South Park Advisors, an independent business valuation firm with offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Rochester, New York is pleased to announce the addition of Rob Hilton as Managing Director and co-owner of the firm. His substantial expertise in the implementation and administration of ESOPs will extend the firm’s service capabilities to trustees and business owners in both the Northeastern and Southeastern states. Rob frequently speaks at national and regional conferences on ESOPs, valuation, and exit planning.

“I am extremely honored to join the fast-growing South Park.  I believe that we share a common approach of providing excellent customer service and acting with the utmost integrity.”  says Hilton.

Prior to joining South Park, Rob spent 18 years of his career with one of the largest accounting firms and independent business valuation firms in the U.S. In addition to ESOPs, he has prepared hundreds of valuations in connection with estate and gift tax reporting, buy-sell agreements, recapitalizations, mergers and acquisitions, purchase price allocations, financial reporting and general corporate planning across a broad range of industries. Rob also has unique expertise in valuing covenant-not-to-compete and non-solicitation agreements.

Rob is an accredited senior appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers and a member of the National Center of Employee Ownership (NCEO). He currently serves as Executive Vice President of the New York/New Jersey Chapter of The ESOP Association.

For more information, please visit or reach out to Rob Hilton 585.473.3713 (Rochester) or Robert Snowden (Charlotte) 704.817.1584.

At South Park Advisors, we believe there is no one-size-fits all approach to valuation, and every process is uniquely based on each business, sector and industry. We’ll approach your valuation with confidence, competency and industry-specific knowledge to ensure a credible and well-reasoned outcome.