William J. Quinn (Bill) has been advising aircraft owners and operators on the sale and purchase of new and pre-owned aircraft for more than 37 years. Bill has been involved in buying, selling, evaluating, and appraising more than 2500 aircraft valued at more than $14 billion dollars. His strong and extensive background in sales, marketing, aircraft operations and management, deliver more results to Charleston Aviation Partners clients than typical brokers in the industry.
Throughout his proven background of executive leadership in aircraft sales and acquisitions, Bill has worked with corporate flight departments, owners and operators of business aircraft, aviation service organizations and airframe and engine manufacturers. He has also developed strong relationships with aircraft owners and Fortune 500 operators as well as the financial, insurance, and legal communities. Bill’s insight into the financial and business aspects of owning and operating business aircraft combined with his philosophy of exceeding his client’s goals and objectives are the foundation of Charleston Aviation Partners’ success.
Bill is rated as an Airline Transport Pilot with over 6,000 hours of flight time and is type rated in both business jets and helicopters. His aviation career began in the United States Navy and his operating experience ranges from turboprops to heavy jets and helicopters. Bill’s operational background combined with his sales and marketing experience, provides him with a distinct understanding of business aviation.
Bill Quinn is an Accredited Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers and holds an Airline Transport Pilot license with type ratings in both jets and helicopters. He has owned and operated two FAR Part 135 Air Carrier Certificates and was the principal manager and Chief Operating Officer for an FAR Part 125 Air Carrier Certificate. Bill has founded several successful aviation companies including Aviation Management Services (AMS) where he serves as Chairman of the Board.
Director of Global Sales
Devan’s primary role at Charleston Aviation Partners is as Director of Global Sales currently focusing on Advertising and Marketing of CAP's exclusive listings he also is taking the lead on industry market analysis, contract administration, and negotiation. He interacts with clients and various business aviation professionals on a daily basis and works directly with Bill to ensure successful management of multiple projects.
A former United States Navy Midshipman, he was a member of the Varsity Athletes in SEAL Training special warfare preparation program with focus on the diversification of the special warfare force with special emphasis on Varsity Athletes and minority candidates. Leaving the armed services, Devan completed his education at Hampton University graduating at the top of his class with a B.S. Electrical Engineering.
Devan began his professional engineering career with the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a Patent Examiner where he was on the cutting edge of technical innovation. He then moved into working as a field engineer for Xerox before diversifying his professional growth by exploring the Marketing and Sales field.
Prior to joining the CAP team, Devan put his leadership skills to use as part of the Executive Sales force for private aviation with another firm. Facilitating acquisitions and sales of private jet aircraft, he performed many functions such as generating leads for off-market aircraft, developing off-market aircraft into exclusive listings, compiling the market analysis for potential & current aircraft owners, developing and optimizing aircraft advertising and marketing campaigns as well as working with on-site mechanics, pilots, and/or principals.
Code of Ethics
Charleston Aviation Partners, LLC is a professional aircraft brokerage firm and we are committed to the highest standards of representing aircraft owners. To that end, we fully subscribe to the following code of ethics:
We will represent your aircraft and interests on an exclusive basis
We are dedicated to representing you, and only you, with respect to the sale of your aircraft
We will accurately represent our authority to present, market, show and demonstrate your aircraft
We will expeditiously submit all offers we receive for your aircraft from prospective buyers
We will present, to the best of our knowledge, the most accurate specifications and condition of your aircraft and make truthful representations to the aviation public
We will, under no circumstances, accept a commission from a buyer or third party
Every effort will be made to avoid misrepresentations or concealment of any and all known or pertinent facts relating to your aircraft
We will endeavor to identify and disclose any and all known costs associated with any aircraft-related agreements
Reasonable care will be taken to ensure that documents pertaining to the sale of your aircraft are kept confidential and current.