Walt Wakefield, Senior Vice President is based at Jeteffect’s Dallas, Texas office. He has 34 years’ experience in executive aircraft brokerage. Walt began his career as a credit analyst with Mercantile National Bank in Dallas and became a Banking Officer in the Aircraft Finance division at age 24. In 1985, he moved into aircraft sales and was a top broker with a leading international aircraft dealer and leasing company Jack Prewitt & Associates for 13 years. From 1998 - 2000 he started a highly successful executive aircraft brokerage division for Jet East, Inc. located at Love Field in Dallas, Texas and from 2000 – 2004 he managed the brokerage division for Jet Aviation based in Zurich Switzerland. In June 2004, he joined Jeteffect and has contributed to the company’s success as one of the industry’s leading brokerage firms. He holds commercial, instrument and multi-engine ratings and obtained his pilot’s license at age 18. During his extensive career, he has represented clients in over 275 executive aircraft transactions including Boeings, Challengers, Embraers, Gulfstreams, Hawkers, Falcons, Citations and Learjets. He has served as President, and Treasurer of the National Aircraft Resale Association, now known as the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA), and he is a Certified IADA broker with extensive experience with tax issues, contracts, and in-depth technical knowledge. Walt graduated from Southern Methodist University with a degree in Business Administration and minor in Economics.
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