Key Equipment Finance Names David Zapata Vice President, Leasing Manager, Northeast Region

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Zapata will lead government financing efforts in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions

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David’s extensive equipment financing experience makes him a natural fit with the Key Government Finance team and a valuable asset to his bank partners. - Amy M. Gross, SVP, Key Government Finance

Key Equipment Finance, one of the nation’s largest bank-held equipment finance companies and an affiliate of KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY), has named David Zapata vice president, leasing manager, Northeast region. In this role, Zapata will support government financing efforts throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions.

“David’s extensive equipment financing experience makes him a natural fit with the Key Government Finance team and a valuable asset to his bank partners,” said Amy M. Gross, senior vice president, Key Government Finance. “I look forward to working with him to deliver excellent government financing services to these important markets.”

Previously, Zapata was vice president and relationship manager for Citizens Bank and has held senior associate and vice president-level positions specializing in municipal corporate banking and municipal finance with Preferred Mutual Insurance Co., RBC Capital Markets Corp., J.P. Morgan Securities and Miller Tabak Roberts Securities, LLC.

Zapata has bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College and an MBA from New York University.

Key Equipment Finance offers equipment financing and business leasing solutions to a range of business types and industries. Learn more at

About Key Equipment Finance
Key Equipment Finance has been in the equipment finance business for 41 years and is one of the largest bank-based equipment finance providers in the U.S. The company provides tailored equipment lease and finance solutions for commercial clients and government entities. Through its manufacturer and vendor alliances unit, equipment finance programs are developed for manufacturers, distributors and resellers.

Key Equipment Finance’s specialty finance group includes a lease capital markets team to support corporations looking to optimize risk and revenue, and a lender finance team, which provides structured facilities to various sectors of the specialty finance market. Headquartered outside Denver, Colorado, Key Equipment Finance manages $9.1 billion in assets and originates $4.3 billion of equipment financing annually. For more information, visit

About KeyCorp
KeyCorp was organized more than 160 years ago and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. One of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, Key has assets of approximately $89.8 billion at Sept. 30, 2014. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management and investment services to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses under the name of KeyBank National Association. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit KeyBank is Member FDIC.

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