Edward J. Jacobson, CPA, CVA
Shareholder, CEO


Mr. Jacobson has been in public accounting and business consulting since 1977. He joined Glass Jacobson as a senior accountant in 1980 and is now President of both the Accounting and Investment Advisory firms. Ed is a Certified Valuation Analyst, a Registered Investment Advisor and has a Life and Health Insurance License.

Ed has a wide range of expertise, including small- to mid-sized business valuations, expert testimony, business consulting and planning and tax research, preparation and planning. He is widely considered a top expert in his field, and has been published multiple times, including in the Baltimore Business Journal (“M&A Deals Only Get Done with Creativity,” February 6, 2009).

Prior to Glass Jacobson, Ed was an auditor with Peat, Marwick & Mitchell. He is a member of the American Institute and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. He sits on the Board of Directors for Kids Chance of Maryland, Inc., and has been honored by Smart CEO Magazine as one of Baltimore’s “Smart CPAs” in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009. In 2011 and 2012, Ed was recognized by Baltimore Magazine as a “5 Star Wealth Manager.” He is currently the general campaign vice chairman for Israel Bonds of Maryland.