As a partner and president of Sandpiper Realty, the preeminent real estate brokerage firm on Martha’s Vineyard, Courtney handles the myriad of details involved in the daily business, from managing agents to the overall operations. She came to work at Sandpiper 21 years ago, learning the art of sales and management from the best.
Since taking over the agency in 2011 along with her sister and business partner, Lesley Heidt, Courtney has grown the firm dramatically to become a well-recognized brand and one of the top brokerages on the island. As the real estate business evolved, she has always been at the forefront, capitalizing on the latest technologies and resources, creating an award-winning website and gaining top placement for Sandpiper’s listings.
In addition to her role in running and expanding the business, Courtney holds the highest ranks among her clients as well, who appreciate her skill, knowledge and commitment to helping them find and sell special homes on the Vineyard.
A Connecticut native and a fifth-generation summer resident of Martha’s Vineyard, Courtney has lived full time in Vineyard Haven since 1997 with her husband and two sons. Her extensive market insight is complemented by a deep devotion and passion for this special community.
Courtney is active in the industry as the President of MVMLS and as Director for Dukes County/Martha's Vineyard on the Cape Cod and Islands Board of Directors. She's also Treasurer of Martha's Vineyard Boys Hockey Booster and has previously served as a director of Martha's Vineyard Youth Hockey. Courtney has also given her time to fundraising efforts for the Garden Gate Child Development Center as well as island affordable housing causes.