Dan Mathews Appointed Commissioner of GSA's Public Buildings Service
July 28, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) today announced that Dan Mathews will be appointed Commissioner of the Public Buildings Service (PBS).
Mathews will oversee GSA's real estate portfolio, which includes more than 370 million rentable square feet in more than 8,600 active assets across the country. As an appointee of President Donald J. Trump, he will ensure that the acquisition, disposal and management of real estate assets provide GSA's partners in government with the space they need to accomplish their goals while also delivering the best value possible to taxpayers.
Mathews comes to GSA with more than 20 years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. For the past 14 years, he has served as the Republican staff director for the House's Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
"Dan's unique perspective of GSA, developed over more than a decade of helping lead Congressional oversight, will be an invaluable asset to PBS and GSA," said Tim Horne, GSA's acting administrator. "Dan has a tremendous appreciation for the value PBS delivers and we look forward to benefiting from his leadership experience and expert insight. I look forward to working with him to provide our partners in government with the facilities they need to carry out their important missions while creating cost-saving efficiencies and reducing our footprint."
Mathews will be sworn in on Aug. 3. Acting PBS Commissioner Michael Gelber will return to his previous role as deputy PBS commissioner.