Leadership Biographies (Region 1)

(Acting) Regional Administrator – New England Region

Regional Commissioner - Public Buildings Service

Glenn C. Rotondo

A proven leader with experience in most all facets of GSA, Glenn Rotondo currently serves as the Acting Regional Administrator for the U.S. General Services Administration, New England. The Region provides federal agencies with smart workplaces, state-of-the-art technology, and a wide variety of services ranging from real property management to personal property disposal throughout the six New England states, New York, Puerto Rico, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Region also provides consulting services to connect small business owners, contractors, and vendors with federal government agencies in need of their services.

Rotondo also serves as Regional Commissioner for the Public Buildings Service (PBS), the agency's office that owns and manages federal real property, including federal courthouses, office buildings and land ports of entry on the Canadian border. PBS presently has under management 104 owned and 312 leased facilities totaling over 11 million square feet of space housing more than 22 thousand federal employees. PBS is also responsible for the disposal of all excess federal real property in the northeastern United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Rotondo has been with GSA since 1987 and has held a number of senior leadership positions. He is the recipient of two Meritorious Service Awards, two Hammer Awards and the GSA Public Service Award. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Providence College and law degree from New New England School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Regional Commissioner - Federal Acquisition Service

Joe Nickerson


Mr. Nickerson was named Acting Regional Commissioner for the Federal Acquisition Service on March 1, 2014 and was appointed Regional Commissioner shortly thereafter. Prior to this appointment, Nickerson served as the Director of the Assisted Acquisition Services Division, FAS. His responsibilities included managing the FAS Acquisition Professionals that provide solutions to the Department of Defense and Civilians agencies with a combined total contract value of more than $2 billion under management. Joe also served as the Director of Leasing for the Public Buildings Service that provided support to more than 5 million square feet of Government Leased space in the New England Region. Joe holds Master Degrees in Business Administration and Finance from Suffolk University and an Undergraduate Degree in Management from the University of Massachusetts. He was a member of the GSA Advanced Leadership Development Class of 2004 and has earned a Masters Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University and holds the Project Management Professional and Certified Commercial Investment Member designations.

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