Mr. West, Founder of West Peak Investments, has been an integral player in the 1031 exchange and alternative investment industry since 2003. Mr. West has experience in a wide-range of alternative investment strategies including real estate, 1031 property, energy, tax strategies1, private equity, fixed income, amongst others.
Today, Mr. West helps high-net worth investors and professionals from all over the country take control of their financial future by providing sound advice, consulting, and education on 1031 solutions and alternative investment strategies.
After spending several years as a due diligence analyst of 1031 exchange replacement properties such as TIC’s and DST’s, Mr. West became a Series 7 and 66 securities licensed financial advisor in 2005. Over the past decade Mr. West expanded his business to include a broader range of alternative asset classes for cash investors, recognizing these programs brought more and better options to his clients. In 2013 Mr. West guided his business to include a third-party consulting component after being sought out on numerous occasions for his counsel on 1031 and alternative strategies, and to help navigate lease and sale negotiations. As a firm believer that informed investors make better decisions, Mr. West founded West Peak Investments to provide a better platform to educate investors and professionals on their 1031 options and alternative investment strategies, and to help them better understand these non-traditional investment solutions.
Prior to founding West Peak Investments, Mr. West served as an analyst and advisor for 1031 Property Watch and was a member of OMNI Brokerage’s Investment Committee.
Mr. West is also a devoted husband of 14 years to his wife Sarah, and a loving and active father to his three sons, Cole, Jackson, and Luke.