Unmatched Credentials

“Success isn't owned, it's leased.
And rent is due every day.”

- J.J. Watt
Our Solutions: Endorsements + Designations

 

First American offers the only equipment finance service in the country that has earned both the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association and the elite Peer Reviewed* by HFMA designation. Additionally, we are the exclusive leasing and finance company chosen by the Coalition of College Cost Savings (CCCS).  

 

First American's equipment finance solutions have earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association.
*HFMA staff and volunteers determined that this product has met specific criteria under the HFMA Peer Review Process. HFMA does not endorse or guarantee the use of this product.

 

 

 

Our People: Certifications
 

Certified Lease & Finance Professional

 

The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) designation is an objective, third party-vetted indication of a lease professional's reputation, experience, and knowledge. It is the standard for professionalism in the leasing industry. More CLFPs work at First American than anywhere else in the world.

 


 

CLFP Body of Knowledge

 
  • Leasing Expertise
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Payment Structures
  • UCC Code
  • Lease Documentation
  • Tax Rules & Procedures
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Equipment Appraisal
  • Contract Terms
  • Portfolio Management
  • Depreciation Methods
  • Ethical Practices
  • Credit Scoring
  • Leasing Law
  • Lease Accounting Standards
 
 

 

 

First American employs the most Certified Lease & Finance Professionals in the industry.

     
 

First American and the CLFP in the News - CLFP Foundation: 30 Years of Raising the Bar

     
 

CLFPs must continually educate themselves on leasing and adhere to the Standards of Professional Conduct.

     
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The Cindy Spurdle Award of Excellence acknowledges the CLFP who has contributed the most to the industry and best represents the CLFP ideals for the year.

 

The Value of CLFP

 
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