Richard earned a B.A. in Political Science from Boston College and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. Prior to joining Babcock & Brown in 2001, Mr. Strollo was a Vice President in the Structured Finance Group at CIT Group Inc. and prior to that he practiced law at White & Case LLP, where he specialized in asset-based finance transactions. Mr. Strollo has 22 years of experience in the aircraft leasing industry.