision-making process, today the Equipment Leasing... Read Story
July 15, 2021, 07:16 AM


Registration is now open for the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s 60th ELFA Annual Convention, scheduled for Oct. 24-26 at the JW Marriott Hill Country in San Antonio, TX. For the first time ever, attendees will have the option to attend... Read Story
July 06, 2021, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released the detailed agenda for Emergence2021 LIVE!, a virtual leadership program on July 14 for emerging talent in the equipment finance industry. The one-day event, which is focused on the theme, “Look... Read Story
July 01, 2021, 07:20 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
June 23, 2021, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released an updated calendar of events for the remainder of 2021. The diverse event lineup will cover a broad range of topics and formats and provide a forum for equipment finance industry professionals... Read Story
June 01, 2021, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
May 26, 2021, 07:25 AM


Spencer Mierzejewski, Senior Legal Counsel with Wolters Kluwer Compliance Solutions, will share insights on benefits for banks in adopting electronic document processes in a panel discussion, “Navigating E-Docs,” as part of the Equipment & Leasing... Read Story
May 26, 2021, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced plans for ELFA Credit & Collections Management LIVE!, an interactive virtual conference on June 7-8 focused on "Managing Risk in a New World.” The two-day event will address new and emerging... Read Story
May 18, 2021, 07:20 AM


LTi Technology Solutions announced Randy Haug has been awarded the 2021 Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) Advocacy Award. Haug is Executive Vice President, Vice Chairman and co-founder for LTi. The association will present the award at... Read Story
May 18, 2021, 07:15 AM


 Equipment Leasing and Finance Association will convene Virtual Capitol Connections on May 19. The  2021 Capitol Connections is hosted by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association.When: Wednesday, May 19, 2021Where: Online Virtual Event Who... Read Story
May 18, 2021, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Randy Haug, Executive Vice President, Vice Chairman and Co-Founder of LTi Technology Solutions, to receive its 2021 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award. The award... Read Story
May 17, 2021, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced it is accepting member nominations for its 2021 Operations & Technology Excellence Award. The award recognizes equipment finance organizations that have successfully implemented an operational... Read Story
May 10, 2021, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has awarded Bonnie Michael, Vice President Legal and Compliance USA for Volvo Financial Services, the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence.ELFA Legal Committee Chair Lisa Moore, Senior... Read Story
May 05, 2021, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
April 23, 2021, 07:25 AM


A record 268 professionals convened online for ELFA Women’s Leadership Forum LIVE! The popular leadership development conference hosted by the ELFA Women’s Council attracted a diverse group of members, from emerging talent to seasoned professionals... Read Story
April 22, 2021, 07:20 AM


In response to the tremendous interest in the topic of electronic documents, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association presented a webinar on March 24, “eSigning and eLeasing: What Do You Want to Know?” Panelists Stephen Bisbee, Founder of... Read Story
April 21, 2021, 07:22 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the Call for Presentations for the 60th ELFA Annual Convention. Proposals to speak at the convention, which is the largest and most important annual gathering of equipment finance professionals... Read Story
April 19, 2021, 07:20 AM


Moritt Hock & Hamroff (MH&H) announced three of its attorneys will be presenting at the 2021 Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) Legal Forum LIVE! on May 4 and 5. Marc L. Hamroff, Robert S. Cohen, and Julia Gavrilov, all members of... Read Story
April 09, 2021, 07:12 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) recognized LTi Technology Solutions for 30 years of membership in the organization. ELFA is the premiere trade association representing companies in the nearly $1 trillion equipment finance sector.... Read Story
April 08, 2021, 07:18 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced plans for ELFA Legal Forum LIVE!, an interactive virtual event on May 4-5. The Forum will provide attorneys serving the equipment finance industry with critical updates on legal issues... Read Story
April 07, 2021, 07:07 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has recognized Merchants Bank Equipment Finance (MBEF) for 30 years of membership in the organization. “We are proud to be recognized for our 30 years of membership in ELFA, said Rick Barry... Read Story
April 06, 2021, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
March 23, 2021, 07:25 AM


