Ciropic > Our Expert Team > PAUL ROUSSEAU, CPA, MACC, MS


President & Principal

Mr. Rousseau is a certified public accountant and brings more than 20 years of experience in real estate, finance, operations and strategic planning, working with publicly traded to mid-sized to small businesses in various industries. His real estate experience consists of construction, development, leasing and investment sales. Construction experience includes ground-up construction and rehabs for residential and commercial office. Development experience includes site identification, underwriting, market research & analysis, project conceptualization, master plan and stakeholder considerations, LIHTCs, capital stack, deal structuring and packing, due diligence, and stakeholder reporting across multifamily, office, medical office, residential, and retail property types. Leasing and investment sales experience include office, retail, mixed-use and multi-family property types. Mr. Rousseau has worked across the real estate spectrum working on projects ranging from 1 million to 150 million.

As a thought-leader, Mr. Rousseau leverages his real estate, finance, deal structuring, and marketing research background to conceptualize, structure and deliver solutions, considering stakeholders and project challenges. His efforts within Ciropic center on construction, operations and business practices, strategy planning, and business & asset acquisitions. He aids with site selection, project design, A/E & costs review. Economic revitalization projects with community-centric approach, connectivity, and sustainable programming are a passion for him.

His prior work experiences have included advising on tax impacts of foreign & domestic reorganizations and asset transfers; establishment of tax credit practice areas; budgeting, forecasting, and accounting & reporting for companies; marketing research, marketing analysis & forecasting; tax planning and compliance for business formation, operations and exit strategies for partnerships, s-corporations and c-corporations; telecommunications asset deployment and utilization forecasting and reporting; oversight of financial statement preparation and footnote disclosure; operations assessment, business modeling and strategic planning.

He earned his Master of Science (Finance) from Georgia State University and his Master of Accountancy from the University of Georgia. He and his wife of 15 years, Camille, live in DeKalb County with their daughter.


  • Construction
  • Acquisition & Sales
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Advisory Services


  • Office
  • Mixed-Use
  • Multifamily
  • Residential
  • Retail


  • Georgia State University – Master of Science in Finance
  • University of Georgia – Master of Accountancy, Taxation
  • Georgia State University – BBA, Accounting & Finance


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Real Estate License


  • Modeled, structured, packaged affordable housing projects with complimentary verticals for general population, seniors and veterans
  • Led project conceptualization and real estate acquisition and due-diligence efforts
  • Leased office, medical and retail property
  • Syndicated 115K SqFt $12.0M mixed-use development with tiered structured payouts
  • Syndicateda $19M 5-store retail development project
  • Led analysis & presented model to Investors for $74.2M 33-unit restaurant acquisition