About Infinity Transportation

A Railcar for Every Mile

Our fleet has evolved as has our team over the years. With each phase of our growth, we have remained focused on identifying talented professionals and equipment to serve and grow our customer base across the spectrum of industrial markets.
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Our Story

Founded in 2004 by Gene Martini and Jeff Edelman, Infinity has grown to a major operating lessor of railcars serving customers in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our investment philosophy follows a strong adherence to prudent asset selection, rigorous due diligence and inspection and opportunistic market timing and expansion. Our overarching goal is to provide sound equipment, tailored lease terms and superior service for the North American rail shipping community. Our alliance with Global Atlantic Financial Group has enabled our growth, fleet diversity and markets served.
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Our Culture

Welcome to Infinity Transportation, where we provide exceptional railcar leasing solutions. Since our inception in 2004, we have been growing our fleet while adding experienced rail veterans to our team. Our team’s expertise and dedication ensure that we meet and exceed the needs of our clients, providing reliable and efficient railcar solutions.

Infinity has worked to create a culture of collaboration and engagement. We work to identify and address the issues and opportunities within the markets we operate and the customers we serve. Our goal is to provide reliable railcars, custom lease structures, and superior customer service and maintenance support.

Our Commitments

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    Efficient Service & Support

    Our Operations Team understands railroad operations and the administrative nuances of owning and managing a growing fleet. Whether you are a new customer or have been with us for years, our goal is to anticipate, identify and respond to your needs to ensure a service experience that stands out.
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    Proactive & Responsive Mechanical Management

    Because our Mechanical Team has seen it all, Infinity Transportation works to anticipate and respond with an action plan as issues arise.
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    Creative Rail Leases

    Our Commercial Team brings deep asset and industrial market insights to the table as you determine the ideal railcar and lease structure to fit your product and fleet needs.

Capital Strength

With the support of Global Atlantic Financial Group and KKR, our resources have been amplified, yet our approach remains focused. While the lease fleet has grown from 9,000 cars in 2016 to 44,000 cars and counting. Our greatest pride is with the team we have assembled and the diverse markets and customers we now serve.
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Our Team

Infinity Transportation is led by transportation equipment and finance veterans with broad experience within asset management, private capital markets, and investment banking. With an average tenure of over 20 years of rail experience, our team has a deep understanding of our markets, transportation assets, relevant industry dynamics, and complex ownership structures to help you find the best rail leasing solution.
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Jeff Edelman

Jeff Edelman

President & CEO
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As President and CEO, Jeff oversees Infinity’s strategic development, origination, relationship management, and all other operational aspects. He has more than 25 years of experience in the transportation equipment leasing industry, including accounting, marketing, operations, portfolio acquisitions, dispositions, and debt facilities. Previously, Jeff served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Railcar, Ltd. and was President of Perella Weinberg’s Infinity Rail group.
Jon Kantor

Jonathan Kantor

Chief Financial Officer
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As CFO, Jon oversees the company's financial landscape, including accounting, balance sheet management, and financial planning. Prior to his role as CFO, Jon served as VP of Portfolio Management, contributing strategic, financial, and tactical support to railcar acquisitions and leasing agreements. Prior to Infinity, Jon served as a Senior Client Account Manager at Brown Brothers Harriman, where he managed daily fund performance for European/East Asian clients and analyzed market trends.
Brian Ottinger

Brian Ottinger

Chief Commercial Officer
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Brian is Chief Commercial Officer for the Rail and Intermodal group and is responsible for execution of the company’s commercial strategy, management of the Sales & Marketing Team, and has oversight with portfolio acquisitions, asset sales, lease origination, and remarketing. Brian has more than 25 years of sales and business development experience within the transportation leasing sector and most recently founded and served as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Redwood Rail.
Rick Wolbert

Rick Wolbert

Chief Mechanical Officer
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As Chief Mechanical Officer, Rick brings almost 50 years of rail experience to oversee all mechanical aspects for Infinity Transportation’s rail car fleet, including maintenance, purchase inspections, new car builds, capital programs such as Increased Life Status, Extended Service Status, and modification projects.
Brian Ottinger

