Anne Papageorge Vice President, University of Pennsylvania
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 has the responsibility for Planning, Design, and Construction, Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Utilities, and Real Estate Operations and Development.
Anne oversees a department of approximately 975 staff, $170M in operating expenses and a capital budget averaging approximately $275M per year, the Penn Connects campus development plan, and the Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee responsible for developing and implementing the Climate 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 Corporation, 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 Lower Manhattan Development Corporation 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 degree in Landscape Architecture from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry School of Landscape Architecture and a Master of Business Administration from the City University of New York, Baruch College.
She serves on the executive boards of the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Schuylkill River Development Corporation, the Philadelphia Center for Architecture and serves on the committees of the University City Science Center and Longwood Gardens. She also serves on the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” Executive Leadership Team.