Ben Sacks, Gary Linhart, Jake Gallagher
There are variations of the phrase “there are no coincidences in life,” but Gary Linhart, Jake Gallagher, and Ben Sacks of Alignment Realty Capital agree with the premise. “A long series of events, timed perfectly, led to the creation of Alignment,” says Sacks. “The stars certainly did align for us,” added Gallagher. “I have worked on several entrepreneurial ventures over the past 20-plus years,” says Linhart, “and I cannot emphasize enough how exciting and energizing it is to be working with young entrepreneurs like Ben and Jake they work as hard as anyone I have encountered.”
Formed in May 2020 as COVID-19 erupted across the globe, Alignment Realty Capital is a joint venture between Linhart’s WestHawk Capital (owner) and emerging managers, Gallagher and Sacks. Earlier this year, Gary left ViaWest Group, which he co-founded in 2003. In March 2020, he launched WestHawk Capital, a real estate investment platform incubator. “WestHawk focuses on creating, incubating and accelerating a series of specialized companies with emerging real estate talent, and Alignment Realty Capital is its first venture,” Linhart says. Alignment is actively seeking direct investment opportunities in single-tenant, net-leased real estate across the country. “Our first deal closed in August: a sale-leaseback acquisition of four © MPmedia, LLC 2020
Issue 4, 2020 features Daryl Burton as part of our double cover September issue. Issue 3, 2020 features Women in Power on the other cover.