Paul D. Sehnert

Director of Real Estate Development, The University of Pennsylvania


Paul Sehnert is Director of Real Estate Development at the University of Pennsylvania. He manages the development and acquisition processes for a portfolio of real estate assets controlled by Penn, and facilitates planned University real estate development projects, including initiating and recommending development strategies, negotiating and structuring joint ventures for development, preparing feasibility studies, and valuation analysis, and providing asset management, acquisition due diligence and project management oversight. He received a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the College of Architecture at the University of Cincinnati, and is a nationally accredited Architect. Before joining Penn, Mr. Sehnert was a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young's Real Estate Advisory Services practice in Philadelphia providing Real Estate solutions to Public Sector, Corporate and Higher Education clients.