Deputy Executive Director
Steve Fanczi has served as the Deputy Executive Director for the Georgia Building Authority (GBA) since May, 2006. He is responsible for the management of the various facilities located in the Capitol Hill Complex in Atlanta, Georgia, including the Georgia State Capitol building and the Governor's Mansion in northeast Atlanta. He led the development and implementation of a comprehensive master plan achieving some of the most significant improvements on Capitol Hill in several decades. Major initiatives include the construction of the new South Parking Deck which received the International Parking Institute Award for best Design of a Parking Facility and the preservation and renovation of the historic Department of Transportation building. In 2008, Fanczi developed and proposed the concept of a public plaza to the east of the State Capitol and led the design and construction of Liberty Plaza – completing a “civic assembly area” initiative that was first conceived over a hundred years ago.
During his tenure at the Georgia Building Authority, GBA has earned several industry awards including:
- 2010 and 2012 GASFA Innovations Award
- 2010 & 2013 NASFA Innovations Award
- 2011 - 2016 NPI Excellence in Procurement Award
- 2012 TOBY Atlanta & Southeast Region Awards (BOMA)
- 2013 IPI Award of Excellence
- 2014 Southern Legislative Conference Star Award Finalist
- 2014 & 2016 IPI Award of Merit
- 2016 Peach Award
- 2016 Energy Star Award
- 2017 TOBY Georgia Award
Prior to being named the Deputy Executive Director for the Georgia Building Authority, Fanczi served as the Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Administrative Services (DOAS). He began his career with state government in 1985 as an intern with DOAS and held several leadership positions including Director of Internal Business Services, Director of Risk Management Services, and Director of the Administration Division where he was responsible for Fiscal Services, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Facilities Management.
Fanczi received a Bachelor of Science degree from Presbyterian College and a Master of Public Administration from Georgia State University. He and his wife, Lisa, have three children and attend Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church in Dacula, Georgia.