Peter Davis


Peter Davis (Emeritus), Tiburon, CA, was born and raised in London, and served in the Britain's Royal Air Force in World War II. After military service he returned to school to continue his education and graduated from Business School in 1948. Peter commenced his career in the U.K., with a forerunner of Unisys and immigrated to the USA in 1959. After initial employment with IBM, he moved to the equipment leasing industry, then in its infancy, in 1560. Peter founded Lease Management Services Inc., a pioneer in Venture Leasing, in 1974 and served as CEO until he sold the company in 1988. Peter met Marty Rosen in 1963 and has been closely tied to TPL since its inception; he focuses on TPL's planned giving program.