Integrity, dedication, service, and on-time performance are the cornerstones of our reputation. With our staff of experienced professionals in all disciplines, we deliver a high quality product. The key ingredient of our approach is the personal involvement of our employees. We encourage and reward participation at all levels, providing innovative solutions and creating long lasting relationships with clients, subcontractors and suppliers. We remain committed to excellence and we believe our clients should expect no less. As in any organization or business, everything stems from good leadership. We are fortunate to have the following experienced and highly capable leaders:
Robert H. Hill, Partner
In 1981, Bob Hill joined with Clay Emory to establish Emory Hill & Company and founded Emory Hill Real Estate Services, Inc. in 1983. Bob serves as President of Emory Hill & Company and Vice President of Emory Hill Real Estate Services, Inc.
Bob is the immediate past President of the University & Whist Club, President of the Arnold Fish and Game Preserve in Quebec, Canada, and Board Member and former President of the Delaware Contractors Association. He is a Board Member of Leadership Delaware and a member of both the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and the Commercial-Industrial Realty Council. He is also a member of the Tuscarora Club and the Chester River Yacht and Country Club. He is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Wellness Community of Delaware, the Committee of 100, and Associated Builders and Contractors.
Bob is a graduate of the University of Delaware and served as an Infantry Officer in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970.
Carmen J. Facciolo, Jr., Partner
Carmen Facciolo, who became an Emory Hill partner in 1983, is the Director of NAI Emory Hill and President of Emory Hill Real Estate Services, Inc. and Vice President of Emory Hill & Company, the construction division.
Carmen’s extensive knowledge of the sales and leasing of industrial and commercial real estate and his experience in construction and development are supported by his previous positions with the Jackson Cross Company and Facciolo Construction. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Board of Directors of the Commercial-Industrial Realty Council, and member of the Board of Directors for the Mary Campbell Center, where he also serves on the golf committee for the prestigious annual Charmie Welch Open golf fundraiser.
Carmen is a graduate of Widener University where he earned both a BA in Political Science with a Minor in Business and MBA degree. He is a licensed real estate agent and broker of record in Delaware and New Jersey.
Neil Kilian, CCIM, SIOR, Partner – Director of Brokerage
As the head of NAI Emory Hill’s commercial brokerage division, Neil oversees a team of 12 brokers and agents. As a licensed broker himself, Neil focuses on leasing, managing and marketing Class A& B office, industrial, retail and flex properties, locally, regionally and nationally and has been with NAI Emory Hill since 1998. Neil also handles investment sales, site selection, land development, bankruptcy, and receivership clients. Prior to joining NAI Emory Hill, Neil worked for MBNA America. He has specialized in landlord representation for over 60 buildings totaling in excess of five million square feet in the Tristate area. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, and is a Board Member of the New Castle County (DE) Chamber of Commerce.
Clayton Hill, CCIM, CPM, Partner – Director of Property Management
Clayton joined NAI Emory Hill’s commercial brokerage department in early 2004 bringing with him experience in the commercial mortgage brokerage and institutional investment industries. He joined the Property Management Division in 2009 and was named Director of Property Management in early 2010. He earned his Bachelor Degree at Colgate University (Economics, with honors) and Masters Degree at Johns Hopkins University (Commercial Real Estate Investment). Prior to joining Emory Hill in early 2004, Clay worked in Washington, D.C. as an analyst for Walker and Dunlop in commercial mortgage brokerage and as analyst for the CIM Group in opportunistic real estate pension fund investments where he earned his graduate degree from Johns Hopkins University. He currently serves as the Director of Property Management overseeing a team of Commercial Property Managers, as well as all aspects of management for a portfolio exceeding four million square feet of commercial real estate and approximately a thousand residential units. In addition, Clay’s responsibilities include receivership work and investment and lease analysis for the internal portfolio and third party clients. He is a 14-time marathoner, an executive board member of the Delaware Chapter of the American Diabetes Association and is on the planning committee for the annual Tour de Cure bike race held in Newark each spring.
John Nocket – Director of Construction
John brings over 25 years of experience in the commercial and residential building market, as well as the security industry. His scope of work includes project management, trade partner relations, client relations, vendor management, construction management, estimating, quality control, and leasing.
John provides a unique operations perspective and years of problem-solving skills developed and cultivated throughout his career. He brings a background of privately held ownership and hands-on experience in real estate as an investor, GC, and landlord. His construction background includes reviewing schedules and cost projections with superintendents and project managers as well as scheduling ﬁeld personnel and acting as liaison between ofﬁce and ﬁeld staff.
Over the course of John’s work in the construction industry, he has held roles in Trade Partner Management including People Ready, a TrueBlue Company, Trade Partner Manager for a premier home builder in Delaware, Virginia, and Tennessee, and served as the Quality Director for an industry leader in commercial life safety and security systems. John earned a degree in Business Administration from the University of Maine.
A.J. Schwander – Director of Maintenance
A.J. Schwander brings with him more than 16 years of commercial real estate experience in property management, security, construction, logistics, vendor relations, operations and maintenance. Prior to joining NAI Emory Hill, A.J. worked at the Delaware Art Museum as the Director of Operations and is skilled in emergency planning and procedure development security protocols and energy audits, in addition to property management. A.J. earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Wilmington University.