What are the hottest equipment markets of 2021? A new report from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), What’s Hot/What’s Not: Equipment Market Forecast 2021, reveals industry perceptions of 15 equipment markets based on a survey of... Read Story
March 04, 2021, 07:19 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced plans to partner with TomorrowZone, a future-focused consulting firm specializing in technology trends, to help equipment finance professionals capitalize on the latest innovations to prepare... Read Story
February 26, 2021, 07:19 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
February 24, 2021, 07:26 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2021, commemorating six decades of bringing industry professionals together for networking, education, advocacy and industry information. As the association looks... Read Story
February 22, 2021, 07:22 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced a three-part series of events celebrating Black History Month and diversity & inclusion, hosted by the ELFA Equality Committee. Professionals from across the equipment finance sector are invited... Read Story
February 08, 2021, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced that ELFA Women’s Leadership Forum LIVE! will take place on April 20. This interactive, one-day virtual event hosted by the ELFA Women’s Council will focus on leadership development for women at... Read Story
January 29, 2021, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
January 26, 2021, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), which represents the nearly $1 trillion equipment finance sector, revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2021. Given U.S. businesses, nonprofits and government agencies are expected... Read Story
January 25, 2021, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced a diverse lineup of events scheduled for January through April of 2021. The events will cover a broad range of topics and formats, and each will provide a forum for equipment finance industry... Read Story
January 12, 2021, 07:18 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has announced that for the first time the ELFA Equipment Management Conference & Exhibition will be delivered as a virtual event with a whole new look, feel and experience. ELFA Equipment Management LIVE!... Read Story
January 07, 2021, 07:20 AM


LTi Technology Solutions announced LTi’s Director of Account Management, Tara Aasand, has joined Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Federal Advocacy 2021 LeasePAC Steering Committee.The LeasePAC Steering Committee members are... Read Story
December 23, 2020, 07:19 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
December 21, 2020, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has responded to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) proposals regarding Section 1071.  The association has remained actively engaged with the CFPB to make sure Section 1071 of Dodd-Frank... Read Story
December 18, 2020, 07:25 AM


Prior to COVID-19, adopting e-signatures and e-leasing was on the list of to-dos of many equipment finance companies, but it became a priority when the pandemic struck and a return to normalcy remained unclear. During the Equipment Leasing and... Read Story
December 17, 2020, 07:22 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) on Dec. 3, submitted a comment letter to the Financial Accounting Standards Board on its new lease accounting proposal. The proposal is intended to improve three areas of its lease accounting... Read Story
December 07, 2020, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released the following key takeaways from the Dec. 2, meeting of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, prepared by John Bober, Chair of the ELFA Financial Accounting Committee. The FASB Meeting... Read Story
December 04, 2020, 07:20 AM


Amid industry disruption and turbulence due to the pandemic, the reputation of Independent equipment finance companies for being creative and resilient is being reinforced. A majority of participants polled during a session presented at ELFA 2020... Read Story
November 25, 2020, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the results of the association’s Business Council Steering Committee elections. A diverse group of ELFA members has been elected to serve on five committees representing key business sectors of... Read Story
November 24, 2020, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed its overall new... Read Story
November 23, 2020, 07:28 AM


“Who knew that 2030 would arrive in 2020?” This question was posed at a session during ELFA 2020 Business LIVE! to highlight the impact COVID-19 has had on the business world as digital adoption has taken a quantum leap forward. Studies suggest that... Read Story
November 18, 2020, 07:30 AM


Technological change is accelerating, and with so many advancing technologies on the scene, where should equipment finance companies invest their time, energy and dollars? The panel discussion, “Emerging Technology: Hype vs Reality,” at ELFA 2020... Read Story
November 12, 2020, 07:20 AM


History was made on Nov. 10, when Outgoing ELFA Board Chair Martha Ahlers passed the leadership torch to Incoming Chair Kris Snow at the ELFA Board of Directors meeting. Snow becomes the association’s third female Chair, following Ahlers and 2007... Read Story
November 11, 2020, 07:20 AM


Key Equipment Finance executive Amy Gross has been named to the board of directors for the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA), the leading industry trade association for the equipment finance industry.Gross is Executive Vice President of... Read Story
November 09, 2020, 07:15 AM


