Dave Cooperman

National Director of Sales

Mr. Cooperman is a career long aviation finance and leasing professional with well over a decade in the industry. Throughout his career, Mr. Cooperman has worked with numerous high profile clients and Fortune 500 companies to address and solve their specific aircraft finance or leasing needs.

Mr. Cooperman is an expert in sourcing, structuring, negotiating and implementing term finance, asset-based finance and a variety of different lease structures for turbine, piston and prop aircraft.

Prior to Singlepoint, Mr Cooperman was the Managing Director of Aerolend, a successful aviation focused, specialty lease finance private equity group with committed capital and international capabilities. Singlepoint acquired Aerolend in April of 2014. Mr. Cooperman’s focus at Aerolend was primarily on non-investment grade, specialized or troubled transactions in the $4-$80M range.

Prior to Aerolend, Mr. Cooperman was the President of Aircraft Finance, Sales & Acquisitions for Apollo Jets, one of the largest aviation services firms in the country and a partner in Luxe Capital Partners, an aircraft finance brokerage firm. During his tenure at Aerolend and Apollo Jets, Mr. Cooperman managed a team of origination reps and was responsible for all aspects of sourcing, structuring, negotiating and implementing leases and loans for private and corporate aircraft.

To date, Mr. Cooperman has successfully funded transactions on a wide range of aircraft from single engine pistons up to a Global Express XRS. Mr. Cooperman is an active member of the National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA), the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA).

Mr. Cooperman has a BPS in Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts from The Culinary Institute of America and has supported Guiding Eyes for the Blind amongst other related charities in his spare time.

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