Stonebriar Commercial Finance announced that Russell Murray has joined the company as Managing Director of Originations – Canada. Based in Toronto, Russell will manage both direct and indirect originations efforts throughout Canada.
Prior to joining Stonebriar, Murray served in various direct and indirect origination capacities as well as in credit and operations for TD Equipment Finance, AIG Commercial Asset Finance, GE Commercial Finance and Siemens Financial Services.
Murray holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Temple University and a Master of Business Administration from Pace University.
“Russell brings 25-plus years’ experience structuring secured loan and lease solutions in Canada. As alternatives for non-bank financing have become more limited in recent years, I am optimistic that Russell’s direct and referral source relationships will drive opportunities for Stonebriar to help Canadian companies with their capital projects”, said Kyle Parks, Stonebriar’s Head of Direct Originations. “We are thrilled to add a professional of Russell’s caliber to our team.”
“I am excited to be a part of the Stonebriar team and to reconnect with former colleagues who I hold in high regard”, said Murray. “Having been actively engaged in Canada’s commercial finance industry for decades, it is my strong sense that the Stonebriar value proposition will be well received by our targeted borrowers and lessees. I’m very much looking forward to bringing Stonebriar’s broad and unique capabilities to the Canadian market.”
About Stonebriar Commercial Finance: Stonebriar is an independent, privately-held commercial finance company established in 2015 and based in Plano, TX. With financial backing from Eldridge Industries and Security Benefit Corporation, Stonebriar is building a world class, multi-billion dollar platform of commercial loans and leases. Stonebriar specializes in transactions for businesses in a wide variety of industries (Business Aviation, Rail Leasing, Realty Capital, marine, transportation, manufacturing, energy, etc.) throughout the entire credit spectrum located in the United States, Canada and select other foreign jurisdictions. To learn more about Stonebriar Commercial Finance go to www.StonebriarCF.com.