Christian Ivory, the founder of Ivory Consulting Corporation, reflected on 30 years of membership in the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA).“On behalf of our entire company, I would like to thank the ELFA for recognizing our 30 years of... Read Story
November 03, 2020, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced its new Board of Directors and Officers. Kristine A. Snow, President, Cisco Systems Capital Corporation, is the new ELFA Board Chair and Michael DiCecco, President of Huntington Equipment... Read Story
October 28, 2020, 07:25 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
October 23, 2020, 07:25 AM


Compensation in the equipment finance industry increased moderately in 2019, according to the 2020 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), in partnership with McLagan.... Read Story
October 19, 2020, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Jeffry D. Elliott to receive its 2020 Michael J. Fleming Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the association and the... Read Story
October 16, 2020, 07:09 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced that more than 660 have registered for ELFA 2020 Business LIVE!, the virtual learning and networking conference for the equipment finance industry on Oct. 27-28. ELFA stressed that the last day... Read Story
October 14, 2020, 07:20 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
September 24, 2020, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced three new webinars scheduled for fall 2020. The webinars are designed to provide critical information to equipment finance professionals on essential hot topics. Each event will engage experts... Read Story
September 18, 2020, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the schedule of educational sessions for ELFA 2020 Business LIVE!, the virtual learning and networking conference for the equipment finance industry on Oct. 27-28. The sessions cover a wide... Read Story
September 03, 2020, 07:20 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
August 25, 2020, 07:27 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced the winners of its 2020 Operations and Technology Excellence Award. Volvo Financial Services is the winner of the Operations and Technology Excellence Award COVID-19 Project and TIAA... Read Story
August 24, 2020, 07:20 AM


Registration is now open for the equipment finance industry’s biggest event of the year: ELFA 2020 Business LIVE! This virtual learning and networking conference hosted by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association will take place Oct. 27-28. ELFA... Read Story
August 05, 2020, 07:18 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced four new webinars scheduled for August. The webinars are part of the association’s popular “Wednesday Webinars @1” series created to provide critical information to equipment finance... Read Story
August 04, 2020, 07:10 AM


The adoption by public companies of the Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) accounting model ASC 326-20 has coincided with one of the most challenging economic environments seen in generations. After the first quarter of reporting, the ELFA’s July 22... Read Story
July 31, 2020, 07:11 AM


New business volume grew 10.5% in the equipment finance industry in 2019, according to the 2020 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 29, 2020, 07:14 AM


ELFA is sharing with with association membership the following message from the CFPB regarding a survey effort they are undertaking:The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) is conducting a survey of institutions offering small business... Read Story
July 28, 2020, 06:50 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
July 24, 2020, 07:30 AM


To further the mission for equality, diversity and inclusion, both personally and within the equipment finance industry, the ELFA Equality Steering Committee sponsored the July 15 webinar “An Introduction to Unconscious Bias.” The discussion examined... Read Story
July 22, 2020, 07:19 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced ELFA 2020 Business Live!, a virtual learning and networking conference for all equipment finance professionals on Oct. 27 and Oct. 28. This online event will replace the in-person ELFA Annual... Read Story
July 15, 2020, 07:29 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released a Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit for ELFA members. The toolkit is designed to support member companies in their journey toward fostering a diverse and inclusive culture within their organizations.... Read Story
July 15, 2020, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released the 2020 ELFA Software Guide showcasing the leading software solutions for the equipment finance industry. The guide is designed to help equipment finance companies compete in the new digital... Read Story
July 07, 2020, 07:20 AM


The sales tax implications of lease re-writes and modifications are another of the ongoing challenges facing financially distressed lessees and equipment finance companies due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Immediate concerns with lease re-writes... Read Story
July 01, 2020, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association launched new networking tools within its ELFA Engage mobile app that allow industry professionals to easily connect with each other. Users of the app—which launched earlier this year—now have new ways to... Read Story
June 30, 2020, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
June 25, 2020, 07:25 AM


