Government Practice Area Leader, Principal

Bob brings tremendous professional experience and industry expertise to his dual roles as a Leader of Gensler’s Firmwide Government Practice and the Southeast Region Director of Consulting. Bob served for eight years as Commissioner of the U.S. General Services Administration’s Public Buildings Service, responsible for design, construction, leasing and management for more than 375 million square feet of space housing more than 1.1 million employees with an annual budget of more than $9 billion. He has been a land use attorney, commercial real estate mortgage banker and broker and has also served as President of the Greater Washington Board of Trade and Vice President for Public Affairs at the American Institute of Architects. He received his B.A. cum laude with distinction in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from Yale Law School. A Gensler Principal, Bob has been a visiting Loeb Fellow at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and a visiting lecturer at Yale College. An Honorary Member of both the AIA and American Society of Landscape Architects, in 2012 he received the AIA Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture.


Apr 17

April 17, 2018

Quick Hits

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

FOOD AND REAL ESTATE (25 MINUTES) The growing interest in and awareness of fresh, local food, is spurring innovation in development projects, generating real estate value, and benefits for people and the planet. This Quick Hit will…