About Terminal 4 - JFK International Air Terminal
JFK Terminal 4: a successful paradigm for air terminal management and a model of public/private partnership. JFK Terminal 4, the only non-airline, privately-operated terminal at JFK. JFKIAT, through its sole member, is a partly-owned subsidiary of Schiphol USA Inc. (SUSA), an indirect U.S. subsidiary of Schiphol Group. Terminal 4 opened in May 2001 after undergoing a $1.4 billion redevelopment, transforming the former International Arrivals Building (IAB) into an air terminal model for the 21st century.
Phase 1 of a two-phase expansion and renovation project was completed on May 24, 2013 and added numerous infrastructure enhancements to the facility to the benefit of the 30 international and domestic airlines and the passengers that use the terminal. The project added nine wide-body gates for Delta Air Lines, a new inline baggage system, a centralized passenger security check point, an expanded Customs and Immigration facility, a new domestic baggage claim and a host of new and exciting food & beverage and shopping options. Phase 2, which began in June 2013, will add 11 regional jet gates for Delta Air Lines and is scheduled for completion in 2015.
The Management Team
Alain Maca - President
As President, Alain Maca takes a leadership role in directing JFKIAT's management team and achieving business objectives for Terminal 4, the first private terminal operator in the U.S. Mr. Maca is charged with developing, communicating and managing the execution of the strategic and tactical plan for the company. A 30-year veteran in the field of airline and airport operations, he brings to JFKIAT a diversified background that is a combination of airline, ground services, operations and management experience that enables a unique business perspective.
Michael Sibilia - Chief Financial Officer
Mike Sibilia manages all financial matters for JFKIAT in his role as Chief Financial Officer. Specifically, Mr. Sibilia oversees several key departments within JFKIAT including the finance and accounting group, legal and human resources. Since he joined IAT in 1997, Mr. Sibilia has been instrumental in managing the company’s finances while also developing key relationships with stakeholders and partners such as the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. Mr. Sibilia has more than 20 years of experience in finance and public accounting.
Jim Fazio - Chief Operating Officer
James Fazio manages all day-to-day operations for Terminal 4 including airside, landside and terminal building. Mr. Fazio acts as the principle liaison with the terminal’s airline partners, government agency representatives and other Terminal 4 vendors and continuously evaluates operations to ensure that the facility is being managed efficiently. In addition, Mr. Fazio assists with new airline start-ups and is responsible for the organization’s strategic and tactical capacity planning. Mr. Fazio joined IAT in 1997 and has more than 20 years of experience in the industry.
Stacey Lora - VP Security
Stacey Lora is responsible for managing all aspects of Terminal 4's security. Ms. Lora focuses on minimizing security vulnerabilities in the building as it relates to the day-to-day business of the terminal, and establishes and reports all security-related policy and procedure for Terminal 4. She ensures that Terminal 4 meets and adheres to Local, State and Federal mandates, regulations and laws in close cooperation with the Port Authority Police Department, TSA and Customs and Border Protection. Ms. Lora joined JFKIAT in 2005, has served most recently as Duty Manager for Terminal 4, responsible for managing all building operations. Prior to joining JFKIAT in 2005, Ms. Lora was Security Manager for American Airlines. She has 15 years of operational experience in the aviation industry.
Shawn E. Makinen - VP Aviation Planning and Facility Management
As Vice President of Aviation Planning and Facility Management, Shawn Makinen is responsible for Terminal 4's construction projects, capacity expansion, maintenance, cleaning and, property management. Mr. Makinen manages all aspects of the terminal's improvement projects including proposals, awards, and submissions to the Port Authority of NY/NJ. He also handles all coordination of construction work, manages project budgets, creates a project punch list, and oversees each project's acceptance test and final close out. Mr. Makinen has more than 25 years' experience in the industry including 10 years in the Port Authority's Aviation Department serving in various management positions at all three New York-area airports.
Barbara Margulis - VP Safety and Performance Management
Barbara Margulis is responsible for overseeing safety practices at Terminal 4 and ensuring compliance to performance and quality standards for JFKIAT. Ms. Margulis is charged with fostering a 'Safety Culture,' developing and implementing the methodology to assess and manage business process documentation, auditing the company's Key Performance Indicators and recommending improvements. Ms. Margulis has more than 20 years of aviation industry experience. Since joining JFKIAT in 1998, she has worked in several departments including Operations, Marketing and Concession Management. Her experience at JFKIAT enables Ms. Margulis to focus on improving customer service and quality at Terminal 4.
Daryl Jameson - Deputy VP Facility Management and IT
As Deputy VP of Facilities and IT, Daryl Jameson develops and implements policies and strategies for the management of Terminal 4's infrastructure, which includes the terminal's maintenance, cleaning, IT and communications systems. Specifically, Mr. Jameson manages all third party services responsible for building maintenance such as HVAC, the baggage handling system, life safety systems, janitorial services, and development of business and flight information systems as well as airline common use check-in systems. Mr. Jameson joined IAT in 1997 and has more than 20 years of experience in the industry.
Edward Midgley - VP Concession Management
Edward Midgley manages the daily and long-term performance of Terminal 4's concession program. He is responsible for carrying out and delivering the concession program strategy encompassing revenues from all categories including duty free, books and news, specialty retail, food and beverage and advertising. Mr. Midgley focuses on maximizing performance management and improving customer service levels. A seasoned manager in the food/beverage and hospitality services industry since 1979, Mr. Midgley previously served as the Food and Beverage Director/Assistant General Manager for Westfield Concessions Management at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal C. He joined JFKIAT in April 2011.
Lawrence T. Hurwitz - General Counsel
Lawrence T. Hurwitz is General Counsel for JFKIAT and provides legal support to all IAT departments. Since joining IAT in 2002, Mr. Hurwitz has been involved with contract drafting and negotiations with airlines, retailers, vendors and all other business partners for the terminal. In addition, Mr. Hurwitz has coordinated with outside counsel regarding all legal matters pertaining to the operation and management of Terminal 4, as well handling Human Resources. Mr. Hurwitz has more than 14 years experience in legal counsel for aviation-related companies.
Anthony Baymack - Controller
Anthony Baymack is Controller for JFKIAT and is charged with supervising all general accounting and budgetary activities for Terminal 4 including financial analyses of operations, developing interim and final financial statements and all other financial information used for the guidance of management. Mr. Baymack joined IAT in 1997 and has more than 20 years experience in accounting.
Gerry Confreda - Controller AR
Gerry Confreda is Controller AR for JFKIAT and manages the accounts receivable function, collection process, tax activities, assists with budget preparation for airline and non-airline revenue streams and acts as a liaison between the Commercial and Finance departments. He also assists the CFO with IAT's benefits and 401k plan administration. Mr. Confreda joined IAT in 2001 and has 20 years experience in finance and accounting.
Employment Opportunities at JFKIAT
Please send your resume to:
JFK International Air Terminal
Terminal 4, Room 161.022
JFK International Airport
Jamaica, NY 11430
If you are looking for an exciting, fast-paced career in aviation, JFKIAT, LLC may be the company for you.
Join the special team that manages Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York’s premier international gateway. You will have the opportunity to assist with the 24-hour/7 days-a-week operation of one of the busiest air terminals in the U.S.
We are looking for ...
Responsibilities include monitoring and coordinating all functions related to air terminal operations. Candidates should possess very strong customer service skills and the ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, 24/7 work environment. Employees must work rotating shifts, including holidays and weekends. A college degree, aviation industry experience and a valid NYS Driver's License a must! The company offers an excellent benefits package.