Our Firm Babcock & Brown Aircraft Management
Babcock & Brown Aircraft Management (BBAM) was founded in 1989 and has been led by our founder and CEO, Steve Zissis, since its inception. Today, BBAM is one of the world’s largest aircraft lessors, with more than $14 billion in aviation assets under management. BBAM is a private partnership owned by its management team, affiliates of Onex Corporation, and affiliates of GIC, the sovereign wealth fund of the Government of Singapore.
An Aircraft Leasing Pioneer
Since BBAM was founded in 1989, we have financed more than $40 billion in commercial jet aircraft for more than 200 airlines worldwide. Our dedicated, long-tenured team of aviation professionals has a long track record of creating value for our partners.
BBAM has one of the most experienced and longest tenured teams in the industry, with more than 250 years of combined experience in aircraft leasing and financing.