Martin PaevChairman at Sortis Invest
Mr. Martin Paev has 17+ years of asset management, investment banking and M&A experience gained at ING Barings investment bank in Frankfurt/Main (Germany), ETEBA (the investment banking arm of National Bank of Greece), Balkan Advisory Company (an independent investment banking boutique in Europe).
Mr. Paev structured the first Real Estate Investment Trust in Bulgaria (TBI-BAC REIT) and acted as the REIT’s Executive Director from its establishment until he joined ADDRESS Group as Executive Director of ADDRESS Investment & Development in 2005. He also worked on structuring Bulgarian Land Development, a GBP 40 mln property fund.
In November 2006 Martin Paev established his investment advisory firm, SORTIS Invest. In March 2007 SORTIS Real Estate was set up as a real estate asset management and investment advisory company and then in 2013 SORTIS Hospitality was established as the hospitality asset management arm of the group in joint venture with Tracklayer.
Educated in Bulgaria, the Netherlands, and Germany, Mr. Paev holds a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He is a CFA® Charterholder, a former Board Member of the Bulgarian CFA Society, and a member of Skál International Sofia, the professional organization of hotel and travel industry leaders. Mr. Paev has passed the exams for the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation. He is a licensed appraiser of enterprises, receivables and real estate by the Chamber of Independent Appraisers in Bulgaria.