Markstone founder meets local biz

US businessman Elliott Broidy attends conference on Israeli energy sector, which he believes will become significant for the economy and has the potential to lead Israel toward energy independence.

US businessman Elliott Broidy, founder and former chairman of Markstone Capital Group, visited Israel last week to meet with investors and business leaders. Broidy was invited to attend the Economic Energy Conference in Tel Aviv by the owner of one of the major Israeli oil and gas exploration companies.

At the conference, Broidy expressed much interest in the Israeli energysector, which he believes will become significant for the economy andhas the potential to lead Israel toward energy independence. Broidyresigned from his position at Markstone late last year after admittingto one count of rewarding official misconduct in a New York Statecourt.