Stephanie Hilferty, a seasoned Senior Sales and Leasing Specialist, excels in office and retail leasing and sales. With a notable career, she has played instrumental roles in transactions involving prominent entities such as Visionworks, Sears/Kmart disposition (Transformco), Charles Schwab, Internal Medicine Specialists (local medical group), My Salon Suite, Mattress Firm, Popstroke, and Terracon (office tenant).
Stephanie began her real estate journey in 2007, joining SRSA shortly after graduating from Loyola University New Orleans with a Bachelor of Arts. Her early entry into the industry during the challenging economic climate 2008 provided her with valuable skills and emphasized the significance of building close connections with clients. Stephanie believes in establishing partnerships with clients, committed to their ongoing success beyond deal completion.
Prior to joining SRSA, Stephanie gained diverse experience in retail and restaurants and even served as the coordinator for the New Orleans Audubon Zoo's Discovery Walk. In this unique role, she managed a team of teenage volunteers and various animals, including snakes, armadillos, macaws, and more. This experience honed her skills in managing people, handling situations, and expecting the unexpected.
Beyond her real estate career, Stephanie serves as a state representative in the Louisiana legislature since 2016, recently winning re-election for another four-year term. Her legislative roles include serving as Vice Chair of the Commerce Committee, Natural Resources Committee, Education Committee (past member), and Ways and Means Committee (past member). This legislative involvement provides her with insightful perspectives on the state as a whole.
Stephanie's notable achievements in real estate include representing Charles Schwab in establishing its flagship location at Veterans Blvd. and Severn in Metairie, overseeing the Ochsner Super Clinic's 190,000 SF transformation from the former Sears, and facilitating the sale of multiple medical office condos, including Urgent Care for Children.
In addition to her professional endeavors, Stephanie is a dedicated wife and mother to three young children. She actively participates in her children's school as a room mother and as a Girl Scout leader for her daughter's troop. Her commitment to both her family and professional pursuits reflect her multifaceted and accomplished approach to life.