THE CERTIFIED LEASE & FINANCE PROFESSIONAL
The designation of Certified Lease & Finance Professional sets the standard for professionalism in the leasing
industry. This prestigious and coveted designation is designed to identify and recognize those individuals
within the leasing profession who have demonstrated, through experience, testing and conduct, their
competency in leasing. The letters “CLFP” behind their name represents a visible recognition of this
professional achievement and status. This is the first step in reaching that designation and obtaining the CLFP
STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
• A Certified Lease & Finance Professional will always strive to conduct all business dealings in an honest,
ethical, and professional manner.
• A Certified Lease & Finance Professional will respect ownership of funds delivered as advanced fees or
security deposits and will treat in a fiduciary capacity all funds received in that capacity.
• A Certified Lease & Finance Professional will strive to constantly gain additional education to improve
his/her professional competency and will work to promote education and integrity within the leasing
• A Certified Lease & Finance Professional will never knowingly make false or misleading statements to
his/her employer, employees, customers, vendors, brokers or funding sources.
• A Certified Lease & Finance Professional will never be involved in fraudulent activities.
• A Certified Lease & Finance Professional will act in a leadership role in the industry and always be held to
the highest standards of conduct applicable to the industry.