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Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA)

The SEFA is the most important source of statistical information available on the $1 trillion equipment leasing and finance industry. Put the data to work for you: benchmark your company, discover which sectors are most profitable and stay on top of industry trends.

Complete the 2019 SEFA survey and get your free report!

All ELFA regular members are encouraged to complete the 2019 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity questionnaire by March 16. Respondents receive a free copy of the results (a $1,395 value), as well as the new MySEFA customized dashboard. The streamlined questionnaire is quick and easy to complete. Questions? Contact Bill Choi at

SEFA Webinar Recording

ELFA hosted a free one-hour webinar on Feb. 13 to showcase how equipment finance companies can use the SEFA to solve practical business problems and benchmark their businesses for success. View a recording of the webinar.

Full Report

The 300-page SEFA offers comprehensive performance metrics for 100+ equipment finance companies. The companion Small-Ticket SEFA delves into small-ticket portfolios.

2018 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA)

Interactive Dashboard

View highlights from over a decade of industry benchmark data in our powerful online platform. Drill down into the data you care about, in just a few clicks. 

MySEFA: New Benefit for SEFA Respondents

This innovative tool lets companies that participate in the SEFA track their own operational and performance statistics and quickly and easily compare them against their peers. Only companies that participate in the SEFA will receive a customized and interactive MySEFA data visualization report. Learn more.


Three Options to Order

Both Reports

2018 SEFA - Both reports
Purchase both reports combined ($795 Member/$1,495 Nonmember)

Regular SEFA Only
Small Ticket SEFA Only

More Resources

Survey Highlights
Read the 2018 SEFA Executive Summary and Table of Contents. Also, read the press release.
Free SEFA Webcast
View the webcast originally recorded on August 7, 2018 to learn more about the SEFA and the interactive dashboard.
Members Speak Out

Hear from your colleagues how they use the SEFA.

Get the Most Out of the SEFA

Download our new infographic on the top ways to leverage the SEFA for your business.

Members Enjoy Special Benefits

Participation in the survey is a benefit of ELFA membership, and ELFA member respondents receive a complimentary copy of both reports. They also receive MySEFA, an interactive tool that lets companies track their own operational and performance statistics against their peers. Non-respondents may purchase the survey report. For more information about the SEFA, including how you can participate, please contact Bill Choi at


For more information about the SEFA, please contact Bill Choi at