Paul Steelman, a native of Atlantic City, NJ, is widely recognized as a visionary designer of entertainment, hospitality and gaming architecture worldwide. Paul started working as an architect in his father’s architectural practice. Once he graduated from Clemson University in 1977, he was involved with designing the first Atlantic City Casino, Resorts International. Paul then went to work in the Planning and Development Department of Atlantic City where he met all of the famous casino architects and eventually took a job with Steve Wynn.
Paul later opened his own Las Vegas based architectural practice in 1987, specializing in entertainment design. Steelman Partners have designed and constructed over 3000 projects throughout the world with offices in Atlantic City, NJ, Macau, China and Zhuhai, China Steelman Partners have worked on prestigious projects for MGM, Mirage, SBM Monaco, Sheraton, Hyatt, Foxwoods, Swiss Casinos, Hard Rock, Caesars, Harrah’s, Showboat, Silverton, Sun International, Crown, Macau Studio City, Sands, Venetian, Melco, Plaza, Waldorf Astoria, Asian Coast Resorts, Fontainebleau, Holland Casinos, Tatweer Dubai and many others. Paul serves on the board of directors for The Lou Ruvo Brain Institute (Las Vegas), The Federal Law Enforcement Foundation (New York) and The Clemson School of architecture (South Carolina)
Paul has been married to Maryann for 28 years. They have 2 children Stephen, 25(a movie actor/ producer) and Suzanne, 22(in Architectural Graduate School at SCIARC)