Industry Update
Appointment18 January 2019

Chris Marquis

Promoted Executive Vice President of Acquisitions
At Pacifica Hotels in Santa Barbara - CA, USA

Chris Marquis

Pacifica Hotels, the largest owner and operator of independent hotels on the Pacific Coast, appoints Chris Marquis to Executive Vice President of Investments & Acquisitions.

In his new position, Marquis will play a critical role in the development and execution of Pacifica's strategic growth plan and be responsible for all acquisition, disposition and financing processes including deal sourcing, deal structuring, underwriting oversight, due diligence, and investor management.

Marquis has served as the Vice President of Pacifica Hotels for the past four years, primarily responsible for the development of both commercial and private equity assets.

Prior to his career at Pacifica, Marquis joined GE Capital's Executive Leadership Program, where he worked alongside GE executives in launching new commercial platforms, developing new business products, and managing the debt book for hotels, multi-family and commercial properties through GE's Commercial Real Estate Lending group.

Marquis holds an MBA from the University of California, Irvine, and is a graduate of Brigham Young University in Provo, UT.

Pacifica Hotels

Pacifica Hotels was formed in 1993 to consolidate the hospitality operations of Invest West Financial Corporation, which has been involved in the acquisition, development, refurbishing and operating of quality hotel properties and other commercial real estate properties for almost 30 years.
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