Director of Properties
Curt Genga joined the Preservation Society in 1990 as the Director of Properties. He has worked in the preservation field for the past 40 years. As a member of the senior staff, he provides counsel on the planning and management of all major repairs, restorations, and building maintenance and operations on a daily basis.
Curt has worked on all 36 of the Preservation Society's buildings over the past 23 years, including the complete exterior restoration of The Breakers and its two terraces and Children Cottage; Marble House and its terrace and Chinese Tea House; The Elms and its sunken garden, fountains and three terraces; Rosecliff and its fountains, Hunter House, the Osgood-Pell House which houses the Preservation Society's headquarters, Green Animals Topiary Garden, Hunter House, Chateau-sur-Mer and its Tea House, as well as Isaac Bell House and Chepstow.
Curt also oversaw the creation of the groundbreaking Facilities Management Database that tracks all restoration and maintenance projects for the 36 buildings. The database prioritizes and budgets for all building repairs over the next 30 years.
Curt oversees a staff of 45 employees, including caretakers, security guards, cleaning staff, carpenters, painters and masons.