President; CIT Rail
Jeff Lytle was appointed the incoming president of CIT’s Rail business, effective April 1, 2018. Prior to the appointment, he was senior vice president in charge of leasing for CIT’s tank, plastic hopper and boxcar railcar portfolios. He joined CIT in 2005.
Lytle has over 24 years of experience in railcar leasing. Prior to joining CIT, he was senior vice president of Sales for GE Rail for nine years. He also held several management positions at Ashland Chemical.
He received a B.A. from Indiana University and an MBA from Arizona State University.
Currently, he resides in the suburbs of Chicago with his wife Meredith. He has three children and enjoys going to the movies, golf and racquet sports.