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PBS Leasing Roundtable - Industry Engagement Event


The General Services Administration (GSA) is committed to fostering productive relationships between GSA and its industry partners. Toward that end, the GSA Office of Leasing within GSA’s Public Buildings Service (PBS) is working with GSA’s Office of the Procurement Ombudsman to host a GSA Leasing Forum in February 2020.  The target audience for this event is the Office of Leasing's industry partners. In order to ensure that the GSA Leasing Forum is meaningful and effective, PBS is hosting a virtual Roundtable discussion to identify leasing topics of interest to GSA’s industry partners.  


Date: The Roundtable discussion will be held onDecember 18, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).


Location: The meeting will be held virtually and the Meeting Space call-in information will be made available to registrants


Registration: Industry partners wishing to virtually attend and participate in this Roundtable event must register by December 17, 2019. Registration is free and based on space availability. 


Registration Link: GSA PBS Leasing Industry Engagement Event Registration


Members of the press, in addition to registering for this event, must also RSVP to press@gsa.gov by December 11, 2019. 


Day of: The Meeting Space line will open up at 2:45 p.m.and the Roundtable session will start promptly at 3:00 p.m. EDT.  Attendees must be registered to participate.  Participation will be through a moderated virtual messaging chat function Meeting Space. 


Background: PBS is seeking to build productive relationships with its industry partners by seeking industry input and contributions to allow for more meaningful and productive interactions during industry day events.  


PBS invites industry representatives from the leasing community to share thoughts, major topics of interest, and challenges that your company or industry faces with regard to GSA’s leasing program. PBS intends to use the information gathered from this Roundtable event to inform the planning of its GSA Leasing Forum scheduled forFebruary 24, 2020.

GSA is particularly interested in responses to the following questions:

  • What topics would be of interest to you during a GSA Leasing Forum?
  • Are there any specific challenges your organization faces in regards to GSA leasing?
  • What is GSA Leasing doing well and what could GSA Leasing do better?


Format:  A Moderator will pose questions to the Roundtable speakers who will respond. Virtual meeting attendees will have the opportunity to send in comments/responses regarding each question through a moderated chat function during the session. 


Special accommodations: This virtual meeting is accessible to people with disabilities.  Request for auxiliary aids should be directed to Brian.Snow@gsa.gov by December 4, 2019.


The list of Roundtable speakers and the Agenda are below:


Roundtable Speakers

Justin Hawes, Division Director, PBS Office of Leasing, GSA Moderator

Ron KendallExecutive Vice President, Easterly Government Properties 

Joe Delogu, Principal, FD Stonewater 

Marcy Owens Test, Senior Vice President, CBRE Federal Leasor Advisory Group




3:00 – 3:02: GSA/PBS Welcome 

3:02 – 3:10: Introduction of roundtable participants by GSA Moderator

3:10 – 4:20: Roundtable discussion, with questions posed by GSA Moderator 

4:20 – 4:30: GSA/PBS Close out


For Further Information Contact:  Lance Feiner at lance.feiner@gsa.gov





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