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Our philosophy is simple: clients come first.

We pledge to be in constant communication with our clients, keeping them fully informed throughout the entire buying or selling process. We believe that if you’re not left with an amazing experience, we haven’t done our job. We don’t measure success through achievements or awards, but through the satisfaction of our clients.

Meet Todd Hill

Todd Hill Lake Norman Realtor

P: 704-340-2022
E: Todd@Hillco-Realty.com

Todd Hill, a 10-year veteran in the senior level Residential Realtor/Broker industry, has a diverse portfolio ranging from investment and distressed property solutions with experience in the past 5 years as a Realtor with Realty Executives Unlimited. He has found his niche and fully immersed himself in Residential Real Estate focusing on Lakefront properties. “If you are going to do something, do it right, and do what you love.”

Todd resides on Lake Norman and his abundance of knowledge of Lake Norman and surrounding areas makes him the perfect choice for a buyers’ or listing agent. Hill relocated into the Lake Norman Area from Charlotte, where he was an executive Chef for a local restaurant chain. He was immediately drawn to the water and fell in love with the lake lifestyle.

Todd began his career in Real Estate and worked for several of the area’s leading top Luxury Real Estate teams as the marketing administrator. During this time, Todd saw the need for more innovative and creative marketing so he created a virtual tour business that operated in 30 cities nationwide. Todd became very familiar with the local neighborhood communities and each community amenities. Knowledge is power and this gives Todd the leading edge to find his clients the perfect place to call home.

In combination of knowledge of the area Todd knows the importance of a full multi media marketing campaign. His experience and knowledge provides full knowledge of web, interactive print, and social media and Hill is always researching new ideas to market for his client. Realizing just how important marketing is in today’s market he has solicited the assistance of a marketing firm to assist him as his time is more dedicated to finding and listing the perfect home for his clients.

Todd’s unique characteristic is that he creates an immediate trust and connection with his clients. He dedicates the time for creative marketing and listening to his clients needs. Todd says it best “It is not just the negotiating that drives and excites me about real estate but also understanding the emotional challenges and my ability to create a calm process.” Todd is not afraid to put in the time needed for success. You can find Todd working late into the night and on weekends. He is there when clients need him. His clients describe him as hard working, experienced, knowledgeable with a powerful presence, an infectious sense of humor, and caring attitude.

Meet Heather Griffin

Heather Griffin

P: 704-626-8651
E: Heather@Hillco-Realty.com

Prior to becoming a licensed Realtor® and finding her love for real estate, Heather worked in the financial customer service industry, managing a small team for a company in Pensacola, Florida for 4 years. She returned to her home in North Carolina in 2008 to complete her BSBA in Finance & Economics. During this time, she joined the real estate industry assisting in administrative and marketing duties over the course of her education. Since 2012, she helped to oversee all real estate marketing for the firm, property management services, real estate contracts as well as provide executive and administrative support. Through this position, she developed a desire to become more involved in the sales process of home buying.

Now, as a licensed Broker/Realtor® for the Hillco Realty Team at Southern Homes of the Carolinas, she has developed a passion for helping consumers find the homes that best fit their needs. Heather’s foundation of ethics and core values provides her clients with exceptional loyalty and dependability to be their advocate in the home buying process. Her goal is to make each transaction a smooth and enjoyable experience for her clients and everyone involved. She enjoys working with investors seeking returns on long-term investments, residential resales in the Lake Norman and surrounding areas, as well as assisting families exploring relocation to the area.

Heather currently lives in Huntersville of Lake Norman, not only a place that her passion for real estate began, but also a place that she loves and has chosen to start her family.

Meet Drew Miller

Drew Miller

P: 585-278-4903

As a North Carolina Realtor® with HillCo & Associates, Drew started focusing exclusively on real estate in 2018 after a 15 year career in Healthcare Technology & Consulting Sales where he led sales teams that consulted with large hospitals and physician practices.

Since starting his professional career, Drew has had a passion for real estate. He started investing and managing residential properties in 2004, purchasing his first vacation rental on Lake Norman in 2008. Over the past 10 years, he and his wife Heather have continued to purchase investment properties. In 2018, Drew left corporate America to start his own business focusing on real estate investing and property management services. He has extensive knowledge of residential property investing strategies and maximizing financial returns for both vacation and long term rentals. He can do this in such a way that minimizes owner frustrations, generates the strongest returns, and protects investments. Drew looks forward to working with clients interested in buying, selling, investing or renting residential property!

Originally from upstate NY, Drew attended the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) where he graduated with high honors with Bachelors in Management Information Systems, completed all coursework for a Masters in Technology Management and played varsity basketball, two years as captain. Drew lives on Lake Norman in Sherrills Ford, NC with his wife, two daughters and golden retriever Luna.

Meet Danielle Santella

Daniella Santella

P: 704-577-0365
E: Danielle@Hillco-Realty.com

Danielle Santella is a full time, licensed realtor specializing in residential properties.  With a master’s degree in education she enjoys educating clients on the selling and buying process.  Enthusiasm, hard -work and personalized service go into every transaction.  Her knowledge of the market along with these attributes, allows her to stand out in the industry.  Danielle is sincere, and kind and she will make your Buying and/or Selling process a positive experience. She graduated from The University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, earned her Master’s degree at Winthrop University and has over 14 years of experience in the Charlotte Real Estate Market.  She is the mother of two and enjoys spending time with family and volunteering at The Nest Academy.

With Danielle on your side, your experience will be less stressful. Danielle will guide you through the process and assist you every step of the way. Let Danielle help you open the door to your next home.

Meet Suzi Thorne

Suzi Thorne

P: 817-800-5611

Suzi Corso Thorne obtained her first real estate license at the age of 23.  However, her innate love for lifting and serving others led to a myriad of other business opportunities.  While suspending her real estate drive, Suzi crafted an independent sales business that led to immense personal success. She built a team of over 8,500 independent, home accessory consultants as a Founding National Director for one of the fastest growing companies in the direct sales industry.  Suzi viewed this as an opportunity to chaperon others to a place of intimate gratification.

While building her career in direct sales, Suzi additionally embraced opportunities to invest in real estate. She continues to invest in numerous residential and commercial real estate ventures that enrich the lives of each tenant.

In 2018, Suzi once again became a licensed real estate agent.  She made the decision to partner with the Hillco Realty Team, as Todd Hill was her personal realtor and inspired and encouraged her to use her gifts to once again help others.  Suzi comes to Hillco Realty with over 25 years of personal and real estate investment experience, including buying, selling, renting and vacation rentals.  She’s excited to once again, bring her knowledge to the table to help others find their dream homes.  Her home accessory background also allows for a great partner to help stage homes for a quick sale!

Suzi resides on the Langtree Penisula near Lake Norman in Mooresville.  She has 2 college aged sons and an awesome beagle named Chuck.

Meet Stephanie Terry

Stephanie Terry

P: 704-661-9033
E: Stephanie@Hillco-Realty.com

Stephanie Terry has been a licensed real estate broker since 2007 when she left the mortgage industry to pursue other passions. She has also worked in varying lines of business with a background in project management. Buying or selling a house and can be managed as a project to serve as the liaison between all parties in the process. The combination of experience, personability and drive easily translates into success.

Stephanie has lived in Charlotte since 2001 and has seen the city grow and evolve and would love to help guide your next real estate transaction.