LeQuan Hylton, MBA, PhD
Co-Founder & President, Broker
LeQuan Hylton is the Co-founder, President and Managing Broker of Hylton & Company. He has over 15 years of real estate and construction experience and has been a licensed realtor since 2009.
LeQuan received an undergraduate degree in Business Management from Virginia State University, an MBA from Averett University, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University (VSU). He is also a licensed Class-A Contractor and Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE).
Because of his combined efforts with his mom in providing quality and affordable housing, Style Weekly named him one of “Richmond’s Top 40 Under 40” in 2014.
He was also named one of VCU’s “Top 10 Under 10 Alumni of the Year” in 2017.
As a combat veteran with a tour in Afghanistan, LeQuan led construction efforts for Bagram Air Base. He currently serves in the Army Reserves and has held many leadership positions within the Army. One notable mention is the recent commanding of a unit that provides acquisition program support for logistics, engineering, and construction projects by commercial contracted sources.
As an active member in several associations, LeQuan has served or is currently serving in the following capacity:
- Chesterfield County Planning Commission, 2019. The planning commission advises the Board of Supervisors on zoning cases, amendments to the zoning and subdivision ordinance, and comprehensive planning.
- Richmond Realtors Legislative Committee
- Co-chair for the Chesterfield County Affordable Housing Working Group
- Board of Directors for the Partnership for Housing Affordability (PHA). PHA champions affordable housing policies and developments that meet the needs of all citizens and strengthen the region’s economic vitality, attractiveness, and competitiveness.
- Life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
- Prince Hall Masons and Shiners member
LeQuan enjoys photography, golf, and mountain biking as well as spending time with friends and family. He is married to the former Nelda Richardson and they have two daughters.