Leadership Team

Who We Are

Over 100-strong, the NEAJETS team expertly handles worldwide private jet charter and aircraft management services. The leadership team has a solid 44-year history of excellence. Established in 1978, NEAJETS has earned a reputation for integrity, one trip at a time. That’s why generations of clients have entrusted their aircraft and charter travel to NEAJETS.

A 44-year reputation for integrity. A legacy of outstanding service.
Earned one trip at a time.

Michael Patti
Interim President

Michael built a decades-long career in the construction industry. His true passion for flying was inspired when building model airplanes as a child, eventually leading him to become a pilot. His keen interest in aviation connected him with Michael Russo, launching a 40+ year partnership. Both Michael Patti and the leadership team are involved in every aspect of the company’s business with a clear focus on operating a world-class aviation company, with a view toward the future.

Peter Montemurro
Executive VP, General Manager

With a strong background in organizational development and management, Peter has been pivotal in transforming the company into a leading aviation company focused on private jet charter and aviation management. Peter has a
passion for creative problem-solving, client communications, and managing employee teams.

James Cornell
Executive VP, Director of Operations

Jim is an accomplished corporate aviation leader and a world-class pilot. He has decades of experience in flight operations, pilot certification, flight safety, aircraft maintenance, and client relations. Jim has a true passion for successful change management and mentoring the next generation of aviation professionals.