A.J. Shoemaker is your local expert in the residential housing market.  With extensive experience as a Technician with Hinrich Inc. since 2004, renting personally owned residential properties since 2008, and an Illinois Licensed Real Estate Broker since 2016.



Bachelors in Business of Applied Science www.govst.edu

Illinois Real Estate Brokers License  www.ahiondemand.com

Associates HVAC of Applied Science www.kcc.edu

Heat Exchanger Expert Certified  www.heatexchangerexperts.com

N.A.T.E. Certified  

EPA Type Universal Certified www.escoinst.com


A.J. Shoemaker

P.O. Box 406

Clifton, IL 60927




A.J. Shoemaker is a third generation business owner.  His grandfather Jerry Shoemaker started out in Bloomington Illinois in 1959 owning and operating Twin-City Hydromatics, Carls Paint and Body, & Downtown Auto Sales.  He later added Shoemaker Farms and Shoemaker Trucking to the portfolio and became one of the largest farmers in Mclean County Illinois. 

A.J. moved to Ashkum in 1989 after Shoemaker Enterprises expanded into the John Deere Implement Business in Watseka Illinois and in Clifton Illinois forming Shoemaker Equipment Company.  His father Rob Shoemaker managed the Clifton store, as well as Shoemaker Insurance Agency and his Uncle Mike Shoemaker managed the Watseka Store along side Jerry. 

A.J. grew up in Ashkum Illinois, attended Central High School, Kankakee Community College, and Governors State University.  He began his career as a Technician with Hinrich Inc. in 2004 with his father Rob when Shoemaker Enterprises acquired the company.  In 2008 he began investing in residential and commercial rental properties, and became an Illinois Licensed Real Estate Broker in 2016.

With a long family history of over 50 years, and extensive personal experience in the residential, commercial, and agriculture markets, A.J. can help you achieve all of your real estate needs! 


“Shoemaker, The Quality Standard Since 1959”