Marty Smith (Bio)
State Property Officer
Marty Smith serves as Georgia’s State Property Officer, appointed in 2019 by Governor Brian P. Kemp. Directing the construction and management of the state’s properties, Smith is the Executive Director of the Georgia Building Authority and State Properties Commission, and the Director of the Georgia Financing and Investment Commission, Construction Division. He is responsible for management of the state’s capital assets, including the state’s real property assets, management of buildings on Capitol Hill, and project management on state construction projects.
Prior to being named the State Property Officer, Smith served as served as Chairman of the Carroll County Board of Commissioners, directing major capital projects, increasing cash reserves, improving operational efficiencies, raising employee morale and lowering property taxes. Smith has extensive experience in the commercial construction industry, where he managed site developments throughout the Southeast while owning his own grading company.
Smith is an alumnus of both Carrollton City Schools and The University of West Georgia, where he holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Management. He has actively served as a volunteer and mentor in his community, including longtime membership in the Rotary Club, serving as a Deacon at the First Baptist Church in Carrollton, Georgia, and participating in numerous Chamber of Commerce programs. Marty is married to Pam Russell Smith and they have three children- Taylor, Andy and Sydney.