Janette N. Tropea

Senior Associate, Studio Leader San Diego


As SGPA’s Mixed-Use Studio Leader, Janette focuses on creating vibrant, contemporary environments that enrich people’s lives and achieve client’s goals. She draws from her diversified experience to plan and design complex urban infill projects that require multiple stakeholder groups to achieve consensus.

Janette leads project teams from pursuit through project construction. She is known to problem solve effectively through diligent organization complimented by a passion for innovative design. Her experience in budgeting, consultant coordination, and project team collaboration make her a well-rounded Project Manager. Through her commitment to design excellence and sound management practices, she strengthens our firm’s vision as a business development resource.

Janette is a LEED Accredited Professional and an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), currently holding a position on their Urban Infill Product Council and Transit Oriented Development Product Council. She also participates in events for National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS).



  • M.Arch, Arizona State University
  • B.B.A. Marketing Emphasis, University of San Diego
  • LEED Accredited Professional
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