Professor Di Paolo began his career in marketing and sales in the cosmetics industry originally working for the Revlon Corporation under the control of Charles Revson, legendary innovator of marketing and sales practices.  After completing his academic studies and earning his MBA and Ph.D. at New York University’s Graduate School of Business, Professor Di Paolo began a career in higher education at St. John’s University.  In 1971, he transferred to the then Staten Island Community College which is now the College of Staten Island.  

He chaired the Department of Business in the late 1970’s and has been an active member of the department serving for many years on the Appointments Committee and on various other departmental and college level committees.  He has been responsible for the Management Concentration in the department and has chaired several search committees for new faculty.

His academic interests are primarily in the areas of small business, organizational behavior and labor compensation.  He is currently a Vice President and Treasurer of a real estate management company and is responsible for an enterprise with revenues in excess of $1,000,000.  


BA, Brooklyn College

MBA, New York University

PhD, New York University

Scholarship / Publications

Gordon Di Paolo is a co-author of a book with Helen Siner, Marcia Sorkin and Roz Attinson entitled, Mathematics For Business Decisions.  He is the author of, Marketing For Economic Development, a study of how underdeveloped countries might employ marketing principles to attract foreign investment and foster economic development.  For many years Dr. Di Paolo has served as a management consultant to many small businesses and written proprietary reports based on studies and analyses of business practices.