Jeanette Pinard has joined Stifel Aviation as a Managing Director. She will be responsible for transaction diligence and documentation in the company’s growing engine ownership and leasing business, including transaction management and execution relating to the acquisition, financing and disposition of engine and aircraft portfolios.
Pinard brings a unique combination of legal and commercial expertise, along with a strong command of the nuances of managing global aviation assets. Prior to joining Stifel, she held various roles at GECAS for over 23 years, including as Associate General Counsel establishing GECAS’ China platform for aircraft before being promoted to SVP & General Counsel at GECAS Engine Leasing and later adding GECAS Materials to her responsibilities. Pinard was one of the founding executives critically instrumental in building GECAS’ engine leasing business.