MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Faulkner alumnus, Sid Aultman has worked in the commercial real estate development and brokerage field for more than 22 years and has developed and or acquired in excess of $1 billion in commercial properties.
Aultman was honored as this year’s College of Business Distinguished Alumnus during the annual Marketplace Faith Friday Forums. He is currently a Partner with the Overland Group, a real estate and development company. To date, he has developed, bought, or brokered more than 1,000 commercial properties, in numerous states, including Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa and Texas.
He has been involved in the development of approximately 950 freestanding Dollar General retail stores across the US, comprising approximately 8,645,000 square feet. In addition, he has been involved in the new development of several retail shopping centers, attracting various national tenants such as Dollar General Corporation, Home Depot, Belk Department Stories, AT&T, Verizon, Aaron’s, McDonald’s, Arby’s The Shoe Dept., Cato and many others.
Sid is a life member of the Birmingham Association of Realtor’s Commercial Million Dollar Sales Club and recipient of the Vulcan Award, which represents 10 years of achieving this designation. In 2012, 2013, and 2014 he was honored as the Top Producer in the Sales and Leasing Division. In 2012, 2014 and 2016 he was recognized for doing the most transactions in one year. In 2014 and 2015 he was also recognized as the Top Producer in the Investments Division.
He is an Eagle Scout and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Faulkner with an emphasis in Marketing. While attending Faulkner, he was a member of the Zeta Eta Theta social club and worked with Lads to Leaders.
Sid, his wife Lori, have four children and attend Hoover Church of Christ where he is involved with missions and outreach. He currently serves on the Tanzania Missions board of Directors. In this capacity, he travels to Tanzania on a bi-annual basis and has visited the country over 22 times in total. To date, his work has resulted in several properties being acquired for church locations, five different church buildings constructed, several water wells installed to provide clean water and handing out approximately 1,000 mosquito nets in many communities to help prevent malaria. A future goal of this work is to provide food, water, sleep and a stable living environment for orphaned children in Arusha, Tanzania.