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Professional Profile: Paul Nichols 2012


  • Title: Owner
  • Company: Paragon Prime Funding
  • Location: Albany, NY..
  • Birthplace: Herkimer, N.Y.

Family: Wife of 18 years and 13 year old triplets
College: State of University New York – B.S Business Management; College of Saint
Rose – Masters Degree in Business Administation
First job unrelated to your current field: Food Service
First job in current field: Management Trainee – Fleet Bank
What your firm does now and its plans for the future? Originates debt and equity for
commercial real estate investors and developers over $1 billion to date. Immediate focus is
to deploy significanyl more capital from our correspondents into Westchester County,
Hudson Valley and Long Island.
Hobbies: Running, tennis, drums
Favorite novel: “The Firm”
Favorite film: “Saving Private Ryan”
Keys to success: Passion, persistence, vision and honesty
Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Abraham Lincoln
If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Chef