Bill Kmiotek, Director, is a member of the Aviation team within BlackRock Global Fixed Income. He is responsible for investment sourcing and origination.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2015, Mr. Kmiotek was a Vice President of Aircraft Trading Worldwide at Aersale where he was responsible for investment in several aircraft types and related engines. Prior to Aersale, Mr. Kmiotek was a charter member of Aircastle’s aircraft marketing team where he was responsible for the purchase and placement of aircraft to North American airline customers. In addition, he oversaw vendor relationship and negotiations for aircraft freighter conversions.
Previously, Mr. Kmiotek was a member of the senior management team at AAR Corporation where, during his 21 year tenure, his responsibilities included management of key worldwide airline relationships, market development and oversight of aircraft trading. He also served as Senior Vice President of AAR’s aircraft global marketing and sales division.
Mr. Kmiotek earned a BS degree in marketing from Hofstra University in 1980.