By Rory Jackson / London – May 05, 2020
The Superyacht Group speaks with Frank Grzeszczak about his new enterprise and outlook on the brokerage market…
“I have been in this business for a long time. When Trinity sold IYC to our group, which included myself, my son, and the contingent from Greece, at that point I was already on the fence about doing my own thing. Since that time, IYC has grown leaps and bounds, the management team has done a fantastic job growing the company and I still remain a partner temporarily,” starts Grzeszczak. “However, when I saw the quality of Admiral’s 65m project Life Saga and they invited me to become their exclusive rep for the Americas, I really felt that the yard had turned a corner and I was excited about the possibilities it represented. I just felt that it was the right time to grow my own company and get Admiral the recognition they deserve.”
While Grzeszczak credits the quality of Admiral’s Life Saga for inspiring him to start his own business and embark on a new challenge, Frank Grzeszczak International Yacht Group (FGI) is a brokerage house in the traditional sense and Grzeszczak is open to working with quality yards and clients across brokerage, new construction, and charter, having recently purchased a charter business – with management services to be added in due course.
“The other reason that I start FGI is that I have a son, daughter, and various other family members that all have an interest in this business. My goal here is to ultimately bring my whole family into the business and let it grow from there so that when my time comes, my son will be able to take it over and continue to grow,” continues Grzeszczak.