Leadership & Expertise Our team of professionals form the core of a vertically integrated, real estate investment services platform with expertise in acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, commercial mortgage financing, and advisory. Our firm utilizes its extensive network and capabilities to source, structure and deliver superior investment returns and operating performance. At the same time, the team acts in concert to develop a focused investment strategy and to aggressively execute a plan that maximizes the value of each real estate transaction and engagement. This approach allows Gibraltar to execute with nimbleness and efficiency. Together, the team has unparalleled capabilities along the entire value chain that enables Gibraltar to provide comprehensive services and superior returns to investors and clients.  

 Kevin L. Russell, Managing Partner & Senior Investment Advisor

For over twenty five years, Mr. Russell has provided investment advisory services to US and international corporations, investment partnerships, and institutional REITs. His client advisory initiatives stress continuous return on equity investment, coupled with value enhancement, contributing both short and long-term value appreciation. Prior to Gibraltar, Kevin spent several years with Marcus & Millichap, as a top-performing Commercial Real Estate Investment Broker specializing in Multi-Family. Mr. Russell has also worked with blue chip firms; Price Waterhouse, KPMG, Noble Capital Partners, and IBM.

An experienced commercial real estate investment advisor with experience in investment advisory and brokerage, asset management, financial due diligence, and valuation modeling. Proven expertise in acquiring, disposing, repositioning, arranging equity/debt funding, and joint-venture partnerships for multi-family assets and other commercial properties.

Kevin earned a B.S. degree in Management Science from California State Univ. of Northridge, a MBA from the University of Texas at Austin in Finance, and also holds the distinguished designation of Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). regarded as the highest achievement for obtaining and mastering real estate investment knowledge and expertise.

  Joe Buckner, Registered Investment Advisor & Distressed Debt Broker

Mr. Buckner's investment advisory expertise is firmly grounded on 19 years of investment banking experience, providing asset and wealth management, investment brokering and deal structuring of numerous private placement offerings, including fund raising of private-equity capital for several real estate joint-ventures and partnerships.

Mr. Buckner also serves as the Managing Partner for Razorfish Capital Partners, a real estate investment firm that specializes in sourcing, valuing and brokering distressed pools of commercial debt for institutional investors. Mr. Buckner is a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) and Registered Options Principal (ROP), and registered Broker-Dealer with the NASD and SEC. His duties include managing investment assets and transactions for high net worth investors, overseeing risk associated with the firm's derivative trading and hedging; as well as serving as the firms Options Compliance officer.

Mr. Buckner graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where he received his BA in Economics. He also holds several securities licenses including the following: Series 7, 4, 63, & 65.

  Kourt D. Williams, Commercial Mortgage Investment Banker

Mr. Williams is a Principal with Commercial Capital & Business Solutions, acting as a designated Commercial Mortgage Investment Banker for Gibraltar Commercial Properties clients, as Gibraltar's preferred mortgager banker.

With nearly thirty years of strategic planning and investment advisory, Kourt is considered by many to be one of the premier commercial real estate mortgage investment bankers in Southern California. His professional experience spans the areas of mortgage underwriting, loan refinancing, property valuation and financial analysis, investment advisory, wealth management and commercial mortgage brokerage. Mr. Williams is also an approved FHA Mortgage Underwriter.

Mr. Williams is a Qualified Kingdom Advisor. This designation identifies him as one of the most highly respected advisors in the financial services sector. He earned a B.A. degree in mathematics from UCLA, a MBA from National University, and a Ph.D. in Education-Administration, Curriculum, and Instruction with a specialization in Educational Leadership and Higher Education from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.