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KENT HIGGINBOTHAM SR.

Co-Owner
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A St. Louis native, Kent R. Higginbotham represents the third generation of Higginbothams in real estate and construction. A U.S. Naval Academy graduate and retired Navy Reserve Captain, Kent flew helicopters on active duty for seven years. In 1983, he returned to St. Louis to join the family business, first as a construction project manager, then as assistant estimator. Kent is active in his community, where he is an Elder in his church and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Independence Center and the advisory board of UMB Bank. He has been active within the Home Builders Association of Greater St. Louis and the Certified Builders Guild. Kent is an avid runner, skier, bike rider, and hockey player. He has been married to Victoria for 23 years, and they now have ten grandchildren.

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Bruce Korn

Co-Owner
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Bruce H. Korn was born in Buffalo, New York, and graduated from Ithaca College. In 1975, Bruce moved to Steamboat Springs, Colorado, where he worked as a master carpenter and founded Steamboat Mountain Builders, Inc., which specialized in land development and custom home construction. After ten years of successful homebuilding in Colorado, Bruce moved his family to St. Louis for an opportunity to co-develop Sedgwick Place Condominiums with Higginbotham Bros., Inc. He quickly became like one of the family, and joined Higginbotham as a partner in 1987. Outside of work, Bruce is active in a number of community organizations, having served on the Board of Directors of The Western Golf Association and currently on the advisory board of Home Sweet Home.

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Kent Higginbotham Jr.

Senior Project Manager
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Born and raised in St. Louis, Kent R. Higginbotham Jr. represents the fourth generation of custom home builders at Higginbotham. While Kent Jr.’s career began in the banking industry where he specialized in helping grow local businesses, he made his way back to the family business in 2020 when he joined the Higginbotham team as a Senior Project Manager after finishing an apprenticeship as a union carpenter. He graduated from the University of Missouri with both a bachelors and masters in Business Administration. Kent Jr. is married to his high school sweetheart, Sarah Higginbotham, and is a father to their son, Kent Higginbotham III. When not building homes, he enjoys spending his time with his family, camping, biking, and gardening. Kent Jr. also volunteers his time with his pit bull, Rufus, who is a certified Touch Therapy dog.

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Elizabeth Higginbotham

Vice President, Higginbotham Real Estate
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In 1987, Elizabeth (Liz) Higginbotham joined Higginbotham Bros., Inc. as a real estate agent – at that time, she made up 50% of the Real Estate Division, with her father Bruce being the broker. Before coming to Higginbotham, Liz was a Realtor® Associate with the Henry Company and also worked in the public relations department at a local St. Louis advertising firm. Today, she manages the Higginbotham Real Estate Division as Broker-Officer and handles administrative duties for both the Real Estate and Custom Homes and Renovation Divisions at Higginbotham headquarters. Liz also serves as an Elder in the Presbyterian Church, and is a former Board member of the Bach Society of St. Louis. Outside of work, she is passionate about the written arts (she holds a B.A. in English Literature) and loves doting on her West Highland White Terrier, Roxie.

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