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Crafting Aviation Legacies: Premier Aircraft's Journey

Who We Are

Premier Aircraft Sales is a global leader in the sale of new and preowned piston and turbine aircraft. Founded in 2003, Premier is the largest U.S. authorized dealer for Diamond Aircraft. With over 2,000 sales to date, we’re a leading dealer in the sale of personally-flown aircraft, from new Diamond singles and twins through turbine aircraft like Meridians, TBMs, Pilatus, King Airs and VLJs.  

The company is also one of the largest sellers and brokers of Piper, Mooney, Cessna, Beechcraft, Cirrus and other aircraft. The company has Diamond Sales and Service Center locations in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Fort Worth, Texas and Norwood, Massachusetts.  

Every takeoff is a testament to our commitment to excellence

Premier Aircraft boasts an unrivaled wealth of brand knowledge with our sales team amassing over 330 years of combined experience in general aviation sales, covering both piston and turbine aircraft. Our team includes 10 licensed pilots, collectively boasting more than 90,000 hours of flight time. With such seasoned expertise at our disposal, we stand ready to recommend the absolute best aircraft for your needs, whether for personal or business use.
We work hard to ensure our customers receive the very best value possible, on new purchases and trades.  Your representative is personally involved in all aspects of your transaction, from advising you on the right aircraft and price point for your mission to helping you find financing and insurance, coordinating pre-buy inspections, solving problems, and overseeing the closing and delivery processes.  We are a high-integrity company, devoted to our customers, our partners and our employees. Our mission is to be the national leader in sales of high-quality, personally flown aircraft. We intend to reach our sales goal, in part, by being the best customer service company in the industry. 

Our team is comprised of genuinely gifted minds

Aircraft Sales

Travis Peffer



Barry Rutheiser

Regional Sales Manager


Fred Ahles

Founder & Regional Sales Manager


Jeff Owen

Vice President Aircraft Sales


Dirk Vander Zee

Regional Sales Manager


Austin Rivero

Regional Sales Manager


Aly Garcia

Office Manager


Susan McKenzie

Vice President, Sales Coordination and Closings


Mike Farley

Regional Sales Manager


Kamden Benedict

Chief Pilot & Manager Customer Relations



Samuel Tavarez

Vice President and Director of Maintenance


Sue Glassman

Manager of Service Operations


David Seastead

Director of Maintenance Texas


Dennis Allard

Assistant Director of Maintenance


Emmanuel Vicioso

Quality Manager


Brittany Glassman

Parts Manager


Premier Texas’ level of service was much better than other aircraft service companies I’ve used in the past.

Kevin WilliamsColorado Springs

Premier worked with us and the FAA to get the required MIP certifications in order to work on our Canadian Commercial Aircraft. Thank you.

Scott BechervaiseMarkham, Ontario

The people are knowledgeable and happy to discuss issues and service needs.

Garry CopelandFlorida

Ray, Sammy and Raymond all did an excellent job with my Mooney!

Dale BruschiFlorida

I, as well as my wife, want to thank you for your prompt attention to 262DS. We greatly appreciate it. The repairs look absolutely fantastic!

Michael UramkinFlorida

Everyone on staff understood that time was of the essence and did everything in their power to complete the work as quickly as possible.


They did a great job of explaining the changes made to the G500.

MichaelNew Hampshire

What I like most about the service was the return time and the communication with Premier.


I was extremely satisfied with Premier’s attentiveness and how timely and well-done the work was.


Premier Aircraft is your ticket to a new altitude

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