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Commercial Real Estate Specialists Since 1976

About IPA

IPA is an independent real estate company that provides commercial real estate services. As brokers, IPA has sold and leased millions of square feet of commercial property since 1976. Our goal is to provide our clients with the most current and relevant market information available.

Our firm has been assisting clients in buying, selling, leasing, investing, and developing commercial properties for over 45 years. 

Our unique approach and presence as a boutique commercial real estate firm has produced hundreds of satisfied clients. Our Ventura County office is not restricted by territories, exclusives, property types or other constraints that bog down larger firms. Our clients benefit from our proactive nature and our ability to effectively market commercial properties in the surrounding area. We pride our selves on our local expertise. Knowing the players and the trends in our marketplace has proved to be an invaluable asset.

IPA knows commercial real estate and can help you achieve the best possible results for your property.

Meet IPA's Brokers

Michael L. Wax, SIOR, President
DRE Broker's Lic.# 01228006

Mike Wax has been active in commercial real estate since in 1997. Mike is a licensed real estate broker in the State of California, a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, and is a graduate of California State University of Northridge. Mike is proud to have 23 years of membership in AIR CRE (formerly the American Industrial Real Estate Association.) Mike currently resides in Camarillo, California with his wife and children.


Jonathan Wolk, Vice President
DRE Broker's Lic.# 01228058

Jonathan Wolk

Jonathan Wolk is a 23 year veteran of the commercial real estate industry. Jonathan is a licensed real estate broker in the State of California, specializing in all aspects of industrial, office and retail brokerage, including lease and sales negotiations, property valuations, and investment strategies. Jonathan has been involved with AIR CRE (the American Industrial Real Estate Association) for over 20 years. Jonathan is a graduate of the University of Southern California. Jonathan currently lives in Westlake Village, California.


Douglas F. Wax, Co-Founder
1939 - 2021

Doug Wax founded IPA in 1976 with co-founder and partner, Robert A. Lipson. Doug was orginally licensed as a real estate broker in the State of California in 1972. He was educated at Yale University (B.A.) and the University of Southern California (M.B.A.) and was a two term, past president of the American Industrial Real Estate Association (1981-82). In addition to a long and successful career as a broker Doug was also a successful developer having built over 50 industrial buildings in Ventura County, the San Fernando Valley and the Valencia area. Doug passed away peacfully at his home in Newbury Park, California on January 3, 2021.