Jason Kenney was appointed Deputy Director of the Real Estate Services Division (RESD) in August 2018.
Kenney most recently served as acting deputy director and assistant deputy director for RESD, while also managing the Project Management and Development Branch for the division. He was originally hired as DGS’ deputy director for the Office of Strategic Planning, Policy, and Research.
Prior to DGS, Kenney served as branch chief over the Department of State Hospital’s purchasing, contracting, asset management, fleet, SB/DVBE advocacy, Capital Outlay, and Cal-Card functions from June 2013 to December 2015. He also served as the Asset Management manager for the Department of Motor Vehicles, and served in the Office of Personnel Services at the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Kenney has a wide range of experience overseeing and improving operational programs in the state, particularly in the field of design/construction and administration.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento.