Larry Dean, President of C&L Jet, has more than 30 years of experience in the business jet industry, including leadership roles involved with product support, aircraft sales, finance, aircraft management, charter services and business development.
Beginning his aviation career as a flight instructor in Florida and Arizona, Larry later joined Dassault Falcon and worked his way up to Regional Sale Manager of New Aircraft Sales. After leaving Dassault, Larry served as Vice President of Aircraft Finance for Citigroup and Honeywell, Senior Vice President of Charter Services for Jet Aviation and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Atlantic Aviation.
Larry’s experience as a certified aircraft appraiser helps support both aircraft owners and banks with their aircraft asset management plans. At Citigroup, Larry managed the portfolio of financed jet aircraft as well as provided loan origination for the Citigroup Private Bank, Global Wealth Management, and Smith Barney customers who were acquiring jet aircraft.
Larry holds a Commercial Pilot License, Instrument and Multi-Engine Ratings and is a former FAA- Certified Flight Instructor. He has been a speaker for the Strategic Research Institute, Speed News, NBAA events, and the congressional Sub-Committee on Aviation in Washington D.C.