JSSI appoints new aircraft acquisitions specialist
Jet Support Services, Inc (JSSI) has appointed Brendan Lodge as aircraft acquisitions specialist. An experienced aircraft sales broker and financier, Lodge will support JSSI’s growing Advisory Services and JSSI Parts divisions.
“We are excited to welcome Brendan to the team. I’ve worked with Brendan over the last several years and feel confident that his background and skill set will be a perfect fit for this unique role,” said Neil Book, president and CEO of JSSI.
Lodge (pictured) brings more than 25 years’ experience in banking and asset financing to JSSI, including eight years in business aviation finance.
JSSI Advisory Services provides a range of consulting services through a global network of 70 technical advisors and with operational data collected over three decades. Clients can access various aircraft support offerings, including asset inspections, aircraft appraisals, maintenance cost planning and maintenance event management.
In addition to growing this service, Lodge will identify and review strategic aircraft acquisitions for JSSI Parts, the single largest purchaser of parts and maintenance services in the business aviation industry.
“This is a unique opportunity to join an industry leader and combine my experience as an asset financier and aircraft broker to support the services JSSI offers to owners and operators of these complex high-value assets,” said Lodge.
Before joining JSSI, Lodge was director of aircraft sales and acquisitions at JetBrokers. He has also been an independent private aviation consultant, is the founder and organiser of the Aviation Supper Club, and was the 2012 chairman of the Central European Private Aviation Association.