Cy Houston, Acting PBS Regional Commissioner
Cy Houston is currently the acting Public Buildings Service regional commissioner in the Heartland Region. With more than 26 years of experience in construction project management, and coordination of projects from conception through occupancy, Houston serves the position with a wealth of knowledge.
Since 2004, Houston has been the Design and Construction Division director. His duties include leadership and oversight of the planning, design, renovation and construction of federally-owned properties in four states -- totaling 12.5 million square feet. During Houston's detail, John Topi is serving as acting director of the Design and Construction Division.
Houston received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, in 1986. He joined GSA as a mechanical design engineer in the Design and Construction Division where he learned the fundamentals of building design and construction. Moving his way up in the organization, Houston went on to be a branch chief of Technical Services and a project executive before becoming the division director.
He has served on several national teams; managed the oversight, planning and execution of key capital projects; and, has been a key advisor on a national level in the project management field.