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Aaron Hill Named CEO, President of Bixby Land Company

The board of Newport Beach, CA-based Bixby Land Company named Aaron Hill as the firm’s new Chief Executive Officer and President. Hill, who was promoted to President in January 2018, has been with the company for 13 years.

Bixby board chair David Kibbee says, “We are excited to have Aaron at the helm of Bixby Land Company as CEO and President. Over the past year, he has positioned Bixby Land Company to advance to the next level of the company’s long-term growth strategy.”

During his tenure at the firm, Hill has served as EVP and COO. He’s led in-house asset management, property management, leasing, marketing, design and construction. Hill has been involved in more than $2 billion in investment transactions and the development or value-add repositioning of eight million square feet of office, R&D and industrial properties. He’s also negotiated lease transactions on more than 12 million square feet of commercial property.

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