About Us


IWFC was founded in 1970 by Dale Marquis and Sam Battestone in Santa Barbara, California. The company originally found its roots in a diverse group of investments which included the Tennis Club of Santa Barbara, the New Orleans Jazz (NBA Franchise), Big Yellow House Restaurants, and various other operating companies, commercial and hospitality real estate assets. In 1986 Dale Marquis bought out his partner and become the sole owner of Invest West.

Our Affiliates

Invest West Financial Corporation realizes that real estate is a long-term investment. Invest West understands that our projects, as well as our reputation, must stand the test of time within the community.

Giving Back

Charities that are close to the hearts of Invest West Financial employees. To show our support for this cause, employees donate their time and money.