James J. Ambrose, former Equipment Leasing and Finance Association Board Chair and longtime President of GE Healthcare Financial Services, has announced his retirement, effective June 30.Ambrose served as ELFA Chair in 2009, at a time when the... Read Story
June 24, 2020, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced new webinars scheduled for June and July. The webinars are part of the association’s popular “Wednesday Webinars @1” series created to provide critical information to equipment finance... Read Story
June 17, 2020, 07:10 AM


Among the many outcomes of the COVID-19 pandemic are the passage of challenging legislation and the issuance of far-reaching executive orders with protections that encompass prohibiting debt collection and repossession. An examination of these... Read Story
June 15, 2020, 07:30 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) released the following statement: “The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) in 2019 established ELFA Equality, a movement led by the ELFA Board, member organizations and association... Read Story
June 11, 2020, 07:14 AM


In the difficult business environment caused by the impact of COVID-19, many lessors and lenders are receiving requests from their customers for some form of payment accommodation. Navigating modification accounting, application of the Financial... Read Story
June 03, 2020, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), showed overall new business volume for April was $8.2 billion, down 7 percent year-over-year. Volume was down 8 percent month-to-month from $8.9... Read Story
May 27, 2020, 07:30 AM


The current pandemic has reinforced the need for equipment finance companies to focus on their operational resiliency efforts now and for the long term. Steps to address the needs caused by the crisis and take a more holistic approach to building... Read Story
May 27, 2020, 07:12 AM


In the face of COVID-19, a growing number of equipment finance businesses are finding that being able to contract electronically is essential. For equipment finance companies looking to ramp up their e-signing and e-leasing capabilities in the... Read Story
May 13, 2020, 07:19 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has launched an online course on the Equipment Finance Transaction Lifecycle. This new resource walks users step-by-step through the lifecycle of an equipment finance transaction—from origination through... Read Story
May 11, 2020, 07:18 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced new webinars scheduled for May. The webinars are part of the association’s “Wednesday Webinars @1” series created to provide critical information to equipment finance professionals in the face... Read Story
May 06, 2020, 07:15 AM


Among the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic is an increase in fraud and cybersecurity risks in the equipment finance industry in recent months. These threats and recommendations for combatting them were among the critical topics for equipment... Read Story
May 05, 2020, 07:20 AM


The passage of the CARES Act has created as many questions as it has solutions for the companies and individuals it was designed to help. The webinar “The Federal Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for Equipment Finance... Read Story
April 30, 2020, 07:22 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
April 23, 2020, 07:22 AM


What is the state of the U.S. economy and the equipment finance industry in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic? That was the focus of the webinar “Coronavirus and the U.S. Economy: Implications for the Equipment Finance Industry” hosted by the... Read Story
April 20, 2020, 07:23 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced a series of free webinars to provide critical information to equipment finance professionals during the global COVID-19 pandemic. The webinars will engage experts on a series of hot topics—from... Read Story
April 07, 2020, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released a new video interview on important components of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This new resource provides an overview of loans available for small businesses in... Read Story
April 03, 2020, 07:15 AM


ELFA President and CEO Ralph Petta submitted a letter on March 28 to the U.S. Small Business Administration requesting that equipment finance companies be eligible to participate in the new Paycheck Protection Program under the CARES Act.The Paycheck... Read Story
March 31, 2020, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
March 24, 2020, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association launched the Federal Government COVID-19 Response Resource webpage. ELFA created this new resource to provide its members with the latest information regarding how the federal government is responding to... Read Story
March 24, 2020, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Financing Association announced it was making changes to its event schedule reflecting new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention related to the COVID-19 coronavirus.“ELFA is closely monitoring and... Read Story
March 18, 2020, 07:13 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Financing Association announced it was making changes to its April event schedule as a precautionary measure due to concerns around the COVID-19 coronavirus.“We have been closely monitoring and evaluating the situation... Read Story
March 12, 2020, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association launched Equipment Finance Matters, a new podcast showcasing insightful interviews with leaders in the equipment finance industry. The podcast features a diverse group of executives sharing how they... Read Story
March 10, 2020, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
February 26, 2020, 07:20 AM


