The mission of the Branch of Real Property and Leasing (BRPL) is to provide policy, oversight, and technical assistance for the real property leasing program and lease administration for all Indian Affairs (IA), including offices within the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs (AS-IA), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), and the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE).
OFPSM is working on making our pages more user-friendly and service-oriented. During this time, there may be some discrepancies between the layouts of organizational and specific service pages as they enter the review and approval stages. We encourage you to contact the Branch of Real Property and Leasing below if you have any specific questions or concerns.
Who We Serve
BRPL serves tribes, schools, vendors, and other stakeholders under IA, AS-IA, BIA, and BIE through the real property leasing program. BRPL also handles space utilization and requests for space from these entities. Some examples of spaces that BRPL is responsible for include office/commercial spaces, warehouses, yards, and storage spaces. If you are looking to lease property, utilize space, or request space, please click one of the two forms below. For any specific questions about leasing space, utilizing space, or requesting space, please use the contact information found on this page.
Services We Provide
About the Branch of Real Property and Leasing (BRPL)
The Branch of Real Property and Leasing (BRPL) is headquartered in Reston, VA. BRPL is responsible for the real property leasing program and lease administration for all Indian Affairs (IA), including the Offices within AS-IA, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). This encompasses Indian Affairs’ twelve regions located throughout the U.S. and Alaska and impacts every federally recognized Indian.
If you have any specific requests for BRPL or any comments, questions, or concerns, please contact us. We are looking forward to serving you and your needs.
- Edelma Galarza-Valentin, Branch of Real Property and Leasing, Branch Chief
- Cody L. Seaton, Senior Realty Specialist
- Jack R. Crumpacker, Senior Realty Specialist
- Nicholas Smeragulio, Realty Specialist