Andrew Heiberger is the founder, owner and CEO of Buttonwood Development, a Manhattan-based real estate development firm. He is also the founder and owner of Town Residential, a residential real estate brokerage in Manhattan. He previously served as CEO of Citi Habitats, a residential brokerage in Manhattan that he founded in 1994.
Heiberger is a licensed attorney and real estate broker in New York City. He is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York and serves on its board of governors. Heiberger is also a member of the World Presidents' Organization and the New York State Bar Association. He was listed in Crain's New York Business 40 under 40 in 1998 and was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in 2001 and finalist for the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the Year that year.
At 16, Heiberger gained his first experience in real estate when he worked with his family to sell land and trade property in Long Island. Heiberger graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree and a law degree from the University of Miami School of Law.
In 1994, at the age of 26, Heiberger founded Citi Habitats, a Manhattan-based residential brokerage. Approximately ten years later, Heiberger sold Citi Habitats to NRT LLC.
In 2005, Heiberger founded Buttonwood Development, a real estate development, investment and syndication firm in New York City. The development firm was named after the street in Dix Hills, New York that he grew up on as a child.
Heiberger returned to the brokerage business with the founding of Town Residential, a luxury residential real estate firm, in December 2010. Within one year, the firm was ranked in The Real Deal's list of top 10 largest residential brokerages in Manhattan. As of September 2016, Town Residential has 7 locations in Manhattan. It also has been listed in Crain's "Best Places To Work" list.
Heiberger's mother is a real estate broker and his father was a homebuilder. He lives in New York City with his children, Lucas and Nikki.