People: FLY Leasing Ltd (FLY)

FLY on New York Consolidated

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22 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Donovan

59 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Colm Barrington

68 2007 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gary Dales

57 2008 Chief Financial Officer

Robert Tomczak

2010 Director

Steven Zissis

2010 Director

Erik Braathen

57 2007 Independent Director

Sean Donlon

72 2007 Independent Director

James Fantaci

66 2007 Independent Director

Susan Walton

52 2007 Independent Director

Matt Dallas

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph Donovan

Mr. Joseph M. Donovan is Independent Chairman of the Board of Fly Leasing Limited. Prior to his retirement in January 2007, Mr. Donovan was chairman of Credit Suisse’s Asset-Backed Securities and Debt Financing Group, which he led for nearly seven years. Prior thereto, Mr. Donovan was a managing director and head of Asset Finance at Prudential Securities (1998-2000) and Smith Barney (1995-1997). Mr. Donovan began his banking career at The First Boston Corporation in 1983, ultimately becoming a managing director at CS First Boston, where he served as Chief Operating Officer of the Investment Banking Department from 1992 to 1995. Mr. Donovan is a director of Institutional Financial Markets Inc. (formerly known as Cohen & Company) and Homeownership Preservation Foundation. Mr. Donovan received his MBA from The Wharton School and has a degree in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame.

Colm Barrington

Mr. Colm Barrington is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Fly Leasing Limited. Mr. Barrington has over 40 years of global experience in the aviation industry, having started his aviation career in 1967 at Ireland’s national airline, Aer Lingus. In 1979, he joined GPA Group plc where he held various senior positions, including chief operating officer. Upon GECAS’s agreement in 1993 to manage GPA’s assets, Mr. Barrington oversaw the integration of the two companies. In 1994, he joined Babcock & Brown Limited in Ireland where he worked in aircraft and lease management and arranging cross border lease financings of commercial aircraft. Mr. Barrington is the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aer Lingus plc and a director of IFG Group plc. Mr. Barrington received a BA and an MA in Economics from University College Dublin. He also received a public administration degree from the Institute of Public Administration, also in Dublin.

Gary Dales

Mr. Gary Dales is Chief Financial Officer of Fly Leasing Limited. Mr. Dales joined Babcock & Brown in August 2007 and BBAM in April 2010. Mr. Dales’ prior position was director of corporate development at PG&E Corporation, an energy based holding company. Prior to assuming that position, Mr. Dales served in various other financial roles at PG&E since 1994, including director of corporate accounting and SEC reporting. Prior to joining PG&E, Mr. Dales was a staff accountant, and later a manager, in the accounting and audit division at Arthur Andersen & Co. for more than 10 years. Mr. Dales graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a BA in Business Economics.

Robert Tomczak

Mr. Robert S. Tomczak is Director of Fly Leasing Limited. Mr. Tomczak is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer of BBAM LP and leads BBAM’s accounting, finance and contract management teams and has over 20 years of experience in the aircraft leasing industry. From 1987 to 2010, Mr. Tomczak was a Finance Director at Babcock & Brown. Prior to joining Babcock & Brown in 1987, Mr. Tomczak worked for Arthur Andersen & Co. and is currently a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He graduated from California State University East Bay with a degree in Finance and Accounting.

Steven Zissis

Mr. Steven Zissis is Director of Fly Leasing Limited. Mr. Zissis is the President and Chief Executive Officer of BBAM LP. Mr. Zissis was the Head of Aircraft Operating Leasing at Babcock & Brown and has over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry. Prior to joining Babcock & Brown in 1990, Mr. Zissis was a vice president of Citibank, where he was also a founder and manager of the Portfolio Acquisition and Divestiture team. Mr. Zissis graduated from Rhodes College with a degree in Finance and International Studies.

Erik Braathen

Mr. Erik Gunnar Braathen is Independent Director of Fly Leasing Limited. Mr. Braathen has been the chief executive of Ojada AS, a privately owned investment company, since 1999. Prior to joining Ojada AS, Mr. Braathen was the chief executive officer of Braathens ASA where he gained experience in the airline industry from 1986 to 1999. Mr. Braathen is a member of the boards of directors of Protector Insurance ASA, Bank2, Peergynt Tours, Opra, Northsea PSV and Cenzia. Mr. Braathen is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Holmen Fondsforvaltning, Sayonara AS and Ojada AS. Mr. Braathen has a Master of International Management from AGSIM, Phoenix Arizona, and a Bachelor of Arts & Economics from the University of Washington.

Sean Donlon

Mr. Sean Donlon is Independent Director of Fly Leasing Limited. Mr. Donlon has served as the chancellor of the University of Limerick, Ireland from 2002 to 2008. Mr. Donlon has previously worked with the GPA Group plc, as well as with GE Capital Aviation Services. Prior to entering the private sector, he had a long career in the Irish public service, having been Irish Ambassador to the United States of America and Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Donlon is a director of Aviva Life International Ltd., Enba plc, the University of Limerick Foundation Ltd. and chairman of the BIRR Scientific and Heritage Foundation Ltd. Mr. Donlon is a graduate of the University College Dublin and was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate of Civil and Canon Laws by the National University of Ireland in December 2008 and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws by the University of Limerick in January 2009.

James Fantaci

Mr. James Fantaci is Independent Director of Fly Leasing Limited. Prior to his retirement from Babcock & Brown in May 2009, Mr. Fantaci had coordinated all of Babcock & Brown’s operating leasing activities worldwide. Prior to joining Babcock & Brown in 1982, Mr. Fantaci was senior vice president of the New York office of Matrix Leasing International and prior to that he served as assistant treasurer of the Bank of New York. Mr. Fantaci attended the New School for Social Research and graduated from Brooklyn College with a degree in Economics.

Susan Walton

Ms. Susan M. Walton is Independent Director of Fly Leasing Limited. Ms. Walton is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Pestalozzi International Village Trust, a charity registered in England. Until September 2010, Ms. Walton was a sub-regional director of the environmental charity Groundwork London. Prior thereto, Ms. Walton was the chief executive of Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (“HWT”), a wildlife conservation charity in England, where she was responsible for biodiversity projects in two counties and developing partnerships with key stakeholder groups. Prior to joining HWT in 2006, she served as general manager — structured finance and export credit, for Rolls-Royce Capital Limited for nine years. Ms. Walton was also a Principal at Babcock & Brown from 1989 to 1997 where she was responsible for producing and implementing Babcock & Brown’s annual European Aerospace marketing plan. Ms. Walton is a trustee for the Sussex Wildlife Trust, a trustee for Buglife — The Invertebrate Conservation Trust and a member of the High Weald AONB Sustainable Development Fund Panel. Ms. Walton holds a degree in Environmental Conservation from Birkbeck College, University of London.

Matt Dallas

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