About Us

Guth & Associates is a boutique real estate brokerage company that specializes in commercial property. As a boutique company, we are committed to fostering personalized relationships with each and every one of our clients. Our main goal is to serve you at the highest level possible and our success is determined by the impression we leave with each client we serve. Once establishing your needs, we will work to provide you with a custom mix of comprehensive services tailored to deliver exceptional results. Whether you are looking to lease, buy or sell, we are ready to represent you.

Jill Guth, Broker

Jill Guth has over 30 years of leadership and management experience in the economic development arena which cultivated a variety of relationships in numerous sectors. Prior to forming Guth & Associates, Jill served as the Director of Commercial Leasing & Marketing for JSM where she successfully negotiated leases with local, regional and national retailers and office users like Urban Outfitters, Panera Bread, CVS Health, University of Illinois, and many more. During her time with JSM, Guth served on several boards and committees throughout the community and founded the Champaign Center Partnership which works to promote Champaign's Center City. Before her role at JSM, Guth served as the President/CEO of Campustown 2000 where she implemented programs to redevelop and revitalize the greater Campustown area, serving the University of Illinois. After Campustown 2000, Guth served as the Executive Director of the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation where she led efforts to increase economic development activities on a county-wide basis. Combining her experience in marketing, real estate, and economic development, Guth is able to provide tailored strategies to meet the needs of each individual client.  Jill served as the co-chair for the 2017 American Heart Association's Heart Ball and on the 2018 Heart Ball committee.  Presently, Jill is serving on the Community Solutions Incubator Advisory Council and is a member of the board of directors for Crisis Nursery.  Jill is an avid fan of the Fighting Illini and the St. Louis Cardinals.

“Jill continues to be my first choice call with regard to site selection, balanced evaluation, and well-reasoned public party discourse and support”
— Steven H. Hillard, President/CEO, HILMUN Holdings, Inc. & HL Precision Manufacturing, Inc.