John Hill’s interest in real estate began at an early age as his family owned and managed multifamily properties in Dallas, Texas. After an finishing an undergraduate degree in economics at Baylor University and a masters in economics in Texas Christian University, John enrolled in The University of Tennessee where he completed a Ph.D. in economics. He refined his interest in real estate during this period, specializing and researching in the area of urban and regional economics, complemented by field work in public finance.
Currently, John owns four, multifamily properties and commercial property in Abilene that are managed by Barnett & Hill. His brokerage work, investments and day-to-day operations of a management company provide a real-word application of his academic experience in economics.
Outside the brokerage, John performs expert valuation analysis for litigation and teaches part-time at Hardin-Simmons University. John has served his community as an Abilene city councilman and, currently, is a past trustee at the University of the South at Sewanee. Additionally, he volunteers at Breakfast on Beech Street, is an usher at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest. He can be contacted via email or by calling 325.721.4428.