Carnegie Mellon University

Principal, Brophy & Reilly, LLC, Columbia, MD


Paul Brophy has thirty years experience in the feld of housing and community development. Prior to forming his own firm in 1993, he was president and co-CEO of the Enterprise Foundation. Mr. Brophy has a B.A. from LaSalle University and a Masters in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.
As a consultant, Mr. Brophy has focused on the challenges of revitalizing older neighborhoods, with clients that include HUD, NationsBank, Shorebank, the MacArthur Foundation, FannieMae, the City of Louisville, LISC, the Enterprise Foundation, and others.

While in Pittsburgh from 1970-1988, he was executive director of ACTION-Housing Inc., a non-profit housing development and neighborhood improvement organization, director of the first Department of Housing for the City of Pittsburgh, and the executive director of the City’s Urban Redevelopment Authority, responsible for downtown and neighborhood improvement. Mr. Brophy is co-author of two books in the field, and has published numerous articles in profes­sional journals.