Syndication & Development

At Gibraltar, we strive to deliver quality investment opportunities for all of our clients, whether they are first-time investors or experienced real estate veterans. Our team utilizes the most advanced research, analysic, and logistical tools to select projects that offer significant value-added potential and strong market positioning. No matter how much you are looking to invest, we can assist you in locating the best investment property to suit your needs.




Gerry’s career in real estate management, brokerage, development, and investment spans more than 25 years. As the Principal and Founder of several related companies, Gerry leads with an entrepreneurial spirit focusing on integrity, market insight, and financial prudence.

Through the collaborative work and effort with his long-time friend and co-principal, John Slonecker, the companies have been involved with over a half a billion in commercial real estate transactions and currently manage over 350 million in assets throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Today, Gerry’s main focus at the companies is on the acquisition, management, and disposition of these assets.

Gerry is a Summa Cum Laude graduate from Seattle University Business School with a BA in Accounting and a Minor in Mathematics. Gerry was born and raised in Seattle.



John joined Gibraltar in 2003 in the Role of CFO.  Instrumental in creating financial models for existing assets and acquisitions and raising capital for projects, he was promoted to President in 2007 and became co-Principal in 2010. John’s current focus at Gibraltar is on Investor Relations, Banking Relations and Portfolio financial analysis.

Prior to Gibraltar, John served as Controller for an Australia-based heavy equipment firm as well as Senior Accountant with Western Wireless Corporation (Alltel).

Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, John is a graduate of Seattle University Business School with a Finance Degree.





Completed Projects

The 419 Apartments

Queen Anne
Apartments + Office
Jan 2018

Rain City Building

Apartments + Retail
June 2017

The Exeter

First Hill
Apartments + Office
May 2016

Mercury Apartments

Capitol Hill
March 2016

In the News

A MAN, A PLAN, A... CHOPPER? It’s Seattle real estate exec meets History Channel meets crazy custom motorcycle. The History Channel’s Counting Cars, which follows the restoration of classic cars and cycles at Count's Kustoms in Vegas, featured Gibraltar principal John Slonecker last week. More...
BUILDINGS RENEWED AND REUSED KEEP SEATTLE’S UNIQUE CHARACTER The William Tell was built as both hotel and apartment housing for the MGM studio that was operating in an adjacent building… More...
THE COOL OLD BUILDINGS BRIGADE If there were an Oscar for best bargain hunters in a major metropolitian area, we'd nominate Gibraltar principals John Slonecker and Gerry Pigotti. More...
PRICE OF DOWNTOWN SEATTLE OFFICE BUILDING CLIMBS 53 PERCENT IN TWO YEARS Last week’s sale of a historic office building near Pike Place Market shows how strongly Seattle’s commercial real estate market has rebounded. An affiliate of Bellevue-based Fana Group of Companies paid $8.55 million for the A.E. Doyle Building, 119 Pine St. That’s 53 percent more than the $5.6 million that the seller paid for it in the summer of 2010. More...
SMALL HISTORIC BUILDING DOWNTOWN IS SOLD A historic downtown Seattle office building was sold this week to a Seattle real-estate investment company. The new owner, Gibraltar, bought More...
NEW BELLTOWN HOSTEL A WORK OF ART Belltown's old Lorraine hotel is once again ready for its close-up. In its new role as an international hostel, the three-story hotel, rumored to More...