Brian Ottinger

Chief Commercial Officer
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Brian is Chief Commercial Officer for the Rail and Intermodal group and is responsible for execution of the company’s commercial strategy, management of the Sales & Marketing Team, and has oversight with portfolio acquisitions, asset sales, lease origination, and remarketing. Brian has more than 25 years of sales and business development experience within the transportation leasing sector and most recently founded and served as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Redwood Rail.
Lee Martini

Lee Martini

Sr. Vice President, Sales & Marketing
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Lee is Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Rail group, responsible for lease origination, asset remarketing, general portfolio management, rail asset acquisition, and management of existing client relationships. He has been in the equipment leasing business for more than 11 years and has more than 20 years of sales experience. Previously, Lee served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Perella Weinberg’s Infinity Rail group, and spent a decade in sales management as an Enterprise National Account Manager for AT&T.
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Ken Johnson

VP of Sales & Marketing
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Ken is Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Rail group. He is responsible for lease origination, asset remarketing, portfolio management, strategic growth and Rail asset acquisition. Ken has more than 17 years of sales experience in the rail equipment leasing sector. He started his equipment leasing career as Regional Manager at the David Joseph Company.
James Weaver

James Weaver

VP of Sales & Marketing
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James is Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Rail group. He is responsible for rail asset acquisition, remarketing of rail assets, and management of existing client relationships. James has more than 25 years of Sales experience in the Rail Leasing sector. Previously, he served as Senior Account Manager for General Electric Rail and most recently served as Vice President of Sales at PNC Equipment Finance.
Farouk Kolaghassi

Farouk Kolaghassi

Director, Sales & Marketing
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Farouk is Director of Sales and Marketing for the Rail group. He is responsible for asset remarketing, portfolio management, rail asset acquisition and management of existing client relationships. He has been in the equipment leasing business since 2016 and started his leasing career at Trinity Industries as a member of the Capital Markets group and most recently served as Director of Pricing and Structuring at PNW Railcars, Inc.
Melissa Rocker

Melissa Rocker

Assistant Vice President – Operations
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Melissa is AVP of Operations for the Rail group. She oversees the Infinity equipment portfolio from acquisition to disposition. She also manages the daily operations including process development, client inquiries and data analysis. Melissa began her rail career with Perella Weinberg’s Infinity Rail group and has over 12 years of rail experience.
Rob Fall

Rob Fall

Assistant Vice President – Logistics
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As AVP of Logistics, Rob is responsible for Infinity Transportation’s day-to-day railcar movement, customer deliveries and returns, shop and cleaning programs, and problem resolution. Rob has more than 13 years of rail operations experience. He started his career as a Terminal Trainmaster at CSX, and most recently served as Director of Train Operations for the CSX Atlanta Division.
Rick Wolbert

Rick Wolbert

Chief Mechanical Officer
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As Chief Mechanical Officer, Rick brings almost 50 years of rail experience to oversee all mechanical aspects for Infinity Transportation’s rail car fleet, including maintenance, purchase inspections, new car builds, capital programs such as Increased Life Status, Extended Service Status, and modification projects.
Jeff Wolbert

Jeff Wolbert

Director, Mechanical Operations
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Jeff is the Mechanical Director for the Rail and Intermodal group responsible for the mechanical management of the Infinity rail fleet. With 27 years of railcar mechanical experience, including extensive fieldwork, Jeff has been an integral part of the mechanical team at Infinity Transportation for the past 15 years. Jeff brings a wealth of expertise and dedication to ensuring our railcar fleet's smooth operation and maintenance.
Josh Fish

John Fish

Manager, Mechanical Operations
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John, as Manager of Mechanical Operations, is responsible for handling the mechanical management of Infinity’s rail assets. He brings nearly 15 years of experience in all aspects of the railcar mechanical field, with extensive knowledge of railcar shops and as a railcar shipper. Previous companies include KBX Rail, Compass Minerals and American Railcar Services.

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