CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT) cit.com, a leading provider of commercial lending and leasing services, today launched CIT Point of View ( cit.com/pov), a new weekly corporate blog that will offer commentary and perspectives on current trends and issues affecting the small business, middle market and transportation sectors.

Blog posts in CIT Point of View will cover an array of subject matter from the various sectors that CIT supports: Aerospace, Business Services, Capital Markets, Communications, Energy, Entertainment, Equipment, Gaming, Healthcare, Industrials, Information Services & Technology, Private Equity, Rail, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Sports & Media, and Transportation.

"We are excited to launch CIT Point of View, which will serve as another resource for market intelligence from our executives for our customers and the industry at large," said Margaret Tutwiler, Executive Vice President and Group Head of Communications & Government Relations at CIT. "This blog will complement our existing thought leadership initiatives that highlight our deep understanding of the small business, middle market and transportation sectors."

Individuals interested in receiving CIT Point of View via email can register at cit.com/pov or subscribe to the RSS feed.

EDITOR'S NOTE:

CIT thought leadership content can be found at View from the Middle™ ( cit.com/viewfromthemiddle) and CIT Point of View ( cit.com/pov). View our corporate video ( cit.com/corporatevideo) and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Facebook. Register to receive press releases at cit.com/newsalerts.

About CIT

Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE:CIT) is a financial holding company with more than $35 billion in financing and leasing assets. It provides financing, leasing and advisory services to its clients and their customers across more than 30 industries. CIT maintains leadership positions in middle market lending, factoring, retail and equipment finance, as well as aerospace, equipment and rail leasing. CIT's U.S. bank subsidiary CIT Bank (Member FDIC), BankOnCIT.com, offers a variety of savings options designed to help customers achieve their financial goals. cit.com

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