Alignment (N): a state of agreement or cooperation among persons, groups, nations, etc., with a common cause or viewpoint.



Alignment Realty Capital provides a framework for operating businesses to unlock the value they create through their real estate leases. A strategic sale-leaseback can provide business owners with immediate growth capital or function as a flexible financing source with limited restrictions.  We create long-term relationships with our tenants, grounded in a fundamental alignment of interests that enables synergistic business growth.



Always embody integrity, honesty, and taking the high road

Positive Energy

Approach everything with energy, curiosity, enthusiasm, joy, and humor where appropriate


A solutions-based approach characterized by an alignment of interests between all stakeholders


Anticipate and react quickly and thoroughly to market conditions and the needs of our clients/tenants and investors


Upfront, clear, specific, and honest communication, with no hidden motives






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Gary Linhart is the Founding Partner of WestHawk Capital, LLC. WestHawk is a real estate platform that identifies attractive and scalable investment strategies led by emerging managers. Through this venture, Gary serves as a Partner at Alignment Realty Capital. Prior to WestHawk, Gary was the Founding Partner of the ViaWest Group, a diversified real estate investment and development company based in Phoenix, Arizona. Gary received a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and earned an M.B.A. in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.



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Ben Sacks is a Partner at Alignment Realty Capital.  Prior to Alignment, Ben structured debt and equity financing for a variety of transactions across the United States.  These deals included multiple single-tenant financings, with tenants including Jiffy Lube, Firestone, Texas Roadhouse, and Mr. Tire (Monro Inc.). Ben held prior roles as an acquisitions analyst at IDS Real Estate in Los Angeles, a hospitality asset manager for the family office of Bill Gates (BMGI) in Seattle, and with the ViaWest Group in Phoenix. Ben is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College.



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Jake Gallagher is a Partner at Alignment Realty Capital. Prior to Alignment, Jake worked for Hamilton Realty Finance, a boutique investment banking shop based in Dallas, Texas. During his tenure, Jake underwrote and closed over $2.4 billion in transactions across the United States and underwrote major credits such was Walgreens, CVS, Firestone, Circle K, DaVita / Fresenius, Planet Fitness, Conn’s, Urban Air, Ollie’s and others. Prior to Hamilton, Jake had roles at JLL Capital Markets and Peach Properties. Jake graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Arizona.