Equipment Leasing and Finance Association - Equiping Business for Success

2012 Equipment Management Conference

April 01, 2012 - April 03, 2012

Westin La Cantera
San Antonio, TX

Program Highlights
25 Years Serving Equipment Management Professionals
GREAT SESSIONS that bring you up-to-date on a variety of asset classes
LIVE INSPECTION of equipment, guided by qualified professionals
OFF-SITE EQUIPMENT TOURS featuring a computer recycling and refurbishing facility and a construction equipment facility
FIRST CLASS EXHIBITION of equipment appraisers, remarketers, and others you need to meet
UNMATCHED NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES with your peers in the industry.
There is no better place to evaluate current market conditions, portfolio quality and residual values for a variety of equipment segments than this conference.
Conference Qualifies for A.S.A. Re-Certification
Exhibitor Opportunities
An exhibition is held in conjunction with this conference.  To receive more information about exhibiting, please contact Steve Wafalosky at 440-247-1060 or  
Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsoring events and functions at ELFA meetings provides excellent exposure for your company. Contact contact Steve Wafalosky at 440-247-1060 or if you are interested in sponsoring any of the conference events.  
Who Should Attend?
Equipment management professionals, including senior managers and their staff, equipment appraisers and remarketers and service providers to the industry.

Registration Fees

Price Description Amount
Additional Attendee - Member $1035.00
Attendee (1st Person) - Member $1145.00
Attendee - Non Member (All) $2290.00
Committee Member $575.00
Non Member Spouse Companion $250.00
Speaker $575.00
Speaker - Member $575.00
Spouse Companion $250.00

View cancellation and other policies

Cancellations & Substitutions
Cancellation Policy
  • Refund minus $100: Should you need to cancel, refunds will be processed less a $100 administrative fee.
  • No refund: No refunds of registration fees will be given for cancellations received on or after Monday, February 18, 2013
  • No golf fee refund after Monday, February 11, 2013
Please Note: Cancellations by telephone will be accepted, but must be followed up with a letter that includes the name of the ELFA staff member who accepted the cancellation.  This letter may be:
  1. mailed to Janet Fianko at ELFA Headquarters:
1825 K Street, NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20006-1203
  1. faxed to (202) 478-0980, Attn: Janet Fianko, or
  2. emailed to Janet Fianko at
Substitutions for the entire program may be made at any time including on-site registration.

Available Functions

  Arrow Truck Sales Tour (Limited to 50 people)
  Caterpillar Tour (Limited to 50 people)
  2012 Golf Outing
  Senior Management Luncheon
Luncheon open only to senior equipment managers working in equipment leasing and finance companies.


Joshua Block

Block Imaging International, Inc.

Robert Breakstone

Equipment Exchange Company Of America

Mr. Robert Breakstone, CSA, CEA our Senior Appraiser, has been President of Equipment Exchange Company of America, Inc. since 1989. Our firm has been in the used equipment business since 1979. Having grown up in the process business, Robert has a wealth of experience in many facets of food production. He has toured many production plants in United States, Provinces of Canada as well as Puerto Rico and Central America. Equipment Exchange Company specializes in buying, selling and evaluating meat process, baking, beverage, frozen foods, vegetable, dry goods and related food products and equipment. We also have extensive database of sales history for our in-house sales comparisons.
In 2002, Mr. Breakstone first completed and has been accepted by the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers (AMEA) as a Certified Equipment Appraiser (CEA). In 2005, Mr. Breakstone completed the requirements for Certified Senior Appraiser (CSA) status in Equipment Appraisers Association of North America. These certifications require acceptance to conform in all respects to the designated Codes of Ethics, the appropriate Standards and Procedures of Professional Appraisal Ethics and Practice, certification in Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) as well written exams, submittal of an appraisals for review and acceptance, as well as a minimum of five years of appraisal experience. Both designations dictate on-going requirements to maintain accreditation.

Jay Caron

Bee-Line Corp.

Carl Chrappa

Senior Managing Director
The Alta Group LLC

Carl C. Chrappa is Senior Managing Director – Asset Management Practice of Independent Equipment Company, headquartered in Clearwater, FL. He is a registered auctioneer, and a nationally (A.S.A.) and internationally (M.R.I.C.S.) tested and accredited senior equipment appraiser with over 35 years of experience.

Mr. Chrappa is uniquely qualified for this presentation, since he actively trades in equipment markets, and provides appraisals and equipment consulting services to companies throughout the world. He is also a member of NABE, and is a member of it’s Industrial/ Mfg Roundtable of which he is two term past Chair. Mr. Chrappa also serves as a panelist on the Fed Res Bank of Philadelphia’s – Livingston Survey, which semiannually forecasts macroeconomic moves in the U.S. economy.

He is a founding member and Chair Emeritus of The ELFA's Equip Mgt Com, he also serves on the Board of Directors of the CFA, he was elected and served on the ELFA’s Service Providers Steering Committee, and is a past national technical director of AACEI. Mr. Chrappa was the recipient of the ELFA’s 2010 Distinguished Service Award. He has co-authored a book entitled A Leasing Companys Guide to Equipment Management and is a regular content provider to the ELFA's web-based

Phone (727) 796-7733
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Crit DeMent

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
LEAF Commercial Capital Inc.

