Our Team

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Lecko Sylvester

Director

Airline Services

Lecko Sylvester brings more than 23 years of experience in working with airlines and property projects. This experience has ranged from analyzing budgets and leases to representing mainline carriers on airline-airport affairs committees. This work included negotiating and administering lease and operating permits with airports throughout the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, and South America. Mr. Sylvester uses his experience in representing airlines as well as customer service to provide a holistic perspective that considers the needs of the airlines and their ability to deliver exceptional customer experience to their passengers. Currently he is engaged as ALO supporting the US Virgin Islands AAAC and will lead the J|D team through the P3 negotiations and implementation.

Mr. Sylvester is an exceptional project manager, often being responsible for representing his clients’ interests across dozens of properties at a time. As the Caribbean Properties and Airport Affairs lead for American Airlines’ Corporate Real Estate department, he oversaw a portfolio that included a total of 57 properties across 42 destinations. In this role, he engaged with stakeholders at each location to represent the airline’s interests during annual operating and capital budget reviews, rates and charges negotiations, lease and use agreements, and during airport master planning projects. His deep experience in these various areas make him a flexible resource that can address his clients’ every need.

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J|D is always looking for inquisitive, motivated, results-oriented, persons interested in growth and professional development.