Palmer Gillis Voted Best Businessman in Wicomico County by Coastal Style Readers
Gillis, brings more than 35 years of experience in the construction industry and is a hands-on chairman and CEO, involved in all aspects of the business, including sales, estimating, purchasing, project management and senior administrative functions.
Gillis earned his degree in Business Administration from Salisbury University in 1975. In 2000 he graduated from Leadership Maryland, a prestigious statewide program designed to develop and foster community leadership skills among corporate leaders in Maryland.
As a business owner, Palmer has been an active leader in the growth and development of the Salisbury community through his numerous civic contributions. A former city councilman, he also served on the Salisbury Wicomico County Planning and Zoning Commission. He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and the past president of the Salisbury Jaycees.
About Gillis Gilkerson
In its 37th year of building and real estate development on Delmarva, award-winning Gillis Gilkerson has built a reputation as one of the most trusted and stable construction management and general contracting firms on the Peninsula. From new commercial construction to renovation, the company’s construction managers offer broad and deep experience in diverse industries such as medical, industrial, manufacturing, hotels, multi-family housing, houses of worship, restaurants, retail, schools and more. Its full-service real estate development expertise offers custom solutions for land purchase, building program development, turnkey project management, obtaining permits and approvals, property management, property marketing, purchase, lease, and lease/purchase options. The team works in conjunction with architects, government planners, engineers, surveyors, inspectors, contractors, and leasing agents to manage the development process from concept to completion.