Paul Blackburn was born and raised in the city of Chicago. He attended Northern Illinois University and graduated with a degree in Business Finance in 2009. Paul started his first development company as a freshman in college and has been in the real estate industry ever since.
Paul is now a real estate broker with @properties. Paul has been interviewed by the Chicago Tribune, Fox News Chicago, Crain's Chicago Business and has served as an expert witness for residential and commercial property values in the Cook County Circuit Court. In addition to specializing in real estate sales Paul manages and trains new real estate brokers for one of Chicago's top producing teams, The Skowron Group, which has over $550million in sales since 2010.
When Paul is not working in real estate he is an avid traveler and enjoys cruising more than anything else. He cruises roughly 30 days a year on Celebrity Cruises and runs www.CruisingOnCelebrity.com among other blogs about travel.