Joan Bischoff van Heemskerck (Town and Country Real Estate of the North Fork) Managing Real Estate Broker



Joan Bischoff van Heemskerck
location_on Southold, NY — Town and Country Real Estate of the North Fork
Get to Know Joan Bischoff van Heemskerck

Live where you vacation! The North Fork is a fabulous farm to table region, surrounded by water and beaches, vineyards, farms and farmstands, accross the Peconic Bay from the Hamptons, all within 1 1/2 hours drive from Manhattan...I love this region since I moved here some 20 years ago and love to share my expertise. 

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 earned a Juris Doctorate magna cum laude from Touro Law School and a Masters in Business Administration in International Marketing. He grew up in Wassenaar, the Netherlands, in the countryside surrounding The Hague. Fluent in English, French, Spanish, German and Dutch, Joan is equally at home in his native country, the Netherlands, Europe, Latin America as here on the East End, since 1985.

Joan brings a lot to the table: he combines his knowledge, experience and commitment to help 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 negotiating, management and marketing expertise to a common point.

Deeply connected to the North Fork communities, Joan served as President of the North Fork Promotion Council. His peers elected Joan as Realtor of the Year for 2017. He is immediate Past President of HANFRA (Hamptons and North Fork Realtors Association). He served on the NYSAR (New York State Association of Realtors) 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.

Joan founded his own real estate firm, Buyers Connections Realty, now in alliance with a strong, expansive independent Broker, Town & Country. Together, they provide an unsurpassed reach and marketing power to best service his clientele.

Today, achieving top market value is a lot more challenging: choosing the right broker matters. Joan brings a lot to the table. During his career Joan has developed the relationships with professionals in the various disciplines needed to successfully complete any real estate transaction. Consult with Joan on your deal too.



Buyers Agency - represent the Buyer's best interest!


Beach Houses

Second Homes

Waterfronts with Dock for your boat

Commercial Real Estate - there's very little of it here, you really need someone to represent you who knows what they are doing!

Short Sales - help for homeowners who cannot afford their homes!

Farmland and sales of Development Rights


Alternative Energy and Real Estate - Solar, Wind and Geothermal is now even within reach for ordinary Americans


2017 HANFRA Realtor of the Year


The right broker matters! Joan brings a lot to the table: knowledge, expertise and a professional network at your service! Consult with Joan on your deal too.