Palm Facility Services Sets Groundwork for Growth with New Partnership, Leadership Structure

Following years of strategic growth in the Washington Metropolitan area, Palm Facility Services, a leading provider of facilities management, engineering and maintenance services, is proud to announce general manager Matthew Palm has been named a partner in the company, joining founding partners Herb Palm and Lance Ford. Palm’s promotion supports the evolution of the company’s dynamic leadership structure and its commitment to building a skilled and diverse management team.

“Matt brings energy, creativity and innovation to our team, strong qualities that we need as the commercial real estate landscape continues to shift,” said Herb Palm, principal and founder of Palm Facility Services. “In addition to his leadership abilities, he has been instrumental in implementing streamlined training and operations processes, which deliver unsurpassed quality of service to our clients. Matt is ideally suited to lead Palm Facility Services into its next chapter of success.”

Matthew Palm has more than 12 years of industry experience in progressively responsible roles both within Palm Facility Services and with other organizations, including J & B
Cleaning Services and Allstate Building Services. In his role as general manager, he oversees all phases of Palm Facility Services’ operations, including the operational management team and their service delivery teams, sales team support and budget. Palm is also responsible for implementing and coordinating company policies, systems and controls for more than 10 million square feet of commercial and multi-family assets in the Washington Metropolitan area.

Palm studied business management at Valdosta State University and is Green Building certified through the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS). He is also a member of the Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI), the Capitol Association of Building Service Contractors (CABSC), the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association (ISSA), the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Lance Ford and Herb Palm, experienced local commercial real estate professionals, founded Palm Facility Services in 2005 in response to a need they saw in the industry for a client-centric facility services company. Palm Facility Services brings an unparalleled knowledge of the real estate industry, with solid ownership comprised of two founders, a dynamic corporate management team and more than 400 employees who share a commitment to safety, quality and service. 

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