Steve Burton brings over 25 years of capital markets experience to SMBC. He is responsible for assessing and monitoring credit quality for customers in North and South America. Prior to joining SMBC he spent nearly five years at AAG Capital Markets LLC, as the senior credit/equity analyst as well as the senior trader. Before AAG, Mr. Burton was a Director at Citigroup. He was responsible for the analysis, trading, and management of the securities in a Citi proprietary transportation portfolio that invested across the capital structure. During his 15 years at Citi, he also held positions in the equity and fixed income divisions as a publishing airline analyst. He has been a speaker at various aviation conferences as well as quoted in various trade journals. Mr. Burton received a BBS degree from Wake Forest University and has obtained his CFA Charter.