John Nazemian

Carlyle Development Group


Job Functions: Executive, Design & Construction


Chairman, John has twenty-five years of experience in construction and real estate investment in the Middle East, France, and the United States. He holds a civil engineering degree (B.S.C.) from London University, 1965. He began his career in the Middle East representing manufacturers of construction equipment including International Harvester. He was also contracted to build roads for the Air Force in Iran. In 1979, he moved to France and through a joint venture with BPGF (French Bank), he invested in and built mid-rise apartment buildings and condominiums in Paris and Fountainbleu. He also developed two recreational mobile home parks in the south of France. At the same time, he invested in land and development projects in the United States, including Houston, Nashville, Florida and Canada. He is one of the founders and principals of Carlyle Development Group. His responsibilities include the supervision of the group’s Land Development Projects in North America, as well as evaluation of investment decisions and arranging equity capital through partnerships with local and foreign investors.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Rehabilitation
Property Type