Today we’d like to introduce you to Daniel Jennings.
Daniel is the founder and President of TPJC. He leads the firm’s strategic direction and oversees its sales division. Under his leadership, Mr. Jennings has created an entrepreneurial culture which has led to the successful growth of the firm throughout the world. Mr. Jennings has over 15 years of experience in aircraft sales and acquisitions, having managed over $1.5 billion worth of transactions for individuals, governments and corporate clients.
Prior to the formation of TPJC, Mr. Jennings successfully built, managed and sold several start-up ventures to private-equity backed investors. Mr. Jennings began his career in the finance industry, having worked in institutional sales for REFCO in New York City. Mr. Jennings is a frequent speaker on the aviation industry and has appeared on national media outlets, including Bloomberg, Fox News, CNN, New York Post, New York Times and Forbes magazine. He is a licensed pilot and an active member of NBAA.
We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
The struggles of owning your own business always have their highs and lows. I give it 1000% daily to ensure continued success. Also, with the excellent staff by my side who treat my business as their own are also part of making us successful.
We’d love to hear more about your business.
The Private Jet Company provides sales, acquisition and consulting services for private aircraft in major markets throughout the world.
Founded in 2005, we have completed over $2 billion of aviation transactions for individual and corporate owners. We have a highly dedicated, client-focused team of professionals with expertise in sales, marketing, finance, and aircraft operations. We are exceedingly knowledgeable and passionate about the aviation industry and strive to build trusted, long-term relationships with our clients. Our headquarters are located in Palm Beach, Florida, with regional offices in Paris, France and Mexico City, Mexico.
For acquisition clients, the aviation professionals at TPJC conduct a search through exclusive databases and extensive contacts worldwide for both on and off-market aircraft to locate the best options for your next acquisition. TPJC can assess needs for cabin capacity, range, budget and mission requirements based on interviews with our clients and utilize this information to present the most appropriate aircraft. Whether purchasing or selling an aircraft, TPJC prepares insightful, accurate, and detailed market data to assist clients in making the right decision.
For our clients that are considering the sale of aircraft, TPJC provides through market research and pricing history enabling accurate pricing guidance. Our sales team process begins with a full analysis of market conditions, competitors, and prepares a professional photographs and maintenance status to present the aircraft to potential buyers. TPJC utilizes both industry marketing media including digital marketing, but also extensive global relationships and trade scenarios with partners to increase market demand and pricing strength.
Our aviation specialists also work with aviation attorneys and aviation tax experts to maximize depreciation and reduce tax burdens as well as assist in import and export Certificate of Airworthiness. We also work with best-in-class aircraft management companies to reduce the burden of maintenance and supplement revenue through a variety of charter options.
What were you like growing up?
I come from a very humble upbringing and was always determined to become successful for me and my family to ensure a prosperous future for us all.