Jon Burkard leads Allied Marine, a world leader in new yacht, brokerage and luxury yacht charter sales since 1945. Burkard has been with the South Florida-based company for more than 30 years, working in nearly every department from Parts & Service to the C-Suite, and has served as its president since 2001. Jon is a Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB) and a longstanding member of the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA). Burkard has been elected to the IYBA Board of Directors for multiple terms totaling 15 years (non-consecutively) to date. He has served on the IYBA’s Arbitration and Ethics Committee for nine years and is in his second term as its director. It is on his watch leading the Arbitration and Ethics Committee that the International Yacht Arbitration Council was conceived and launched. During the course of his career, Burkard has participated in several thousand national and international yachting industry transactions and counting.

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