Rick Hilton

Biography: Rick Hilton is the Chairman of Hilton & Hyland Real Estate. Hilton & Hyland is a residential brokerage firm, based in Los Angeles, that is an exclusive affiliate of Christie's Great Estates.
Rick Hilton, of the Hilton Hotel Family, has enjoyed a remarkable career and has developed close personal ties with many substantial people. His endeavors include a range of successful pursuits in real estate, including commercial real estate financing and sales and real estate development as well as consulting. He learned the real estate business in New York City while working at Eastdil Realty Inc., a real estate investment banking firm specializing in commercial real estate. Rick formed Hilton Realty Investment in 1993 to handle his commercial real estate activities. Since then, he has conducted several hundred million dollars in transactions for both commercial as well as residential properties.
Due to his family background, Rick is actively involved in the hotel industry. He
Rick Hilton is the Chairman of Hilton & Hyland Real Estate. Hilton & Hyland is a residential brokerage firm, based in Los Angeles, that is an exclusive affiliate of Christie's Great Estates.
Rick Hilton, of the Hilton Hotel Family, has enjoyed a remarkable career and has developed close personal ties with many substantial people. His endeavors include a range of successful pursuits in real estate, including commercial real estate financing and sales and real estate development as well as consulting. He learned the real estate business in New York City while working at Eastdil Realty Inc., a real estate investment banking firm specializing in commercial real estate. Rick formed Hilton Realty Investment in 1993 to handle his commercial real estate activities. Since then, he has conducted several hundred million dollars in transactions for both commercial as well as residential properties.
Due to his family background, Rick is actively involved in the hotel industry. He structures hotel transactions between land owners, developers and hotel management companies as well as handling the financing and sales of hotels.
In 1993, Rick parlayed his considerable experience in commercial real estate to the brokerage of residential properties. He realized that his knowledge and important contacts were strong assets which would serve him well in reaching out to both sellers and buyers. His thorough understanding of financing and negotiating complicated transactions have enabled him to provide excellent service to his many clients.
As a principal, Rick developed Brentwood Country Estates, a gated estate community in the prestigious Brentwood area of Los Angeles. Prices for homes are in the $5 - $12 million range.

Rick has been married to Kathy for 23 years. They have four children, ages 22, 19, 13 and 9.
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