Full Name
Patrick Dowling
Job Title
Senior Managing Director
Seabury Capital Management
Speaker Bio
Patrick Henry Dowling is Senior Managing Director for Seabury Capital Management focusing on the Aviation, A&D and Transportation industries. He has over 40 years’ experience in the finance/equity industry and was previously a partner with Massif Partners.
Previously, Mr. Dowling was Senior Managing Director & Group Head of Aerospace & Defense at Tygris Commercial Finance Group as well as a corporate officer and founder. Before Tygris, he was Managing Director & General Manager of CIT Leveraged Finance Transportation responsible for providing global solutions to manufacturers, suppliers and service providers seeking debt, leasing and structured financings. Mr. Dowling also served as a member of CIT’s Management Committee.
In addition, he was previously Managing Director & Industry Leader – Aerospace & Defense for GE Commercial Finance. Mr. Dowling had a 22-year career at GE Capital, serving in various management and leadership positions including Managing Director for GE Equity, Managing Director and Head of Syndications for GE Corporate Finance as well as Managing Director for GE Capital Business Development where he was focused on growing GE Capital with strategic mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Dowling has been involved in over $20 billion in acquisitions, equity investments and debt financings in the Financial Services, Transportation (Aerospace & Defense, Trucking, Logistics, Rail, Intermodal and Marine), and Commercial Real Estate industries. He successfully launched CIT Aerospace & Defense Commercial and Industrial Finance business de novo with approximately $2.5 billion in commitments and managed a portfolio of approximately $750 million. Mr. Dowling originated and managed a $430 million portfolio of minority equity investments at GE Equity.
Mr. Dowling is on the Board of Directors for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation as well as the USO of Metropolitan of New York. He also serves as Chairman of the Miss Kate Foundation, serves on the Board of Trustees for Airlink, and is a member of the Audax Business Development Corporation board of directors. He was formerly on the board of directors for the Institute for Defense & Business Foundation, Penske Truck Leasing and the American Trucking Associations Foundation. He was formally a certified public accountant at Price Waterhouse and is a current member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as having a BS in accounting from Fordham University plus a JD from Pace University School of Law. He is a FINRA Registered Principal and is Series 7 and 24 qualified.
Patrick Dowling