Our People

Leadership Team

Nathan Riggs

Nathan Riggs joined Aergo Capital as a Senior Vice President in 2017 from Pacific AirFinance where he spent five years as a Principal of the company. Nathan exclusively originated $150 million of commercial aircraft acquisitions, dispositions, and financing transactions during his time with Pacific AirFinance, and more than doubled the company’s institutional investor base. Prior to Pacific AirFinance, Nathan served as a Senior Vice President with Aircastle, where for seven years he played a leadership role in shaping and growing the company into one of the industry’s leading, publicly traded, aircraft leasing firms. During his tenure with Aircastle, Nathan originated and managed in excess of $750 million in aircraft operating lease exposure. Nathan held market development and relationship management responsibilities in the Americas, Eastern Europe, CIS, the Middle East and Africa and developed 100+ relationships. Nathan was also a founding member of an analytical team responsible for the valuation of 125+ commercial aircraft acquisitions ($4.0bn+).  Investments included aircraft operating and finance leases and aircraft portfolios. Nathan has also worked as a Senior Financial Analyst with Triton Aviation and started his career as a Portfolio Management Analyst with Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, a New York City based institutional money management firm. Nathan holds an MBA from Babson College and a BSBA in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh. Nathan is currently a co-chair of the New York Area Advisory Board for Little Kids Rock, a non-profit supporting music education throughout the public school system in the US.  Nathan also volunteers as a youth mentor for The Posse Foundation and serves on the Leadership Committee of the International Rescue Committee