Professional Profile: Paul Galvin 2016

Paul Galvin - 2016

Name: Paul Galvin - 2016

Title: Chairman & CEO

Company: SG Blocks

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Education: Master of science degree in Social Policy from Fordham University, bachelor of science in Accounting from Le Moyne College

First job outside of real estate: Program administrator for a human services organization in Brooklyn

First job in real estate or allied field: Affordable housing developer

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am the CEO of a publicly traded company that is hoping to evangelize the use of shipping containers in the construction industry on a global basis. I am planning to find as many innovative ways to use this green product across all industries.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I unwind by spending time with my family, friends and pets.

Favorite book or author: “The Color Purple” by Alice Walker

Favorite movie: “Angels with Dirty Faces”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? I listen to commercial-filled Pandora

One word to describe your work environment: Relaxed

Rules to live by in business: Do what you say and lead by example

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? I would invite Muhammad Ali and I would go to Giorgione at 307 Spring St.

What is your dream job? Headmaster at an all-boy’s school