Gordon Dieterle, LLP

Goede, Adamczyk, DeBoest & Cross

Kimberly Esposito

Managing Director, Asset Management Services
The Alta Group LLC

Ms. Esposito has over 20 years of experience in Equipment Management. During her career, she has been responsible for portfolio management at two bank leasing companies, as an appraiser specializing in rail, material handling and middle-ticket assets; including transportation equipment, high-tech, and industrial equipment. She has sold numerous types of equipment internationally, including over 25,000 marine containers for a major container leasing company. She received her Accredited Senior Appraiser (A.S.A.) designation in 1998, and is past president of the A.S.A. Maryland Chapter. Ms. Esposito has actively served on the Equipment Management Committee since 2007 and was elected Committee Chair in 2014. She also has served as a member of the Credit & Collections Committee since 2011. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut at Storrs.

John Gougeon

Senior Vice President - Corporate Valuation Manager
Banc of America Leasing

John is Vice President, Manager - Corporate Valuations for Banc of America Leasing. John's team is responsible for equipment valuation supporting BAL's corporate originations group. Areas of coverage include Marine, Rail, Transportation, Medical, Material Handling, amongst others. Prior to joining BAL, John spent 8 years as a Major Account Manager for IronPlanet. John has over 25 years Equipment Management experience, including senior management roles at National Bank of Detroit Equipment Finance (NBD), Heller Financial (HF) and GE Capital.

John enjoys spending his free time with his wife Beth and their three beautiful daughters.

Mark Hladik

Manager, Equipment Sales

Adam Ireland

FDP Associate

Fred Klein

Aviation Specialists, Inc.

Terese Kramer

Head of Asset Management
Bank of the West

Prior to joining Bank of the West, Terese was Global Valuation Leader for GE Healthcare. She was Vice President, Equipment Management Group at BMO Harris Equipment Finance for seven years in Milwaukee, WI.

Terese has spent 25 plus years in the equipment leasing business including 15 years in the UK. She has held various management positions - in equipment valuation, portfolio management, and remarketing - for such global bank lessors as Banc of America Leasing & Capital, LLC, and Lombard Business Finance. Additionally, she has led teams for independent lessors including GATX Capital Corporation, GATX Asset Residual Management plc (GARM) and Heller Global Vendor Finance.

Terese was the principal of TK Consultants, an international consulting firm founded in April 2003 to provide equipment management expertise to companies involved with international leasing and valuation. Clients of TK Consultants included Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, Barclays Bank Plc, RBS, HSBC, Arab Bank Corporation and Fortis Lease among others.

Terese has spoken at various international conferences including Leasing Life Conferences, the UK Finance & Leasing Association, Lease Europe and the International Finance and Leasing Association.

A dual British and American citizen, Terese relocated to the UK in 1993 having completed all course work in the American Society of Appraisers, Plant and Machinery Discipline. She received a Master of Arts degree from Michigan State University in 1976.

Daniel Kruse

Kruse Assest Management

William Landwer

VP, Sales
Mkl Pre Press Electronics

Ben Maroney

Network Product Manager
Impulse Technology

Daniel Melnyk

Director of Asset Management

Robert Mercogliano

Managing Director and Head of Asset Management
SunTrust Equipment Finance & Leasing Corp.

Bob Mercogliano, Managing Director and Head of EFG Asset Management Group, ABL Equipment Finance Group
Bob is currently the Head of Asset Management for STRH’s Equipment Finance & Leasing Group (EFG). Bob has 30 years of Asset Management experience with expertise in managing and evaluating transportation, manufacturing, technology and healthcare assets.
Background and Experience Bob has held several positions during his career in Asset Management, Pricing, and Portfolio Management. Prior to joining STRH in 2014, Bob worked as the Global Head of Asset Management for the Project Structured Finance Group of Siemens Financial Services for 18 years. He currently sits on and is a former chairman of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Asset Management Committee.
Bob received a B.S. in International Business Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
SunTrust Equipment Finance & Leasing Corp. (STEFL)
Is one of the nation’s top ten bank-owned equipment finance companies, with $5Bn in assets.  STEFL finances any type of business equipment, supporting transactions from $250,000, with the ability to originate large deals that are partially held with a portion sold to select investors. We offer a variety of debt and tax leasing structure, customized to help with capital conservation, cash flow management, asset flexibility and the efficient use of tax benefits. We are a full-service secured equipment lender leveraging our equipment management knowledge, and understanding of asset values, market dynamics and asset growth strategies to help our clients acquire, finance and manage their equipment needs. STEFL is headquartered in Atlanta with a nationwide client base.

Donald Mitchell Esq.

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

John Mowry

Vice President

Christopher Nugent

Managing Director
Bluechip Asset Management LLC

Mr. Nugent is Managing Director of Bluechip Asset Management, an appraisal and asset management services company. Mr. Nugent has over 25 years of experience in valuation, leasing, and financial services, focusing on equipment appraisal, residual management, asset remarketing, and portfolio management, including positions with Key Equipment Finance, Babcock & Brown, Comdisco, US Leasing, and other companies. Mr. Nugent has equipment management expertise in IT, healthcare, technology, semiconductor, energy, business equipment, construction equipment, and a variety of other industries, and has managed staff and transactions in the US, Europe, and Asia.

