Western Specialty Contractors announced the hiring of Jason Paoli as regional business development manager in Chicago.

In his new position, Paoli is responsible for maintaining existing client relationships and identifying and developing new clients throughout the Chicago region. He will also collaborate with sales and project management team members to ensure that sales and profit goals are met, in addition to developing various sales tactics to remain competitive in the industry. 

Paoli has 10 years of commercial property management experience. Prior to Western, he served as a real estate services administrator for CBRE in Northbrook, Illinois, and as an assistant property manager for NAI Hiffman, Colliers International and Sterling Bay, all in Illinois. 

“We are excited to have Jason join Western’s team in Chicago. His prior experience in commercial property management gives him tremendous insight into the unique needs of facility managers in the Chicago area. We are grateful he decided to make the career change and we look forward to hearing his ideas for business development,” said Tanya Shepherd, director of Business Development.

He has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Concordia University Chicago and he is a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and the Chicago Real Estate Network (CREN). 

Newly married, Paoli is a Chicago Bulls and sports fan and enjoys playing basketball and going on hikes.