A native of Istanbul, Turkey, Armenian by origin, Kirkor Ajderhanyan joined the family construction and land development business at the age of 20, and since then he has been actively participating in all phases of real estate development from conception to sales. The family business was relocated to Nice, France in 1978, where Kirkor continued to work until 1999 when he, with his wife Karine, created “107 Promenade International Real Estate Agency,” currently a prominent market leader specializing in seafront properties in Nice and throughout the French Riviera, as well as luxury properties in France and worldwide through selected international partners. Following their tradition, Kirkor and Karine’s daughter Teni (38) and son Garen (34) begin real estate within their family business, Garen created in 2018 Keller Williams Massena Market Center, today one of the real estate market leader in Nice region with 80 highly qualified agents. Kirkor and Teni were selected with107 Promenade the 1st KW Mega Agent in France, Kirkor 1st Keller Williams Agent in France and Teni 1st Women KW Agent in France.
Actively participating in the real estate organizations, Kirkor has been a member of the French National Real Estate Association (FNAIM), since 1999. In 2006 he earned the professional designation of Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), conferred upon him by the US National Association of Realtors, and soon after the professional certification of TRC (Transnational Referral Certified).
Kirkor was instrumental in the formation of an International Relations Department at FNAIM, which organizes annual international congresses, attracting attendees from more than 40 countries worldwide. He currently serves as the President of FNAIM French Riviera International Relations Committee. In 2009 Kirkor initiated the creation of the Global Real Estate Think Tank, a forum where forward-thinking industry leaders gather to discuss the real estate global development issues and industry responses.
From 2010 to 2016 Kirkor has been President of the FIABCI World Council of Brokers and 2016-17 World President of FIABCI, the only organization representing 40 professions of the real estate industry in all continents through RE Associations, Universities, Business Schools, whose mission is to share the best practices worldwide and provide valuable and well-tailored services to its members, enabling them to do more business. Kirkor is a regular speaker at major industry events – speaking as a highly successful broker/owner and representative of the FIABCI World President. He is one of the industry’s leading voices for global alliances and industry leadership. Kirkor’s philosophy is: “If we want to be global, we have to think global—not only of and for ourselves, but for our partners from around the world. All together, we will be pleased building our world and learn from it every day!.
Through his years of involvement inside international real estate industry Kirkor has a great network and recognition worldwide for highest business relations. “Keep strong on local you will be recognized on global scale by building for the RE Industry with great business opportunities, we have to give to receive!”