As Senior Director of Real Estate Development, Paul identifies and executes multifamily and senior living development opportunities in Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan. His duties include identifying and acquiring the property to be developed, obtaining any required governmental approvals and entitlements, coordinating the design and construction as well as overseeing the marketing and leasing of each project.
Paul joined Opus in 2019 with a diverse background that included over 27 years of commercial real estate experience. He has developed over one million square feet of retail space in markets throughout North America. Paul has a strong track record of analyzing markets, identifying sites, obtaining entitlements, coordinating design teams, sourcing debt and equity, completing construction, leasing up to stabilization and transitioning to operations.
He holds a Master of Science in business real estate appraisal and investment analysis and a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance, investment and banking from the University of Wisconsin. Paul is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association and NAIOP, the commercial real estate development association.