Mark Elie Klein is a Belgian self-made businessman, a financial consultant and a real estate developer. He started his career in 1968, when he created his first company in Paris, France.
FOUNDATION OF HIS FIRST COMPANY
Foundation of the first company of Mark Elie Klein, for acquisitions and sale of apartments in Paris. After five successful years he associated with an industrial who had sold his business, which enabled him to buy buildings, renovate them and sell them by apartments. On top of their success, with his partner, they acquired buildings in association with the largest building renovators in Paris. In 1975 his partner left him to join his family in Israel, and Mark Elie Klein bought his shares.
ASSOCIATION WITH A BANK
Mark Elie Klein has partnered with one of the most important banks in France - Bank Vernes and Commercial in Paris for acquisition and renovation buildings in Paris and resell them as condominium. He became a major buyer and renovator in the Paris market. He was Executive Director, Chairman of the board of Directors and shareholder in the subsidiaries of the Bank. The owner Mr. Jean-Marc Vernes was also owner of the Beghin-Say Group, SFII (Société Financière d'Investissement Immobilier), COGERIM (Compagnie Générale de Rénovation Immobilière) and IFIG (Investissement Finance Immobilier de Gestion).
MARK ELIE KLEIN MOVED TO THE USA
In 1981, when the Bank Vernes was nationalized by the French President François Mitterrand, Mark Elie Klein resigns his positions of CEO and Chairman of the board of Directors and sells his shares.
He moved to the United States and succeeds in real estate development operations of large-scale constructions. 500 villas in Miami and other major achievements in Florida, associated with a great American promoter who was his father-in-low.
BACK TO FRANCE. ASSOCIATION WITH A BANK
In 1988, at age 42, Mark Elie Klein divorced his American wife and returned to France. He was associated with B.G.P (Banque de Gestion Privée) of the Canadian owner Mr. Paul Desmarais and the Belgian Baron Mr. Albert Frère, Mark Elie Klein managed the real estate subsidiaries.
Before the Bank was sold to Crédit Agricole, Mark Elie Klein sold his shares of the Bank.
CREATION OF VARIOUS COMPANIES
Mark Elie Klein created in Belgium a real estate company of investment C2M, associated with the film actor Mr. Christophe Lambert and the former advertising expert Mr. Michel Halimi. Later he creates C2M France, and several corporations in Luxembourg and Denmark. Resale on 2005 the buildings to the Morgan Stanley Bank.
MOVED TO BELGIUM
Mark Elie Klein moved to Belgium, become associated with Mr. Carlos Bédran in a cinema company, continued to manage his real estate assets and became a Belgian citizen in 2012, he renounced his French citizenship.
POLITICS AND BOOKS
Mark Elie Klein was part of Nicolas Sarkozy's Prime Cercle when he was President of the French Republic. He had the opportunity through his friend, the Professor of medicine and Senator Jean-Claude Etienne, to get into politics, but his vocation was finance and real estate.
In 2011-2012 Mark Elie Klein published in Internet a book entitled “CITIZEN KLEIN” which is a reflection on the current crisis, and in 2014 he writes “La promesse du siècle” (THE PROMISE OF THE CENTURY). which is a novel to make a movie.
Many trips to the Dominican Republic, China, Thailand, Cambodia, Mexico, Belize…
In the Dominican Republic, Senator Santiago Zorilla is a great friend of Mark Elie Klein and proposed to him a land bordering the beach to do his project. He adores his son Antony and is ready to give shares on his part to make him happy. The business plan you can find in Investments is a project in the Dominican Republic.
In Cambodia, His Excellency Prince Ravichak Nodorom, grandson of the late King Norodom Sihanouk and nephew of the current King would like Mark Elie Klein to do a project in his country. The main goal of Mark Elie Klein is to contribute to the development of the country in terms of tourism, with care of the ecology, the economy, the architecture and the image.
Mark Klein prefers to start with Bulgaria and Greece.
In conclusion, attractive and media-oriented projects that will meet the expectations of countries wishing to develop tourism. Mark Elie Klein prepares exceptional projects and new concepts for gainful investments thanks to his spirit of innovation.
Mark Elie Klein joined his son Antony in Bulgaria and he is working on a new generation of project – golf , hotels etc. with a unique concept in the world.
Mark Elie Klein lives in Sofia, Bulgaria. The Bulgarian government approved him as an expert of real estate development, as a financial advisor and project designer. He will help foreign companies settle on Bulgarian territory and will develop his tourist real estate concept in Sofia and on a Greek island.