Jean-Yves Ghazi

President, ESRT Observatory TRS, L.L.C.

Jean-Yves Ghazi is the President of the Empire State Building Observatory. Mr. Ghazi lead’s New York’s most iconic attraction. He joined the company in March 2008, from Spirit Cruises LLC – Harbor Cruise Entertainment for 14 years.

In addition to leading the Observatory’s $165 million dollar renovation (completed in 2019), Jean-Yves accomplishments include consistently turning around financially struggling operations throughout the U.S., labeled “turn-around” artist within the Spirit Cruises leadership team.

Mr. Ghazi holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University. He was formerly on the Spirit Cruises Executive Committee and contributes to the World Federation of Great Towers.