Facilities & Real Estate Services

Facilities and Real Estate Services, as stewards of Penn's physical environment, strives to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions that embrace our rich past and enhance the quality of the University's living and learning experiences.

Facilities and Real Estate Services works with Penn's schools and centers to support the University's physical infrastructure and provide valuable information and services to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and vendors of Penn with its expertise in business processes, policies and standards required to plan, design, construct, operate, maintain and renew the physical assets of the University, and manages Penn Connects – A Vision for the Future, a 30-year campus development plan.

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Programs

  • Architecture and Planning
  • Design and Construction
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Real Estate Development and Operations

Vice President Anne Papageorge

Anne Papageorge is the Vice President for Facilities and Real Estate Services at the University of Pennsylvania. Anne joined the University in October 2006 and is responsible for: Planning; Design and Construction; Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Utilities; and Real Estate Operations and Development.

Anne is a licensed landscape architect and was previously the Senior Vice President and Memorial Design Director for the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMCD), managing the planning, design and construction of the nearly $1 billion project encompassing the World Trade Center Memorial, Memorial Museum, Visitor's Center and related facilities.

Prior to joining the LMDC in 2004, she worked in design and construction for the City of New York, where she served as first deputy commissioner of the Department of Design and Construction, managing a staff of 1,200 and overseeing 750 projects valued at $4.4 billion.

Anne holds a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry School of Landscape Architecture, where she currently serves on the Faculty Landscape Architecture Advisory Council, and an M.B.A. from the City University of New York – Baruch College.