Brij B. Anand serves as Vice President for
Campus Facilities and Services. Previously he held the position of
Vice President for Facilities and Construction. He is responsible
for Real Estate, Master Planning, Facilities Design &
Construction, Facilities Operations & Maintenance and
Sustainability Program. In addition his office is responsible for
Conference & Auxiliary Services, Dining Services and management
of Branch Campuses.
On a daily basis, the office is responsible for the upkeep,
maintenance and improvements of 3 million square feet of space in
48 buildings on 4 campuses with 290 acres of grounds. The office
performs preventative maintenance on more than 9,000 pieces of
mechanical equipment, responds to more than 50,000 service
requests, and supports thousands of events throughout the year.
The office is responsible for the coordination and support of
approximately 25,000 internal and external events held on all
campuses. Auxiliary Services is responsible for managing the
student dining and bookstore operations. In addition, the office
manages operations of all the branch campuses including optimizing
their use and maximizing their associated revenue.
Mr. Anand joined the University in 2005. Previously, Mr. Anand
spent over 30 years in the private sector, most of which were in
various positions within the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).
There, his various roles included Managing Director of Long Range
Planning, Director of Facilities Planning and Construction and
Director of Facilities Management of Broadcast and ‘On-Air’
During his years at NBC, Mr. Anand spearheaded a successful
search for two million square feet of space to construct a
state-of-the-art broadcasting and production facility for the
company across the tri-state area. This effort also enhanced and
permanently established NBC headquarters and broadcast
productions/operations at 30 Rockefeller Plaza (currently known as
the G.E. Building). Prior to his career at NBC, Mr. Anand helped
construct oil tankers at the Brooklyn Naval Yard.
A graduate with distinction in mechanical and electrical
engineering from Vikram University, India, Mr. Anand earned a
master’s degree in Management from Polytechnic Institute of NY. He
has a daughter, a son and three grandchildren and resides in
Franklin Lakes, NJ.