Heather Bandur's diverse background as a financial journalist, business owner and high-profile event planner enables her to provide unparalleled service and results to each of her real estate clients. Heather uses her keen attention to detail, analytical thinking and artistic flair to bring a fresh approach to her real estate practice. Proud to be working with the Coleman-Orphanos Team at Douglas Elliman, Heather draws on her professional expertise and personal insight as a longtime Manhattan resident, along with the team's decades of real estate experience, to satisfy the needs of her discerning clientele.
Heather stands out in the level of dedication she brings to every client and deal. She offers unparalleled attention and energy to every step of the purchase, sale and/or rental process, ensuring a comfortable and confident experience from start to finish. Heather enjoys working closely with individuals and families of all financial levels to carefully determine their needs and guide them through the steps of buying, selling and renting a home. She listens intently to her clients' needs, responding immediately to inquiries at all times. In addition to her great interpersonal skills, Heather brings an intimate understanding of New York's dynamic market, as well as business acumen, negotiating savvy, financial knowledge and an ability to handle complex transactions – to provide top notch service to each and every client.
A former reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer and Bloomberg News, Heather is extremely organized, resourceful and able to thrive under pressure. After journalism, she began her event planning career, teaming up with a prominent real estate investor to build a successful event space and theater in Lower Manhattan. Later, Heather founded her own business, perfecting her project management talents and managing events for some of the biggest names in New York, including three international health conferences at the Vatican in Rome. Heather uses her eye for design to help buyers envision a space's potential and give sellers an edge when it comes to making their properties stand out.
Originally from Basking Ridge, NJ, Heather has called Manhattan home for the past 20 years. Along with her husband and three children, Heather has owned two co-operatives on the Upper East Side. She is a member of the New York Athletic Club and, in her free time, enjoys running in Central Park. Heather holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Indiana University - Bloomington and a Master of Science in Journalism from Columbia University.