Jonathan L. Lampel commonly known as Jon Lampel is a businessman and the co-founder of Leasequip incorporation, an Equipment Leasing, Commercial Financing, and Investment Banking Company. He is a graduate with bachelor’s degree in law, finance and history. Mr.Lampel has a long history in the financing industry having spent a great deal of time helping companies in related financial matters. Through Leasequip Company where he is the president, he has helped firms that are facing hard economic times, to get the equipment they need. For example, during the economic recession of 2008, he helped companies acquire loans and to lease equipment through the Leasequip Inc.
Mr.Lampel first entered into the financial industry as a credit reporter for the Dun and Bradstreet. From Dun & Bradstreet, he moved to Crocker National Bank as credit analyze, loan officer and then finally as the portfolio manager. He worked for the Wells Fargo leasing corporation in the period between 1972 and 1976. From Wells Fargo, Mr. Lampel moved to Topa Equipment Leasing Inc. in Los Angeles.
Having gathered enough experience in equipment leasing, he found a partner and they formed the Prudential capital corporation in 1981. In 1988, Lampel and his partner sold off the name of their company and rebranded it as Leasequip Inc. Since its founding, the company has supplied more than six hundred commercial leases or loans to companies. Leasequip itself generates the majority of the capital they loaned to companies. However, they also have a close relationship with banks and nearly fifty private investors.