Jim Cross


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With nearly four billion dollars of equipment leases in forty-two countries under management for clients ranging from Fortune 50 to several smaller public and private companies Jim has been instrumental in delivering millions of dollars of savings as a result of Blue Sky's Lease Management & Advisory Services.

Over the past twenty-five years Jim has developed proprietary web-based lease management software systems, documented processes, procedures and best in class contract terms and conditions for every facet of leasing to help clients save money, mitigate risk and realize the benefits of equipment leasing vs equipment ownership.  Jim has extensive experience in negotiating contracts and lease structures that deliver best in class terms and conditions to his clients.

Jim is trained and certified in lease vs purchase analysis as well as various linear pricing optimization methodologies which has enabled him to provide board room level after tax cash flow analysis and decision support for lease vs purchase decisions on assets ranging from real estate, manufacturing equipment, medical equipment, information technology equipment to satellites.