Pete started his career as an an Airline Transport Pilot rated in the Falcon 7X, 900 Easy, 2000, Gulfstream II, III and IV, Hawker 800, Gulfstream 100, and Astra. He also holds a Gold Seal Flight Instructor rating for single and multi-engine instrument airplane, as well as a remote pilot certificate.
Pete has been a pilot for over 40 years and has a diverse amount of flying experience ranging from advanced business jets to military aircraft to working as an instructor at a bush pilot school.
For the last 18 years, Pete was the CEO of an East Coast-based aircraft sales and management company that operated aircraft worldwide under both Part 91 and 135. The equipment ranged from airline equipment to large and medium corporate jets. Pete was also a founder of an aircraft parts business.
Pete is bringing his diverse experience in business aviation with him as he joins Leading Edge as a Director of Business Development. He will use his expertise as an international jet captain and merge it with his aircraft sales experience to bring real world operational experience and aircraft value to both previous and new clients.
Pete graduated Broward College with a degree in Criminal Justice. He even held a previous position in law enforcement, serving as an undercover detective. Currently, he still works part time. He is also an active volunteer firefighter. On weekends, you can find Pete riding his Harley and spending time with family and friends.