As a leading broker at one of the largest aircraft sales and acquisition firms in the world for over a decade, Kevin has built a rapport with everyone from UHNW individuals, to fortune 50 corporations, as well as heads of state. As an avid pilot with 20 years of experience in the aviation industry and nearly 4,000 hours of flight time, Kevin started his career operating a flight school and later worked as a corporate jet pilot, all while buying and selling aircraft. Now specializing in the Gulfstream market and with nearly 150 aircraft transactions completed totaling approximately $1.5B, Kevin understands all aspects of aircraft sales from start to finish and will lead the team from our east coast office.
Scott Clarey joins Jet Edge Partners with over fifteen years of professional experience in the aviation industry and will help drive all aspects of aircraft sales and acquisition. As an OEM representative, he has been involved in over 50 new aircraft sold with transactions totaling over $250M. Scott has worked for Gulfstream, Hawker Beechcraft, and Pilatus, having been a 3-time salesman of the year for Pilatus. Scott has been a private pilot for thirty years and currently holds a multi-engine and instrument rating.
Clayton Smith comes to Jet Edge Partners after 10 years with XOJET, where he served as Vice President of Sales and managed one of the largest individual client portfolios in the industry. As a specialist in large-cabin International travel, Clayton has developed a keen understanding of the needs of his clients, translating into over 4,000 transactions and $180M in sales. Clayton leads sales from our west coast office in Los Angeles, California.
An entrepreneur at heart, Steve’s drive is fueled by his life-long passion for aviation. His diverse background includes roles as CEO/business owner, President of a large charter company, and Director of Aviation for a fortune-500 company. In his previous three positions, Steve accomplished three-year sales/revenue goals in the first twelve months and he has a history of leading teams to exceed performance objectives. Steve started flying at age 14 with his father, and after receiving a degree from the University of Georgia, Steve accumulated thousands of flying hours in the airline and corporate world. His previous flight experience includes mid-cabin, large-cabin Gulfstream, and large-cabin Bombardier products. Steve is also an accomplished guitarist and avid motorsports enthusiast.
Josef Eynck comes to Jet Edge Partners from Flagler College where he graduated with a bachelor’s in Business Administration focusing on probate in law. Josef is in the process of acquiring his private pilot’s license gaining momentum to eventually get his sea plane rating, which has been a long-time goal of his.
His entrance to the industry with Jet Edge Partners is the first milestone in his long-term career goals in aviation sales.