36th Street Capital, an independent provider of flexible financing solutions for the equipment financing industry, has appointed Gerard Kammerer as chief risk officer effective immediately.

Kammerer will be responsible for all aspects of risk management for the firm, including underwriting, transaction structuring, residual management and portfolio analytics. He will also serve as a member of 36th Street Capital's investment committee and join the firm's senior leadership team.

 Kammerer's credentials include over 25 years of industry experience with emphasis on credit and risk management of large leasing portfolios originated across small business, middle market and corporate enterprises. He joins 36th Street Capital from the CIT Group, having held multiple positions as a senior credit officer during his nearly 20 year tenure. Previously, he held credit officer positions of increasing responsibility with NCR Credit, AT&T Capital and MetLife Capital.