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Finance - Banking Attorney / Real Estate Attorney in Miramar, FL

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Company name

Spirit Airlines, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Real Estate
Finance - Banking

Years of Experience

5-10 yrs required


Miramar, FL

Date Last Verified

Oct 14,2017

Posted on

Apr 28,2017

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Director of Airport Affairs The candidate will bring value to company by maximizing lease rights via active negotiation, management of/with airport authorities and commercial landlords while managing costs of the portfolio. Responsible for portfolio strategy development and implementation of the acquisition of airport and commercial assets. Financial and administrative management of entire company real estate portfolio guiding portfolio managers. Influence Airport Authorities, Other Airlines and Aviation Industry: successfully work with Airport Authorities to minimize OandM budgets and make thoughtful capital investments to control airport rates while maintaining acceptable facility/service levels; Ensure company’s interests are maintained for all airport authority capital projects based on company’s strategic objectives; Establish and Maintain company’s positive reputation with the airports and other aviation entities to further company’s strategic objectives. Identify and Implement Cost Savings: Perform analysis and modeling of financial impacts of space and rate changes on overall lease economics; Negotiate and administer contracts, leases, subleases, use and operating agreements, consortium agreements (fuel, terminal services, etc) with airports and other commercial and retail property landlords and coordinate internal approvals of leases. Bring creative ideas to senior management to drive cost savings (e.g., Signatory Agreements). Strategic Portfolio Development: develop plan for strategic asset acquisition of airport and commercial real estate based on route strategy. Leverage existing industry relationships and develop additional relationships in pursuit of this strategy. Utilize political contacts and work with government affairs to achieve a “company Bias” in competitive markets. Advise senior leadership on opportunities and challenges in the system providing recommendations on best course of action to achieve objections. Coaching and Mentoring: Manage diverse staff to create opportunities for cost savings, on-time deliverables, and facility reliability. Develop future leaders for company. Should have Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Finance, Accounting), Aviation, Construction or related field. J.D. or MBA preferred. Should have 5 - 10 years’ experience in aviation, real estate, or finance. AAAE or ACI-NA Certifications preferred. Must possess the ability to serve as the representative of company Airlines in meetings with airports and other carriers to promote company’s interest and operations requirements.

Additional info

Requisition Number E17-0373

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Spirit Airlines, Inc.
2800 Executive Way
Miramar, FL 33025