R.W. Pressprich & Co.

Aviation Group

R.W. Pressprich & Co. is involved in many areas of aviation finance. We are experts in aviation with a particular strength in understanding how aviation structures relate to financial investors.


  • RWP has acted as an arranger on structured transactions, secured and unsecured debt, managed aircraft portfolio sales and provided advisory services for OEMs, leasing companies and airlines.
  • Our team actively trades Aircraft ABS, EETC, unsecured airlines, lessors and complex structures.
  • The RWP Aviation Finance team leverages an institutional sales force of 50 generalists with a network of relationships covering the globe with an emphasis in North America, Europe and Asia.
  • Some of our recent investment banking clients have been: Airbus, Avation PLC, Aviation Capital Group and MetLife.

Jeff Golbus, CFA

Head of Trading

(763) 252-1655

JGolbus@pressprich.com

Prior to joining RWP in 2009, Jeff had spent the majority of his career as an institutional investor. As a Portfolio Manager of Distressed Credit at Deephaven Capital Management, Jeff was a large EETC/ETC investor and was actively involved in the United Airlines, Northwest Airlines and Delta bankruptcies. Previously, he actively handled workout situations at Nationwide Insurance from 2001 to 2005. Jeff received a B.A. from Michigan State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

John Kuny, CFA

Managing Director

(763) 463-5953

JKuny@pressprich.com

Mr. Kuny joined R.W. Pressprich & Co. in August of 2017 as an aviation specialist. Prior to joining RWP, he spent 15+ years trading EETC, ETC, Aircraft ABS, Private Loans and Underwriting at Stifel Nicolaus and Piper Jaffray. Most recently, as a head trader at Stifel, he worked on the Institutional Fixed Income platform with over 70 professionals and developed relationships on the buy side with Money Managers, Insurance Companies, Endowments and Hedge Funds.


Mr. Kuny has a B.A. in Economics from St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN and holds Series 63, 55, 7, 52 & 24 licenses.