CFO of the Year joins the team at Sallee Development

Becki Hill

Kansas City, MO – June 2024 – Sallee Development is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Hill as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). With over 25 years of commercial real estate experience, Rebecca brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role, reinforcing Sallee Development’s commitment to financial excellence and strategic growth.

Rebecca Hill began her career in public accounting after earning a B.S. in Accounting from St. Mary’s University and an M.B.A. from the University of Kansas. Her initial client, a large commercial real estate developer, ignited her passion for the industry. After taking a hiatus to raise her children, Rebecca re-entered the professional world by joining Trammel Crow Company / CBRE as an office broker. At CBRE, she broadened her skill set to include project management, notably leading a national rebranding assignment.

Hill refocused on accounting and finance, becoming Controller at a regional property management firm and subsequently serving as CFO for a local developer. In these roles, she has managed all asset classes, including office, retail, industrial, multi-family, single-family, and manufactured housing. Her responsibilities have spanned financial reporting, audit and tax compliance, budgeting, forecasting, lender compliance, debt restructuring, and investor reporting.

Hill is a Certified Public Accountant and holds real estate brokerage licenses in Kansas and Missouri. She is a member of the Kansas Society of CPAs and Financial Executives International, and a past Chair of the Clay County Economic Development Council. In 2023, she was honored as one of the Kansas City Business Journal’s CFO of the Year award recipients.

Tyler Sallee, President and CEO of Sallee Development, expressed his enthusiasm about the new appointment, “I’m excited to welcome Becki to our executive team and look forward to the positive impact she will make as we take on the opportunities ahead. She brings valuable experience and talents to her new role, as Becki has already proven to be an integral part of the development and overall financial strategy in her past positions.”

Hill also shared her excitement about joining Sallee Development: “I am thrilled to join Sallee Development and work alongside such a dedicated and innovative team. I look forward to leveraging my experience to contribute to the company’s continued growth and success, and to support the creation of exceptional living spaces for our communities.”
Rebecca enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and dogs. She is eager to bring her extensive background and fresh perspective to Sallee Development, helping to steer the company towards continued success.

About Sallee Development: Founded in 1989, Sallee Development is a leading residential community developer, dedicated to crafting exceptional neighborhoods across the Kansas City metro area. The company is committed to delivering innovative and sustainable living spaces that enrich the lives of residents.

For more information, additional comments, or interview opportunities, please contact:
Brooke Cox
(816) 661-9086