John Mowry



John Mowry brings nearly two decades of aviation industry experience to his global client base, including more than 15 years providing advisory and consulting services. Based in our New York office, John brings every client deep domain expertise and objective counsel across a wide range of aviation matters.

John is a skilled subject matter expert to operators, lessors, and equity and debt investors on a wide array of aviation asset classes, including aircraft, engines, and inventories. He has advised investors on the selection, acquisition, and financing of billions of dollars in aircraft and aircraft operating leases, frequently working on large, confidential transactions. Accredited as a Certified Appraiser by ISTAT, he has valued the comprehensive aviation assets owned and leased by the world’s largest airlines to the smallest end-of-life leasing and aftermarket participants.

Before joining Alton, John worked at SH&E and ICF, most recently as Global Managing Director of its aviation consulting practice, which spanned the entire aviation and aerospace value chain. He also led the aviation consulting practice centered on aircraft financing and leasing. He began his career with General Electric, where he was a design engineer with GE Aviation and a business development analyst in the engine leasing division of GE Capital Aviation Services.

John received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Notre Dame and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State.

John Mowry
15 Dec 19
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Airlines,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors,   Aerospace Manufacturers & Suppliers,   MRO & Aftermarket,   Specialty Segments

Alton Aviation Consultancy’s Industry Altimeter 2019-2020

By Adam Cowburn,   Adam Guthorn,   Bradley Dailey,   Brian Rynott,   John Mowry,   Jonathan Berger,   Joshua Ng,   Laetitia Achille,   Sascha Feuerherd,   Yuichi Takayama   |   Article

Clear skies ahead? In a special white paper authored for the Airfinance Journal’s 2019-2020 Annual, Alton Aviation Consultancy looks at the state of commercial aviation and aircraft leasing, and the...


03 Sep 19
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors

Aircraft Leasing Maintenance Reserves

By John Mowry   |   Presentation

At Deutsche Bank's 9th Annual Aircraft Finance & Leasing Conference, Alton Aviation Consultancy's Managing Director John Mowry provided ABS debt and equity investors with a presentation on aircraft operating leasing...


15 Jan 19
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors

Untangling the growing web of aircraft transactions and values

By Adam Cowburn,   Adam Guthorn,   Brian Rynott,   Isobel Fenton,   John Mowry,   Laetitia Achille   |   Article

There are many factors that influence aircraft values, but these factors can be complex. In a special white paper authored for the Airfinance Journal’s 2018-2019 Annual, Alton Aviation Consultancy authored...


26 Jun 18
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory

Busting the Myth, East & West

By John Mowry   |   Presentation

John Mowry, Managing Director, recently presented an assessment of certain characteristics of the Top 10 aircraft lessors at Ishka’s Aviation Finance Festival held in Dublin on June 26, 2018. The...


17 Apr 18
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Airlines

Aircraft Engine Investment Considerations

By John Mowry   |   Presentation

Alton Aviation Consultancy’s Managing Director John Mowry presented at Airfinance Journal’s roundtable entitled “Financing and Investing in Aircraft Engines”, held at The Peninsula Tokyo, on April 18, 2018. The presentation...