Thank you for visiting Brotherton Buick GMC Cadillac. I would like to take this time to share with you a little about our history and why we are a true family business.
The Brotherton Family has been serving Washington residents since the early 1900’s (1916 est) starting with Rio trucks in Walla Walla, Washington. The patriarch of our family was our great grandfather, Frank Brotherton, whose motto was “if you treat your customers like family, you are unbeatable”. Upon his passing in 1932, his son, Marion “Tex” Brotherton, took over the helm. The family carried such nameplates as Star, Marmon, Cole 8, Dort and even had Mack Trucks! In the 1940’s, Tex acquired the Chrysler Plymouth franchise and was one of the most successful New Chrysler dealers (per capita) in the nation. William “Biff” Brotherton, joined his father in 1968, but Biff’s passion was for another brand: Cadillac. In 1970, Biff opened Sunshine Chevrolet and Cadillac, running side by side with his father until he eventually bought out Tex in 1980.
Biff was not completely satisfied there though: he felt he could do so much more in a bigger market. Therefore, in 1984 he sold everything and moved to Seattle, acquiring Frederick Cadillac in Downtown Seattle. Biff won several national awards including Master Dealer as well as serving on many Seattle initiatives. Biff also carried several other franchises, including Lexus, Land Rover, Sterling and even DeLorean to name just a few.
In 1994 I joined him at Frederick Cadillac. I then moved to his Lexus store for three years, spent a short time at Land Rover, and then eventually found my home with Cadillac.
In 2001, with heavy negotiating, I convinced the family that Renton should be our new home and that Brotherton should be on our storefront once again. We all agreed and the move to Renton soon followed.
In 2005, I made an offer on the local GMC Pontiac dealership in Renton and merged the two with Cadillac. At the same time, I bought out Biff and formed a new corporation, Brotherton Cadillac Pontiac GMC. In 2006, we were awarded the Buick Franchise and in 2009, thru GM’s restructuring, we became what we are now, Brotherton Buick GMC Cadillac.
We know that the previous generations worked hard to not only run a great business, but to help build a legacy that would carry on to the next generations. We have big shoes to fill, but are sticking to the plan of taking care of our customers and employees..
I would like to thank you for your time and let you know that we understand there are a lot of places you can choose to do business. We thank you for giving us the opportunity to earn your business.
Here at Brotherton, it is our mission to provide professional family-like customer service that you wont find anywhere else. Our staff is eager to greet, assist and provide the quality service you expect leaving you completely satisfied with every visit.
Both our customers and our community note the professionalism and outstanding customer service provided by our staff. Our hiring process is very selective and we are proud to say that we have the best of the best in every department throughout the automotive industry.
With one of the largest Buick GMC inventories in Washington, you?re sure to find just what you?re looking for when you visit both our website and our lot. We are proud to both hold and price a wide selection of our inventory for the convenience of our customers when they shop with us.
Having won many awards from General Motors, Buick and GMC, our highly trained and professional sales staff are sure to find the perfect vehicle for your specific needs.
Recently renovated, we welcome you to a state-of-the-art facility with all of the latest technology, comfort and luxury you expect when shopping at Brotherton. On our walls we proudly display photos, plaques and awards received by both our dealership as well as the many community organizations we support. Upon arrival, you are greeted and welcomed into our spacious and luxurious customer lounge where you will find cold beverages, fresh coffee and cookies.
We know your time is valuable. We are sure you will find our site a fast and convenient way to research and find a vehicle that's right for you. If we can be of any assistance while visiting us online, send us an email and we will promptly reply.