Mr. Nugent is an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers. He holds a BA in Statistics from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Donald Oram


Donald E. Oram is a Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo Equipment Finance. He currently manages all End-Of-Term activities for Wells Fargo Equipment Finance and is the current 2013 Chair of ELFA’s Equipment Management Committee.Mr. Oram has worked in the equipment finance industry for 28 years. Joining Wells Fargo Equipment Finance (f/k/a Norwest) in 1986, his career includes: workouts, sales, and 20 years of equipment management experience.
In addition to managing all EOT responsibilities, Mr. Oram is responsible for all equipment management functions related to Wells Fargo Equipment Finance’s rail and solar lease portfolios.Mr. Oram has always supported a national sales force focused on both bank and vendor driven sales channels. He has always and continues to develop company-wide databases, write policies & procedures, cross-train new employees, and review the portfolio annually for FAS 13 impairments.Mr. Oram possesses a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University, and has completed all four levels of Machinery & Technical Specialties coursework offered by the American Society of Appraisers. In addition to his professional career, he operates a small livestock farm, is active in community service projects, enjoys motorcycle touring, and has done some part-time preaching.

Amy Paine

SVP Asset Management
Key Equipment Finance

Frank Peretore

Member of the Firm
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

Frank Peretore has served as a trusted legal advisor and counselor to national and regional banks and finance companies ranging from closely held companies to Fortune 100 companies. Frank has over 30 years of experience in commercial lending and leasing with a concentration in equipment finance and leasing and other asset based lending. Frank's representation includes drafting master documentation for equipment leasing and asset based lending for direct and private label programs, TRAC, FMV and other true lease structures, leases intended as security, equipment finance agreements and vendor programs, as well as purchase/sale of one-off deals and full portfolios. Frank's representation has also included the enforcement of lessors' and secured creditors' rights in thousands of matters in the state, federal and bankruptcy courts.

As a long-standing leader in his field Frank has published highly-acclaimed books titled "Workouts and Enforcement for the Secured Creditor and Equipment Lessor," (Lexis/Nexis 2015 edition) and "Secured Transactions for the Practitioner, How to Properly Perfect Your Personal Property Lien and Assure Priority." In 2015, Frank was nominated by Leasing News as one of the 25 most influential attorneys in the U.S. in the Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry.

Prior to joining the firm, Frank was a founding member of the law firm of Peretore & Peretore, P.C.

Frank received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center where he was a member of the Dean's List. Frank received his B.S. in Economics from State University of New York College at Oneonta where he graduated with high honors.

Rick Pierman

SVP - Managing Director - Asset Management
Sterling National Bank Equipment Finance Division

Jane Rethmeier

Harbor Capital Leasing, Inc.

Ms. Rethmeier has been with Harbor Capital since the company's inception in 2000, as Mishawaka Leasing, and has over 30 years of leasing experience with a focus on asset management, remarketing, tax and lease accounting.  Prior to joining Harbor Mishawaka, Jane was with Capital Associates International, Inc. where she was responsible for establishing residual values and end of lease activities.  

George Rieber

Executive Vice President
Somerset Capital Group, Ltd.

Steven Robbins

Senior Vice President, Director of Asset Management
Signature Financial

Steven M. Robbins is presently the Senior Vice President and Director of Asset Management for Signature Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Signature Bank. Signature Financial was formed in March, 2012, to provide equipment leasing and financing solutions to customers in the United States.  In this role, Mr. Robbins is responsible for all Asset and Portfolio Management activities.

Prior to joining Signature, Mr. Robbins was the Vice President, Asset Management for Capital One Equipment Leasing and Finance, where he was responsible for its Asset Management activities. Mr. Robbins has also held Senior Asset Management positions at Marshall & Stevens, Inc., Republic Financial Corporation, Mizuho Corporate Bank - (USA), GE Capital - Vendor Financial Services, AT&T Capital, The CIT Group and MetLife Capital Credit Corporation, where he began his career in the leasing industry.  

Mr. Robbins has been employed in the equipment finance/leasing industry for over thirty three years with thirty of those years directly involved with the Asset Management discipline, is the past Chairman of the ELFA Equipment Management Conference and Committee and is a member of the American Society of Appraisers. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Cobleskill and was the 2011 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Long Island Chapter "Man of the Year".

John Roedel

Used Machinery Sales Inc.