Resolvion, one of the nation’s leading skip trace and repossession management firms servicing commercial lenders, has joined the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). The membership will provide Resolvion with more opportunities for... Read Story
February 24, 2020, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association launched the ELFA Engage app, a new hub for events, information and collaboration in the equipment finance community. The app, which is available for both iOS and Android, is an easy-to-use tool for... Read Story
February 19, 2020, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) released its "What’s Hot/What’s Not: Equipment Market Forecast 2020" with industry perceptions of 15 equipment markets based on a survey of ELFA members. It is the 30th anniversary of the report's... Read Story
February 04, 2020, 07:26 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has launched a new interactive online course, Understanding the Master Lease Agreement. The course is designed for equipment finance professionals in sales, credit and documentation and anyone seeking... Read Story
January 28, 2020, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
January 27, 2020, 07:17 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), which represents the nearly $1 trillion equipment finance sector, revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2020.Given U.S. businesses, nonprofits and government agencies are expected... Read Story
January 23, 2020, 07:23 AM


Industry icon and former Equipment Leasing and Financing Association Chair Bob Stubbs passed away on Jan. 18, 2020 at home in New Jersey. Bob was an inaugural inductee into the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame in 2014.Bob had a distinguished career in... Read Story
January 22, 2020, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA) announced the appointment of Marc L. Hamroff, Managing Partner at Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP (MH&H), to the ELFA’s Legal Committee. He will serve a three-year term on the committee.Hamroff previously... Read Story
January 17, 2020, 07:10 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 2020 calendar of events... Read Story
January 03, 2020, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
December 20, 2019, 07:30 AM


Charles Hill Jr., Human Resources Business Partner at DLL, has been named to the Equipment Leasing and Financing Association’s new Equality Steering Committee. The committee was created to foster diversity and inclusion across the association and the... Read Story
December 16, 2019, 07:12 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced it has formed an Equality Steering Committee devoted to promoting diversity and inclusion across the association and the equipment finance industry. In 2018 the ELFA Board of Directors... Read Story
December 03, 2019, 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
November 22, 2019, 07:30 AM


Crestmark Equipment Finance announced the appointment of the division’s President Thomas R. Rutherford to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Board of Directors for 2020. The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association recently announced... Read Story
November 22, 2019, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has announced the results of the association’s September 2019 Business Council Steering Committee elections. The Business Council Steering Committees are the association’s primary constituent bodies and... Read Story
November 21, 2019, 07:26 AM


During the 58th 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. Martha Ahlers, President of United Leasing &... Read Story
October 30, 2019, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced the inaugural winner of its Advocacy Champions Award for 2019 is the Financial Institutions Business Council Steering Committee.The award recognizes the Business Council Steering... Read Story
October 30, 2019, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has named Paul S. Gass and Frederick E. Wolfert to the 2019 Class of the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony took place Oct. 26 at the Chairman’s Dinner preceding the 58th ELFA... Read Story
October 29, 2019, 07:25 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 23, 2019, 07:03 AM


A study released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) finds compensation in the equipment finance industry grew moderately in 2018. The 2019 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey measures compensation rates for the 2018... Read Story
October 15, 2019, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Lori Frasier, Chair of the ELFA Women’s Council, to receive the 2019 Michael J. Fleming Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant... Read Story
October 09, 2019, 07:20 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, 2019, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released the 2019 Interactive SEFA Dashboard, an online tool featuring highlights from the Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA). This free resource allows ELFA members to quickly and easily... Read Story
September 25, 2019, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released a report detailing compensation practices at small and medium-sized equipment leasing and finance companies. The 2019 Small and Medium Enterprise Compensation Survey reveals trends in... Read Story
September 18, 2019, 07:20 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 23, 2019, 07:30 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is hosting a free one-hour webinar to present findings of its 2019 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA), the largest and most important source of statistical information on the $1 trillion... Read Story
July 26, 2019, 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
July 24, 2019, 07:30 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released the 2019 ELFA Software Guide showcasing the leading software solutions for the equipment finance industry. The guide is designed to help equipment finance companies compete in the new digital... Read Story
July 23, 2019, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced the winners of its 2019 Operations and Technology Excellence Award. Cisco Systems Capital Corporation is recognized for Project Excellence and John Deere Financial is recognized for... Read Story
July 15, 2019, 07:25 AM


