Acting RA and PBS Regional Commissioner Dan Brown
Mr. Dan Brown serves as the acting Regional Administrator and is the Regional Commissioner of the Public Buildings Service in the Pacific Rim Region. He is responsible for one of GSA’s largest and diverse federal real estate inventories in terms of scope, complexity, and income production. Region 9 realizes $1.3 billion in annual revenue with an operating budget of $251 million; a new construction capital program of $609.6 million; a major repair and alteration budget of $147.4 million and a leasing budget of $659 million. Mr. Brown oversees the major modernization efforts currently underway in California and Arizona at the Calexico, Otay Mesa and San Luis Land Ports of Entry (LPOE). Recently completed, the $741 million modernization and expansion of the San Ysidro LPOE is one of the most ambitious and complex projects for GSA. Across the region, Mr. Brown has helped bring more efficient use of space for multiple federal agencies by consolidating space from leases into federal buildings. In fiscal year 2021, the Region generated $84.9 million in lease cost avoidance and savings for the taxpayer.
Prior to joining the Pacific Rim Region, Mr. Brown served in leadership roles in GSA Regions 6, 10 and at GSA Headquarters. As Western Zone Executive responsible for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, he coordinated $1.4 billion in construction projects in an aggressive two-year timeframe across three regions. Mr. Brown has been active throughout his career with local communities and stakeholders.
He graduated from the University of Kansas at the top of his class with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering and belongs to the Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society.