Susan Baer, former Aviation Director for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, joins Arup to assist in aviation planning and design projects.
Brought in as a Principal and the Global Aviation Planning Leader, Susan Baer is a 37-year veteran of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. She was the first person in agency history to manage all of the major Port Authority airports. She was appointed general manager of LaGuardia Airport in 1994, general manager of New Jersey Airports (Newark and Teterboro) in June 1998, and general manager of Kennedy Airport in 2007. She was named deputy director/chief operating officer of the Aviation Department in 2008 and became director of aviation in September 2009, managing a five airport system that today handles 110m passengers.