Captures #119 in national ranking of leasing and finance companies


BURLINGTON, VT – ­North Star Leasing, a national equipment leasing company committed to helping businesses grow, is pleased to announce it is being recognized by The Monitor Daily as one of the nation’s top equipment and finance leasing companies.

As the leading publication of the equipment leasing and finance industry, The Monitor Daily publishes annual rankings of the top equipment leasing and finance companies in the U.S. North Star Leasing captured No. 119 this year, a new achievement for the 41-year-old company that has seen record growth in the past six years.

“The Monitor ranking serves as validation for the success the North Star Leasing team has worked hard to earn,” said Dan Feeney, CEO of North Star Leasing. “The ranking isn’t arbitrary; it’s based on assets and financial reporting. We’ve financed more than $500 million in equipment since inception, and while it’s certainly nice to be recognized by The Monitor Daily, it serves as inspiration to climb significantly higher in the coming years.”

North Star Leasing is headquartered in Burlington, VT. With 39 employees, North Star Leasing provides equipment financing solutions to businesses in a wide array of industries, including brewing and craft distilleries, heavy equipment, restaurant, and food services, landscaping, and trucking.  Copley Equity Partners, a private investment firm and single-family office, is the majority investor in North Star Leasing.


“The ranking continues to establish North Star Leasing as a company that can fuel economic growth of businesses by offering nimble and workable finance options,” Feeney said.

About North Star Leasing Company

Founded in 1979, North Star Leasing is a provider of equipment financing solutions for businesses in a variety of industries. For the past 40 years, North Star Leasing has focused exclusively on helping businesses grow and expand by providing lease financing for mission-critical equipment. North Star Leasing is a direct funder and takes a personalized approach to each application.

About Copley Equity Partners

Copley Equity Partners is a private investment firm that partners with established lower middle-market businesses. Copley invests in companies across a broad range of sectors and is comfortable in both majority or minority ownership positions. Copley invests out of an evergreen, single-family office, capital base making the firm agnostic to the standard private equity fundraising cycle. Copley’s patient and flexible capital base allows the firm to focus on providing each portfolio company significant support post-investment.


North Star Leasing Earns Prestigious Monitor Ranking