François Menagé is the founder and Managing Director of Balzac REIM. Prior to establishing Balzac REIM in 2007 he was Managing Director of First Paris Properties. Under his leadership the company raised a closed-end Paris office recovery fund and advised both private and institutional clients on the acquisition of commercial real estate in France.
Prior to that, he was Development Executive at London & Edinburgh Trust France, the French office of the UK listed property company LET plc.
François graduated from City of London Polytechnic with an honours degree in law. He is a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors