Raymond E. Neidl

RAYMOND E. NEIDL currently covers the airline and aerospace
sectors as a Director at Blaylock & Partners, LP, a New York-
based brokerage and investment bank, where he covers these
volatile industries from both an equity and bond view. For the
past two years he has been selected to The Wall Street Journal’s
‘Best of the Best Analysts’ for his earnings forecasts and stock
picks. Previously, he was a Director and an Equity Research
Analyst providing coverage of airline and transportation
companies, including passenger and airfreight carriers, at ABN-
AMRO Securities LLC. Prior to joining the firm in 1991, when it
was known as Furman Selz, Mr. Neidl was associated with Dillon
Read (now part of UBS Warburg); McCarthy, Crisanti & Maffei, now
KDP; and Standard & Poor’s. He also worked at American Airlines
in various financial and planning positions. Mr. Neidl is the co-
author of the recently published book, Airline Odyssey – The
Airline Industry’s Turbulent Flight into the Future, published by
McGraw-Hill. Most recently he has been a contributor to four
industry publications: Airline Economics, Airline Operations,
Airline Planning and Airline Financing. He regularly appears on
various general and business news programs as an industry expert
and is frequently quoted in both general and business news
publications regarding the aviation and airline industries. He
earned an MBA in Finance from Pace University, New York, New
York, and a BS from Albany State University, Albany, New York,
and is a member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts
Airline Splinter Group.