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GSA Names Stephen Leeds as Senior Counselor

GSA# 10620

August 10, 2009
Contact: Caren Auchman, (202) 501-1231
caren.auchman@gsa.gov

WASHINGTON — The U.S. General Services Administration has named Stephen Leeds to serve as Senior Counselor to the Administrator.

Leeds comes to GSA with more than 35 years of commercial real estate experience. Prior to his appointment, Leeds was the Chief Operating Officer, a member of the executive committee, and a founding partner of Rogers & Hardin LLP, an Atlanta law firm, where he specialized in commercial real estate.

“I look forward to advising and working with the Administrator as we contribute to our nation’s economic recovery, make progress toward a greener economy, and answer President Obama’s call for a more open, transparent, and accountable government,” said Leeds.

Throughout his career, Leeds has been active in real estate and economic development matters, having served as an emeritus trustee of the Georgia Research Alliance and a member and chair of the board of directors of the Georgia World Congress Center, during the facility's largest expansion. 

Leeds has also served as principal advisor to former Senator Max Cleland, served in various capacities with the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, and was a member of then Senator Obama’s National Finance Committee.

Leeds graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in business and received a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan.


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