Sky Harbour

Team

Sky Harbour’s team of seasoned professionals combines extensive aviation experience with a strong real estate development pedigree.
The team is composed of hand-selected national industry leaders, brought together with the explicit goal of designing and implementing the best aircraft basing solutions in existence.

Sky Harbour is an affiliate of Macklowe Properties, bringing decades of development experience and internationally acclaimed design leadership.

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The team is composed of hand-selected national industry leaders, brought together with the explicit goal of designing and implementing the best aircraft basing solutions in existence.

Sky Harbour is an affiliate of Macklowe Properties, bringing decades of development experience and internationally acclaimed design leadership.
Harry Macklowe Co-Founder
Chairman of Macklowe Properties

Harry Macklowe started in real estate in the early 1960’s as a property developer and builder. For over 55 years, Macklowe Properties has been best known for designing and developing projects that transform the face of New York City. Notable past projects include 432 Park Avenue, the General Motors Building, the Apple Cube on Fifth Avenue, ThreeTen East Fifty Third Street and Metropolitan Tower. With over 14 million square feet built, including thousands of residential and hotel units, Macklowe Properties maintains a strong reputation for delivering innovative design and the highest quality of construction.

Mr. Macklowe co-founded Sky Harbour combining his deep understanding of design and construction with his extensive experience with private aviation travel.

Tal Keinan Co-Founder and President

Mr. Keinan assembled and leads the Sky Harbour team. He works closely with aviation professionals and operators to constantly improve the Sky Harbour model.

Mr. Keinan serves on the board of directors of Clarity Capital, a global asset-management firm. He is the chairman of Koret Israel Economic Development Funds, Israel’s largest nonprofit lender to small and micro businesses, and additionally serves on the boards of foundations engaged in veterans’ affairs, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and youth leadership. He is a member, and outgoing chairman, of the YPO Intercontinental Chapter.

Mr. Keinan is a veteran of the Israel Air Force, where he served for eighteen years, as an operational F-16 pilot and an air combat instructor, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He remains a licensed commercial pilot.

Mr. Keinan holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School and is a graduate of The Israel Air Force Academy. He is the author of God Is in the Crowd, Random House, 2018.

Tim Johnson Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Tim Johnson serves as Sky Harbour’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. In that capacity, he leads the firm’s new development efforts, scouting the best fields for Sky Harbour campuses and securing the best locations on those fields for Sky Harbour’s based members. Mr. Johnson is a member of the Sky Harbour Management Committee. Mr. Johnson’s aviation career has spanned 25 years, beginning in the United States Air Force, with deployments both in the US and overseas. His prior experience in the Fixed Base Operator (FBO) industry spans sixteen years, serving in corporate leadership roles at Signature Flight Support and Atlantic Aviation. He has deployed nearly $1b in development capital at airfields across the United States. Mr. Johnson attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, where he earned B.A. and MBA degrees in Aviation, specializing in Airport Planning and Operations. He was a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society.

Greg E. Bradley Senior Vice President, Construction

Greg Bradley is the Senior Vice President of Construction at Sky Harbour. In this capacity, he leads all Sky Harbour’s construction effort, bringing the highest standards of quality, safety, and functionality to Sky Harbour campuses across the country. Mr. Bradley brings more than 20 years of development and construction-management experience, most recently as SVP, Head of Construction for the U.S. & Canada at Prologis. Prior to Prologis, Mr. Bradley served as Project Manager with Greenfield Builders, with overall construction responsibilities for major projects throughout the Midwest and central New Jersey area. Mr. Bradley received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Evansville where he was captain of the swim team.

Peter Rusnak Vice President of Operations

Peter Rusnak is the Vice President of Operations at Sky Harbour. In this capacity Mr. Rusnak oversees operations at both the corporate and field levels, ensuring consistent implementation of Sky Harbour’s best practices across all campuses during both development and operations phases. Mr. Rusnak brings more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience, most recently as principal at Envision Realty Advisors, providing development services to Starwood Capital, JP Morgan and Hines Global REIT among others. Prior to Envision, Mr. Rusnak served as the Director of Real Estate at Crate and Barrel. Mr. Rusnak holds a B.A. degree from Georgetown University and is an Instrument Rated Private Pilot.

Tim Herr Director of Development

Tim Herr is Sky Harbour’s Director of Development. Mr. Herr is responsible for coordinating the interdependent functions required to commence airfield operations, including regulatory compliance, operations, procurement, finance, and others. Mr. Herr is a veteran of the United States Navy, where he piloted the SH-60 Seahawk and the C-26D, accumulating over 1800 flight hours across multiple deployments to the Middle East. Mr. Herr interacts intimately with Airport Sponsors, Regulators and Flight Departments, bringing deep knowledge of aviation operations to his role. Mr. Herr holds a BA from Duke University and an MBA from Columbia Business School, where he graduated with Dean’s Honors.

Millie Hernandez-Becker Director of Sales and Marketing

Ms. Becker leads Sky Harbour’s sales and tenant-relations efforts, managing the critical feedback loop between users and designers. Ms. Becker brings decades of experience in FBO management, aircraft sales, air charter, aircraft maintenance and hangar leasing. She has worked with Goldman Sachs, The Carlyle Group, Macquarie, and Million Air. Ms. Hernandez-Becker is a graduate of Fordham University and is a member of the National Business Aviation Association, The Wings Club and International Women in Aviation.

Jake Ratzker Analyst, Acquisitions and Development

Mr. Ratzker is an Acquisitions & Development Analyst and is responsible for underwriting prospective acquisition opportunities. Through meticulous research and detailed market analysis Mr. Ratzker investigates properties as potential additions to Sky Harbour’s portfolio. Mr. Ratzker supervises the investment and due diligence process for targeted properties which includes negotiating debt and equity transactions as well as budget composition. Mr. Ratzker’s other responsibilities include asset management, loan compliance, financial reporting, investor relations, construction accounting and requisitions, in addition to his involvement on special projects.