Feyyaz Berker

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BornOctober 7, 1925
DiedAugust 22, 2017 (Age 91)
Alma materRobert College, Tarsus American College, University of Michigan
ParentsMuhtar Berker

Feyyaz Berker was one of the three co-founders of Tekfen Holding.


Feyyaz' father Muhtar Berker was an ophthalmologist in Mersin who was elected to Grand National Assembly of Turkey in 1939 as İçel deputy. When his family moved to Ankara, Feyyaz had transferred to Robert College of Istanbul, from Tarsus American College. In 1946, he graduated from Robert College with a diploma in civil engineering and moved to the United States for a master's degree at University of Michigan.


When he returned to Turkey in 1949, he worked in the construction of Esenboğa International Airport (Ankara) for a year. In 1950, he founded Tekfen Holding with Nihat Gökyiğit, as friend from Robert College, and Necati Akçağlılar.[1]