Paul Cate brings to UCI over 35 years of business experience, focused primarily around the commercial real estate industry. Mr. Cate began his career as a Certified Public Accountant providing structuring, tax planning, projections, and consulting services to commercial real estate firms. From there he moved into privately held real estate firms where he has served as a Director, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and for the past 10 years Chief Executive Officer. His experience includes planning and ground up development of industrial, office, medical office and retail properties; strategic planning; acquisitions; dispositions; repositioning; debt financing; arranging equity; as well as structuring, selling and servicing securitized debt. Mr. Cate is a member of the Urban Land Institute, a member of the National Organization of Industrial and Office Parks, a member of the UCI CEO Roundtable, a founding director of the UCI Center for Real Estate.