Philadelphia, July 3, 2012 –Mayor Michael A. Nutter has appointed Bridget Collins-Greenwald as the new Commissioner of the Department of Public Property. Ms. Collins-Greenwald succeeded Joan Schlotterbeck on her retirement on June 9, 2012.
“I’m confident that Bridget’s broad experience in the Managing Director’s Office and her work on vacant property, as well as the Mayor’s Facilities Task Force, will serve her well as she takes the Department’s helm,” Mayor Nutter said.
“I am excited to take on the role as Commissioner of Public Property. I look forward to continuing the hard work and improvements that have taken place under Commissioner Schlotterbeck,” said Collins-Greenwald. “Serving the City of Philadelphia and its residents is a privilege, and it is an honor to maintain City Hall, one of the most treasured landmarks in Philadelphia.”
Collins-Greenwald was first employed by the City in 1997 in the Office of Human Resources. She then moved to the Department of Licenses and Inspections where she rose to Deputy Commissioner for Operations.
In 2010, she became Deputy Managing Director and was responsible for initiating and implementing the Mayor’s vacant land strategy; served as the Chairperson of the City’s Space Allocation Committee, and coordinated the city-wide Facilities Task Force, chaired by Tom Knox. Collins-Greenwald also served as the Managing Director’s designee to the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation Board, as a member of the City’s labor negotiation team working on union contracts and as a member of the Society of Human Resource Management.
As Commissioner of the Department of Public Property, Collins-Greenwald will continue to be involved in implementing the vacant land strategy and serving on the Facilities Task Force. She holds a B.S. in Business Management from Drexel University and a Masters in Human Resources Management from Holy Family University.