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Andrew Sisti and Steven Spivey Join ATEL Leasing’s Capital Markets Team

San Francisco, CA. February 26, 2013 - ATEL Leasing Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of two key employees to ATEL’s ongoing expansion of its direct and indirect sales force. Andrew Sisti joins as Senior Vice President, Capital Markets, based out of ATEL’s New York office and Steven Spivey joins as Senior Vice President, Capital Markets based out of Maryland.

The hiring of Mr. Sisti and Mr. Spivey continues the next phase of ATEL’s decisive expansion plan to grow its Origination, Capital Markets and Rail teams. The addition of these two individuals brings to ATEL over $10 billion of experience in facilitating lease financing transactions.

“Both Andrew and Steve are accomplished industry veterans with sterling reputations and extensive relationships. These qualities are essential ingredients for ATEL accomplishing its 2013 goal of doubling volume, while maintaining a disciplined approach to serving its well defined target market of leasing low tech assets to Fortune 1000 companies,” said Ken Fosina, ATEL Leasing Corporation Executive Vice President.

Mr. Sisti joins ATEL with two decades of transactional experience with some of the industry’s most notable institutions. Prior to joining ATEL, Mr. Sisti was Managing Director of BTMU Capital Corporation, where he managed lease equity for transactions involving bank clients and advised third party equity investors. Earlier Mr. Sisti was a Principal at Banc of America Leasing and Capital Group and Vice President at Citigroup. Mr. Sisti holds an MBA in Finance from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Mr. Spivey joins with nearly two decades of experience in the equipment lease and loan syndication, portfolio buy and sell, investor development and deal execution. Prior to joining ATEL, Mr. Spivey provided consulting services to the equipment leasing industry. Additionally, he was employed by GE for over 15 years serving in various successful roles throughout his career there as Director, Alternative Funding, Senior Vice President, Capital Markets and Managing Director. Mr. Spivey holds a Masters in Finance from the University of Baltimore.

About ATEL Capital Group ATEL Leasing Corporation is a subsidiary of ATEL Capital Group, which is an international financial services company that offers its clients a wide array of financial solutions including equipment leasing, asset-based lending, venture finance, lease administration and asset management. Since its inception, ATEL has sponsored fourteen public SEC-registered equipment leasing programs as well as seven private growth capital investment programs. On August 20, 2012, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission declared effective ATEL Growth Capital Fund 8, LLC, a unique public fund formed to provide debt financing to emerging growth and pre-IPO companies. ATEL's family of Funds has attracted over 46,000 investors since ATEL's first public program was created in 1986.

For further information about ATEL Capital Group or ATEL Leasing Corporation, contact Ken Fosina at 415-616-3486. You may also visit our website at


Contact Name: Ken Fosina
Phone Number: 415-616-3486