About Kenny Slaught


Kenny Slaught is the founder and president of Investec Real Estate Companies, a prestigious real estate management firm located in Santa Barbara, California. After graduating from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a bachelor’s degree in business and economics, Kenny Slaught earned his California Real Estate Broker’s license and founded Investec in 1983. Since then, the company has grown to include more than 3 million square feet of coastal California apartment, office, retail, and self-storage properties.

Under the leadership of Kenneth Slaught, Investec currently employs 40 individuals and oversees more than $1 billion in real estate assets throughout Southern California. Accredited by the Institute of Real Estate Management and a longtime member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the company also belongs to the Santa Barbara Rental Property Association and is listed in the Better Business Bureau of Tri Counties. Currently, Investec stands as the largest real estate management company in Santa Barbara.

For more than 25 years, Kenny Slaught has held leadership positions in nonprofit organizations in Santa Barbara and beyond. He is a board member at the Storyteller Children’s Center, a charitable organization dedicated to improving quality of life for children experiencing homelessness. He has also spent the better part of 20 years on the board of the Dream Foundation, which fulfills final wishes for adults with terminal illnesses. A member of the UCSB Foundation board of trustees, Kenny Slaught formerly served on the board of the Santa Barbara Hospice Foundation.


In his free time, Kenny Slaught enjoys playing basketball, and hiking in the mountains.