Michael Russell

President & CEO
Russell Equipment Company

Joseph Santora

Managing Partner

Joe Santora has spent the last 12 years building Irontrax into a reputable partner for financial institutions, equipment managers and construction professionals who seek accurate valuation and sales of machinery and equipment.  His deep relationships in the market, coupled with his true third-party viewpoint, have yielded consistent spot-on valuations for clients.
Irontrax specializes in asset management; consulting, appraisal, and the remarketing of bank-owned construction, transportation, and mining equipment.  Irontrax also consults for lease-end negotiations, workouts, and litigations.  Irontrax has entered into Master Services Agreements with many of the major financial institutions.  
Joe walked in the shoes of his clients, prior to establishing Irontrax.  He was an Asset Manager at First Merit Bank (Akron, Ohio) where he established bank policy for the Equipment & Leasing & Finance Division and instituted the use of an approved appraiser list.  In addition, he has held roles with Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest auctioneer of unused and used heavy equipment and trucks, and Insight Auctioneers (Sebring, Florida).  
Well-known throughout the industry, Joe has been published in several financial and construction trade publications and has served on numerous committees for the Ohio Contractors Association. He currently is a member of the American Society of Appraiser’s International MTS (Machinery & Technical Specialties Discipline) Committee, which establishes appraisal policies, standards and education on an international level.  Joe is also the Founder/Chairman of American Society of Appraisers Annual Equipment Valuation Conference.
Joe recently presented at the American Society of Appraisers 2014 International Appraisers Conference and Annual Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA)’s Equipment Management Conferences in both 2012 and 2014.
He earned his Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation from the American Society of Appraisers in 2007 and has completed the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), along with numerous continuing education courses.  Joe is a graduate of The University of Akron (Marketing, 1995), and is also a Phi Sigma Kappa alumnus.
Always an advocate for his community, Joe has volunteered for organizations including the Catholic Diocese, Providence House, St. Augustine’s Food Bank, Camp Cheerful, and is currently active with Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.  Joe lives in Cleveland, Ohio with his wife and two children.

Kevin Sensenbrenner

SVP/Senior Managing Director, Head of Asset Management
Stonebriar Commercial Finance

Kevin Sensenbrenner is SVP and Senior Managing Director of Asset Management, with direct management responsibility for all asset valuation, lease portfolio management, and remarketing activities.

Kevin began his career in 1998 as a commercial and industrial machinery and equipment (M&E) and real estate appraiser with AccuVal Associates. He was responsible for Co-Managing AccuVal's M&E appraisal practice. At AccuVal, Kevin gained extensive experience appraising domestic and international large industrial/manufacturing facilities, such as: steel and paper mills, metal fabrication and automotive assembly plants, chemical/petroleum processing plants, carpet manufacturers, food processing facilities, printing operations, and energy related assets.

Sensenbrenner began his Asset Management career at AIG Commercial Equipment Finance (AIG CAF) in 2006 as Vice President and Senior Asset Manager. His responsibilities increased successively and ultimately included all asset management functions for AIG Investments and AIG CAF portfolios. At AIG, Kevin valued and managed a diverse portfolio, with assets in manufacturing, transportation, oil and gas, mining, construction, marine, rail, and technology industries, as well as real estate assets.

Prior to joining SCF in 2015, Mr. Sensenbrenner led an equipment management valuation team overseeing Wells Fargo Equipment Finances $29.5 billion portfolio, with responsibility for commercial bank, corporate bank, capital markets, marine, energy, and rail business verticals.

Kevin is a Senior ASA appraiser and has served as an ELFA Equipment Management Committee member since 2007.

Jim Sharp

Greenbrier Leasing Company LLC

William G. Sutton, CAE

William G. Sutton, CAE, serves as President and CEO of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), the premier trade association representing more than 580 member organizations in the $1.046 trillion equipment finance sector. Sutton leads the organization in its missions to foster business development, provide industry research and analysis and deliver educational opportunities through conferences, webinars and meetings.  He oversees the advocacy efforts on behalf of the organization and the industry. As President of the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation, he coordinates forward-looking research, the primary mission of the Foundation.
A former U.S. Navy Rear Admiral with 30 years’ military service, Sutton previously served as Assistant Secretary of Manufacturing and Services, a unit of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. Appointed by President George W. Bush, Sutton was unanimously confirmed by the Senate.
Sutton joined the Commerce Department after serving for five years as president of the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI), an association that represents manufacturers of more than 90 percent of North American-produced central air conditioning and commercial refrigeration equipment. During his ARI tenure, Sutton served as an officer of the National Association of Manufacturers’ Council of Manufacturing Associations, and he served on the Boards of Directors for the American National Standards Institute, North American Technician Excellence, the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Institute and the Clifford H. “Ted” Rees Scholarship Foundation.
During his time in the U.S. Navy, Sutton served as Naval Aide to President Ronald Reagan and Director of Programs in the Navy Office of Legislative Affairs, in addition to numerous operational at-sea assignments, including ship, squadron and group commands.
Sutton attained the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential in 2007 through the American Society of Association Executives.  He is an active member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Committee of 100 and serves on the Board of Trustees for the United States Capitol Historical Society.
In 2013, he received the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the National Eagle Scout Association and the 10th Annual Financial Services “Good Scout” Award from the National Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Sutton holds an M.S. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Naval Engineering from the United States Naval Academy.

William Tefft

SVP Asset Management
Pacific Western Bank

Will Tefft is Senior Vice President, Equipment Management for CapitalSource's Corporate Asset Finance group.

