St. John Properties Selects Lisa Kilhefner as Designer

Lisa Kilhefner
Lisa Kilhefner

BALTIMORE, MD (January 22, 2020) – St. John Properties, Inc. a Baltimore-based full-service commercial real estate development and investment company, has selected Lisa Kilhefner as a Designer in the Interior Design and Space Planning division. Previously Space Manager for Drexel University, she brings more than 16 years of experience to this new position.

In her new role, Ms. Kilhefner will interact with clients to formulate custom-designed space plans that respond to specific real estate and budgetary requirements. Her responsibilities include understanding the workplace culture and strategies employed by the client, in an effort to deliver interior design solutions that maximize productivity and efficiency. Ms. Kilhefner will work with clients that are in the process of signing leases with the company, as well as with existing groups that are expanding their space within the St. John Properties portfolio.

“Lisa’s depth and breadth of interior design experience across multiple industry immediately impressed us,” stated Kara Deoliveira, Vice President, Interior Design for St. John Properties. “We believe she will be an outstanding addition to our interior design team based on her demonstrated communication and design skillset. We look forward to her immediate contributions in our mission to deliver creative and efficient interior design plans for clients.”

Ms. Kilhefner’s commercial real estate experience includes working as a Solution Architect for InfoNarus, an Applications Engineer for ISM Services, an Interior Designer for USDA Food and Nutrition Services and a Project Designer for The Environments Group, among others.  She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from Drexel University, as well as a certificate from Temple University’s Real Estate Institute. She is an ARCHIBUS Certified Professional, utilizing Integrated Workplace Management Systems, a NCIDQ certified designer, and earned her real estate license from the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission.

Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, St. John Properties, Inc. is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest privately held commercial real estate firms. The company is distinguished by their commitment to customer service, achievements in green building, and top-rated workplace culture. Throughout St. John Properties’ 50-year history, the company has developed more than 21 million square feet of flex/R&D, Office, Retail and Warehouse space serving more than 2,500 clients in Maryland, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Utah, and Wisconsin. For more information about the company, visit