Mr. Paulsen has been involved in the real estate industry since 1988, focusing primarily
on acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate.
In 2011, Mr. Paulsen was engaged to form Auction.com Commercial, an entity focused on transacting third party, loan and commercial asset sales utilizing an online based auction platform. Since his joining, Auction.com has transacted over $10 billion in commercial real estate asset sales across the United States and in Germany via online auctions.
Prior to 2011, Mr. Paulsen was Vice President-Acquisitions/Dispositions for LNR Property Corp with the responsibilities of acquisitions and dispositions nationwide, sourcing transactions, underwriting cash flows, performing due diligence, and closings. In this capacity, Mr. Paulsen sat on the Investment Committee and oversaw all acquisition/disposition financial underwriting, the LNR Marketing Group and related analysts and administrative staff. In his 10+ years at LNR, Mr. Paulsen was involved in the acquisition or disposition of over $3 billion in commercial real estate.
Prior to joining LNR, Mr. Paulsen was a Vice President at CB Richard Ellis for 12 years focused on investment sales of commercial real estate. At CBRE, Mr. Paulsen was involved in the sale of 96 properties consisting of over 10.5 million square feet with an approximate market value of $1 billion.
Mr. Paulsen is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and sits on several boards. Mr. Paulsen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Los Angeles.