Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co. Names Jay Wilensky as Vice President, Accounting & Finance


Chicago Freight Car Leasing named long-time employee Jay Wilensky to the role of Vice President, Accounting & Finance.

According to Chicago Freight Car Leasing President, Paul Deasy, "Jay has consistently modeled our values, demonstrated excellent collaborative leadership skills and has made many key contributions to our company’s continued growth."

Wilensky, now in his 26th year with Chicago Freight Car Leasing, began his career in public accounting with KPMG, then known as Peat, Marwick, Mitchell, & Co.  He joined Chicago Freight Car Leasing as assistant controller and took on increasing responsibilities during his tenure, most recently as Director of Accounting and Company Controller.

Jay Wilensky is a Certified Public Accountant. He graduated from Indiana University - Bloomington, where he studied business with a concentration in accounting. He and his wife Dina, and daughter Carly reside in Deerfield, Illinois.

Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co. (, a business unit of Sasser Family Holdings, Inc., is a premier independent railcar leasing solutions company that has been delivering  quality products, reliable services, and a commitment to an outstanding customer experience since 1928.   The company maintains a diverse railcar fleet supporting the needs of industrial, agricultural, and food products shippers and railroads throughout North America.

Sasser Family Holdings, Inc. is a 4th generation, family-held transportation asset services and management company with roots dating back to 1928. Subsidiary business units include Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., Union Leasing Inc., CF Rail Services LLC, CF Asia Pacific Group PTY Ltd, and NxGen Rail Services LLC. The subsidiary units are leaders in providing commercial and industrial focused rail and vehicle transportation equipment solutions including asset leasing, fleet administration management, asset repair and maintenance, and innovative technology services throughout North America, Australia, Asia, and Europe.


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