About ICF

Michael Fier

Aviation Consulting Analyst, Airport Commercial and Passenger Experience Planning

Michael Fier has nearly 10 years of experience in the aviation sector helping airports plan, design, and implement concessions programs and enhanced passenger experiences throughout North America.

Michael is an aviation analyst with nearly 10 of experience providing project support for Airport and Airline Business advisory practices, focusing on concessions and commercial planning. Michael’s expertise is in airports and seaports through his time at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; he worked on airport access programs at John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, and Newark Liberty International Airport.

Michael currently works with airport concessions performance data at the unit level to produce optimal sizing analyses for North American airports, which include sales forecasts and concessions master plans to develop an understanding of the relationship between passengers, square footage, and increased sales/revenues. He refined passenger survey content by identifying previously unexplored passenger responses to concession offerings, and he has prepared the analyses required to enhance concessions plans/airport amenities.

To date, Michael has worked for more than 15 airport clients, including airports such as Atlanta-Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, San Francisco International Airport, Portland International Airport, Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Fla., Glacier Park International Airport, and Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Areas of expertise
  • M.U.P., Infrastructure & Transportation, New York University, 2022 (expected)
  • B.A., History (minor in Economics), Emory University, 2017