Moline, IL, February 4, 2020 – Elliott Jets, a leading jet broker, is pleased to announce the hiring of Eric Hammer as Executive Sales Director. Prior to joining Elliott Jets, Eric was a Regional Sales Director for Embraer, responsible for all pre-owned sales into North America. In addition to his most-recent position, he has led sales efforts for Atlantic Aero and Cessna. During his aircraft sales career, he has been directly responsible for the sale of more than 150 turbine-powered aircraft. Prior to selling aircraft, Eric spent 11 years as a Flight Dynamics Officer in NASA’s Mission Control Center in Houston.
Eric will be responsible for signing up new brokerage and acquisition listings as well as selling aircraft from inventory. He is based in South Florida and thus will have a particular focus on the Southeastern United States market. He will lead customers through the transaction to include market evaluation, accurate pricing, marketing, lead generation, negotiation and pre-purchase management.
“We’re happy to have Eric as part of our team,” said Todd Jackson, Vice President of Acquisitions for Elliott Jets. “He’s had a tremendous amount of success selling aircraft. He is an expert at helping guide customers through the difficult parts of an aircraft transaction like asset valuation, pre-purchase inspection management, and discrepancy negotiation.”
Eric is a retired Navy Reserve Officer and an active aviator. He is a commercial, multi-engine, instrument-rated pilot with nearly 1,500 flight hours.
About Elliott Jets
Elliott Jets has over eight decades of successful aircraft transactions. They provide aircraft brokerage and acquisition services in multiple sales offices across the United States. The company regularly ranks as a top-ten broker based on the number of transactions. It has a proven track record of selling aircraft faster than industry median days on the market. The company also has a full-time research department and employs an ASA Accredited Appraiser. They are a member of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA), and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA).