About Paula

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Paula J. McLean

Paula J. McLean

Broker Owner, ABR, CRS, RSPS, ASP

Get to Know Me

Unparalleled area expertise, exceptional marketing knowledge, and a keen design eye. These are just some of the many qualities you will find when working with Paula McLean. Primarily serving Berkshire County, Paula has over 40 years of industry expertise and is one of the Berkshires’ most acclaimed Realtors®. 
Born and raised in Berkshire County, Paula began her real estate career in 1981, as a way to support her daughter. As a single mom, Paula quickly rose through the ranks and became one of the area’s top-tier real estate agents. Through many years of hard work and determination for her clients, Paula has earned numerous awards and recognition throughout the industry. Some of her most noteworthy awards are the Realtor® Spirit Award and recognitions from both the Berkshire County  Kids Place and Violence Prevention Center and the Berkshire Center for Families and Children. She holds some of the industry’s highest designations as an Accredited Staging Professional, a Certified Residential Specialist, an Accredited Buyer Representative, and a Resort and Second Home Property Specialist.
Yet, in spite of the industry accolades, she has been awarded over the years, Paula’s main duty is to her clients. There is no greater feeling than handing over the keys to new homeowners at the closing table. As one of the area’s most established agents, Paula has built her professional reputation on her exceptional market knowledge and her ability to form lasting relationships with her clients. She is incredibly proud of the fact the majority of her business was built on referrals and repeat clients, which remains sustainable to this day. Paula specializes in luxury real estate, working with high-end buyers and sellers throughout Berkshire County but also takes great pride in finding the perfect first home for many entry level purchasers. She is incredibly well-versed in new construction, condominium sales, vacation homes, and luxury estates. 
Paula is not only a multi-million dollar producer and a top-tier agent throughout the Berkshires, she is most well-known for her community outreach and philanthropic pursuits. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Berkshire County Kids Place and Violence Prevention Center, the Board of Directors for Berkshire County MLS, is a current member of the Realtors® Community Service Committee, and was the past president of the Berkshire Center for Families and Children. She is the proud mother of her beautiful daughter Trinity, who has sorrowfully  passed,. and is "Nina" to her three gorgeous grandchildren. In her spare time, you can find Paula cooking, gardening, and spending quality time with her friends and family and partner Daniel.
  • Multi-million dollar sales performance history
  • Established on-site sales experience in luxury vacation home communities
  • New construction expert, condominium, and second home specialist
  • Certified Residential Specialist
  • Accredited Buyers Representative
  • Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in MA and NY


  • Residential Sales, New Homes, Condominiums, and Luxury and Vacation Homes
  • Refined showing skills
  • Organized and tenacious
  • Computer savvy

Broker/ Owner of Paula McLean Realtors, Inc.

  • Apr 2019 - Present · 3 yrs 2 mos.
  • Lenox, MA

Broker/ Co-Owner of McLean and McLean Realtors Inc.

  • Jan 1981 - Apr 2019 · 38 yrs 4 mos.
  • Full-service Real estate company serving all of Berkshire County. Full-time agents committed to quality. service to buyers and sellers

Sales Director at FairWynds at Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club

  • Feb 1999 - Apr 2004 · 5 yrs 3 mos.
  • 55 Unit Luxury Condominium Development

Sales Manager at Allegrone Construction Company

  • 1989 - 1991 · 2 yrs.
  • Sales Manager New Home Construction
  • DBA Allegrone Real Estate Group

Sales Manager at Springland Associates at South Pond Farm Condominiums

  • Jan 1984 - Jan 1987 · 3 yrs 1 mo.
  • On-site sales manager for vacation/condominium community located on Richmond Pond, Pittsfield MA
  • Activities and Societies: 1993 Nationally Certified Residential Specialist
  • 1997 National Accredited Buyer Representative
  • 1998 Certified Marketing Assistance Specialist
  • 1998 Certified Destination Service Specialist
  • 1998 Certified Relocation Inventory Specialist
  • 2010 Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist
  • Berkshire Community College

Realtor Spirit Award

  • Issued by Berkshire County Board of Realtors · Oct 2016

Sheri L. Quinn Outstanding Volunteer Service Award

  • Issued by Berkshire County Kids Place · Mar 2012
  • I am honored to have received this award.

Presidents Award

  • Issued by Berkshire Center for Families and Children

Paula was very patient in our house hunt. She was very responsive in our search and followed up with us frequently. She was always there when we needed her. I would definitely recommend her as your Realtor®. She is the best.

— Abhijit S.


Paula is incredible. My husband and I had no idea what we were doing as first-time buyers and Paula held our hands from start to finish throughout the process. She knew to look for things when we visited listings that we would never have thought to look for and she isn't afraid to get her hands dirty. She was always available every time I needed to call or text. She is also very well connected so had a r...

— Alexander B.


Very attentive to detail, communicated well, and very knowledgeable.

— Arthur L.

Work With Paula

I hold my client's interest first and foremost, whether you are shopping for your first home, looking to downsize, seeking a larger home, or relocating. I am diligent, knowledgeable, proficient, and ready to help you with your next move!