New business volume grew 4.4 percent in the equipment finance industry in 2018, according to the 2019 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). The rise was lower than the 6.9... Read Story
July 09, 2019, 07:25 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 25, 2019, 07:10 AM


Robert S. Cohen, partner at Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP and noted speaker on cybersecurity and the law, will lead a session at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) Credit & Collections Management Conference in St. Petersburg, FL.... Read Story
May 30, 2019, 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
May 23, 2019, 07:30 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association's online training course Fundamentals of Equipment Leasing and Finance has earned a Gold Award in the 2018 Horizon Interactive Awards. The Award annually recognizes honorable accomplishments in... Read Story
May 23, 2019, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced equipment finance executives from across the country will gather in Washington, D.C., for ELFA’s Capitol Connections event, May 15 at the Washington Court Hotel. This event is designed to... Read Story
May 08, 2019, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has awarded Andrew K. Alper, Vice President and Shareholder with Frandzel Robins Bloom & Csato, L.C., and Marjorie Krumholz, Partner with Thompson Coburn LLP, the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal... Read Story
May 07, 2019, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Moorari K. Shah, Counsel for Buckley LLP, to receive its 2019 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant... Read Story
May 02, 2019, 07:18 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) showed overall new business volume for March was $8.2 billion, down 10 percent year-over-year from new business volume in March 2018. Volume was up 39... Read Story
April 24, 2019, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced it is accepting member nominations for its 2019 Operations & Technology Excellence (O&TE) Award. The award will be presented to up to two winners at the ELFA Operations & Technology... Read Story
April 05, 2019, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), showed overall new business volume for February was $5.9 billion, down 24 percent year-over-year from new business volume in February 2018. Volume was... Read Story
March 25, 2019, 07:25 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 26, 2019, 07:20 AM


Crestmark Equipment Finance (CEF) announced the appointment of the division’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) Jeffrey Emrich to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Operations & Technology Planning Committee for 2019. The goal of... Read Story
February 15, 2019, 07:10 AM


What: The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is hosting a free one-hour webinar that will showcase how equipment finance companies can use its Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) to solve practical business problems and benchmark their... Read Story
February 06, 2019, 07:05 AM


What are the hottest equipment markets of 2019? A new report from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, What’s Hot/What’s Not: Equipment Market Forecast 2019, reveals industry perceptions of 15 equipment markets based on a survey of ELFA... Read Story
February 04, 2019, 07:20 AM


David Normandin, CLFP, President and CEO of Wintrust Specialty Finance, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). This will be Normandin’s first year to serve as a board member... Read Story
January 30, 2019, 07:01 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2019. Given U.S. businesses, nonprofits and government agencies will spend over $1.8 trillion in capital goods or fixed business investment... Read Story
January 29, 2019, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25 showed overall new business volume for December was $12.7 billion, down 1 percent year-over-year from new business volume in December 2017. Volume was... Read Story
January 24, 2019, 07:05 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 2019 calendar of events... Read Story
January 04, 2019, 07:17 AM


The best way to kick off the new year is by investing in yourself! To help you start 2019 off right, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is offering a 25 percent New Year’s discount off the price of the new Fundamentals of Equipment Leasing... Read Story
January 03, 2019, 07:02 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) showed overall new business volume for November was $8 billion, up 7 percent year-over-year from new business volume in November 2017. Volume was down... Read Story
December 20, 2018, 07:30 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced it has released an innovative new data visualization tool for equipment finance companies called MySEFA. This interactive tool lets companies that participate in the association’s Survey... Read Story
December 17, 2018, 07:25 AM


Kirk S. Phillips, President and CEO of Wintrust Commercial Finance, has been selected to serve as Chairman on the Financial Institutions Business Council Steering Committee for the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). This will be... Read Story
December 04, 2018, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association's (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) showed overall new business volume for October was $8.9 billion, up 6 percent year-over-year from October 2017. Volume was up 5 percent month-to-month... Read Story
November 21, 2018, 07:30 AM


