Michael S. Ryan

Managing Director

Mike Ryan is a Managing Director of Sedgwick Partners LLC and serves on the Management and Investment Committees. He enjoyed a thirty year career at Pitney Bowes, one of the most significant corporate participants in the U.S. lease finance and net lease marketplace, and was instrumental in the establishment and growth of the company’s substantial net lease activities. Mr. Ryan served as President of Pitney Bowes Real Estate Finance Corporation (“PREFCO”) and also served as President of PB Funding Corporation, Pitney Bowes’ NASD broker/dealer subsidiary for asset syndications. Under his leadership, PREFCO’s net lease assets grew to exceed US$2.5 billion. Major corporate tenants in PREFCO-owned properties included many major multi-national firms such as Shell, UBS, Nestle, Ciba-Gigy (Novartis), Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Atlantic (Verizon), BellSouth (AT&T), Bank of America, Honeywell, US West (Qwest), Ameritrust (KeyBank), Travelers (CitiGroup), First Union (Wells Fargo), BlueCross/BlueShield (PA), and Accor (Sofitel). PREFCO and PB Funding were subsidiaries of Pitney Bowes Capital Services (“PBCS”), an entity that was sold to an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, LP in 2006. During his career at Pitney Bowes, Mr. Ryan led the creation and growth of Pitney Bowes’ real estate investment and syndication activities through PREFCO, and also oversaw the growth of the company’s significant cross-border international leverage leasing efforts for a variety of structures and assets in addition to real property, including postal sorting systems, facilities, rail, and aircraft. Following the sale of PBCS, Mr. Ryan founded Sedgwick Partners, LLC, a Connecticut-based investment firm active in lease finance as well as other areas of the capital markets. Mr. Ryan has attained SEC NASD Series 63, 24 and 7 licenses. Mr. Ryan graduated with a B.S. degree in Finance from Lehigh University.

Email: mike.ryan@sedgwick-partners.com

Direct Line: 203.979.8715