Ben M. Hilliker is a graduate of Washington University’s School of Business Administration. He was President of an engineering firm with offices in five cities, prior to entering the commercial real estate field. In 1973, Mr. Hilliker sold his engineering firm and commenced as an agent for one of St. Louis’ largest commercial real estate firms. By 1983, Mr. Hilliker was probably the highest producing commercial Realtor in St. Louis. In 1985, Mr. Hilliker established Hilliker Corporation, he being, its sole agent.
In the intervening years, Hilliker Corporation has grown to have sixteen agents, who average over 15 years with Hilliker Corporation. All agents are full time and handle only commercial, industrial, institutional and investment real estate. In 1993, Hilliker Corporation commenced property management operations and has since accumulated over 45 management properties with total floor area of over 2,000,000 square feet. No property owner has ever chosen to terminate Hilliker Corporation’s management services.
Mr. Hilliker was designated St. Louis’ Commercial Realtor of the Year in 2006. He has been a member of Society of Industrial and Office Realtors since 1986 and is a past President of its St. Louis Chapter.