Paul Deegan

Local real estate agent (LJ Hooker Lismore)


Paul was born in Lismore and is a third generation real estate agent. He is the grandson of John Deegan and the son of Frank Deegan, both were real estate agents in Lismore, dating back to 1916.

He completed a building degree in 1978 and worked in the construction industry in Sydney for Civil & Civic as a site engineer, site manager and project Manager with Hooker Projects.

Paul returned to Lismore in 1989 to take over the LJ Hooker Real Estate office after his father passed away. He has been involved with real estate industry for the last 32 years.

He was on the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Institute of NSW for 11 years, and is now a life Member of the Institute. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Employers Federation of Australia. Prior to the advent of the Employers Federation of Australia, Paul was for 15 years on the Board of the Real Estate Employers Federation of NSW.

Paul has been on many Lismore Council committees, panels and voluntary bodies over the years, and has been involved in close contact with Councillors and Council staff.