Mark Berman Dip. APM., E.A.B.E
Group CEO SoundRock Property Group
Born in Johannesburg, Mark Berman started his first business at the age of thirteen. After matriculating at Damelin, Mark did his National Service as a medic then apprenticed in his father’s clothing factory for three years before setting up his own clothing business.
Over time, his interests shifted to the property industry and after a period with Camdon Real Estate, he joined Broll, becoming one of their top brokers and was sent Johannesburg to open a new branch.
Mark then joined the leading Architect and Property Developer Louis Peens, who had the idea of starting a new Property Investment Company called Keystone Investments. Over the next two years Mark gained invaluable experience in the fields of architecture, design and property development, finally realizing that he was now ready to start his own company. He studied Property Law and Property Asset Management and received a diploma in Advanced Project Management.
Mark and his wife Melissa started SoundRock and since 1998, SoundRock has been the platform that has rapidly propelled Mark Berman into property development in South Africa.
Operations Director SoundRock Integrated Property Solutions
Melissa Berman was born in Durban and completed her schooling at Grosvenor Girls High. She went on to join South African Airways where she provided her services to a number of departments, including sales.
After a time she was appointed as PA to the regional Sales and Marketing Manager for Kwa Zulu Natal. During this period, Melissa travelled extensively while accumulating enormous sales and administration management experience.
In 1998, Melissa and her husband Mark opened the doors to SoundRock Integrated Property Solutions, with Melissa taking the position of Operations Director.