Thorb Towles

Senior Vice President - Director of Equipment Management
BMO Harris Equipment Finance Company

Thomas Walther

Managing Partner
Nationwide Equipment Co., LLC

Tom Walther began his career in the transportation equipment industry in 1990 with Transamerica Trailer Leasing, Inc. based in Piscataway, NJ. Starting as Operations Analyst, the position involved trailer inspections, verifying vendor invoices, and auditing maintenance records. Moving into sales provided experience in lease transactions and customer relations. In 2000, Tom became Director of Trailer Sales for Transamerica Leasing’s Trader Group.  He managed a sales team with a nationwide focus on trading used trailers from single-unit transactions to large wholesale fleets.
In 2004 Tom founded Nationwide Equipment Co. LLC based in Boise, ID.  Nationwide is a licensed and bonded vehicle dealer that works with banks and leasing companies to efficiently remarket off-lease transportation equipment throughout the US, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America.  Types of equipment include: van, tank, refrigerated, and flatbed trailers, as well as intermodal chassis and containers. He continues to broaden his focus to include tractors, vocational trucks, cranes, and construction equipment. Tom has been a dedicated ELFA member for 11 years, and regularly presents at the Equipment Management Conference. Tom is a graduate of Bucknell University.

Frederick Wetzel

Vice President, Asset Management
BciCapital, Inc. (BciC)

James White

Vice President
SunTrust Equipment Finance & Leasing Corp.

Garrison Wynn

Wynn Solutions


Hotel Information
A block of rooms is being held for attendees of the 2013 Equipment Management Conference at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa, Florida 33607.  A special conference rate of $199 plus tax, single/double occupancy, is offered to attendees.   Check in time is 3:00 pm, and check-out time is 12:00 Noon.  Please call Reservations at 813-874-1234 or 1-800-233-1234 provide your arrival and departure dates and mention “ELFA Equipment Management Conference” in order to get the ELFA group rate.  
Make Hotel Reservations by Friday, February 1, 2013! Reservations after this date are based on availability and may be at a higher rate.
We strongly encourage you to make your hotel reservations online.  Please use this link:
Getting There
The Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay is just minutes from Tampa Bay International Airport. Set along a wildlife preserve on the upper shores of the Bay, Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay boasts 35 acres of beautiful grounds, pools and bay views. In Tampa Bay, the seaside nature, fine art and distinct community make you feel welcome. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service directly from the airport.  Hours of operation are 5:00 am to 1:00 am.  To call for a shuttle, pick up the courtesy phone available in the baggage claim area.
For further information about this property, including driving directions, visit their web site at

Westin La Cantera

San Antonio, TX

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If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

If you would like information on exhibiting at this conference, please contact Steve Wafalosky at or 440.247.1060.

Action Machinery

Celebrating our 52nd year as one of the world's largest machinery dealers, Action Machinery is known for being a leader in equipment recovery & remarketing. With years of knowledge and capital we can offer outright purchases of your assets, as well as consignment programs. Since we work on a commission, our value added services of coordinating the reacquisition of your assets becomes worry free. Action Machinery serves leasing company accounts from a conveniently located warehouse in Bethlehem, PA.

Our aggressive targeted marketing programs reach customers throughout the world. This provides our experienced sales team with the ability to locate buyers for your surplus assets in the shortest time possible. In the past few years, Action Machinery has recovered and resold over thousands machines at home and abroad.

Action Machinery conducts certified appraisals on all types of metalworking machinery. Our staff of Certified Equipment Appraisers are recognized as outstanding members of the Association of Machinery & Equipment Appraisals (AMEA) and conform to the latest Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) standards.

Advanced Print Technologies, LLC

Exhibitor profile is not available at this time.

Alternative Collection Solutions , Inc.

ACS is a licensed commercial asset management company with a 20-year history of success in collateral recovery and collections. We are the national agency of choice for several Fortune 500 companies. We specialize in heavy equipment, agricultural, over the road transportation vehicles, automobiles, boats and recreational vehicles, yet have the capabilities to serve virtually any industry. Whatever your need - repossession, collection, or customer relation repair - ACS will take on the job.

Leverage the power of our proven track record.
Statistics tell the story. We have a 93% success rate - among the highest in the industry - and have recovered billions of dollars for our clients since our start in 1998. All of our repossession and collection work is done on a full contingency basis so you have nothing to lose. Give us your oldest cases and your most difficult challenges. We'll get it done.

Be assured of our compliance readiness.
New banking and insurance laws continue to raise the bar on compliance..To protect our clients from potentially unlawful activity, ACS has built a compliance department that stays in step with the latest industry regulations. We have $5 million in insurance and bond coverage, and all of our subcontractors are fully insured. ACS has documented, comprehensive business continuity plan to ensure no loss of service in the event of disaster. ACS has a comprehensive set of Internal Controls surrounding our business process to insure data security and information confidentiality.

See fast results from our leading-edge technologies.
When it comes to recovering debt from your customer, ACS has a distinct advantage. ACS’s processes are a more in-depth, elaborate form of locating a customer who cannot or does not want to be found. ACS has the latest technologies to enable a streamlined approach to debt resolution. Our “skip tracing” tools can rapidly locate missing customers, shorten the collection cycle, and bring you fast results. We initially process each account through a proprietary waterfall process that provides background information on the customer's business and credit activities. We were also one of the first in the industry to develop a real-time tracking system. Our clients can log on to ACS online to monitor our progress on their accounts – 24x7.

Access the breadth of our coverage.
With 2,000 + agents in the field, you can be assured of comprehensive service and follow-up whether your collateral is located in the US, Canada or Mexico. We have also built a vast network of relationships that help us expedite the recovery and collection process. ACS has recovered everything from a single vehicle or piece of equipment to a 500 plus fleet. We have taken on - and succeeded – in cases that many of our clients had long given up on.

Wherever you are on the North American map, we have you covered. Our team is available by phone every hour, every day of the year.

Count on our unwavering integrity.
Your customers will be treated with abiding fairness and respect, and we will make every effort to repair your customer relationships while protecting your brand. We are dedicated to understanding your customer’s unique situations and – wherever possible – finding workable payment solutions.

We maintain memberships in good standing with the:

  • Association of Credit and Collection Professionals
  • Commercial Law League of America
  • Commercial Collection Agency Association
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Equipment Leasing and Finance Association

525,600 minutes a year ACS is here for your call.

That's 24 x 7 x 365. . .and we really mean it. Call us at lunchtime. Call us at dinnertime. Call us when the world is sleeping. ACS- the premier collection agency for the construction and transportation industries - is always on call. Your market never rests. Why should we?

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AmeriQuest Transportation Services

Exhibitor profile is not available at this time.

Asset Liquidity International, Inc.

Visit us at booth # 32

Howard Boshers
8885 White Oak Ave. #106
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Telephone:  (909) 466-7041
Fax:  (909) 466-7045
Mobile: (909) 732-0838
Asset Liquidity International, Inc. specializes in repossessed and end of lease Capital Equipment.  We partner with Banks and Financial Institutions worldwide to maximize their assets values. We have over 30 years of extensive knowledge of the Capital Equipment Market, particularly in evaluations, appraisals, and remarketing of printing, converting and mailing equipment, material handling equipment, machine tools, construction equipment, office equipment, wood working equipment, and tour buses/ high end custom coaches.
In addition, we are not limited to the aforementioned equipment.  We focus on becoming an ally to banks and customers worldwide to assist them in their selling and buying of their repossessed and pre-owned equipment. Our Showroom (not warehouse) has 30 foot high ceilings, dock high loading areas and clearly marked areas to showcase each piece of equipment for potential buyers. We market it all: the good, the bad, and the ugly.  We believe equipment should sell within 90 days.
Our Goal: Is to become your #1 ally for all of your equipment Repossessions and End of Leases.

Asset Recovery Corporation

Exhibitor profile is not available at this time.

Asset Recovery Specialists

Contact: Dean Baker / Randy Dillon
Tel: (858) 277-7555 x225


Capital Assets have been the focus of our business since the founding of the company. With an extensive U.S. logistics footprint, Asset Recovery Specialists, Inc. is the leading choice for the fast and efficient movement of capital assets.

Asset Recovery Specialists, Inc. offers a wide range of professional services for all firms involved in the liquidation of capital assets. At ARS, we take great pride in providing world class customer service combined with the network and operational expertise to ensure the efficient movement of goods. Our extensive services include equipment remarketing via liquidation by both fixed price and auction formats, portfolio management, skip tracing, equipment appraisals and storage.

ARS can maximize profits and reduce losses for your business. Our network of buying partners are able to quickly and efficiently move capital assets throughout the world.

Please visit our website at www.equipmentrecovery.comto learn more and view a detailed listing of available equipment in our warehouses throughout the U.S. or give us a call or send us an email today to see how we can help you with your capital asset needs.


Fleet Evaluator is a powerful asset valuation tool backed by the most expansive and accurate data in the industries it serves. The software weighs data against key market considerations and health of the market indicators to deliver accurate asset valuations reflective of market values.

Belmont Technology Remarketing

30944 San Clemente Street
Hayward, CA 94544

Sipi Asset Recovery has the experience and expertise to manage your end-of-lease IT equipment. Sipi Asset Recovery will partner with your leasing organization to provide consistency in value recovery, web-based reporting and logistics support. Our professional on-site technical services and outstanding customer care are an integral part of the customized program that we will work with you to create.

You will find that our processing facilities, located across the US, Latin America, Hong Kong and the UK, are strategically positioned to provide you with consistent and secure global logistics, processing solutions and reporting.

Sipi Asset Recovery is certified to the highest standards: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, R2, e-Stewards and HIPAA compliant. We are a Woman-Owned Enterprise established in Chicago, IL in 1905, we proudly remain an American business.

Centurion Service Group

Centurion Service Group has grown to become the largest used medical equipment auction house in the world, with warehouse locations in Chicago, Las Vegas, Dallas and South Florida. Medical equipment buyers from around the world know to go to Centurion’s auctions for all their hospital equipment purchasing needs including radiology, anesthesia, lab, exam, patient monitoring, cardiology, endoscopy, surgery, instrumentation, disposables, and much more. With over 6,000 pieces of surplus medical equipment sold every month, it’s ideal as a single source for acquiring the wide range of used medical equipment they need and in the quantities they desire.

Coldiron Companies

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Computer Gallery, LLC

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Decker Forklifts

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Equipment Placement Services, Inc.

107 FM 3059
Streetman, TX 75859-4003

Equipment Placement Services, Inc. is a full service Healthcare Equipment remarketing company providing remarketing and asset management services to the healthcare equipment leasing industry. At Equipment Placement Services, our goal is to save you time and money in the demanding, and sometimes risky, task of handling your end of lease equipment returns and repossessions of healthcare assets.

