Jacob Lipa is the CEO of Micropolitan, a real estate development subsidiary of Psomas. Micropolitan builds, owns and operates apartment buildings. Prior to founding Micropolitan, Jacob served as the president of Psomas for over 10 years. Psomas is a consulting engineering firm serving public and private clients throughout the Western United States and headquartered in Los Angeles. The firm specializes in the land development, water, and transportation markets. In addition to Psomas and Micropolitan, Jacob in partnership with FMG founded PsomasFMG, a solar development company serving the public and educational markets.
Jacob Lipa is the past Chairman of the Los Angeles Business Council, the past President of the Friends of Ballona Wetlands, the past president of the LA County Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies. He is a Board member of the Engineering School of Cal Poly University, a board member of the Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre, and serves as an advisor to several private local and international companies.