John A. Northcott, Jr.
Vice President - Head of Asset Operations & Development
Mr. Northcott joined AFCO in 2002 and is responsible for the management of AFCO’s airport properties as well as lease negotiations with existing and potential tenants. His duties include developing annual income/expense budgets, coordinating compliance with lease terms by all concerned parties and analyzing financial operating reports and statements. Mr. Northcott is also responsible for developing and supervising all maintenance and repair programs to include construction renovation, design and contractor management at AFCO’s facilities, including buildings, aircraft apron areas, and building grounds. Additional responsibilities include preparing and negotiating agreements with facilities management contractors, including the hiring and terminating of on-site management personnel.
Prior to joining AFCO, Mr. Northcott served for 30 years in the United States Marine Corps where he achieved the rank of Master Gunnery Sergeant. He served with Marine Helicopter Squadron One, HMX-1, Executive Flight Detachment, responsible for direct helicopter support for the President of the United States. Having extensive experience as a senior aviation logistics and operation manager across all levels of Marine aviation, he was nominated and selected to serve the position of “Aircraft Maintenance Chief of the Marine Corps”, the highest enlisted aviation position in the U.S. Marine Corps where he completed his career as a Marine.
Mr. Northcott holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Masters of Science from Aberdeen University. While in Marine Corps, Mr. Northcott completed more than a dozen programs and courses in leadership, security, management and other topics.