We can assist with asset repossessions, end of term asset return services, equipment valuations, residual planning, collections, consignment warehousing, on-site inspections and more. Equipment Placement Services offers a wide range of expertise on all types of healthcare equipment, including Chiropractic, Dental, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory, Laser, Ophthalmic, Physical Fitness, Rehabilitation, Surgical Equipment and more. We realize the importance of asset recapitalization. Therefore, we always have a staff member available to make sure that you are always in touch with the information you need. Our nationwide network of professional recovery personnel allows us the ability to recover your medical assets efficiently, effectively and legally.

Equipment Placement Services has healthcare asset management programs available to fit all your business needs. Our experienced professionals can provide you with effective solutions to ensure the utmost profitability in the liquidation of your off-lease or repossessed healthcare assets. Call us today to see how we can provide you with personalized service, prompt responses and a dedicated commitment from our entire staff.

EquipmentEngine Financial Services Company, LLC

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Impact Technology, Inc.

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Visit us at booth #29
3825 Hopyard Road
Suite 250
Pleasanton, CA 94588-8528
IronPlanet is the world's leading online auction company for used construction and agricultural equipment. Our sellers achieve more profitable sales through low transaction costs and better price realizations through a global audience of buyers. Our guaranteed inspection reports and exclusive IronClad Assurance enable buyers to bid with a high degree of confidence. IronPlanet is backed by Accel Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo. For more information, visit


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LifeSpan Technology Recycling

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Maven Management

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Monitor /

Frank P. Battista
919 Conestoga Road
Bldg: 3 Suite: 213
Rosemont, PA  19010
Direct:  484.253.2508
The Monitor trade magazine has been serving the equipment finance and leasing industry since 1974. Now in its 43rd year of publication, the 2016 Monitor, with improved demographics, will publish six bi-monthly issues, plus the annual Monitor 100.
Each issue of the Monitor has an audience reach of over 15,000 readers, which includes digital circulation to over 3,000 subscribers who are predisposed to this medium of content delivery. The Monitor app for tablets and smartphones expands our reach even further with anywhere, anytime delivery.   
monitordaily ONLINE
Now in its 20th year, the monitordaily website provides visitors with enhanced features including new adaptive technology that renders content in a user friendly format for mobile devices. With a solid base of over 20,000 unique visitors and managed distribution of page impression inventory, advertisers can count on maximum visibility and measureable ROI.       
monitordaily E-NEWS BROADCAST
Our most popular advertising media platform, monitordaily’s Daily E-News Broadcast reaches over 7,400 registered e-news subscribers every business day. Often imitated, but never duplicated, this medium of choice for the latest information and up-to-the-minute industry news is the product of over 18 years of being in tune with what readers want to know. With the addition of a new, more robust email delivery system, advertisers now get the benefit of higher open rates, unique click metrics and 99% deliverability.  
Molloy Associates
Since 1968, Molloy Associates has been engaged in the business of executive search for employers in the equipment finance and leasing industry. Drawing on a reputation for process integrity, Molloy Associates is the search firm of choice simply because of its long experience in the industry and unparalleled access to prospective candidates.

Nassau Asset Management

400 Post Avenue
Suite 409
Westbury, NY 115902226

Nassau is a national, full service provider of superior asset management services including:

  • 25+ Years of Experience & Expertise
  • Equipment Remarketing
  • Inspections
  • Collections
  • Front and Backend Desktop and Onsite Appraisals/Valuations
  • Marketing to Endusers
  • Equipment Presale
  • Maximum returns

Nassau offers a unique approach handling all facets of off lease and delinquent account assignments, including collections, investigations, asset valuations, repossessions, and a national Attorney service if litigation is required.

“Team Nassau” is made up of highly effective professionals experienced in all aspects of equipment inspection, valuation, recovery and remarketing. They handle collections prior to chargeoff, “Desktop” and “Onsite Appraisal Services” before or after chargeoff, voluntary or involuntary asset repossessions (including replevins), asset location and skip tracing, deficiency collections, and legal services via Nassau's nationwide attorney network.

Nassau’s full service collections division specializes in the leasing/banking industry. It has the capability to collect at any stage of delinquency and work on a contingency basis. We have a significant advantage over our competitors due to our capability to leverage equipment when negotiating with lessees, particularly for those customers that cannot afford to lose an asset that has significant value to their business.

Nassau’s clients are not only happy with the results they achieve when engaging Nassau but with our virtually seamless approach to asset disposition. Nassau uses experience and up to the minute market information to tackle each and every assignment head on working side by side with our clients, maximizing profits with a quick and effective methodology.

Novastar Solutions

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Omni Wholesale Equipment, Inc.

