MAX FOWLES-PAZDRO, Founder
Black Pearl Real Estate
Max is the founder of Blackpearl Real Estate, as privately held investment vehicle which makes strategic investments in opportunistic real estate transactions in both North America and Europe.
Max has an extensive Real Estate Private Equity experience on a North American and pan-Europeanbasis. Max has transacted within a diversity of asset classes over the past 10 years with over $5.0 billion of transactional experience.
Having started his career within the Acquisitions and Fund raising team of Tishman Speyer in Central and Eastern Europe, in both the Opportunity Fund V and European Core Office Fund, Max was based in both CEE and the European Headquarters, London. After leaving Tishman Speyer Max joined the real estate private equity team of Heitman, based in London and Frankfurt, within the Acquisitions group as initially an Associate and later promoted to Vice President of Acquisitions. Max was headhunted to join London & Regional, a boutique family office real estate group with a portfolio of $15 billion, to initiate the firms move into both Europe and emerging markets (Russia / Ukraine / CEE). Having spent 3 years with L&R, acquiring a diversified portfolio of assets across Europe, Max took the opportunity to make a move to the USA, starting Blackpearl Real Estate, working with a diversity of capital sources.
Max was educated in England, The Business School MMU, studying International Business Management and The University of Vienna with a International Diploma.
Max has been awarded a number of achievements in the field of real estate, including: Property Week Top 500 Real Estate Stars (Recognition for Individual Achievement) (July 2007), Investor of the Year 2007 Award, CEE Transaction of the Year 2006 Award and CEE Transaction of the Decade (Awarded November 2010).