Our Team

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David Carlton Glassner

President

David Carlton Glassner, an expert in national and international aviation finance, has been named president of JetLease Capital, a leading direct lender and brokerage firm specializing in securing financing for all types of aircraft.

"It is an honor to be appointed to lead JetLease Capital," said Glassner. "I very much look forward to continuing and expanding our proven success in assisting customers to define the ideal aircraft financing solutions, both domestically and internationally, through our relationships with over 100 local, regional, national, and international lenders."

Through his career, Glassner has successfully concluded aircraft financing transactions totaling in the hundreds of millions of dollars in multiple countries. He most recently served as a Vice President for JetLease, and prior to that, was Vice-President of Sales for Air Partner in Ft. Lauderdale. He also held multiple positions with Cessna, including Director-International Finance and Director of Sales, responsible for a region comprised of 18 nations in Central and Eastern Europe.

Glassner is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a B.A. in Political Science and an emphasis on International Relations.

(772) 285-3416

Kelly Brown

Vice President

Kelly Brown, a seasoned aviation finance professional, has joined JetLease Capital as Vice President. Ms. Brown, who previously worked as Director of Finance for JetLease, said "I am very excited to get back in the market and take advantage of new opportunities."

Ms. Brown has founded multiple companies, including Aircraft Finance Capital, which closed over $50 million in aircraft loans over a two-year period. A private pilot, her passion for flying extends to supporting organizations like Living Legends of Aviation and Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, located in Denver, Colorado.

(720) 382-9706

Mike O'Leary

Vice President Partner Program

Mike has been a successful Partner with several Fortune 500 Business Partner Programs. AT&T, Comcast, and Qwest/Century Link were some of these programs to name a few. These large corporations understand that it is the local business professional that has the trusted relationship with the customer. Working with its Partners, giving them a suite of products and services to sell, has resulted in billions of dollars in sales for these corporations. Partner Sales Channels frequently outperform inside sales channels.

Mike is excited to pioneer the first Partner Program in the aviation finance space, in the world. Now Broker/Dealers, Pilots, Aircraft Management and all Aviation Professionals can have their own In-House Full-Service Finance Department. Aviation Financing is crucial to customers for loans and leases.

Mike is a business owner and entrepreneur. He has been a sales professional for more than 30 years. He has successfully sold in the following industries:

  • Health and Fitness
  • Stocks and Bonds as a Broker
  • Insurance Investigations
  • Residential Cable and Telecommunications
  • Business Telecommunications
  • Solar
  • Aviation