The U.S. General Services Administration was established on July 1, 1949, when President Harry S. Truman signed the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act into law.
The administrator of General Services oversees a federal agency of approximately 11,600 people and an annual budget of approximately $16 billion. The GSA administrator heads one of three central management agencies in the federal government.
The administrator and the immediate management team are headquartered in GSA’s national office in Washington, DC. GSA also has 11 regional offices in Boston, MA; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Kansas City, MO; Fort Worth, TX; Denver, CO; San Francisco, CA; Tacoma, WA.; and Washington, DC.