Paul Skene

Managing Principal

Cresa Salt Lake City

136 South Main Street
Suite 500
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
United States
801.300.4500 main
801.300.4505 dd
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Paul Skene began his work in the commercial real estate industry in 1988 and is Co-Founder and Managing Principal for Cresa Salt Lake City.  Skene is among the top commercial real estate professionals in the Salt Lake City marketplace. Paul's vast experience and deep market knowledge enable him to present his clientele with invaluable insight and strategic solutions for their specific requirements.  His sound guidance, spanning a full range of product types and transaction structures, has made him a trusted adviser to the clients he serves.

Prior to joining Cresa, Skene was Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield/Commerce Real Estate Solutions in Salt Lake City where he was responsible for marketing over 1 million square feet of office space. 

Before joining Cushman, Paul was First Vice President at CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) for 23 years where he provided tenant representation, landlord representation, investment property acquisition and disposition services.

Professional Experience

  • Managing Director, Cresa Salt Lake City                          2012 - Present
  • Senior Director, Cushman & Wakefield/Commerce          2011 - 2012
  • First Vice President, CB Richard Ellis                               1988 - 2010
  • Sales Associate, CRG                                                       1987 -1988


  • CCIM
  • Licensed Broker


University of Utah, B.S., International Economics and Real Estate Finance

Select Clients

Aetna Investment Group, Honeywell, Inc., Wells Fargo Bank, Siemens, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Westin Hotels, Arden Realty, Inc, 3Com Corp., Merrick Bank, Sungard, Ford Motor Credit, Cardholder Services

Success Stories

Client Location Sq. Footage
TruHearing Salt Lake City, Utah  48,000 
Verisk Health Inc. Draper, Utah  66,880 SF