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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Property Management

The responsibility of the Department of Property Management ranges from maintenance of City-owned buildings to leasing/renting City facilities, space and air rights to citizens, agencies and other various groups or entities. Gallier Hall is among one of the facilities the department manages and the City’s Multi-Purpose Centers which are rented from the City by various nonprofit agencies. Property Management also oversees the operation of the Mahalia Jackson Theater of Performing Arts and the Morris F.X. Jeff, Sr. Municipal Auditorium. Our Facilities Maintenance Division not only maintains the City buildings but modifies and improves them as needed. This division also has the responsibility of erecting stages, bleachers and port-o-lets for Mardi Gras and other City sponsored special events. 

Citizen Services

Director’s Office

Provides overall direction and coordination to all the divisions within the department, disseminate information to the general public and City departments regarding city owned property and owners of private property thru its Real Estate & Records Division. Responsible for tracking all Request for Repairs and emergency problems in City buildings. Assists with rental information regarding Gallier Hall and the Multi-Purpose Centers, oversees the City Hall Parking Garage & Lots, processes all City department’s Work Order Request Forms and dispatches various crews to perform work in city facilities as needed. This office handles all reservation for the Steps of City Hall, City Hall Lobby and Duncan Plaza.

Director’s Office

(504) 658-3600

George A. Patterson, Director, 
Edward F. Sens, Deputy Director, 
Adrienne Recasner, Administrative Assistant, 
Herman Hogues, Chief Electrician/Operation Manager, 
Melissa Wilson, Director’s Office Support Staff,
Karen Whitaker, Director’s Office Support Staff, – 
Rhonda L. Sidney, Personnel/Payroll,

Facilities Maintenance

Consist of our tradespeople who keep the City buildings in good working order, i.e. carpenters, electricians, welders, painters, plumbers and stationary engineers. They provide continuous maintenance to city buildings but must also react to emergencies within or on City property, day or night. This division is also responsible for the Mardi Gras Stands and port-o-lets every carnival season.

Facilities Maintenance

5034 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Office (504) 658-3730
Fax (504) 658-3780

John Scott, Facilities Maintenance Administrator,
Ronald Dixon, Administration,

Multi-Service Centers

Leases space to profit and non profit organizations and is comprised of (8) Multi-Purpose buildings. These centers are used to house many community based organizations, community activities, meetings and health clinics.

Currently opened:

  • Arthur Monday Multi-Purpose Center, 1111 Newton St, New Orleans, LA 70114
  • Allie Mae Williams Auditorium, 2020 Jackson Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Algiers Courthouse, 225 Morgan St, New Orleans, LA 70114

Multi-Service Centers Office

City Hall, Room 8E16
Office (504) 658-3623
Fax (504) 658-3649

Simone Simon, Multi-Service Centers Manager,
Wanda Wells, Support Staff,
Iron Porche, Engineer,

Real Estate & Records

This office buys, sells, and leases all city-owned immovable property, inside and outside city limits. This section also maintains a listing of all property within the City’s geographical location. Citizens can research property records or gain information on any city-owned property. This office also provides vital information to government agencies City, State and Federal. Copies are provided for a small fee. 

City-owned property for sale can be found here.

Real Estate & Records Office

City Hall, Room 5W06
Office (504) 658-3615
Fax (504) 658-3652

Martha Griset, Real Estate Administrator,
 Juanita Fletcher, Real Estate Manager,

The Cultural Center

This complex includes, the Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts, Louis Armstrong Park and the Morris FX Jeff, Sr. Municipal Auditorium. The Theater of the Performing Arts is available to lease regularly for cultural and other events such as the opera, ballet, Mardi Gras krewe activities, Broadway musicals, dance school reviews, graduations, concerts, etc. Armstrong Park serves as the site for various festivals and ethnic activities. The Auditorium is currently awaiting renovations. These City venues are being managed by Arts Center Enterprises (ACE).

Cultural Center Office

501 Basin Street, Suite D, New Orleans, LA 70112
Office (504) 525-1052
Fax (504) 569-1533

David Skinner, ACE Manager,
Mahalia Jackson Theater,

Gallier Hall

This facility is used mainly as the official reception hall for the Mayor but is rented regularly for dinner parties, wedding receptions, balls, movie shoots and various meetings. It is also one of the primary sites for Mardi Gras parties and activities.

Gallier Hall

545 St. Charles Ave,  New Orleans, LA 70130
Office (504) 658-3627

Municipal Yacht Harbor

Municipal Yacht Harbor

401 North Roadway, New Orleans, LA 70124

Warner Tureaud, President,
Wayne Bloom, Office Manager,, (504 )283-9676

Special Event Coordinator

Coordinates citizens, profit and non-profit organizations, churches, schools and other entities with request to utilize movable and immovable City property.

Adrienne Recasner, Special Event Coordinator,


The City of New Orleans owns and operates some of cities most historical cemeteries. It currently maintains Lafayette No. 1&2, Carrollton, St. Mary’s, Valence and Holt cemeteries.

Cemetery Office

City Hall, Room 5W04
Office (504) 658-3781

City Services


This division provides cleaning and related services on a day and night shift for City Hall and Civil Court. Custodial is also responsible for the monitoring contractual cleaning services for the Mun./Traff. Court, Criminal Court, MTA, NOPD Headquarters, City Hall and Civil Court.

City Hall Maintenance & Custodial Division

City Hall, Room 10E09
Office (504) 658-3665
Fax (504) 658-3648

Engineering Division

Provides preventive maintenance, A/C services and heating to City Hall, Civil Court, Municipal & Traffic Courts, Criminal Court, Police Headquarters and other City facilities.

Engineering Division

City Hall, Room 10W01
Engine Room (504) 658-3655  
Fax (504) 658-3651

Herbert Williams, Chief Engineer,

Fiscal Office

This office serves as the department’s accounting unit handling and processing all purchases and procurement procedures.

Fiscal Division

City Hall, Room 5W05
Office (504) 658-3630
Fax (504) 658-3648

Deline Williams, Budget Coordinator

City Hall & Civil Court Building Maintenance

This unit is responsible for all building maintenance, repairs and power outages to these facilities.

Thomas Terry, Building Superintendent,

Electrical/Operation Manager

Oversees city facilities electrical needs, repairs, power outages and electrical requests. City Liaison between contractors, vendors and citizen requests.


City Hall, Room 5w08

Herman Hogues, Electrical/Operation Manager,

Personnel/Payroll Division

The Department of Property Management’s Personnel Office operates according to the Civil Service Selection Process for hiring of new employees and is responsible for all payroll function for all of its employees.

Payroll/Personnel Division

City Hall, Room 5W04
Office (504) 658-3637
Fax (504) 658-3654

Rhonda Sidney, Personnel Manger,

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Last updated: 11/14/2017 9:56:44 AM

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