Gilbert Dobroskay


Title: President/Broker
Specialty: Investment, Office Leasing

Contact Information:
Tel:  306-665-4434
Cell: 306-260-8083
Fax: 306-665-4449

Gilbert Dobroskay has been in commercial real estate since 1981. Starting his real estate career in Saskatoon with his own company, Gil moved to Vancouver in 1987 joining Mackenzie Management in office leasing, investment sales and property management. Colliers International purchased this firm in 1992. Gil relocated to Saskatoon in 1997 when Colliers merged with McClocklin Real Estate.

In 1999, Gil seized a unique opportunity to join with J.J. Barnicke to specialize in office leasing and investment sales. In September 2001, Gil and a partner purchased the Saskatoon office and became President of J.J. Barnicke Saskatoon Ltd.

In 2006, Gil formed a new company, Guardian Commercial Real Estate Services Ltd. He is the sole owner and Broker of this newly formed, Saskatoon based company.

Over Gil’s business career, he has been responsible for sales of commercial real estate in excess of $140 million, leasing of over 900,000 SF of office and retail space, property management services for a portfolio of 350,000 SF feet of office and retail properties, and construction management of over $1.8 million in tenant/landlord leasehold improvements.

Gil has a strong background in financial analysis advising tenants and landlords on leasing strategies, comparable analysis and investment acquisition/disposition strategies. Gil has also acted as a mediator in landlord/tenant disputes. Gil has always been an ardent supporter of education and professionalism in the commercial real estate industry and works on the principal of “Clients for Life”. Past and present clients include Cadillac Fairview, Bennett & White Western Ltd., Investor’s Real Property Group, Canada Lands Corp. (former CN Real Estate), British Columbia Building Corporation, CIBC, TD Canada Trust, Hudson’s Bay Company, Three Sisters Mountain Village (former TGS Properties Ltd.), English River First Nation, Oxford Properties, Great West Life and many more.

Gil is a past Director for the J.J. Barnicke National Association, Past Chairman of the Commercial Council for the Saskatoon Real Estate Board (Chairman for 3 years). Gil is a member of the City of Saskatoon’s Developer Liaison Committee, the Commercial Advisory Committee for Saskatchewan Assessment and Management Authority (SAMA) and was a member of the Airport Industrial Local Area Planning Committee for the City of Saskatoon.