Maximize Your Velocity with Vmo

Who We Are

Vmo Aircraft Leasing is a new commercial aircraft lessor launched in January 2021 by a team of aviation industry veterans and private equity funds managed by Ares Management Corporation. The name Vmo is an aviation term indicating maximum operating velocity.

Vmo’s senior leadership team, led by Bob Brown, Sean Sullivan, and Will Hudson, has deep relationships throughout the aviation industry and a long history of serving airlines and investors in all market conditions. Through its full-service platform, Vmo provides liquidity and fleet solutions to airlines, lessors and OEMs with a focus on fuel-efficient and in-demand narrow body aircraft.

Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES) is a leading global alternative investment manager operating integrated groups across Credit, Private Equity, Real Estate and Strategic Initiatives. Ares Management’s investment groups collaborate to deliver innovative investment solutions and consistent, attractive investment returns for fund investors throughout market cycles. For more information, please visit

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915 Front Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

Executive Chairman    

Robert Brown


Chief Executive Officer

Sean Sullivan


Chief Operating Officer

Will Hudson


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