ABOUT US

WHAT WE DO

Stonebriar Commercial Finance is a privately held commercial finance company established in 2015 and based in Plano, TX. With financial backing from Security Benefit Corporation (“SBC”), Stonebriar is building a world class, multibillion-dollar platform of commercial loans and leases.

SCF offers financing solutions to a wide variety of industries throughout the entire credit spectrum, for businesses located in the United States, Canada, and select foreign jurisdictions.


OUR DIFFERENCE


TAILORED SOLUTIONS

Built to provide cost-effective solutions tailored to each client through all business and economic cycles.

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

Stonebriar is led by a proven management team, each of whom have an average of more than 25 years’ experience in the equipment finance sector.

EFFICIENT MODEL

Scalable and tested systems providing efficient underwriting, processing, and portfolio management processes

STRONG MANAGEMENT TEAM

We have a proven track record and are highly experienced at operating multibillion-dollar finance businesses.

BROAD EXPERTISE

SCF has a diverse and disciplined culture with significant credit, industry and collateral assessment expertise.

LONG-TERM COMMITMENT

Security Benefit Corporation, a 120-year-old life insurance company with $30 billion of assets, offers SCF long-term, patient, perpetual capital.

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

Stonebriar Commercial Finance offers financing solutions for assets in a wide variety of industries, including aviation, rail, energy, and manufacturing.

  • Aviation

    • Commercial Passenger
    • Cargo Aircraft
    • Corporate Aircraft
    • Turbo Props
    • Helicopters
    • Engines

  • Marine

    • Barges
    • Tugs
    • Push boats
    • Dry docks
    • Offshore supply vessels
    • Commodity Transportation

  • Rail

    • Covered hoppers
    • General service tankcars
    • Flatcars
    • Gondolas
    • Boxcars

  • Transportation

    • Trailers
    • Trucks
    • Buses
    • Containers

  • Manufacturing

    • Material handling
    • Assembly lines
    • Processing lines
    • Injection molding
    • Machining
    • Stamping
    • Presses
    • Fork lifts

  • Energy

    • Oilfield equipment
    • Frac tank trailers
    • Compressors
    • Workover rigs
    • Cogeneration facilities
    • Turbines
    • Solar Panels

  • Utilities

    • Power plants
    • Pipelines

  • Mining

    • Heavy haul trucks
    • Drills
    • Shovels
    • Excavators
    • Draglines
    • Continuous and high wall miners

  • Construction

    • Bulldozers
    • Loaders
    • Backhoes
    • Cranes
    • Graders
    • Excavators
    • Compactors

  • Commercial/Industrial Real Estate

    • Credit tenant leases
    • Commercial mortgage lending

  • Public/Municipal

    • Rolling stock
    • Law enforcement
    • Fire equipment
    • Utilities
    • Real estate
    • Waste treatment

  • IT/Technology

    • Wafer & Semiconductor fabrication
    • Servers
    • Data processing

  • Healthcare

    • MRI
    • CAT scanners
    • Particle accelerators
    • Ultrasound

  • Franchise

    • Furniture
    • Fixtures & equipment
    • Real estate

  • Other

    • Paper production
    • Printing
    • Agriculture
    • Telecom
    • Gaming
    • Media

OWNERSHIP

Stonebriar Commercial Finance is privately owned by its management team and Eldridge Industries. Eldridge Industries is a private investment firm that manages businesses across diversified industries.

Headquartered in Greenwich, CT, with offices in New York, London, and Beverly Hills, Eldridge is dedicated to growing market opportunities into significant businesses. Eldridge provides businesses and management teams with capital and resources to help them execute their strategic plans. Eldridge provides debt and equity capital along with perspective, relationships, and a network of supportive companies with a shared commitment to growth.

  • Media and Sports

    The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard are the editorial voice of the entertainment and music industries, hosting high-profile live events and reaching nearly 27 million people each month.

