Paul Barlo was born on May 22, 1949 in Newark, NJ. He was raised in Hillside, NJ. where he attended Christ the King Grammar School. Continuing his education at Seton Hall Prep, for High School. Paul then went onto the University of Notre Dame and was a Graduate Magna Cum Laud in 1972. During his fourth year of the five year program at Notre Dame he studied architecture in Rome, Italy. As an architect for more than 30 years he has designed residential, commercial and governmental projects. Being at the shore he has designed many projects with a nautical theme. This should be beneficial to those looking to rebuild after Super Storm Sandy.
Paul Barlo is a member and has served the American Institute of Architects as a chair of all their committees. During his tenure as President he organized a sand castle competition at Brick Township Founders Day, to promote exposure for architects in a fun and interactive way. He is currently assisting in the redesign of Camp Osborn, a Brick Township ocean front community devastated by Super Storm Sandy.
Paul is involved and an active member of several local organizations. As a member and Past President of the Brick Township Rotary Club, he used his professional background to design, raise funds and construct a Bandshell at Windward Beach, in Brick Township. It has been the home of the annual Summerfest concert series for more than a decade. Because of his and the firms efforts Paul Barlo was named a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary. He is also a member of the Spring Lake / Brielle Rotary Club.
Paul is a member and Past President of the Brick Township Chamber of Commerce, a trustee of the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties where he chairs the facilities committee. He is also co-founder of Dottie’s House and has served as its President and is a trustee of Chambers Bridge Residence. The Monmouth Ocean Development Council in 2006, honored Mr Barlo with the Silver Gull Award for his community service. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County holds a special place in Paul’s heart. He is a Past President and founding member of the 16 year old child mentoring agency. Additionally he is a trustee of the Jersey Shore Council Boy Scouts of America and in 2007 received the Good Turn Award, serves on the Mayor’s Council for Renewable Energy and the Brick Township Historical Commission.