Kevin Kone has over 20 years of experience in aviation and public finance. He currently serves as the Assistant Deputy Airport Director of Capital Finance at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO). As the Director of Capital Finance, Kevin is responsible for managing SFO’s debt portfolio of $4.3 billion consisting of General Airport Revenue Bonds, Variable Rate Demand Bonds, Tender Bonds, $200 million Commercial Paper program and $585 million in interest rate swaps. Additionally, he is responsible for all capital development programs such as managing Federal grants the Passenger Facility Charge Program. SFO’s debt portfolio is considered one of the more sophisticated debt portfolios in the country for a large hub airport. In June 2011, Kevin was able to obtain a rating upgrade from A to A+ from Standard and Poor’s, the only large hub airport to receive an upgrade during a time where Airports and Airlines continue to be challenged in this turbulent economic environment.
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