As the Sr. Estimator for Land Development at S.E. Cline Construction Daniel Paton Sr. brings with him (40) forty years of construction experience. Starting his career in South Florida, he relocated to the North Florida area in 1977.

From 1975 through 1982 he worked as a Superintendent for his families owned Construction Company. In 1982 he went to work for Tampa based Calmark Communities as a General Superintendent overseeing construction of Ocean Gallery, a beachfront condominium community located in St. Augustine, Florida. He stayed with Calmark Communities until 1986 at which time he went to work for ITT Community Development Corporation, located in Palm Coast, Florida, as a Construction Manager for the Industrial/Commercial Division. In 1997 he left ITT to become a Construction Manager for S.E. Cline Construction. In 2002 he became Sr. Estimator and in 2012 became Vice President and Partner in S.E. Cline Construction.

In 1971 he was called to duty in the U.S. Navy where he served both on active duty and as a reservist though 1977. He attended both Palm Beach Community College and Broward Community College as a business major.