Gabe Robleto

Senior Vice President, Sell-Side Advisory

Gabe Robleto is a Senior Vice President at Kerrigan Advisors leading the firm’s clients through the sale process. He has completed buy/sell transactions representing over 25 franchises and north of $800M in client proceeds. Gabe’s expertise encompasses all facets of automotive retail with a particular emphasis on real estate, including property due diligence, mortgage financing, lease negotiations and real estate purchase agreements. Gabe joined the firm as a Vice President in 2018, opening Kerrigan Advisors’ East Coast office in Northern Virginia, and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2024.


Prior to joining Kerrigan Advisors, he was Vice President of Acquisitions at Capital Automotive REIT (CARS), where he spent over 10 years. Capital Automotive is a leading real estate finance company focused exclusively on the automotive retail industry with over $5 billion of dealership real estate assets under management. At Capital Automotive, Gabe underwrote and financed over $300 million of auto dealership real estate in the form of sale-leasebacks as part of buy/sell transactions and dealer estate planning. Additionally, Gabe was responsible for a portfolio of over $1 billion of Capital Automotive’s real estate investments across 18 states, which included leases to both public and privately held dealer groups.

Gabe Robleto is a graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia with a degree in Commerce and concentrations in Finance and International Business.  He is a frequent guest lecturer within McIntire’s real estate track.  Gabe lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, Melissa, and their two children.

About Kerrigan Advisors

Kerrigan Advisors is the premier sell-side advisor and thought partner to auto dealers nationwide. The firm advises the industry's leading dealership groups, enhancing value through the lifecycle of growing, operating and, when the time is right, selling their businesses. Kerrigan Advisors has represented some of auto retail's largest transactions and advised more of the largest dealership groups in the US than any other buy/sell firm in the industry. Led by a team of veteran industry experts with backgrounds in investment banking, private equity, accounting, finance and real estate, the firm does not take listings, rather they develop a customized approach for each client to achieve their personal and financial goals. In addition to Kerrigan Advisors' sell-side advisory and capital raising services, the firm also provides a suite of consulting services including growth strategy, market valuation assessments, capital allocation, transactional due diligence, open point proposals, operational improvement and real estate due diligence.

Kerrigan Advisors monitors conditions in the buy/sell market and publishes an in-depth analysis each quarter in The Blue Sky Report®, which includes Kerrigan Advisors' signature blue sky charts, multiples, and analysis for each franchise in the luxury and non-luxury segments. To download a preview of the report, click here. The firm also releases monthly The Kerrigan Index™ composed of the seven publicly traded auto retail companies with operations focused on the US market. The Kerrigan Auto Retail Index is designed to track dealership valuation trends, while also providing key insights into factors influencing auto retail. To access The Kerrigan Index™, click here. To read the 2023 Kerrigan OEM Survey, click here. Kerrigan Advisors also is the co-author of NADA's Guide to Buying and Selling a Dealership.

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