Appraisers and Appraisal Analysts

John A. Hillas, MAI, SRA

(209) 569-0450 x7301

(209) 569-0451


Central Valley

2813 Coffee Road, Suite E-2
Modesto, CA 95355

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John A. Hillas, MAI, SRA


Mr. Hillas joined the firm in 2007 as Manager of the Hulberg & Associates Central Valley Office in Modesto. His experience since 1980 includes small and large private firms and lending institution staff positions in Alaska, Colorado and California.  With over 20 years experience in the Central Valley, Mr. Hillas has been involved in the valuation of all types of property, with specializations in subdivision and multiple unit residential properties.

Mr. Hillas holds the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute, and has been very involved in this professional organization since the early 1990s.  Having served as Sierra Chapter president in 1998, and as president of the Northern California Chapter in 2004. Mr. Hillas then served as a member of the Appraisal Institute National Board of Directors during 2007 and 2008. 

Valuation and consultation assignments have been completed for a variety of clients and for various purposes.  Mr. Hillas is experienced in litigation support, having served as a Qualified Expert Witness involving a variety of property types.


  • B.B.A., Business Administration, University of Oregon, Oregon
  • A.A.S., Business Administration, Anchorage Community College, Alaska


  • SRA Member, Appraisal Institute
  • Associate Member, American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers


  • State of California, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser: License #AG002432