Denise L. Pease concludes National Summit 2012 by calling on participants to leave a path for others to follow, wherever their careers lead. Continue reading
As Regional Administrator, Pease oversees the federal government’s real estate portfolio, procurement of goods and services, and information technology for New York, northern New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. GSA’s Northeast and Caribbean Region has about 700 employees, an annual operating budget of $1.4 billion, and a real estate portfolio that includes 72 government-owned buildings and leased space in 469 commercial buildings. The region’s staff also manages a number of major projects, including the expansion of several border stations along the U.S. border with Canada; the construction of a federal courthouse in Buffalo, New York; the return of federal tenants to the World Trade Center site; and more than $480 million in projects funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Pease is an alumna of Columbia University School of General Studies and holds a Bachelor of Arts in American history and biology. She was also a Charles H. Revson fellow at Columbia and a National Urban Fellow, Class of 1983, at the Bernard M. Baruch Graduate School of Public Administration, and has studied executive management at the European Institute of Business Administration in Paris.