Helane Becker is a managing director and senior research analyst who covers airlines, air freight, aircraft and container leasing. She has more than 30 years of experience on Wall Street, holding positions within the research, trading, and investment banking departments of several global broker/dealers. She has been ranked as the #1, 2, or 3 analyst by Institutional Investor magazine, as well as in the top 5 analysts by The Wall Street Journal. Ms. Becker is currently ranked in the top 3 in three StarMine analyst categories. Considered an airline industry authority, Helane frequently speaks at global industry events and conferences and is interviewed by news outlets including CNBC, Bloomberg TV, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Barron’s.
She is a member of the international honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma, and is currently on the Advisory Board of the Feliciano School of Business at Montclair State. She is also a member of the Executive Committee of the MSU Advisory Board and co-lead of the Accelerator team of the advisory board. Helane previously served three terms on the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Travel and Tourism Advisory Board. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Montclair State University (MSU) and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from New York University.