Airport Management

H. Jason Terreri, IAP, A.A.E., ACE is the Executive Director of the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority at the Syracuse Hancock International Airport.

Jason is a seasoned industry veteran with more than 15 years of senior airport management experience. He previously served as the Senior Operations Project Director for Airports Worldwide, Inc., in Sanford, Florida.  During his time at Airports Worldwide, Inc.  Jason was responsible for airport planning and development activities, including strategic deployment of capital and guiding the efficient execution of projects at various airports within the Airports Worldwide, Inc., portfolio.  Additionally, he provided guidance and oversight for Air Service Development.

Prior to his tenure with Airports Worldwide, Inc., Jason was the Assistant Director of Airports for the Horry County Department of Airports in South Carolina.  In that role, he oversaw Myrtle Beach International Airport’s operations and airfield maintenance; the communications center; planning and development; and three General Aviation airports.  Jason also spent nine years at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in various business development, properties, and operations roles.

Jason is a licensed commercial pilot and former flight instructor.  He graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology with a degree in Aviation Management, and received a Master’s degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Aviation Policy from the University of Nebraska.

In 2009, Jason earned his Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) designation from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).  In 2012, he was recognized by Airport Business Magazine as one of its Top 40 Under 40.  Having earned his International Airport Professional (IAP) designation for Airports Council International (ACI) in 2014, he was elected to the Board of Directors for the IAP Community of Practice.  In 2019, Jason joined the board of the New York Aviation Management Association (NYAMA), and in 2020 was appointed to the Northeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (NEC/AAAE) as a board member for the At Large seat.  In 2021, he joined the Onondaga Community College (OCC) Foundation Board of Directors in support of their mission to raise and invest funds on behalf of Onondaga Community College and its students and that same year, was elected to the ACI-NA U.S. Policy Council which helps set the organization’s policy agenda and amplify the voice of airports before the federal government.  As a result of his successful contributions to the U.S. Policy Council, Jason was chosen for a leadership seat on the ACI-NA Board of Directors to help provide strategic direction and policies for the association and work in partnership with professional staff in accomplishing goals and objectives. Jason is married to his wife Cara and they have three children.

Management Directory

Not Pictured

Alan Overend – Director of Public Safety

Jason Mehl – Chief Commercial Officer

Dan Zenk – Deputy Chief Operations Officer

John Murphy – Director of Airfield Maintenance

Aaron Harris – Airport Operations Officer

Thom Garrison – IT Manager

Brian Meyer – Finance Manager

John Herne – Ground Transportation & Parking Manager

Contact Us

If you wish to contact airport staff, please call (315) 454-3263 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can also email the airport through our Contact Us page.