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Founded in 1999, Paragon Real Estate Advisors is a commercial real estate consulting, financing, and property management boutique located in the Capital Region of New York State. Paragon Real Estate Advisors has completed hundreds of assignments in excess of $3 billion and is widely regarded as one of the most trusted commercial real estate advisory firms in the industry today.

Through its’ affiliate, Paragon Prime Funding, the company has originated over $3 billion in commercial mortgage debt. Paragon Prime Funding often invests along side their clients when new construction or value add opportunities present themselves. The company structures and originates permanent, bridge, construction and mezzanine loans on behalf of commercial real estate developers and investors.


Through it's property management affiliate, Paragon Residential Management, the company manages hundreds of successful apartment units throughout the Capital Region of New York State. As a trusted partner, Paragon Real Estate Advisors is often called upon to negotiate and structure partnerships, analyze the feasibility of new development projects, and to assist in the municipal approval process.


  • Complex commercial real estate debt structuring and placement (life insurance company, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Sonyma, HUD, CMBS, conventional.)

  • Acquisition / disposition analysis, ground up development consultation, financial due diligence, cash flow modeling, and market analysis.

  • Joint venture equity and partnership analysis to include IRR computation, cash on cash returns, and break-even analysis, etc.

  • Property Management

Executive Staff: 

Paul Nichols – Managing Partner -

Danielle L. Sheldon – Partner, Sr Operations Supervisor / Human Resources -

Jared Horton - Team Lead -

Melissa Graves - Accountant -

Meredith Generali - Director of Marketing -

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