Joan (John) Bischoff van Heemskerck serves on the Board of Directors as Town & Country’s Executive Sales Manager for the North Fork and Shelter Island since 2009.
Joan has been able to combine his knowledge, experience and commitment to assist his agents in every aspect of the real estate business. Accessible and instrumental to the North Fork staff and Associates at T&C, he brings all of his past experiences to a common point. Deeply connected to the North Fork communities, Joan serves as President of the North Fork Promotion Council. His peers elected Joan as President of HANFRA (Hamptons and North Fork Realtors Association). NYSAR (New York State Association of Realtors) appointed Joan to the Communications, Marketing & Technology Forum Legislative Policy Forum, Multiple Listing Issues & Policies Committee, Professional Standards Committee and Second-home, Resort & Global Markets Committee. Joan is a licensed Real Estate instructor. With an entrepreneurial spirit and a career record in international business Joan has enjoyed many years active in real estate consulting, investment & management; at one time he founded his own real estate firm, Buyers Connections Realty, later determining alliance with a strong, expansive independent Broker – Town & Country – which provides unsurpassed reach and marketing abilities to best service his clientele.
Resort and second home real estate transactions require specific skills. Joan is a second home and resort specialist. Buyers, sellers and agents can rely on Joan’s expertise: he has a fluid understanding of international business, coupled with extensive experience in the New York real estate market. During his career Joan has developed a great network of professionals in the various disciplines needed to successfully complete any real estate transaction, accessible to help close any deal for all of the North Fork T&C Associates.
Joan (John) Bischoff grew up in Wassenaar, the Netherlands, in the countryside surrounding The Hague. Joan originally pursued a career in medicine at Leiden University. Shortly after that, in 1985, he moved to the USA, and continued his education and received an MBA specializing in International Marketing. Fluent in English, French, Spanish and Dutch, Joan is equally at home in his native country, Europe, Latin America as here on the East End.
Joan Bischoff van Heemskerck
Executive Sales Manager
Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
631.765.0500 ext. 401