Office of the Administrator Overview

Official portrait of GSA Administrator, Emily Murphy

GSA is led by Emily W. Murphy, who was appointed to be the GSA Administrator by the President. She was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 5, 2017 and sworn in on December 12, 2017. Read her official bio.

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; Auburn, WA.; and Washington, DC.

Last Reviewed: 2017-12-12