Anne Papageorge is the senior vice president for facilities and real estate services at the University of Pennsylvania. Anne joined the University of Pennsylvania in October 2006, and is responsible for planning, design and construction, facilities operations, maintenance, and utilities, and real estate operations and development. She oversees a department of approximately 1,000 staff, $200 million in operating expenses, and a capital budget averaging approximately $350 million per year, the Penn Connects campus development plan, and the Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee responsible for developing and implementing the Climate and Sustainability Action Plan for the university.
Anne is a licensed landscape architect and was previously the senior vice president and memorial design director for the Lower Manhattan Development Corp., 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 and an M.B.A. from the City University of New York Baruch College. She serves on the executive Boards for Longwood Gardens, the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, the University City Science Center, and the Schuylkill River Development Corporation; she also serves on the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Team.