Session timeout

Sorry, your session timed out after a long time of inactivity. Please click OK and Sign In again.


OK

John Vitale

President & CEO
Avitas

Mr. Vitale joined AVITAS in 1993. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Vitale served as Vice President - Asset Valuation and AVITAS’s Chief Appraiser. He remains active in performing asset management advisory services, aircraft valuations, special studies, forecasts, and providing expert testimony.  Mr. Vitale has overseen the valuation of thousands of aircraft and has testified on numerous occasions as an expert witness regarding aircraft values, appraisals and transactions.
 
Mr. Vitale has been featured as a speaker at numerous industry conferences and seminars hosted by such entities as the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT), the Institute for International Research (IIR), Euromoney, JP Morgan Chase, UBS, Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, Commercial Aviation Report, AirCargo Management Group and Aviation Industry Conferences.
 
He came to AVITAS from the Aircraft Finance Group of McDonnell Douglas Finance Corporation (MDFC), where his responsibilities included market valuations and residual value forecasts for commercial turboprop and jet transport aircraft and related equipment, as well as risk analysis and asset management.
 
Prior to joining MDFC, Mr. Vitale was involved in numerous new aircraft sales campaigns at Douglas Aircraft Company’s Commercial Marketing department.  While at Douglas, he also performed forecasts and economic analyses for airline customers including aircraft profitability analyses, route feasibility studies, operating cost and revenue forecasting, macro and micro passenger and cargo traffic forecasting, fleet plans, and special studies on immigration patterns, market dispersion, import/export patterns and computer reservation systems.
 
Mr. Vitale holds a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from California State University, Long Beach, serves on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT), has served as President of ISTAT and has served on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Aviation Committee and is an ISTAT Certified Appraiser.
 

Back to speakers