Ken Switzer has been active continuously for 25 years in reali estate in the greater Santa Barbara area, and for larger multi-family properties and large land tracts, his sphere extends into North Santa Barbara County, San Luis Obispo County and Ventura County. As one of the company's top-producing real estate agents, Ken has been involved in over 600 successfully closed sale transactions; about half including a real estate investment component. From this long-time and broad transaction experience, along with Ken's own real estate investment experience and an engineering degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the math and analytical background and skills he provides for his clients' benefit, are unmatched in the Tri-County commercial real estate market.
Ken's achievements on behalf of his clients have been recognized with Berkshire Hathaway's highest award - the Chairman's Circle Diamond award for closed sales in the top 1/2% of company agents throughout the country. Ken also won the prestigious Jack Kelly award for complex real estate investment transaction of the year. Ken is fluent in 1031 exchange rules, tax benefits and financing strategies to ensure that a commercial real estate marketing explores all routes to the find the best deal structure and highest-paying buyer. Ken's intelligent, relaxed and pleasing personality provides an edge to his clients in negotiation, and in steering even the most complex transactions to a successful conclusion, and his experienced team provides top shelf marketing and logistical support to ensure a professional presentation, maximized results and a smooth process.