TPA REALTY SERVICES ROLE
Paul is responsible for implementing development, acquisition and sales strategies for Interstate Centre II in Bryan County, Stanton Springs in Newton, Walton, Morgan Counties, The Bluffs of Technology Park in Cherokee County and Highland 75 in Bartow. He also works closely with governmental agencies and key stakeholders in the local communities.
Paul is an established real estate professional with a unique public policy perspective. He brings a depth of experience to all aspects of real estate development including acquisition and contract negotiation, economic development, entitlements, master planning, project management, construction, budget management, and asset management.
Prior to his role at TPA Realty Services, Paul was Director of Development and Acquisitions for Hampton Island Preserve, a second home and resort development in coastal Georgia. His responsibilities included land acquisition, land planning, horizontal construction management, conservation planning, entitlements, permits and approvals, governmental affairs, and new business development. Paul guided Hampton Island through the analysis, valuation and donation of a conservation easement on the property. He also was featured in Georgia Trend magazine in a June 2005article on conservation subdivisions and developments incorporating green space principles.
Paul began his real estate career with the Department of Natural Resources. As Chief of Real Estate, his duties included land acquisition, feasibility analysis and strategic planning as well as managing a portfolio of over 1,000,000 acres of land. In addition, Paul advised the Governor, State Properties Commission, Board of Natural Resources, and Commissioner of Natural Resources on project design and funding, as well as recommendations for acquisition of individual parcels of land. In this role, Paul was responsible for the acquisition and permanent protection of more than 150,000 acres of land (valued at over $375,000,000), developed the State’s model conservation easement, and developed the State’s first comprehensive land conservation strategic plan.
Currently, Paul serves as a member of the Governor’s Land Conservation Council, the Governor’s Capital Asset Management Advisory Council, is a member of the Coastal Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee with the Department of Community Affairs, the Wildlife Resources Division Steering Committee to develop a Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategic Plan, and a Wetlands Mapping Steering Committee – representing the development community.
Paul has been inducted into both Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma honor societies and is a LEED Green Associate.
He is an active member of NAIOP, Urban Land Institute, the US Green Building Council Georgia Chapter, and is currently licensed as a real estate broker in Georgia.
Paul received his B.A. from the University of Georgia and graduated summa cum laude from Kennesaw State University with a Masters in Business Administration.