After having spent two years teaching French in a private school in Bethesda, Maryland, Christopher started working for the mother company of Panorama, Panorama International Ltd., in Washington, D.C in 1971. In early 1973 Chris and his first wife Kirsten moved to Marbella to take over the Marbella office, which had been established three years earlier. When the mother company closed in 1975, they decided to stay as they loved living here and had an excellent foundations already in place for their future business.
Chris is an accredited Real Estate Consultant (Gestor Intermediario en Promociones de Edificaciones – G.I.P.E.), and a graduate with distinction in majors in Economics, Commerce and French of the University of Virginia, USA, which included spending his third year at the University of Lyons, France. He was been an active member of Marbella’s Rotary Club for the last 15 years and in August 2015 accepted a nomination to become an Eminent Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
His family has a long history in real estate, it is in his blood! His father Bill Clover was a broker for over 40 years in Charlottesville, Virginia; and his grandfather Burtt B. Clover opened his first estate agency in Chicago in 1904, and was one of the first golf course developers in the United States. His brother, Bill Clover Junior, has been a specialist in real estate consulting, financing, and master planning with experience in more than 60 countries, for more than 50 years and is still very active in the business. Christopher’s children, Katinka and Alex, joined Panorama at the beginning of the century.
Chris is tri-lingual in English/Spanish/French and his professional experience stretches more than 50 years in the sale and administration of property and international real estate counseling, including work in England, France, Japan, Morocco and the United States, where he obtained his first real estate license in 1968.”
His hobbies are: traveling, swimming, reading, watching suspense films and meeting new people. In fact, it is the wonderful new friends from all over the world whom he meets through his business, coupled with Panorama’s ability to provide an extremely high level service, which is what he loves most about his profession.