David Paul is a principal of M. David Paul & Associates (MDPA) and Vice President of Worthe Real Estate Group, both Santa Monica-based companies. Focused on the acquisition, development and management of Class A projects across the LA region, his firms have developed and manage properties in excess of 5,000,000 square feet.
Mr. Paul has lived in Los Angeles his entire life. He was born and raised in Long Beach and graduated in 1959 from CSU Long Beach. He later served in the U.S. Army and started working in the real estate and construction business in 1961. Mr. Paul founded MDPA in 1967 to acquire and develop real estate. In 1974, Mr. Paul started Krismar Construction Co., Inc., which has developed and constructed many projects in Santa Monica, Beverly Hills and Burbank. MDPA and Krismar first opened their doors at 233 Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica in 1975, relocating to their present location at 100 Wilshire Blvd. in 2009.
Mr. Paul and his wife Diane Paul are active in many Los Angeles philanthropic activities, including Mrs. Paul's long-time service on the Board of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.