Jesse Johnson, Director of Sales at LTi Technology Solutions, has been elected to a second term on the ELFA’s Service Providers Business Council Steering Committee. He will continue to help push the committee initiatives that support items such as... Read Story
November 15, 2018, 07:12 AM


ENGS Commercial Finance Co. announced John Vande Moore, Chief Financial Officer, has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Small Ticket Business Council Steering Committee. The Small Ticket Business... Read Story
November 15, 2018, 07:00 AM


Amy Gross, Senior Vice President, Key Government Finance, has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Financial Institutions Business Council Steering Committee.The Financial Institutions Business... Read Story
November 14, 2018, 07:10 AM


Nexseer Capital announced Sohini Roy, Chief Financial Officer of Nexseer, has been elected to the ELFA Independent Middle Market Business Council Steering Committee.“I am pleased to be a part of this group of industry leaders. The role of the... Read Story
November 09, 2018, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced the results of the association’s September 2018 Business Council Steering Committee elections. The Business Council Steering Committees are the association’s primary constituent bodies and are... Read Story
November 08, 2018, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced it has added new language to its mission statement and 2019-2021 Strategic Plan that explicitly embraces diversity and inclusion. Earlier this year the ELFA Board of Directors established a... Read Story
November 06, 2018, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), showed overall new business volume for September was $8.5 billion, down 2 percent year-over-year from new business volume in September 2017. Volume... Read Story
October 26, 2018, 07:25 AM


Daniel J. Krajewski, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sertant Capital, has been elected to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Board of Directors. Also, Michael Quimby, Executive Vice President of Sertant Capital’s Fleet... Read Story
October 24, 2018, 07:00 AM


During the 57th 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.Jud Snyder, President of BMO Harris Equipment... Read Story
October 17, 2018, 07:25 AM


Fleet Advantage President and Chief Financial Officer Brian Holland, is presenting at this year’s Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) 57th Annual Convention in Phoenix. Holland is addressing the Tax Reform and FASB accounting changes... Read Story
October 16, 2018, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has named Edward A. Dahlka, Jr. to the 2018 Class of the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame. ELFA President and CEO Ralph Petta made the announcement at the General Session of the 57th ELFA Annual... Read Story
October 15, 2018, 07:07 AM


Compensation in the equipment finance industry increased moderately in 2017, according to the 2018 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) and McLagan. Industry new business volume... Read Story
October 11, 2018, 07:20 AM


From the impact of robotics technology on equipment finance to the sharing economy’s influence on evolving business models, breakout sessions of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) Annual Convention Oct. 14-16 in Phoenix will prepare... Read Story
October 08, 2018, 06:55 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released a report detailing compensation practices at small and medium-sized equipment leasing and finance companies. The 2018 Small and Medium Enterprise Compensation Survey reveals trends in... Read Story
October 01, 2018, 07:21 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), showed overall new business volume for August was $8.9 billion, up 14 percent year-over-year from new business volume in August 2017.The index reports... Read Story
September 26, 2018, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Deborah Reuben, CLFP, President of Reuben Creative, to receive the 2018 Michael J. Fleming Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who have made significant... Read Story
September 18, 2018, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has launched a new online dashboard featuring key data from the Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA). The Interactive SEFA Dashboard includes the latest data from the 2018 SEFA, as well as... Read Story
September 13, 2018, 07:12 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association in September filed a formal Comment Letter with The Financial Accounting Standards Board on proposed amendments to the new lease accounting standard.  The Proposed Accounting Standards Update, Leases... Read Story
September 12, 2018, 07:03 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), showed their overall new business volume for July was $8.2 billion, up 4 percent year-over-year from new business volume in July 2017. Volume was down... Read Story
August 23, 2018, 07:23 AM


To compete in today’s rapidly changing world, equipment finance companies are innovating their business processes and recognizing the value of investing in technology upgrades, according to the 2018 ELFA Software Guide released today by the Equipment... Read Story
August 02, 2018, 07:05 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is hosting a free one-hour webinar to present findings of its 2018 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA), the largest and most important source of statistical information on the $1 trillion... Read Story
August 01, 2018, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) showed overall new business volume for June was $9.1 billion, down 7 percent year-over-year from new business volume in June 2017. Volume was up 18... Read Story
July 25, 2018, 07:20 AM


