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Jay L. Epstein


Principal Consultant

Jay Epstein Headshot
"I find my role at Acentech very satisfying. Our projects are usually the most exciting and interesting projects in my career. I admire leaders and innovators who persevere and beat the odds. I work with design teams from around the world and my colleagues are some of the most talented, respected people in the business.”

Jay Epstein has consulted and designed systems for telecommunications, electronic security and power distribution for more than 30 years. He has designed and coordinated a full range of communications systems including campus master planning, wireless networks (Wi-Fi), fiber optic networks, data centers, structured cabling systems, cable tray systems, building entrance facilities as well as coordinating with service providers. Additionally, he has designed and coordinated electronic security systems including video surveillance, access control, intrusion protection systems and security command centers. Jay’s extensive experience includes work for higher education, K-12 schools, healthcare, corporate, commercial, public clients. He successfully completed AirMagnet’s Site Survey and Radio Frequency Predictive Modeling course requirements and is recognized as an AirMagnet Site Survey Professional.

Kayak Fishing

When I’m not at work, I love to be out on the ocean. In the summertime, my passion is fishing for striped bass and bluefish from my ocean kayak. Here is a favorite spot of mine along the rocks off Swampscott.

Favorite Quote

“Win the morning, Win the day.”


  • BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD)
  • BICSI Electronic Security Specialist (ESS)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Member
  • Building Industry Consulting Service International Inc. (BICSI), Member
  • American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International, Member
  • ITT Technical Institute, Associates Degree, Commercial Engineering Building Technologies
  • Northeast Institute of Industrial Technologies, Certificate Program, Electrical Apprenticeship