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More about Marc Baxis

Business Philosophy

In order to be successful you must understand the market you are in. You must have the vision to see the possibilities that others may not when opportunities surface. You must be patient. You must fully and diligently assess the Risk/Reward component of any deal for your clients. Clients first always!


  • Trenton State College: B.A. Political Science / Business Administration.
  • Areas of Expertise
  • Marketing / Negotiating
  • Design / space layout
  • Multi Family Income, Single Family, Land acquisitions,
  • Property Management ( rentals / vacation or second homes) in town or long distance.
  • remodels/ renovations/projects from scratch.

Community Involvement

  • Return to Freedom sponsor for the well being of our imperiled native Mustangs.
  • Tales of Tavern Sponsor
  • Transition House : Provides meals for occupants.
  • Next Door San Roque: Activist in Crime Prevention in surrounding neighborhood
  • YMCA Volunteer Coach
  • AYSO Volunteer Coach
  • Santa Ynez Chamber of Commerce

Personal Background

Marc moved to California in 1979 where he was part of the executive team that brought highly acclaimed designer Giorgio Armani to the United States. He established and implemented the Giorgio Armani brand in the 13 western states. Negotiating with the top executive management teams for the most upscale department and specialty stores in the region. Names like I. Magnin, Bullocks, Macys and Neiman Marcus and Saks as well as hundreds of others.

In 1990 he left GFT and began his own career as a designer and manufacturer with the skill set obtained during his tenure with Giorgio Armani Fashion Corp. He quickly set up shop in a factory, in Los Angeles and began to design and produce quality garments that were distributed to over 1000 retailers that he had developed relationships with.

In 2005 Marc and his wife Lynda and two children Rebecca and August made a lifestyle change and moved to Santa Barbara. He purchased The Outpost Trading Company in Santa Ynez a very successful high end retail operation that is currently manged and operated by his wife Lynda.

Dating back to 1985 when Marc bought his first piece of Real Estate a duplex over looking the ocean in Belmont Heights. Since then Marc has successfully completed over numerous Real Estate transactions. Income property, single family residences, second home vacation properties, and land contracts both in the U.S. and the beaches of Mexico. In many of those instances Marc dealt directly with the Buyers and Sellers. In 2015 , Marc made his passion for Real Estate a profession. After interviewing with the major Real Estate companies in Santa Barbara he chose to align himself with the undisputed king of Real Estate companies, Coldwell Banker. I

Marc 's negotiating and marketing skills are a proven asset to all he partners with. His eye for space and design is exceptional. He knows whats at stake in the purchase or sale of your number one capital investment, from a business and emotional perspective.