Before joining AREP, Paul was the President and COO of Brookfield Property Partners' U.S. Office division and had responsibility for the company's $27 billion, 60 million square foot portfolio. During his tenure at Brookfield and predecessor companies, he oversaw the leasing of over 30 million square feet across all markets. He managed over 700 employees and an annual operating budget in excess of $1 billion in NOI.
Prior to Brookfield's acquisition of Trizec in 2006, Paul held numerous leadership positions with The JBG Companies and Trizec.
Paul holds a Master of Business Administration degree from The American University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing from the University of Maryland. He was named "Executive of the Year" in 2014 by the University of Maryland Alumni Association and is on the Advisory Board of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Paul is a member of The Economic Club of Washington and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Paul also serves as an Emeritus Trustee of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum and recently joined the Advisory Boards of AMP Technologies, Inc. and Megalytics, Inc. In 2006, he was named by Commercial Property News as a "Star to Watch".