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Diego Estrada

Vice President
Leasing & Trading - Latin America

Diego Estrada has more than 11 years of experience in commercial aircraft trading and leasing.

Most recently the Senior Vice President of Airline Marketing for SMBC Aviation Capital in New York City, Diego has managed and developed airline relationships worldwide, accomplishing hundreds of millions of dollars in new business. He previously served as Sales Director for AWAS Aviation Services Inc. in Miami, Florida, and Manager of Aircraft Marketing for AerCap Group Services in Amsterdam. His scope of expertise includes originating new aircraft placements, re-leases, sales, acquisitions, sale-and-leasebacks, and developing new business opportunities. With proven negotiation skills, Diego also possesses strong quantitative and analytical capabilities.

He joined AerSale® in October 2018.

Diego holds a Bachelor’s in Aviation Management from Purdue University and a Master’s in Finance from Florida International University.