New business volume grew 6.9 percent in the equipment finance industry in 2017, according to the 2018 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). The rise in new business volume marked... Read Story
July 18, 2018, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has launched a new version of its flagship training course, Fundamentals of Equipment Leasing and Finance. The completely overhauled program engages users through an interactive, online interface that... Read Story
July 12, 2018, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced its 2018 Operations and Technology Excellence Award will go to CWB National Leasing Inc. The award-winning project will be showcased during ELFA’s Operations and Technology Conference... Read Story
July 10, 2018, 07:20 AM


What is the state of credit and collections in the equipment finance industry? The 8th Annual Credit Manager Survey provides some key insights. The survey results, based on feedback from 128 ELFA credit and collections leaders, were presented at the... Read Story
July 06, 2018, 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
June 26, 2018, 07:25 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 24, 2018, 07:30 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has selected Conrad Eimers, President of Vision Financial Group, Inc., to receive its 2018 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award.The award honors individuals who have made... Read Story
May 15, 2018, 07:30 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has awarded Stewart G. Abramson, Senior Managing Counsel at Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, and Dominic A. Liberatore, Deputy General Counsel at DLL, the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal... Read Story
May 08, 2018, 07:05 AM


The use of a stipulated loss value (SLV) formula to measure a lessor’s damages resulting from lessee defaults in equipment lease contracts will be debated during a dynamic session at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) Legal Forum... Read Story
May 03, 2018, 07:17 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) showed overall new business volume for March was $9.1 billion, up 2 percent year-over-year from new business volume in March 2017. Volume was up 18... Read Story
April 25, 2018, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation’s website has been named a winner of a 2018 Gold AVA Digital Award. The AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning... Read Story
April 06, 2018, 07:00 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced the silent auction held at the 2018 ELFA Equipment Management Conference raised $4,340 for charity. The funds will be donated to the Guardian Ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay, an... Read Story
April 03, 2018, 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
March 22, 2018, 07:30 AM


Hancock Whitney Equipment Finance executive Chris Bucher has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) Financial Institutions Business Council Steering Committee.Hancock Whitney Equipment Finance is... Read Story
March 08, 2018, 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
February 26, 2018, 07:20 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) announced it is accepting nominations for the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the equipment finance... Read Story
January 31, 2018, 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
January 25, 2018, 07:03 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) which represents the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2018. Given U.S. businesses, nonprofits and government agencies will spend over $1.6... Read Story
January 23, 2018, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is hosting a free 90-minute webinar to examine the impact of new tax reform legislation on the $1 trillion equipment finance industry on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, 2pm-3:30pm ETPresident Trump recently... Read Story
January 10, 2018, 07:10 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released its 2018 calendar of events, which includes face-to-face conferences and workshops and web-based programs. Continuing education credits are available for many of the offerings. Details about... Read Story
January 03, 2018, 06:02 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 $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new... Read Story
December 20, 2017, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) is innovating its research offerings to deliver critical data to its members in a more dynamic and accessible format. As part of this effort, the association has launched an interactive edition of... Read Story
December 06, 2017, 07:35 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
November 21, 2017, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has announced the results of the association’s September 2017 Business Council Steering Committee elections. The Business Council Steering Committees are the association’s primary constituent bodies and... Read Story
November 14, 2017, 07:17 AM


During the 56th 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. David T. Schaefer, CEO of Mintaka Financial, LLC... Read Story
October 25, 2017, 07:24 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 24, 2017, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has named James R. Renner to the 2017 Class of the Equipment Finance Hall of Fame. ELFA President and CEO Ralph Petta made the announcement this morning at the General Session of the 56th ELFA... Read Story
October 24, 2017, 07:10 AM


Compensation in the equipment finance industry increased modestly in 2016, according to the 2017 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) and McLagan. Industry new business volume... Read Story
October 17, 2017, 07:15 AM


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released a new report detailing compensation practices at small and medium-sized equipment leasing and finance companies. The 2017 Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Compensation Survey reveals... Read Story
October 03, 2017, 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
September 26, 2017, 07:15 AM


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