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Perfection Machinery Sales

Joe Lundvicxk
2550 Arthur Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Tel: (847) 427-3333

Visit us at booth # 15
Perfection Global LLC engages in the worldwide purchase and sale of new and used manufacturing machinery – both single items and entire companies.
Through 4 business units (Perfection Machinery Sales, Perfection Industrial Sales, Perfection Surplus Asset Management, Perfection Financial Solutions) Perfection Global LLC manages, evaluates, buys, and sells manufacturing machinery and other industrial assets worldwide. Perfection Machinery Sales offers one of the largest inventories of used manufacturing machinery in the world – including press machinery, fabricating machinery, CNC and conventional machine tools like CNC machining centers, horizontal and vertical boring mills, mechanical, hydraulic and servo presses, turret punch presses, plate bending rolls, shears, waterjet, plasma, laser, roll forming machinery and more. Perfection Industrial Sales performs manufacturing equipment appraisals and auctions, including live auctions with webcast as well as pure online auctions. Perfection  Surplus Asset Management serves Fortune 100 manufacturers and smaller firms by managing and liquidating the surplus and idle manufacturing machinery of these companies. The Perfection Financial Solutions business unit is an asset based lender and helps companies get funding when traditional funding sources are unavailable.
Perfection Global LLC was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in a 90,000 sq ft facility in Elk Grove Village, IL.

RCI Wholesale Copiers, LLC

RCI Wholesale, LP has provided remarketing services of off lease and repossessed copier equipment for over 25 years. Our experience in today's market, coupled with our vast dealer network, and proximity to the Mexico market place provides an efficient mechanism that is utilized to ensure maximum return on the assets.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

9500 Glenlyon Parkway
Burnaby, BC V5J 0C6 Canada

Ritchie Bros. – one trusted company, two ways to sell

Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is the world’s largest seller of used equipment and trucks. Ritchie Bros. offers full-service solutions that make it easy for finance professionals to maximize returns on end-of-lease and recovered assets, including the world’s first choice in equipment auctions and best-in-class technology for online asset exchange.

Ritchie Bros. has 44 auction sites worldwide and conducts hundreds of unreserved public auctions each year, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other company in the world ( The company also operates an online marketplace through Ritchie Bros. EquipmentOne ( Our program managers can work with you to develop an asset recovery program that eliminates hassles, streamlines your sale and meets your individual needs. We take care of every aspect of the sale—starting with an initial appraisal and development of a tailored plan, through preparation for sale (including refurbishing and global marketing), to settlement and reporting.

Visit the Ritchie Bros. booth to learn more.

Ross International

1 Lisbon Street
Clifton, NJ 07013

The Ross Group is a leading wholesaler and remarketer of off-lease office Imaging Equipment such as photo copiers, duplicators and wide format devices. Over the years, The Group has achieved an enviable position of leadership in both the International and Domestic marketplaces.
The Group, along with Ross International and Mars International has focused on quality processes and has earned the reputation of a high quality remarketer. With its ability to sell large volumes of equipment internationally, the Ross Group minimizes aging your inventory, while achieving a favorable rate of return. The Group effectively provides a complete solution in the Office Equipment Re-Marketing space. With strong logistics capabilities and existing discount freight contracts, the Group's units move large volumes of equipment throughout the world.  

RTR Services, Inc.

Since 1990 RTR Services Inc. has provided specialized, nationwide asset management services to the leasing and financial industry. We specialize in equipment inspections, appraisals, collections, repossessions and remarketing of commercial equipment. We're a company founded on integrity, dependability, market knowledge, sales results, cost effectiveness and accountability. RTR's provides "a higher standard in asset management" which is why banks and finance companies nationwide are choosing RTR as their asset management company.

Our staff of proven professionals are experienced in providing services that are customized to meet your needs. We are committed to your success and are dedicated to seeing that you get the personal attention and flexible services you expect and deserve. We are confident that we are the professionals you can turn to and trust to provide competent, cost-effective solutions to all your inspection and asset management needs.

RTR is a full service, in house, Asset Management Company that utilizes our own staff to provide the following services.

  • Cost Effective Inspections
  • Pre & Post Funding
  • Condition Reports, Photo's
  • Delinquent Accounts
  • Repossessions
  • Appraisals
  • Asset Remarketing
  • International "OFAC" Compliant
  • Equipment Verification / Audits
  • Business and Fleet Liquidations
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Taylor & Martin, Inc.

1865 N. Airport Road
Fremont, NE 68025

Taylor & Martin is the nation’s recognized leader in transportation remarketing and has become the appraisal professional for over-the-road transportation. Today, offering turn-key services such as Exclusive or Consignment Auctions, Fleet Purchases, Desktop Appraisals, Formal Appraisals, Inspections, Residual Projection support and Expert Witness Testimony.

The transportation industry continuously moves product with a major capital investment in equipment and consumes a large portion of any trucking company's budget. Understanding the true value helps position the owner or lender when properly leveraging assets serving the trucking industry. Taylor & Martin has more than 80 years in the auction business and will value hundreds of thousands of pieces of transportation equipment and support items each year. Our staff, industry knowledge and systems are in place to immediately respond to today’s appraisal needs. No other company is as dedicated to the trucking industry or has such a wealth of knowledge and experience offering specialized advantages to today's business operations whether uniquely linked to transportation and commercial business or serving areas utilizing specialized equipment.

Taylor & Martin Appraisal Services is a vital and reliable resource of truck and trailer values for lender and borrower alike making us a preferred provider of appraisal products nationwide. Each appraisal request is a customized response to the client’s appraisal need whether performing nationwide inspections, valuation of equipment from desktop to formal reporting or new product information. Taylor & Martin matches market trends, movement in condition and age to a current asset value in each appraisal product.

Thompson Auctioneers, Inc.

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Ultra Solutions

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VOCON Auctions

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