    Founded in 2012 in New York, A24 has quickly established itself as a leading producer and distributor of box-office hits, including “20th Century Women,” “Spring Breakers,” “The Lobster,” “Room,” and “Ex Machina.” In 2016, A24 financed and distributed “Moonlight,” the 2017 Academy Award winner for Best Picture.

    Dick Clark Productions is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live-event entertainment programming, with more than 55 years of award-winning shows, including The Golden Globes, Academy of Country Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.

    Media Rights Capital is an independent and integrated content company that has created iconic franchises in both film and TV, such as “Ted” and “House of Cards.”

    Mediabistro brings together a family of digital sites and events focused on the global advertising, marketing, and media industries.

  • Insurance

    Security Benefit is a premier retirement company and industry leader with a 125-year history, focusing on the U.S. retirement market with fixed, fixed-indexed, and variable annuities as well as mutual fund products.

    SE2 is the leading technology and outsourcing firm providing administration services for annuity and life insurance manufacturers looking to outsource non-core aspects of their respective businesses.

  • Real Estate Development

    This joint venture with Galliard Homes invests in new residential projects, with a focus on regeneration in the southeast of London.

    The Islington Square project is a joint venture with the Sager Group to develop the former North London Mail Centre into a 500,000 sq. ft. mixed-use shopping, leisure, and residential district in London.

    The St. James Group builds and operates lifestyle sports and wellness destinations, currently in development with a 20-acre complex outside the Washington D.C. area.

    The Beverly Hills Media Center is a five-level, 180,000 sq. ft. commercial building with an all-glass curved façade, balconies on all floors, a penthouse pavilion, and an in-house theatre that features the latest in visual and sound technology.

    The Stage is a 2.3-acre mixed-use development framed around the remains of the 16th Century Shakespearian Curtain Theatre.

  • Asset Leasing and Financing

    Stonebriar underwrites secured loans and leases, collateralized by essential-use assets across industries, including marine, rail, transportation, energy, and real estate.

    Elliot Bay acquires, develops, and manages mission-critical and net-leased healthcare real-estate assets.

    OneSky owns and operates Flexjet and Sentient Jet. OneSky is a leading private aviation company offering fractional share ownership, card membership, and leasing, operating a fleet of approximately 150 aircraft in the United States and Europe.

  • Branded Hospitality and Consumer

    • SBE is an integrated lifestyle and hospitality company that develops hotels, restaurants, and nightlife venues worldwide, including SLS Hotels, The Delano, The Hudson, Katsuya, The Bazaar by Jose Andres, and Hyde.

      Aurify creates, builds, franchises, and owns a network of fast casual restaurants including The Little Beet, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Melt Shop, and Fields Good Chicken.

    • ASSET MANAGEMENT BUSINESS

  • Asset Management Business

    CBAM is an investment management firm that invests in corporate credit products including secured bank loans, investment-grade and high-yield bonds as well as privately originated loans.

    Cain International is a real-estate origination platform, serving as a capital partner and operator of premier projects worldwide with an emphasis on gateway cities throughout Europe.

Leadership

Stonebriar is led by a proven management team, each of whom has an average of more than 25 years’ experience in the equipment finance sector.

Dave B. Fate
President & CEO
Nicholas M. Sandler
Executive Vice President, Senior Managing Director – Aviation Capital
Steve E. White
Executive Vice President, Senior Managing Director - Capital Markets
Curtis A. Valenzuela
EVP, Sr. Managing Director Real Estate Group
Jeffrey L. Wilkison
Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
Kyle C. Parks
Senior Vice President, Senior Managing Director - Head of Direct Originations
Kevin J. Sensenbrenner, ASA
Senior Vice President, Senior Managing Director - Asset Management
B. Andrew Fletcher
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Timothy S. Milazzo
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Jason Muncy
Senior Vice President, Director of Funding and Investor Relations
Background

CAREERS

Commercial Loan Officer

Location: Plano, Texas

Managing Director of Originations

Location: Select U.S. and Canadian Markets

Vice President - Credit

Location: Plano, Texas