Associate Broker Dean J. Heitler has earned a reputation as a highly respected and successful real estate agent. Dean specializes in the purchase and sale of luxury residences and investment properties. He has represented buyers and seller, investors and renters in all types of properties including cooperatives, condominiums, and town houses. He has sold apartments in many of Manhattan’s most desirable buildings. He also works with investors on transactions such as Section 1031 tax free exchanges. Dean has received the Douglas Elliman Presidents Award, placing him in the top 5% of agents. He was also awarded the broker of the month for 575 Madison Avenue Office. Dean grew up in Denver, Colorado, received a BA from Amherst College, and an MBA from The Harvard Graduate School of Business. His customer relations skills and strategic planning ability were fine-tuned in the advertising business with senior account positions at Grey Advertising and BBDO. He became President and CEO of Ohlmeyer Advertising, a subsidiary of Nabisco. His sales and inter-personal skills make Dean the type of individual who gets the job done in the most efficient and effective way. Dean also enjoys the rich cultural life in New York. Dean is an avid golfer, having been captain of the Amherst golf team. Dean is very proud of his family. His daughter, Jill is a name partner in a matrimonial firm in Connecticut. His other daughter, Jennifer, is a marketing executive with an online company in Texas. Dean also has four wonderful grandchildren. Dean understands that the purchase or sale of a home is an important financial decision and also a highly personal one. He takes pride in devoting the time and energy required to make sure his clients goals and objectives are fully satisfied. Dean has bought, sold and invested in real estate in many different places and is keenly aware of his clients needs. Dean is trustworthy, discreet, and professional. For many years, Dean was a member of his cooperative board, and as such recognizes the importance of the preparation of the board package and preparing a client for a board interview. Dean is licensed by the State of New York, and is an active member of the Real Estate Board of New York.