Flight Lease Management, LLC.
324 Datura Street, suite 252
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
The Flight Lease team is made up of highly seasoned aviation leasing professionals with ample accumulated knowledge in both financial and technical aspects of aviation leasing. Our senior management team includes executives of leading Aviation lending institutions and Aviation equipment part-out companies, thereby increasing access to the knowledge spectrum required to adequately evaluate both credit and asset risks associated with each transaction.
Geoffrey Alexander, Managing Director
Geoff is responsible for overseeing investments in aviation equipment and portfolio management. Geoff brings over 17 years of professional experience in sourcing and negotiating and executing and managing private investments including private equity investments, aircraft equipment leasing, and debt related transactions. Prior to founding Flight Lease, Geoff was a Principal at Palm Beach Capital, a $450M private equity firm where he led the formation and development of the firm’s lending and structured finance platform. Prior to Palm Beach Capital, Geoff was Partner at the The Comvest Group, a $1.6 billion private equity firm, where he was responsible for originating, structuring, and negotiating debt and equity investments.
Larry Travers, Managing Director
Larry is repsonsible for overseeing investments in aviation equipment and portfolio management. Larry has founded and served as senior executive to several leading companies such as Morgan Stanley, Conoco, Baader Securities and Sindicatum Sustainable Resources. He has extensive financial experience and has raised over 750M for early stage businesses and funds.
Steven Lee, Managing Director
Steven is responsible for equipment procurement and for conducting pricing evaluations and records managment. Steven is also responsible for lease returns and asset repair oversight. Steven has a background in engineering with a focus on commercial engine performance interpretation. He manages financial models and is an expert in understanding maintenance requirements and determining residual values implications of commercial engines and aircraft.
David Manoogian, Vice President
David is responsible for evaluating, executing and monitoring investments for Flight Lease’s aviation investment strategy. Prior to joining Flight Lease, David worked as a Senior Associate at Rastegar Equity Partners, where he focused on deal origination, investment evaluation and execution, and portfolio company management. Prior to joining Rastegar Equity Partners, he was a Senior Financial Analyst at Office Depot Corporation, where he was involved in the M&A activity, financial modeling and financing. David received a B.A. from Case Western Reserve University and a J.D. and M.B.A from University of Toledo Ohio.
Ryan Astley, Associate
Ryan is responsible for marketing and deal origination for Flight Lease’s aviation investment strategy. Ryan is also involved in the modeling and analyzing aircraft and aircraft engines being purchased by Flight Lease. Ryan has a background in marketing, aviation managment and maintenance. Prior to his career in aviation, Ryan was in active duty within the United States Military, serving in the 173rd Airborne. While serving in the 173rd Ryan saw active combat in Afghanistan during Opertaion Enduring Freedom. Ryan studied at Palm Beach State Univiersity obtaining a degree in International Business.