In 1972 Don Hibberd obtained his real estate license and
joined a family 3rd generation real estate and insurance
agency established on State Street in Media Pa. in 1921.
He also matriculated into the University of Pennsylvania
into the Wharton School the same year as an insurance
major. At night in the Wharton Evening School he enrolled
and took all the real estate courses for no credit because
of his interest in real estate. Upon graduation he joined the
real estate division of Hibberd Brothers and the rest is
In the past 47 years, Don’s experience has ranged from
being the 3rd top Century 21 producer in Eastern
Pennsylvania, the sales manager for Century 21 Hibberd
Brothers, establishing Century 21 Donald H. Hibberd in
1979 and selling his business to B. Gary Scott in 1987
where he remained as vice president and sales manager
and recruited and trained many top Realtors. He also
oversaw the development and sales of Heilbron, an 82
home subdivision of custom estate homes.
In the Fall of 1990 Don changed gears and was hired by
Evans, Congar, Broussard and McCrea as vice president
selling and servicing large accounts property and casualty
insurance clients in the trucking,environmental,
manufacturing, food processing and real estate sector.
This was a very successful segway but in 1994 Don
rejoined the family firm and worked for his brother David
until 1997 when David moved to North Carolina and Don
started Hibberd Real Estate.
On March 17th 2008, Hibberd Real Estate merged with
Prudential Fox and Roach which later became BHHS Fox
and Roach and he joined the Diane Nelson Team which
they renamed the “Nelson Hibberd Team”. They worked
together to build the team and married 2017.
On March 18th 2019, the Nelson Hibberd Team
consisting of 16 professionals joined with Compass Real
Estate in the Ardmore (Suburban Square) office. Compass
is the # 1 Independent real estate company in the United
States after only 6 years in the business and is equipped
to transform the real estate business.
Throughout his career, Don has always followed the
“Golden Rule” in his service to clients and his relationship
with fellow Realtors. His love of God, Family, People and
the Real Estate Business creates an infectious smile and
countenance of Joy that is infectious.