Specialties: Office, Retail
Scope of Service Experience
Background & Experience
Hillary began her career in Chicago after earning her degree at Wheaton College in 1999. She worked for Lyric Opera of Chicago in fundraising, development, and event planning. In 2001, she became the Events Coordinator for the world class golf club, Medinah Country Club, in northwest suburbs of Chicago.
After moving back to her hometown, Grand Rapids, she joined Taatjes & Tol in 2004 and handled their marketing and direct mail. In 2006, Taatjes & Tol merged with Grand Real Estate to form NAI West Michigan where Hillary became Marketing Manager. Hillary earned her real estate license in 2009 and joined NAI’s Sales Team specializing in Office Sales and Leasing. In 2011, NAI West Michigan merged with the Wisinski Group and became NAI Wisinski of West Michigan which doubled the size of the NAI Office & Retail Teams. Hillary was elected to the Board of Directors for the Commercial Alliance of Realtors in West Michigan in 2012.
Hillary partners with her father, Doug Taatjes, who has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience in West Michigan and was named "Realtor of the Year" in 2010 by the Commercial Alliance of Realtors in West Michigan.
Wheaton College, Wheaton College, IL
Bachelor of Music and Business
Professional Associations & Designations
Grand Rapids Commercial Alliance of Realtors (CAR)
Grand Rapids Association of Realtors (GRAR)
International Council Shopping Centers (ICSC)
National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Michigan Association of Realtors (MAR)
Inforum Michigan (Women's Professional Alliance)