Aaron Zahn

Managing Director & CEO
JEA


Aaron F. Zahn is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer for JEA. In this role, Mr. Zahn is responsible for the eighth-largest public energy utility and one of the Top 10 largest water utilities in the United States. JEA provides energy, water and sewer services to 450,000+ customers and over 1,000,000 people across a 900-mile service territory in Northeast Florida.

JEA is a $2 billion per year entity with over $8.8 billion assets under management and over 2,000 employees.

Mr. Zahn was appointed as Interim Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of JEA in April 2018 and was named permanent CEO in November 2018. Prior to his tenure at JEA, Mr. Zahn served as Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Pascal Partners, a distributed infrastructure investment and development company. From 2009 to 2017, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BCR Environmental Corporation, a water technology firm and public-private-partnership development company. Prior to BCR, Mr. Zahn worked as an investment professional for two multi-strategy hedge funds in New York City, managing over $6 billion in equity. He was also a Senior Manager of the Capital Markets team at General Growth Properties, playing a key role in $25+ billion of acquisitions and financing activities along with providing financial oversight for $200+ million of commercial real estate development.