John Higgins is a member of Elion's Advisory Board, and also participates in its Investment Committee. He most recently served as Head of Real Estate Investments at State Farm, where he led State Farm’s management of real estate assets with a portfolio of both equity as well as commercial mortgage investments. He was a member of the Investment Review Committee and Executive Review Committee. He retired in 2018.
John’s career began in 1978 at State Farm, where he gained comprehensive experience across several types of transactions, varying from direct equity investments to loans. He became a member of the Real Estate Investment operation in 1984.
John Higgins graduated from Millikin University and received his MBA from Illinois State University.